Hermann Halozan, born in Graz 1940, graduated from the Graz University of Technology, Austria (1965) in mechanical engineering. After one year in industry, he returned to the University as an assistant professor at the Institute of Thermal Engineering. In 1974 he received the degree of Doctor of Technical Science (thesis on the static and dynamic stability of two-phase flow in steam generators), in 1980 the venia legendi (Univ.-Doz.), since 1981 deputy head of the Institute and head of the HVAC department; 1996 he became a university professor. He specialized in the field of energy conservation with particular emphasis on heat pump systems, has authored several papers and lectures on building services engineering, heat pumping technologies, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, and on efficient energy utilization. In 2005 he retired from – but retains close contact to - University.
In addition to his university activities, he works as a consultant for industry and governmental organizations. Within Austrian IEA activities he is delegate and chairman (since 2008) of the Working Party on End-Use Energy Technologies, delegate of the Implementing Agreement on Advanced Heat Pumping Technologies (IEA Heat Pump Program, 1998-2001 chairman), and head of the Austrian National Team of the Heat Pump Centre. He is member of the IIR/IIF and he was 1999-2007 president of commission E2 heat pumps and energy recovery, member of the Science and Technology Council and member of the Management Committee.
He is currently vice-chairman of the quality label commission of the EHPA and chair of the Austrian heat pump quality label commission.
Prof. Dr. Hermann Halozan
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