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EPSRC Thermoelectric Network Workshop

Professor Robert Freer

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)

EPSRC Thermoelectric Network Workshop

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Thermoelectric Materials & Their Applications


EPSRC Thermoelectric Network

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 from 9:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

Loughborough, United Kingdom

The EPSRC have provided support for the establishment of a Thermoelectric Network with a primary objective of bringing together the U.K.’s Thermoelectrics community to help UK industry develop and exploit superior materials, devices and systems.

In particular the scientific objectives are to achieve greater understanding of the factors controlling thermoelectric performance of a wide range of materials and identify strategies to enhance performance, and to develop new high-performance TE materials to meet current and developing needs of different industrial sectors.

The technical objectives are: to define the performance required for specific application sectors; to define commercial engineering problems that currently limit market exploitation, and strategies to overcome the limitations; to improve module design and construction, including development of novel architectures; to model and predict performance at device and system level; to develop a Roadmap for Thermoelectrics.

For this second Workshop, the EPSRC Thermoelectric Network will host a one day meeting which will focus on Thermoelectric Materials and their Applications.

The programme will include the following invited contributions:


Paz Vaqueiro (UniversityofReading)

New Directions in the Search for Thermoelectric Materials


Steve Parker (UniversityofBath)

Modelling Transport Processes in Thermoelectric Materials


Jeff Snyder (Caltech,USA)

Engineering Complex Thermoelectric Devices - TE design methods


Alex Cuenat (NPL)

Accuracy, Precision, Repeatability: Metrology for Thermoelectric characterisation


Bob Gilchrist (JaguarLandRover)

Thermoelectric Generation, an End User's Perspective


The full programme and the detailed timings will be available nearer the event and will be available on the Network web page

Attendance is free of charge but registration is essential.

A £60 cancellation fee will be applied for cancellations received after close of play on Wednesday 1 April 2015, and no-shows.

Do you have questions about EPSRC Thermoelectric Network Workshop? Contact Professor Robert Freer

When & Where

Loughborough University

LE11 3TU Loughborough
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)

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