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Tao Fan

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

September 14, 2022, 12:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R2-2030

Candidate: Tao Fan
PhD Program: Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis Title: First-principles study of advanced thermoelectric materials: methodology and application
Supervisor: Professor Artem Oganov, Skoltech
PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Alexei Buchachenko, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Assistant Professor Sergey Levchenko, Skoltech: report
Associate Professor Alexander Shapeev, Skoltech: report
Assistant Professor Dmitry Aksyonov, Skoltech: report
Professor Andrey Shevelkov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia: report
Dr. Carlo Gatti, Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche Giulio Natta, Italy: report
Professor Wenqing Zhang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China: report

Thesis Changes Log

PhD Defense Outcome:

The thesis is accepted “as is.” The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree.

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