The 5th International Conference on Refrigeration Technology (ICRT 2018) Registration Announcement

(December 2018, Zhuhai China)

International Conference on Refrigeration Technology (ICRT in brief), which jointly organized by National Engineering Research Center of Green Refrigeration Equipment (ERCGRE in brief) and State Key Laboratory of Air-conditioning Equipment and System Energy Conservation (ACSKL in brief), has been held consecutively for four sessions since 2010. The 5th ICRT will be held on 5th ~7th Dec. (Register in 5th Dec.) at Pullman hotel, Zhuhai Guangdong China. The 5th ICRT under the theme “Innovation wins future”, will focus on technical exchange in the field of international refrigeration equipment standards and regulations, refrigeration and air conditioning control, compressor and motor, simulation design, heat and mass transfer, energy conservation, emission reduction and development of refrigeration technology, discuss the latest progress of relative technology and application, publish 2019 open projects application guide of ACSKL.

The information of the conference is notified as follows:

1. Conference Organizations

Conference Academic Committee

Chairman: Yi Jiang

Vice chairman: Yaling He, Jianming Tan

Members: Ahmed Kovacevic, Yang Cao, Jianhong Cheng, Huanxin Chen, Guoliang Ding, Ping He, Yusheng Hu, Kirk Robert Smith, Kim Choon Ng, Hongqi Li, Minxia Li, Shaobin Li, Hua Liu, Jinping Liu, Jianwei Lu, Jiawei Jin, Stefan Wilfried Elbel, Zhiguo Qu, Baolong Wang, Qichuan Wang, Jianghong Wu, Guanghui Xia, Ziwen Xing, Bridge Xue, Yunho Hwang, Zhaowen Yan, Hua Zhang, Hui Zhang, Long Zhang, Youlin Zhang, Zhaohui Zhang

Conference Organizing Committee

Director: Jianming Tan

Members: Xiaohong Liu, Huaqian Jin, Biao Xiao, Jin Chen, Jia Xu, Huaican Liu, Peng’e Zhang

Sponsoring Organizations

National Engineering Research Center of Green Refrigeration Equipment

State Key Laboratory of Air-conditioning Equipment and System Energy Conservation

Co-sponsoring Organizations

China Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association

Chinese Association of Refrigeration

Supporting Organizations

1) Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai.

2) Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

3) Texas Instruments Semiconductor Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

4) Zhejiang Sanhua Intelligent Controls Co., Ltd.

5) The Energy Foundation (United States) Beijing.

6) Technical Trade Barrier Research and Evaluation Base on Refrigeration Equipment, WTO/TBT-SPS Notification and Enquiry of China.

7) Technical Committee on Refrigeration and Air-conditioning of Standardization of Guangdong Province.

Media Cooperation

Refrigeration and Air-conditioning

2. Conference Arrangement


Registration: Dec. 5th, 2018

Conference: Dec. 6th to 7th, 2018


Hotel: Pullman Hotel, Zhuhai

Address: No.2029 Jiuzhou West Avenue, Zhuhai, Guangdong Province.

Keynote Speech (Dec. 6th, 2018)

The keynote speech will focus on the research progress and future development of refrigeration and air conditioning, compressors and motors, heat pumps and other related fields. The preliminary agenda is as follows:


Hua Zhang, Professor, University of Shanghai of Science and Technology

Ziwen Xing, Professor, Xian’an Jiaotong University

Huanxin Chen, Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

1) Future development trend of refrigeration and air conditioning

—Yi Jiang, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Tsinghua University

2) Heat pumps as an air pollution control strategy in Mongolia

—Kirk Robert Smith, American Academy of Sciences, University of California, Berkeley

3) What are new cooling technologies

—Yunho Hwang, Professor, University of Maryland

4) Advances in modeling positive displacement screw machines

—Ahmed Kovacevic, Professor, City, University of London

5) Two-phase ejectors to improve refrigeration system performance through expansion work recovery

