Served as the 2011-2019 President of the Science and Technology Council. The Science and Technology Council, consists of sixteen internationally recognized experts from twelve countries, coordinates scientific and technical activities of the IIR.
Honorary President for the Science and Technology Council of the International Institute of Refrigeration
The Science and Technology Council (STC) coordinates the scientific and technical activities of the IIR. The Science and Technology Council includes five distinct sections that are in turn divided into 10 commissions. The Science and Technology Council includes a president, three to four vice-presidents and commission presidents.
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) (also known, in French, as the Institut International du Froid (IIF)), is an independent intergovernmental science and technology based organization which promotes knowledge of refrigeration and associated technologies and applications on a global scale that improve quality of life in a cost effective and environmentally sustainable manner including:
- Food quality and safety from farm to consumer
- Comfort in homes and commercial buildings
- Health products and services
- Low temperature technology and liquefied gas technology
- Energy efficiency
- Use of non-ozone-depleting and low global warming refrigerants in a safe manner.