Venue of the 17th European Conference on Thermoelectrics (ECT2019)

The ETS board has decided to award the ECT2019 to Cyprus. The assignment was announced at the conference dinner during the 15th European Conference on Thermoelectrics in Padova / Italy. Prof. Dr. Theodora Kyratsi (University of Cyprus), who had presented the application to the board, accepted the mandate with pleasure. She also became member of the board.

The ECT2019 is expected to take place September 23-25, 2019 in Limassol / Cyprus.

Mark your calendar and watch for the call for abstracts to be released at the beginning of 2019!


2016 ETS Board Elections

Due to the exiting of Jan König / Germany (Secretary), Alexander Burkov / Russia, Antoine Maignan / France, Marisol Martín-González / Spain (Chair ECT2014), Gao Min / UK and Sascha Populoh / Switzerland from the ETS board, six ETS board director positions were up for election at the 14th European Conference on Thermoelectrics held in Lisboa / Portugal on September 21-23, 2016. The successful candidates were:

  • Alexander Burkov / Russia
  • Bertrand Lenoir / France
  • Jan König / Germany
  • Antoine Maignan / France
  • Gao Min / UK
  • Peter Franz Rogl / Austria

All candidates accepted their election.

Jan König was reappointed secretary.


2015 ETS Board Elections

Due to the exiting of Bertrand Lenoir / France and Andrea Amaldi / The Netherlands from the ETS board, a ETS board director position was up for election at the 13th European Confernece on Thermoelectrics held in Dresden / Germany on June 28 - July 02, 2015. The successful candidate was:

Dario Narducci / Italy

He accepted the election and was elected treasurer for the term of 2016 - 2018.


Venue of the ECT2017

Three candidates (Nikosia / Cyprus, Padua / Italy, St. Petersburg / Russia,) applied for the organization of the ECT2017.

Based on the candidate's presentations the board decided on Padua as venue for the ECT2017. Consequently, Monica Fabrizio from the CNR Istituto per l'Energetica e le Interfasi (IENI)) at Padua / Italy was appointed additional member of the board.


2014 ETS Board Elections

Due to the exiting of Eckhard Müller / Germany, Lasse Rosendahl / Denmark, Janusz Tobola / Poland from the ETS board, three ETS board director positions were up for election at the 12th European Confernece on Thermoelectrics held in Madrid / Spain on September 24-26, 2014. The successful candidates were:

  • Franck Gascoin / France
  • Krzysztof Wojciechowski Poland
  • Eckhard Müller / Germany

All candidates accepted their election.


Foundation of the Italian Thermoelectric Society AIT

After a constitutive meeting in Padua already on February 19, 2014, the "Associazione Italiana di Termoelettricità" (AIT) based in Milan was officially founded on June 26, 2014. The inaugural meeting was attended by six founding members: Umberto Anselmi-Tamburini, Alberto Castellero, Matteo Codecasa, Dario Narducci, Giovanni Pennelli and Andrea Tona.
At the „Third National Congress on Thermoelectrics (GiTe2015)” (the first under the aegis of AIT) in February the process of foundation was completed. As of today, AIT counts 22 members, who formally elected the President and the General Secretary along with the Executive and the Steering Committees. Initiatives have been undertaken to advertize the AIT within the Italian community and to promote thermoelectric research and technology in Italy, as well as to improve collaborations nationwide and at a European level.
The society management is composed as follows:

  • President: Dario Narducci
  • Secretary: Monica Fabrizio
  • Executive committee: Umberto Anselmi-Tamburini, Alberto Castellero, Matteo Codecasa
  • Steering Committee: Andrea Tona, Umberto Anselmi-Tamburini, Matteo Codecasa, Alberto Castellero

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