May 30, 2017 – Dr. Alfonso Ortega, QuantaCool’s Science & Engineering Advisor, and forthcoming Dean of Engineering at Santa Clara University, is the recipient of the 2017 ITherm Achievement Award, presented at the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) ITherm conference held in Orlando, Florida.   The award recognizes Dr. Ortega’s sustained contributions to advancement of electronics cooling and packaging, as well as his  mentorship  of undergraduate and graduate students, and his contributions to the field of thermal engineering.

ITherm 2017 is an international conference for scientific and engineering exploration of thermal, thermomechanical and emerging technology issues associated with electronic devices, packages and systems.