Only a few days left for ICEC27-ICMC2018 Abstracts Submission

Announcements | March 30th, 2018

Taking in to consideration the Easter bank holiday the deadline for submitting an abstract has been extended to the 10th of April! Also note that the sponsorship packages are now available and will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

Job opportunities at Cryoworld

Careers | November 14th, 2017

Cryoworld announces two vacancies, one as Project Engineer and one as Lead Engineer. More informations can be found in the job advertiments (in Dutch).

15 open positions for a PhD in superconductivity and cryogenics

Careers | September 1st, 2017

The career development of 15 Early Stage Researchers in the fields of superconductivity and cryogenics will be funded by a EU Marie-Curie ITN project led by CERN. The 3-years PhD positions will be held at different research centers in Europe. The deadline for application is Oct 2., 2017.

First InK2 Newsletter available

Downloads | April 20th, 2017

From the newsletter:

This is the first newsletter of the EMPIR project ‘Implementing the new kelvin 2’ (InK2). The threeyear
project started in June 2016 and it is continuation to EMRP…

Peter Gifford (1949-2017)

Announcements | February 14th, 2017

Peter Gifford, 68, of Syracuse, New York, passed away at home surrounded by family and friends on January 29, 2017, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. He was the president of Cryomech, which is a world-leading manufacturer of Gifford-McMahon and pulse tube cryocoolers. The company was founded in Syracuse in 1963 by his late father, William Gifford, the inventor of the Gifford-McMahon cryocooler and the first version of a pulse tube cryocooler.

Peter, who was born in Washington, DC, and moved to many places with his parents, finally settled with his parents in Syracuse in 1961 when Peter was 12 years old. He was a tennis champion in high school and played on the city championship high school football team. He studied physics and math at Syracuse University before graduating with a Liberal Arts degree. In 1973...