Alexandra Zevalkink

Alexandra Zevalkink

Alexandra Zevalkink

Assistant Professor

Biography

Crystal growth of thermoelectric materials, structural chemistry in complex semiconductors, anisotropic thermal and electronic transport, high temperature thermal expansion and elastic properties.

Research Area
Education
Ph.D. Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, 2013
B.S. Materials Science, Michigan Technological University, 2008
Publications
Wanyue Peng, Guido Petretto, Gian-Marco Rignanese, Geoffroy Hautier, Alexandra Zevalkink, An Unlikely Route to Low Lattice Thermal Conductivity: Small Atoms in a Simple Layered Structure, Joule, 2018, 2, 1879-1893, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joule.2018.06.014.
Mario Calderón-Cueva, Wanyue Peng, Samantha M. Clarke, Jingxuan Ding, Benjamin L. Brugman, Gill Levental, Ashiwini Balodhi, Megan Rylko, Olivier Delaire, James P. S. Walsh, Susannah M. Dorfman, and Alexandra Zevalkink, Anisotropic Structural Collapse of Mg3Sb2 and Mg3Bi2 at High Pressure, Chemistry of Materials 2021, 33, 567-573 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c03678
Wanyue Peng, Sevan Chanakian, and Alexandra Zevalkink,Crystal chemistry and thermoelectric transport of layered AM2X2 compound, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018,5, 1744-1759, https://doi.org/10.1039/C7QI00813A
Jan-Hendrik Pöhls, Sevan Chanakian, Junsoo Park, Alex M. Ganose, Alexander Dunn, Nick Friesen, Amit Bhattacharya, Brea Hogan, Sabah Bux, Anubhav Jain, Arthur Mar, and Alexandra Zevalkink, Experimental validation of high thermoelectric performance in RECuZnP2 predicted by high-throughput DFT calculations, Mater. Horiz., 2021, 8, 209-215 DOI: 10.1039/D0MH01112F