HVAC-R Turkey | 2020 Yearly Issue

Y alçın Kat- mer, who has been carrying out the duty of gener- al directorate of Belimo Tur- key since its foundation, was brought to the European Region Sales and Marketing Department Directorate as of April. Be- limo, one of the world’s leading engine, control valve and sensor manufacturers in the air conditioning sector, serves the Middle East, Africa and the Caucasus besides Europe from the European or- ganization in Zurich, Switzerland. Belimo, which continues to steer with the inno- vations it has made to the air condition- ing sector since its foundation, realizes approximately half of its total turnover of 642,4 million CHF in this geography. M imsan Group, allowing to ob- tain energy from waste with biomass power plants, estab- lished far and wide of Turkey, expand- ed abroad. Mimsan Group has es- tablished a company called Mimsan Central Asia in Uzbekistan, the cen- tral country of the region, to operate in Central Asian countries. The compa- ny, which started its operations, con- tinues its efforts to establish a deal- er and technical service organization. Immediately after its establishment, Mimsan Central Asia decided to in- vest in a factory in Uzbekistan. 400 people are planned to be employed in the facility to be established with an investment of 10 million dollars in an area of 40 thousand square meters in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. Central Asian Cities to Be Warmed with Mimsan Group Technology Senior Mission from Belimo to Yalçın Katmer Turkish Scientist Ali Erdemir Elected as a Member of the US National Engineering Academy T urkish American scientist Ali Erdemir was elected to the Na- tional Academy of Engineer- ing-NAE membership for his contri- butions to friction, lubrication, wear science and technology. Dr. Erdemir, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) Researcher, Senior Scientist and Materials Program Leader for Diffi- cult Conditions, is one of 86 new members and 18 foreign members to be officially launched at the cer- emony held at NAE’s annual meet- ing in Washington, D.C. on October 6, 2019. Erdemir is one of the new members of 86 members and 18 for- eigner members to be established in official ceremony of NAE to be held in Washington D.C on the 6th of October 2019. Academy members honors those who make significant contributions and innovations in en- gineering re- sea r ch , im- plementation and training. Erdemir, who has ga i ned r e c ogn i t i on international- ly in materi- als science, mechan i ca l engineering, surface engineering and tribology, nanostructured and com- posite materials, physical and chem- ical vapor deposition, superfluidity, surface science and engineering, di- amond and diamond-like carbon films, engine tribology, low-dimensional ma- terials and related disciplines, has more than 300 articles published, 6 R&D (R&D 100) awards and 23 US patents. 12 2020 News