Liu Ruiheng,Professor

Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Address: No. 1068, College Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Zip: 5180555

Research Areas

Thermoelectric materials and devices

Thermoelectric generator and refrigeration 

Interfacial reaction kinetics


2007-2012 Doctoral Materials physics and chemistry, Shanghai Institute of ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science.


2012-2020  Shanghai Institute of ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science

Since 2020  Shenzhen Institute of advanced technology, Chinese Academy of Science


(1) Enhanced thermoelectric performance in Ge0.955-xSbxTe/FeGe2 composites enabled by hierarchical defects, Small, 2021, 
(2) Electrode interface optimization advances conversion efficiency and stability of thermoelectric devices, Nature communication, 2020, 
(3) A device-to-material strategy guiding the “double-high” thermoelectric module, Joule, 2020, 
(4) Stacking faults modulation for scattering optimization in GeTe-based thermoelectric materials, Nano Energy, 2020, 
(5) Interfacial Stress Analysis on Skutterudite-based Thermoelectric Joints under Service Conditions, Journal of Inorganic Materials, 2019, 
(6) High-efficiency half-Heusler thermoelectric modules enabled by self-propagating and topologic structure optimization synthesis, Energy &Environmental Science, 2019, 
(7) Self-propagation High-temperature Synthesis of Half-Heusler Thermoelectric Materials: Reaction Mechanism and Applicability, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 
(8) Scanning laser melting for rapid and massivefabrication of filled skutterudites with high thermoelectric performance, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 
(9) Entropy as a Gene-Like Performance Indicator Promoting Thermoelectric Materials, Advanced Materials, 2017, 
(10) Suppressed intrinsic excitation and enhanced thermoelectric performance in AgxBi0.5Sb1.5-xTe3, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, 
(11) Thermoelectric performance of Cu1-x-AgxInTe2 diamond-like materials with a pseudocubic crystal structure, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 2016, 


(1) synthesis and characterization of p-type skarktite and its preparation method, journal of materials processing technology, 2013,

(2) preparation and characterization of thermoelectric materials from skarktite, materials science and technology, 2015,

(3) a high power thermoelectric power generation device, utility model, 2018

(4) a thermoelectric component integrated with heat exchanger, science in China series b, 2018

(5) a novel thermoelectric power generation module suitable for high temperature heat source, utility model, 2019

(6) preparation of bismuth telluride thermoelectric materials and their properties, journal of materials science and engineering, 2018

(7) preparation of a rare earth telluride based thermoelectric material with high temperature and low temperature, journal of materials processing technology, 2019

(8) a new method for the sintering of thermoelectric elements with a high degree of consistency, journal of materials processing technology, 2020

Research Interests

Novel bulk and low dimensional thermoelectric materials

Thermoelectric devices and systems

Thermoelectric MEMS sensor


(1)Thermoelectric device and module: from laboratory to industry   2019-05-27
(2)Entropy promoting thermoelectric performance in multi-components compounds   2018-04-23