Prof. Dr. G. Jeffrey Snyder


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsProduction and Properties of Functional Materials,Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
KeywordsZintl Phase Compounds, Band Analysis and Engineering, Phase Boundary Mapping, Transport Theory for Thermoelectric Materials, Thermoelectric Materials and Devices

Current contact address

InstitutionLeibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW) e.V.
InstituteInstitut für Metallische Werkstoffe

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Kornelius NielschInstitut für Metallische Werkstoffe, Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW) e.V., Dresden
Start of initial sponsorship01/03/2024


2023Humboldt Research Award Programme

Nominator's project description

Professor Snyder is world-renowned for his outstanding research in thermoelectric materials and related fields. His seminal theoretical advances have played a pivotal role in tackling thermoelectric challenges such as designing complex microstructures, band engineering, and weighted mobility. During his research stay in Germany, he plans to collaborate with experimentalists to create advanced models to elucidate transport behavior across grain boundaries.