The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center (ACRC) aims to:

  • Bridge basic research and to provide industry-relevant technologies for the energy transformation sector
  • Contribute to the development of energy-efficient equipment that helps operation in an environmentally-friendly and sustainable way
  • Provide a forum for industry and academia to coordinate research and share results at a precompetitive stage
  • Educate and prepare undergraduate and graduate students, as well as engineers from industry to become experts in the field of HVAC&R and to enable them to address energy and environment related challenges of the 21st century by participation in the relevant research, adhering to the most rigorous academic standards


The upcoming ACRC Industrial Advisory Board Meeting will be held on October 10 and 11, 2019



Microscale Thermal-Fluids Engineering for Next-generation Energy and Electronic Systems

Professor Yangying Zhu

University of California, Santa Barbara

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 11:00 AM

2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (Deere)

Host: Professor Nenad Miljkovic