Research Thesis Topic
Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials for Power Generation
High-efficiency thermoelectric material, through which converting waste-heat into electrical energy, is one of key materials for power-generation devices. The conversion of waste-heat into electrical energy is a challenge to develop alternative energy technologies to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Current thermoelectric materials are not efficient enough to be practically used to generate alternative energy, except in some specific situation where the cost does not have priority such as artificial satellite. With the shortage of fossil fuels, thermoelectric materials are becoming more significant. Low-cost and high-performance thermoelectric nanomaterials are considered as promising thermoelectric materials, this project will develop new thermoelectric nanostructures in order to develop high-efficiency thermoelectric generator for heat recovery. This project will provide critical “know-why” of fabrication of advanced nanostructures.
- Centre for Future Materials
- School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Materials Engineering
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