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 April 3 and 4, 2019



Computational prediction of interfacial physics: implications and applications

Doctor Miad Yazdani

Associate Director, United Technologies Research Center

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 1:30 PM

2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab

Host: Professor Nenad Miljkovic




Systemic exergy driven methodology for high energy efficiency: demonstration on industrial applications

Professor Assaad Zoughaib

Centre Efficacité énergétique des Systèmes (CES) MINES Paris Tech

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 1:00 PM

2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab

Host: Professor Pega Hrnjak