James Harrison Medal

   

James Harrison is AIRAH’s guiding light and the pioneer of mechanical refrigeration. HVAC&R owes much to his ingenuity.

The James Harrison Medal is the highest honour AIRAH can bestow upon an individual.

The award recognises the highest levels of individual achievement in the Australian refrigeration and air conditioning industry. 

The winner is announced at the AIRAH Awards gala dinner.

 


Winners

1972
Dr James R Vickery
1973
WR Ahern
1975
Sir Walter Eric Bassett
1978
Harry Goldstein
1980
Donald Pescod
1982
Bob McKenzie
1984
Alan Brown
1985
Bill Dobney Jr
1986
Dr Tony Johnston
1987
Denis Joseph
1988
Dr John Kowalczeski
1990
Geoff Luscombe
1991
Stan Wesley
1992
Clive Broadbent
1993
JJW (Bill) Siganto
1994
Michael Brown
1996
John Smead
1997
Klaas Visser
1998
Doug Elms
1999
Murray Mason
2000
Cees Lommers
2002
Dr Ernest Donnelly
2005
Joe Archibald
2009
Ron Conry
2011
Simon Hill
2017
John Bosci
2018
Alan Obart
2019
Paul Cooper
2020
Phillip Carruthers

 

 
Dr James R Vickery, left, receiving the first James Harrison Medal   Paul Cooper giving his acceptance speech at the AIRAH Awards 2019
     


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