—Stefan Wilfried Elbel, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

6) Advances in air conditioning for a sustainable cooling future

—Kim Choon Ng, Professor, King Abdullah University of Science & technology

7) The development and outlook of centrifugal refrigerating compressor

—Hua Liu, Vice Director, State Key Laboratory of Air-conditioning Equipment and System Energy Conservation

8) Research and application of maglev technology in large central air-conditioning

—Yusheng Hu, Vice Director, State Key Laboratory of Air-conditioning Equipment and System Energy Conservation

Parallel Session (Dec. 7th, 2018)

The session will focus on hot topics of refrigeration industry, and with deep discuss on different technology fields. The sessions are included as follows:

PS1: International refrigeration technology standards and regulations


Jianhong Cheng, Professor, China National Institute of Standardization

Hongqi Li, Professor, Beijing University of Technology

1) Update and trend of the national AC energy efficiency standards

—Jianhong Cheng, China National Institute of Standardization

2) Regulation (EU) No. 517 on fluorinated greenhouse gases

—Andrea Voigt, European Partnership for Energy and the Environment

3) Updates for UL 60335 and IEC 60335-2-40

—Randy Haseman, Underwriters’ Laboratories

4) Regulations of the research and RoHS in electrical and electronic equipment

—Udo Krischke, SGS Germany GmbH

5) AHRI standards updates for global HVAC/R products certification

—Bridge Xue, Air-Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute

6) New development of ISO/TC86/SC6 standards

—Yang Cao, Institute of Building Environment and Energy Efficiency of CABR

7) Brazil national standards development of multi-split air-conditions and water chiller

—Victor Zidan da Fonseca, Energy Efficiency Indicators Management Committee

8) The trend of Europe energy efficiency standards and labels

—Ken Zhong, Intertek Group

9)Update and trend of belt and road (India) standards

——TBD, Indian Refrigerator and Air Conditioning Manufacturers Association

10)Update and trend of belt and road (southeast Asia ) standards

——Chee Jin Bek, International Copper Association

PS2: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Control Technology


Youlin Zhang, Director of Refrigeration Institute, Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai

1) Improving efficiency, transient performance & power factor in GaN & SiC based totem pole bridgeless PFC using digital control

—Zhenyu Yu, Texas Instruments Inc.

2) Latest Mitsubishi power device and its application

—Kondo Harufusa , Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics(Shanghai) Co., Ltd

3) Long life time energy storage system using flywheel for short period power leveling

—Yoichi ITO, Sanken Electric Co., Ltd

4) Benefits given by SJMOS within high speed recovery body diode for the phase-shift full-bridge

—Shinichi Tahara, ROHM Co., Ltd

5) Driving a silicon carbide power MOSFET with a fast short circuit protection

—Jia Zhao, Infineon IC (Beijing) Co., Ltd

PS3: Simulation Technology


Zhaowen Yan, Professor, Beihang University

Jianwei Lu, Professor, Hefei University of Technology

1)Electromagnetic compatibility simulation analysis method

—Zhaowen Yan, Beihang University

2) Load excitation identification of refrigeration compressor and dynamic response of pipeline

—Jianwei Lu, Hefei University of Technology

3)Simulation research of the energy transfer process of refrigerant in air conditioner system

—Wentao Ji, Xi’an Jiaotong University

4)INTESIM:Integrated CAE platform for industrial products

—Qun Zhang, Intesim(Dalian)Co., Ltd

PS4: Heat and Mass Transfer


Guoliang Ding, Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Jinping Liu, Professor, South China University of Technology

1) Air-cooled heat sink for electronic cooling-recent progress

—Qichuan Wang, National Chiao Tung University

2) Characteristics and mechanism of nano-refrigerant stability

—Guoliang Ding, Shanghai Jiaotong University

3) Thermal energy storage with micro-encapsulated phase change composite

—Zhiguo Qu, Xi’an Jiaotong University

4) Research progress of the phase change heat transfer characteristic of the mixed refrigerants

