Appointments: Prof. Dieter Gorenflo

The Carl von Linde Memorial Gold Medal was awarded to Prof. Dieter Gorenflo, former President of the Commission B1 of the IIR, for outstanding services in the realm of scientific and technical research. He studied and then taught as a professor at Paderborn University, Germany, where he created an Institute of Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Refrigeration. Dieter Gorenflo won this award in particular for his contributions to enhanced knowledge of boiling phenomena and the development of natural refrigerants.