Under the leadership of Manuel Gameiro da Silva, REHVA Vice-President from Portugal, the REHVA Student competition took place on Tuesday April 4th, 2017 in London, UK during the REHVA Annual Meeting 2017.
Twelve candidates representing eleven countries were in competition this year, Romania being represented by a team of two students. After the deliberation, the jury declared winner Rob Vervoort from Eindhoven University of Technology for his work “Lungs of the city of Eindhoven: Reduction of outdoor particulate matter concentrations by local removal in parking garages: a case study for Eindhoven“.
The second prize was awarded to the Swedish student from the KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Fanny Lindberg. The third prize was awarded to the German student from the RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Ben Krämer.
The same day, during the REHVA Seminar at UCL, REHVA President, Stefano P. Corgnati offered a financial prize for each of the three winners, thanks to the sponsorship of Eurovent Certita Certification, and certificates.
The first winner received also the Trophy Cup for his university and presented his research during the seminar.