Hi-Z Timeline

Important Events

Hi-Z Technology Founded

1988

Mr. John C Bass and Mr. Norbert B. Elsner were founders

1988

180 W Demo TEG System for Truck

1990

Bi2Te3 milliwatt module with Kapton dielectric and welded Au metallization

1992

1St Commercial Bi2Te3 TEG Modules Offered for Sale

1992

Quantum Well Thermoelectrics Development Effort

1995

1st Use of Injection Molded Eggcrate for Bi2Te3 TEG Modules

1998

Dr. Aleksandr Kushch joined Hi-Z and is currently serving as the vice president

2000

1 KW Truck Generator for Paccar/DOE

2001

Mr. Leavitt joined Hi-Z in 2002 and is currently the Operations Manager

2002

Mr. Krommenhoek joined Hi-Z in March as a Program Manager

2004

300 W TEG for G Sierra Truck

2004

US Army Self-Powered Mosquito Trap

2005

Self-Powered Army Food Heater

2005

Ms. Elsner joined Hi-Z

2006

JPL-Rocketdyne “ATEC” for Space power

2008

300 & 500 W TEGs for Stryker Tank

2010

Ms. Jill Elsner became the chief executive officer of Hi-Z

2012