National Physical Laboratory

20-21 April 2016



​   Paz Vaqueiro, University of Reading

   New directions in the search for thermoelectric materials

   Steve Parker, University of Bath

   Modelling transport processes in thermoelectric materials

   Jeff Snyder, Caltech, USA 

   Engineering Complex Thermoelectric Devices - TE design methods

   TUTORIAL: Electron Engineering of Thermoelectric Materials

   Ymin Chao, University of East Anglia

   Hybrid thermoelectric materials based on silicon nanoparticles with conductive polymers

   Emmanuel Guilmeau, Laboratory CRISMAT, Caen, France

   Intrinsically low thermal conductivity in complex Cu12Sb4S13 and Cu4Sn7S16

   Alex Cuenat, NPL

   Accuracy, precision, repeatability: Metrology for Thermoelectric characterisation

   TUTORIAL: Uncertainties in thermoelectric materials

   Jorge Garcia-Canadas, Cardiff University

   Measurement of thermoelectric properties by means of impedance spectroscopy

   Richard Ambrosi, University of Leicester

   Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator Systems for Space Applications 

   Bob Gilchrist, Jaguar Land Rover

   Thermoelectric Generation, an end user's perspective




   Bo Iversen, Aarhus University, Denmark

   Structural Thermoelectrics

   Jon Goff, Royal Holloway

   Rattling Modes in Thermoelectric Materials

   Georg Madsen, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany 

   Thermoelectric Power Factors Design

   TUTORIAL: Computational techniques for the calculation of electronic transport coefficients

   Eric Don, SemiMetrics Ltd

   Metrology for Thin Film Thermoelectric Research

   Gao Min, Cardiff University

   Development of Thermoelectric Modules

   Pablo Diaz Chao, National Physical Laboratory

   Variability on the Performance Characterization of Thermoelectric Modules

   Paul Olaru
, SETEC-SCO Expert Pool Member

   Thermoelectric Modelling in Unidirectional Carbon Fibre Reinforced Shape Memory Polymers (SMPs) Nanostrip          Multilayers on the Turbocharges

   Chris Nuttall, Johnson Matthey 

   Nano-structured thermoelectric materials – the upscaling challenge

   Richard Stobbart, Loughborough University 

   Thermoelectric System Integration

   Ricardo Grau-Crespo, University of Reading 

   An introduction to atom-level modelling techniques for the not initiated

   Steve Parker, University of Bath 

   Computational techniques for the calculation of lattice thermal conductivity ​

   Volker Eyert and Malin Sohlmer, Materials Design Inc.

   The MedeA Software Platform: Overview and Applications


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University of Reading

Thermoelectric Network

Glasgow Teachers Building

18 October 2016

University of Reading

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The University of Manchester

26 February 2014

14 April 2015

Loughborough University

Loughborough University

14 April 2015

The University of Manchester

14-15 February 2017