—Jinping Liu, South China University of Technology

5) Systematic study on small diameter copper tube heat exchanger technology

—Ji Song, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Heat Exchanger Technology Alliance

6) Feasible study of desiccant coatings for a compact and high-efficient water absorbing heat pump

—Xu Zheng, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

7)Application research of micro heat exchanger for unitary products in North America

—Qiang Gao, Zhejiang Sanhua Intelligent Controls Co., Ltd

PS5: Compressor and Motor Technology


Yusheng Hu, Vice Director, State Key Laboratory of Air-conditioning Equipment and System Energy Conservation

Ahmed Kovacevic, Professor, City, University of London

1) Very high cycle fatigue(VHCF) and VHCF application on refrigeration compressor industry

—Guocai Chai, Sandvik Group

2) Transcritical CO2 cycle heat pump

—Minxia Li, Tianjin University

3) Development direction of new lubricants

—Tomonari Matsumoto, JXTG Nippon oil&Energy Corporation

4) Performance analysis of R1234yf/ionic liquid working fluids for an absorption refrigeration system.

—Yanjun Sun, Xi’an Jiaotong University

5) Development and analysis of a novel slot-less permanent magnet linear motor with high overload capability

—Bo Zhao, Harbin Institute of Technology

PS6: Energy Conservation, Emission Reduction and Development of Refrigeration Technology


Ping He, Industry Program Director, the Energy Foundation (United States) Beijing

Min Hu, China Adviser and Head of Access to Cooling, K-CEP Efficiency Cooling Office

1) United for efficiency-advancing climate friendly and energy efficient cooling products

—Patrick Blake, UN Environment

2) Kigali cooling efficiency program

—Min Hu, K-CEP Efficiency Cooling Office

3) Opportunities and challenges of global air conditioning

—Ningjie Huang, Zhejiang Sanhua Intelligent Controls Co., Ltd

4) National cooling action plan of India

—Shikha Bhasin, Council on Energy, Environment and Water, India

5) Research on cooling energy efficiency and low-GWP refrigerant

—Baolong Wang, Tsinghua University

6) A super performance dew point air conditioner

—Xiaoli Ma, Hull University

7) Operation performance and engineering demonstration of R32 heat pump

—Lei Jia, Hefei General Machinery Research Institute

The conference reports are subject to the agenda.

3. Conference Registration

Special Note

1) Only online registration (website, Wechat) acceptable. No temporary registration on site. November 30th is deadline for registration online.

Registration URL:

Registration QR code:

2) We will send you the registration-code after we get your feedback. Please be noted that registration on site can be finished only with registration-code.

3) Please contact us if more information needed.

Registration Fee

Registration option(Participant category) Fee

Students RMB 900/per

Other participants RMB 1800/per

1) Board and lodging are taken care by the conference, fees by the participants themselves.

2) Registration fee shall be paid on site. The title of the invoice is conference fee, which can be supplied one day later.

Conference Accommodation

The recommended hotels are as follows. Please make reservation by registration-code and pay yourself.

Hotel information sheet

Hotel name Hotel prices Reservation Note information

Pullman Zhuhai 550 RMB/room/night,

one breakfast include 18675612626 Venue

Yindu Hotel 350 RMB/room/night,

one breakfast include 13928010317 No.1150, Yuehai East Road, Gongbei, Zhuhai, Guangdong, about 2.1 km from the venue.

Note: Limited rooms available, please book in advance.

4. Contact

Contact: Wei Zhang (18578240051), Can He (18578271875)

Tel: +86-756-8669584, +86-756-8570704



Wechat official accounts: zhileng_ercgre


Science and technology building

789# Jinji West Road

Qianshan, Zhuhai

Guangdong, China, 519070

National Engineering Research Center of Green Refrigeration Equipment

 State Key Laboratory of Air-conditioning Equipment and System Energy Conservation

13th November, 2018