Cool Winnings - LSBU experts past, present and future win big at refrigeration awards
LSBU staff, alumni and a student from the Faculty of Engineering, Science and the Built Environment were the recipients of several industry awards at the 106th Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) award dinner that took place on 8th February 2006.
From left to right: Prof Graeme Maidment, Andy Campbell, Dr Ian Eames, Dr Colin Bailey and Dr John Missenden
Dr Ian Eames, visiting professor, was awarded the J&E Hall Gold Medal for the most significant practical contribution to the development of refrigeration and air conditioning technology. His research in the area of heat powered refrigeration expands three decades.
The Ted Perry Award for research of a practical nature related to refrigeration was awarded to LSBU student Andy Campbell for his research into a new prototype refrigeration system that uses natural refrigerants, which are significantly less environmentally damaging than conventional ones.
The Kenneth Lightfoot Award for the best paper in refrigeration 2005 was awarded to a team of LSBU researchers and alumni for their paper, "A novel superconductive supermarket cabinet". Recipients of the award were: Dr Fuquio Wang, Prof Graeme Maidment, Dr John Missenden, Dr Tassos Karayiannis and Dr Colin Bailey.
IOR president Dr Guy Hundy said:
“All these awards tonight showcase the best in our industry. And we know that here in the UK some of the finest work in Refrigeration technology is ongoing. I encourage all of you, in congratulating the winners, to publicise the awards and encourage applications.”
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Posted: 22nd February 2006