News and Articles
The IOR RAC Young Engineers network is designed to bring together students and young engineers who have an interest in challenging and interesting world of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps.
The next IOR RAC Young Engineers Network meeting announced
On the 14th November the IOR will be holding the next RAC Young Engineers and Student Networking Event at the University of Warwick. Come and join us at this free event and get to meet representatives from WR Refrigeration, Sainsburys, Transport for London, Star Refrigeration and many more companies. This informal event offers a great opportunity to meet other young engineers and ask questions of those who have established successful careers in the RAC industry. As well as the speed networking session, the afternoon will include brief presentations from Dr Andy Pearson, President of the Institute of Refrigeration, Prof. Bob Critoph of the University of Warwick and Dr Jolyon Thompson of Parsons Brinckerhoff.
For full details and to book your place, visit the events page.
The Ted Perry Award is calling for entries
If you are a student with research of a practical nature relating to the field of refrigeration you could be eligible to enter this prestigious award.
The award is open to all students at degree or doctorate level who can submit an entry which demonstrates the understanding of the problems that they are addressing in their research, it should show technical flair and practical applicability.
The winner will be presented with an award of £500 and a set of ASHRAE Databooks at the Institute of Refrigeration Annual Dinner in February 2013. The winner will also be able to give a paper about their research during the IOR evening papers session. For full details and to enter please follow this link. Deadline for entries is 1st November 2012.
Articles and Newsletter
Download the lastest Young Engineers newletter here
Refrigeration and air conditioning requirements are evolving so a more holistic approach is required. Download the RAC article by Prof Graeme Maidment, IOR President Elect.
Read an account of the first international IOR Young Engineers Network Meeting here