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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...