Personal Information

Jacek Schnotale, Prof.
Hauptbereich Lüftungs-, Klima- und Kältetechnik, (S-42), PK

Current position:

Professor, Head of The Department of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration,
Director of the Institute of Thermal Engineering and Air Protection


MSc. Eng. (1981) thermal engineering and air protection,
Ph.D. (1987) in technical science, air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pumps;
habilitation (2002) in technical science - thermal engineering

Professional association:

Since 2002 Expert Evaluator of the Six/Seven EU Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP6/7), Brussels, Belgium 2001-2008 Member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Eng.) Atlanta, USA Since 1999 Member of the International Advisory Board at the International Journal of Refrigeration, Oxford, United Kingdom 1999-2003 Member of the Commission E1- Air Conditioning of International Institute of Refrigeration, Paris, France Since 2008 Member of the Commission E2- Heat Pumps and Energy Recovery of International Institute of Refrigeration, Paris, France Since 2003 Member of a Working Party on the Transport of Perishable Foodstuffs (WP11, Transport Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Geneva, Switzerland

Area of research:

Properties of environmentally sound pure and multi-component refrigerants for refrigeration and heat pump equipment. Energy efficient systems for indoor environment control. Modeling and testing of new concept of refrigeration and heat pumps equipment. Ventilation and air conditioning systems for residential and industrial applications. Implementation of PCM (phase changing Material) in thermal engineering. Implementation of heat pumps in drying processes including sewage sludge drying.


2 book, 2 student course book, 45 papers published in journals including 7 in journals listed in a Philadelphian list, 51 papers published in conference proceedings and36 another connected with international programs.

Official address

Cracow University of Technology,
Institute of Thermal Eng. and Air Protection,
Warszawska 24 Str., 31-155 Krakow, Poland ,
tel. +48 126282879