Briefs: Mr Qiu Zhongyue awarded

Mr Qiu Zhongyue has been awarded the French Refrigeration Association's prestigious Charles Tellier Medal. Mr Qiu has worked at the Chinese Association of Refrigeration for over 30 years and has led many actions designed to enhance international cooperation in the refrigeration sphere. He has translated many scientific articles from French into Chinese and played a key role in the organization of the IIR's 22nd International Congress of Refrigeration held in Beijing in 2007. The IIR warmly congratulates Mr Qiu!