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Winners announced: IIR Young Researchers’ Awards 2023

The IIR is delighted to announce the winners of its Young Researchers’ Awards.

These awards pay tribute to the work carried out by young researchers in the field of refrigeration.Photo by Refrigeration Industry

These awards pay tribute to the work carried out by young researchers in the field of refrigeration.Photo by Refrigeration Industry

Every four years at its Congress, the IIR offers a series of Young Researchers’ Awards to pay tribute to the work carried out by young researchers in the field of refrigeration.

To be presented this year during the 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR2023) in August in Paris (France), for this edition, the IIR received a record-breaking 37 applications from 15 countries for all of its awards.

These prizes, seven in all, are awarded for outstanding research work carried out by young researchers on subjects in the domains of competence of the IIR. For ICR 2023, the laureates are:

  • Clarence Birdseye Award – Jamal Olatunji (New Zealand)
  • Sadi Carnot Award – Jingyuan Xu (China)
  • Willis H. Carrier Award – Alice Mugnini (Italy)
  • James Harrison Award – Francesco Fabris (Italy)
  • James Joule Award – Jun Li (China)
  • Peter Kapitza Award – Yuan Tang (China)
  • Carl von Linde Award – Jianye Chen (China)

The IIR would like to thank all those who sent in an application, acted as a sponsor, or evaluated the many submissions received for these awards.