Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a higher education and research organisation with about 9,500 employees, 26,000 students. It bundles the missions of a university of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and of a large-scale research institution of the Helmholtz Association. Within these missions, KIT is operating along the three strategic fields of action of research, teaching, and innovation. In establishing innovative research structures, the KIT is pursuing joint strategies and visions. KIT is devoted to top research and excellent academic education as well as to be a prominent location of academic life, life-long learning, comprehensive advanced training,
exchange of know-how, and sustainable innovation culture.

The Light Technology Institute (LTI) and its Thermoelectric Technologies division is part of the electrical engineering faculty. The Institute of Lighting Technology of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has many years of experience in the field of printed electronics. From modelling, design, implementation and automation of printed electronics and their materials, the LTI's expertise and research activities cover a broad spectrum.

Dedicated highly recognized skills/expertise
  • TEG and materials expert for heat recovery applications
  • TEG and heat flows control