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Inspire ME Seminars

Image of the Inspire Me logoInspire ME is a weekly series featuring local, regional and national researchers, industry professionals, instructors and students sharing insight on everything from space exploration to human performance, student experience to professional development, engineering research to engineering practice.

Our next Seminar

Nick KempfThermoelectric materials and radiation: a promising relationship

Thermoelectric materials and devices have promising applications in nuclear reactors and in space. Nick’s presentation will provide a brief introduction to the physics of advanced thermoelectric materials and discuss how they can be implemented in radioactive environments to save money and increase safety. He will also talk about the irradiation effect on materials and share a novel scanning thermal microprobe he developed to characterize the irradiation effect on material properties. Read more about Nick Kempf here.


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