The 21st International Conference on Thermoelectrics
August 25-29, 2002 - Hyatt Regency Hotel,
Long Beach, California USA


Organized by: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology and
                             The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Supported by:
The International Thermoelectric Society,
                             Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA),  and
                       Office of  Naval Research (ONR)


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Organizing Committee:
T. Caillat (Chairman) (JPL),A. Borshchevsky (JPL), G. Chen (MIT), J.-P. Fleurial (JPL), J. Herman (JPL), C. K. Huang (JPL), J. Sakamoto (JPL), V. Shields (JPL), J. Snyder (JPL), D.-A. Borca-Tasciuc (MIT)



The 21st International Conference on Thermoelectrics will feature sessions covering a broad range of topics in thermoelectrics research and development. The meeting will provide scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users with a forum for the exchange of discussions and information at the forefront of thermoelectrics.


The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) will sponsor a Best Scientific (Armin Heinrich) and a Best Application Paper Awards at the 21st International Conference on Thermoelectrics. $500 will be allocated to each of the recipients of the awards to be used against travel and registration expenses for attending ICT the following year.



The Conference will be held on August 25-29 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the city of Long Beach. Long Beach is located approximately 25 miles south of Los Angeles, California, USA. Long Beach offers the great adventures of a big city and relaxing atmosphere of a resort town and is known for its sandy white beaches, sunny weather and attractions.

            The city’s warm, year-round climate provides the ideal setting for any outdoor activity. World-Class attractions from the majestic Queen Mary and the spectacular Long beach Aquarium of the Pacific will entertain you. Long Beach is also within half-hour to an hour drive or boat-ride to several major attractions. Cruise the famous Santa Catalina Island. Drive to Orange County’s Disneyland or Los Angeles’ Universal Studios. Visit the fabulous Getty Museum or the extraordinary Museum of Tolerance. In the evening, enjoy the diverse shopping and dining experiences and the energetic night life.

For more information about the city of Long Beach and its surroundings, please visit:

Come to Long Beach for an outstanding conference in a beautiful environment!



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