Undergrad/Master: Materials Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology (IUT)/ Materials Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (SUT) (Master in the Materials Characterization and selection).
Project: Exploring 3D Printing of Thermoelectric Materials by Direct Ink Writing.
Pourya is an EIT labeled dual degree master student (University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) & KU Leuven (Belgium)) and recipient of the SUMA scholarship. Previously, he studied and worked as research assistant in the IUT and SUT universities. He joined the group from September 2020. During his leisure time, he enjoys doing sports, analyzing stock market, and computer programming.
Undergrad/Master: Materials Science, Università degli studi di Milano-Bicocca / EIT labeled Dual degree SUMA Master program, Università degli studi di Milano-Bicocca (Italy) & KU Leuven (Belgium).
Project: Formulation of semiconductor-based pastes for 3D printing thermoelectric energy harvesters.
Eduardo is a recipient of the EIT-labeled SUMA scholarship. During his bachelor thesis he studied OLEDs made with iridium complexes and then decided to start working on thermoelectric materials for his master's thesis. He joined the group as a Master student in September 2020. In his spare time he likes travelling, playing basketball and videogames.
Undergrad/Master: Materials Engineering at Babol Noshirvani University of Technology (Iran)/ EIT Label Master of Materials Science and Engineering, Milano-Bicocca (Italy) and KU Leuven (Belgium).
Project: Measuring the electrical properties of anisotropic 3D-printed thermoelectric materials.
During his undergraduate study Farzad worked as a Research Assistant at the Centre of Nanotechnology (Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman), working on semiconductors, 2D Materials and their applications. He won the EIT scholarship for the master program and he joined the group as a master student from October 2020.
Undergrad/Master: Bachelor in Engineering Sciences (Materials and electrical engineering, KU Leuven)/ Master of Materials Engineering (KU Leuven)
Project: Optimization of core-shell materials and morphology for structural high-voltage dielectrics for high-energy-density capacitive storage applications.
His bachelor thesis on lithium titanate nanowires as anode material for lithium ion batteries introduced him to nanomaterials for energy storage, which he is further exploring now in his master' thesis on core-shell dielectric nanocomposites for structurual capacitors. He is a coffee enthousiast with a passion for running, ratatouille and being outdoors with friends.
Undergrad/Master: Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje (Macedonia) / EIT labeled Dual degree SUMA Master program, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) & KU Leuven (Belgium).
Project: Printed thermoelectric generators
Kostadin is a recipient of the EIT-labeled SUMA scholarship. Prior to his graduation, he has done several internships in the field of cement manufacturing, electroless deposition, and solid-state chemistry. He joined the group as a Master student from November, 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys visiting museums, going to the cinema, and reading novels.