Final Conference of the GREENKITCHEN Project: A roadmap for the future of home appliances

Under the theme “A roadmap for the future of home appliances”, the final conference of the GREENKITCHEN project was held on June 17th at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI). And we would like to express our sincere thanks to all the participants. The overall objective of the event was to disseminate the outcomes of the project and share the knowledge developed throughout the years of its duration, as well as to give participants an opportunity to compare experiences and exchange ideas with colleagues from all project partners. Technical Program Overview: Refrigeration and Cooking Technologies. Appliances Control and Smart Energy Management. Greywater and Waste Heat: Recovery and Reuse. Domotics. Conference Abstracts: list of abstracts Further information: maurizio.barbato@suspi.ch Watch the gallery:

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Simulation Turns Up the Heat And Energy Efficiency at Whirlpool Corporation

Researchers at Whirlpool Corporation are using simulation to test innovative and sustainable technologies for new oven designs. » IEEEspectrum June 2014 WHIRLPOOL (*.PDF)

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Green Kitchen Project’s Researchers participate in the International CAE Conference 2012.

On 22nd–23th October Researchers from the Green Kitchen project have participated in the International CAE Conference, celebrated in Verona province (Lake Garda area). In the field of numerical analysis, the International CAE Conference is the most important event in Italy and one of the leading conferences in Europe. It features two congress days and some Users’ Meetings of the main technologies developed by the most important worldwide CAE players, such as ANSYS, Flowmaster, MAGMA, Forge, modeFRONTIER and many others. Numerical analysis technologies are more and more present in the industrial world. They are absolutely essential to the product and process innovation at each level and in every industrial sector. Significant user testimonials will present the state-of-the-art of CAE in diverse industries and will prove how such technologies help increase the product efficiency and ROI (i.e. Return On Investment). This annual appointment is an efficient platform for designers, analysts, IT managers, engineers, professors, researchers, associations and students involved or interested in virtual simulation tools. An accompanying exhibition has run parallel to the Conference Program. The exhibition has offered a networking platform, … Continue reading

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Informal Networking Meeting at Politecnico di Milano.

              An informal meeting was held on July 19th, 2012 at Politecnico di Milano, with the presence of researchers from all project partners (Politecnico di Milano, SUPSI, Wroclaw University of Technology and Whirlpool Europe S.r.l.). The following scopes were covered during the meeting: -The improvement of the relationship between different members of the project and create networking. -The discussion and the share of experiences with different parts of the project. -Providing a forum for feedback to participants on how the research is progressing. -Allowing the group to create synergy. This event has constituted an excellent opportunity to improve the Transfer of Knowledge between the components of the Green Kitchen team, as it has allowed them to share experiences, improve relationships and establish common points of interest.  

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Whirlpool’s Researchers Recruitment Completed

 

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Mid Term First Review Meeting of the Green Kitchen Project at SUPSI

On 11th June 2012 the Mid-term Review Meeting of the Green Kitchen Project was celebrated in the Department of Innovative Technologies (DTI) at SUPSI (Manno, Switzerland). During the morning session, after an introduction of the REA Representative, the Coordinator and each Work Package Leader have presented a detailed report about the present status of each activity. Afterwards, the Researchers presented themselves and the work developed during the project.  Furthermore, during some internal sessions, the REA Project Officers have met the Seconded and Recruited Researchers in order to evaluate the progress of their activities and the impact that the participation in this project may have in their future career development. Finally, an open discussion with all participants about management, financial, administrative and technical issues were carried out before the Mid-Term Review Meeting Closure.

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TOK meeting – November, 29th

Here you can find the pictures taken during the last TOK meeting, on Novembrer 29th.

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Researchers Team Seconded in Whirlpool

Researchers Team Seconded in Whirlpool in April 2011.

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