On Monday 23 May, in Rotterdam, the students of the REHVA Student Competition presented their work to the jury. The yearly competition took place in Ahoy Rotterdam, during the CLIMA Congress 2022.
Sylvain Coutrey, President of Eurovent Certita Certification, handed out the certificates alongside Manuel Gameiro Da Silva, former REHVA Vice-President and Chair of the Education and Training Committee.
Here is the final result and the subject of their project:
The winner is Íñigo Martín Melero for his thesis on "Numerical Modelling of an Ultrasonic Evaporative Precooling Process of the Inlet Air of the Condenser for a Vapour Compression Refrigeration System". Congratulations to him! He was awarded 1400€.
Second place goes to Amila Strikovic, for her thesis on "Reuse-LCA : Identification of the reduction potential of the environmental impacts of Swiss buildings through material reuse". She was awarded 800€.
And the third place goes to Viktoria Nadas, for her thesis on "Advanced Design and Control Strategies to Optimize a Deep Borehole Field as Long-Term Thermal Storage". She was awarded 500€.
The 'Best poster' price was awarded to: Rick Cox, for his poster on "Forecast Driven Building Energy Flexibility using Battery Electrical Storage System". He was awarded 300€.
The winners were invited to accept their price at the closing ceremony of the CLIMA Congress. Congratualiations to them all!