Prof. Dr. Krzysztof T. Wojciechowski

Head, Thermoelectric Research Laboratory, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow

Prof. Krzysztof T. Wojciechowski, Ph.D., is an employee of the Faculty of Materials Engineering and Ceramics at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow. He is the founder and head of the Thermoelectric Technology Laboratory of the AGH Energy Center. He has been working on the subject of thermoelectric materials and devices for more than 20 years. He has co-authored more than 90 publications in scientific journals, about 300 scientific presentations and more than 20 invited conference presentations in this area.

Prof. Wojciechowski and his team are widely active in R&D and implementation of thermoelectric technologies. He has carried out projects with such industrial partners as Honda Ltd, Sasol Technology Ltd, EDF Poland, Synthos S.A, Collins Aerospace Poland, General Electric Aviation Poland, Mesko S.A. and others. He is the co-author of more than 15 patents and patent applications. He has been repeatedly awarded Gold Medals for his invention activities, including at the International Invention Show & Technomart (INST) in Taipei and the National Research Council of Thailand; a Platinum Medal at the International Warsaw Invention Show; and an award from the Minister of Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.

Prof. Wojciechowski is a member of the boards of the most important international scientific societies in the field of thermoelectric technology viz: International Thermoelectric Society and European Thermoelectric Society and is also an ordinary member of the International Thermoelectric Academy.