10th General Meeting of the CSE

Announcements | April 30th, 2024

The 10th General Meeting of the CSE will be held in conjunction with the ICEC29/ICMC 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Date: July 22, 2024
Time: 15-16:30 CEST
Venue: International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)

We hope…

Don't Forget! CSE Spotlight Talk

Announcements | March 6th, 2024

Don't forget to attend CSE's next Online Showcase event this Thursday, March 7th! Daniel Willems, from Thales Cryogenics BV, will take the virtual stage to present a showcase talk on "How off-the-shelf cryocoolers are used in applications."

Save the Date! CSE Spotlight Talk

Announcements | February 16th, 2024

Be sure you mark your calendars for CSE's next Online Showcase event on March 7th! Daniel Willems, from Thales Cryogenics BV, will take the virtual stage to present a showcase talk on "How off-the-shelf cryocoolers are used in applications."

European Course of Cryogenics 2024

Announcements | January 28th, 2024

Applications for the European Course of Cryogenics (ECC) 2024 are now open.

This summer course is held over three consecutive weeks and comprises two main subjects:  “Cryogenic Fundamentals” and “Cryogenic Processes.” Lecturers will be members of…

ICC23 Call for Papers is Open!

Announcements | January 8th, 2024

The 23rd International Cryocooler Conference (ICC23) will take place at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin from June 3 - 6, 2024.

The International Cryocooler Conference invites proposals for paper presentations…

ASC 2024 Call for Abstracts

Announcements | December 6th, 2023

The call for abstracts for the ASC 2024 is now open until January 17, 2024.

The Applied Superconductivity Conference, home for the Applied Superconductivity Community to report and discuss important and…

European Cryogenic Days 2023

Announcements | January 10th, 2023

Registration for the ECD 2023 is now open!

The European Cryogenics Days 2023 will be held in-person on March 28-29, 2023 at GSI in Darmstadt, Germany. The event will open with…

Two vacancies at University of Twente at the faculty of Science and Technology

Careers | November 25th, 2022

The University of Twente, Faculty of Science and Technology (TNW) has two career opportunities:

Full professor in High-Current Superconductivity:
Associate Professor in Advanced Cryogenic Technologies:


Intelliconnect Press Release

Announcements | October 8th, 2022

Intelliconnect acquired by Trexon Global Trexon, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, announces that it has completed the acquisition of Intelliconnect, a supplier of RF connectors, adapters, and cable assemblies.

Executive Office handover

Announcements | December 19th, 2021

As of December 16, the current executive office composed of Dr. Laura La Porta (content manager) and Architect M.A. Constantin von Richter (web master), coordinated by the former secretary Dr. Andrea Raccanelli, is ceasing activity.

ICEC Awards

Announcements | July 31st, 2021

ICEC calls for Award nominations: Two Awards will be presented at the next International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, next year in Hanghzou, China, 25 -29 April. The Mendelssohn Award for an outstanding person active in cryogenic engineering and the Gustav and Ingrid Klipping Award for a young outstanding cryogenic researcher (max 35 years old).

Intelliconnect Press Release

Announcements | August 2nd, 2020

Intelliconnect (CryoCoax Division) and Delft Circuits BV are proud to announce the signing of a Sales and Technology partnership agreement which sees CryoCoax becoming the sole UK and US distributor…

ECC2020 - canceled

Announcements | May 18th, 2020

We are sorry to announce that the European Course of Cryogenics will not take place this year, due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. We look forward to next year.

28ICEC-ICMC2020 canceled

Announcements | March 29th, 2020

The 28thICEC-ICMC2020 has been canceled and postponed to 2022. Hereafter you may read the official communication of the Organizing Commettee.

Dear colleagues,

we hope this message finds you well.
In recent weeks,…

ECD2020 postponed

Announcements | March 20th, 2020

In view of the worldwide developments of the Corona-crisis we decided to postpone the European Cryogenics Days. At this moment,  the situation in Europa is rapidly deteriorating and it is…

European Cryogenics Course 2020

Announcements | February 29th, 2020

The application for the European Cryogenics Course (ECC) 2020 is now open.

The Course is organized by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Technical University of Dresden (TUD) / Germany,…

21 ICC - Call for Papers

Announcements | January 10th, 2020

The 21st International Cryocooler Conference invites proposals for presentations at ICC21, to be held in Orlando Florida on June 15-18, 2020.  The deadline for abstract submission is the 4th of…

28 ICEC-ICMC 2020

Announcements | December 8th, 2019

The registration for the 28th International Cryogenics Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference 2020 is now open!  

European Course of Cryogenics 2019

Announcements | April 9th, 2019

The application for the European Cryogenics Course (ECC) 2019 is now open. The ECC will extend over 3 weeks during Summer 2019 and is open to all graduate and doctoral students. Due to the limited capacity interested students should apply for participating before the end of April.

4th General Meeting of the CSE

Announcements | October 12th, 2018

The yearly General Meeting took place on September 3rd in Oxford, before the opening reception of the 27ICEC-ICMC2018 conference. At the GM the secretary reported on the activities of 2018…

WEKA Press Release

Announcements | August 27th, 2018

WEKA AG is proud to announce that it has been awarded the "Silver" rating for corporate social responsabilities by the independent audit company Eco Vadis. Read more.

Demaco - Press Release

Announcements | July 2nd, 2018

Demaco is proud to announce Wilstier Industry as Demaco’s Authorized Dealer. Wilstier Industry is serving customers with engineering, installation, and maintenance across the whole country of China. Read more.

Second InK2 Newsletter available

Downloads | January 11th, 2018

The Ink2 project answers the call of the International Commitee for Weights and Measures to redefine the Kelvin in terms of the Boltzmann constant. The project leads the international thermometry…

Gustav and Ingrid Klipping Award

Announcements | July 24th, 2017

The International Cryogenic Engineering Committee awards a young researcher for outstanding work in cryogenic engineering. The award is named after Gustav and Ingrid Klipping to commemorate their enormous contributions to the field of cryogenics and more specifically to recognize their active role in involving young researchers. The award will be given on the occasion of the International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, which is held every two years. The next Conference will be in Oxford, UK, September 3-7, 2018. The candidate shall be 35 years old or younger on the starting date of the conference.

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...