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Research Interests

Nanomaterials for thermoelectrics; band structure engineering of thermoelectric materials; zintl materials for thermoelectric power generation; solid-state physics and themodynamics of thermoelectric materials; thermoelectric engineering; transport measurements at elevated temperatures; energy efficiency.

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Physics, PhD, Stanford University

… → 1997

Applied Physics, MS, Stanford University

… → 1994

MA, Cornell University

… → 1991

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Thermal conductivity Engineering & Materials Science
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Temperature Engineering & Materials Science
Seebeck coefficient Engineering & Materials Science
thermal conductivity Physics & Astronomy
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Transport properties Engineering & Materials Science

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Grants 2014 2023

Density functional theory
Data mining
Learning systems
Chemical analysis
Thermal energy
Energy conversion
Density functional theory
Data mining
Learning systems
Industrial applications
Artificial intelligence
Learning systems
Transport properties
Doping (additives)
Semiconductor materials

Research Output 1992 2019

5 Citations (Scopus)

Achieving band convergence by tuning the bonding ionicity in n-type Mg 3 Sb 2

Sun, X., Li, X., Yang, J., Xi, J., Nelson, R., Ertural, C., Dronskowski, R., Liu, W., Snyder, G. J., Singh, D. J. & Zhang, W., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of computational chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Doping (additives)
Conduction bands
Seebeck coefficient
3 Citations (Scopus)

Amphoteric Indium Enables Carrier Engineering to Enhance the Power Factor and Thermoelectric Performance in n-Type Ag n Pb 100 In n Te 100+2 n (LIST)

Xiao, Y., Wu, H., Wang, D., Niu, C., Pei, Y., Zhang, Y., Spanopoulos, I., Witting, I. T., Li, X., Pennycook, S. J., Snyder, G. J., Kanatzidis, M. & Zhao, L. D., May 2 2019, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 9, 17, 1900414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conduction bands
Carrier concentration
Thermal conductivity

Cobalt germanide precipitates indirectly improve the properties of thermoelectric germanium antimony tellurides

Souchay, D., Schwarzmüller, S., Becker, H., Kante, S., Snyder, G. J., Leineweber, A. & Oeckler, O., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 7, 37, p. 11419-11430 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Spark plasma sintering

Conventional sintered Cu2- xSe thermoelectric material

Geng, Z., Shi, D., Shi, L., Li, Y., Snyder, G. J. & Lam, K. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Materiomics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Thermal conductivity

Density, distribution and nature of planar faults in silver antimony telluride for thermoelectric applications

Abdellaoui, L., Zhang, S., Zaefferer, S., Bueno-Villoro, R., Baranovskiy, A., Cojocaru-Mirédin, O., Yu, Y., Amouyal, Y., Raabe, D., Snyder, G. J. & Scheu, C., Oct 1 2019, In : Acta Materialia. 178, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Grain boundaries
Phonon scattering