The J&E International Gold Medal, now in its 39th year, is open to individuals or teams with recent outstanding achievements in a number of areas including outstanding and significant work in a new or unusual areas, applications of innovative designs, and projects which have made an original contribution to the field.
The award is designed to encourage progress rather than acknowledge past achievement and the winner will join a select list of recipients that includes refrigeration greats such as Prof Gustav Lorentzen, Prof Ole Fanger, Prof Don Cleland, Ron Conry and Prof Pega Hrnjak.
The presentation will take place at the 117th Institute of Refrigeration Annual Dinner in London in February. The winner will receive a Gold Medal to hold for one year, a silver replica to keep and a cash award of £5,000.
Information about the award and a nomination pack is available at www.ior.org.uk/awards
Nominations are required by the October 15.