Advisory Committee

Representatives of Cooperating Organizations

Name Title Affiliation
Dr. Karim Amrane Vice President, Regulatory & Research Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute, USA (AHRI)
Mr. Tim Wentz President-Elect ASHRAE, USA
Mr. Didier Coulomb Director International Institute of Refrigeration, France (IIR)
Mr. Roger Hensley Chairman, Education & Examining Board Refrigeration Service Engineers Society, USA (RSES)
Dr. Ji-Hwan Jeong Professor, Pusan National University, South Korea SAREK
Dr. Andreas Athienitis Professor and Concordia Research Chair Tier I Scientific Director of NSERC Solar Buildings Research Network, Concordia University, Canada (SBRN)
Mr. Van D. Baxter Distinguished Research Staff Member, Building Equipment Research, Energy and Transportation Science Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Mr. Glenn Hourahan  Senior Vice President, Research & Technology Air-Conditioning Contractors of America, USA (ACCA)
Ron Domitrovic Program Manager, Energy Efficiency Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Ullrich Hesse President, DKV Deutscher Kalte-und Llimatechnischer Verein e. V. (DKV)
Akio Miyara, D. Eng. Professor, Saga University Japan Society of Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE)

Adhoc Members

Name Title Affiliation
Dr. Bob Turney Engineering Fellow and Team Lead, Technology and Advanced Development Building Efficiency Johnson Controls Inc., USA
Dr. Brent Protzman Manager - Energy Information and Analytics Lutron Electronics, USA
Prof. Cesar J. Deschamps Professor Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Dr. Ir. Carlos Infante Ferreira Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands 
Dr. Joaquim Rigola Associate Professor, Heat and Mass Transfer Technological Center Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Dr. Mitsuhiro Fukuta Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering  Shizuoka University, Japan
Dr. Ruzhu Wang Professor and Director, Engineering Research Center for Solar Energy Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. of China
Dr. Stefan Bertsch Professor and Head, Institute for Energy Systems Interstate University of Applied Sciences Buchs, Switzerland 
Dr. Stephen B. Memory Director, Thermal & Mechanical Technology A.O. Smith Corporate Technology Center, USA
Dr. William E. Murphy Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Engineering Extended Campus Programs  University of Kentucky - Paducah, USA
Dr.-Ing. Jurgen Suess Leiter Operations (Leader of Operations) Efficient Energy GmbH, Germany
Mr. Gene Fields VP of Global Compressor Technologies Johnson Controls, Inc.
Mr. Jun Yang Department Manager of Product Development, R&D Center Shanghai Hitachi Electircal Appliances Co., Ltd., P.R. of China
Dr. Frank Rinne  Director Application Engineering Emerson Climate Technologies, GmbH
Mr. Kevin Mercer Staff Engineer, Thermal Systems Technology Group Carrier Corp., United Technologies
Mr. Bill Hooper Research & Development Manager Kawneer Company, Inc. (Alcoa Building & Construction Systems)
Mr. Evandro Francisco Gon R&D Director Embraco S.A., Brazil
Mr. Joseph Karnaz Global Technology Leader CPI Fluid Engineering
Dr. Andrea Gernemann Director of Advanced Engineering Danfoss Commercial Compressors Division, Germany
Dr. Andrea Gasparella Faculty of Science & Technology Free University of Bozen-Bolzano


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