Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment
ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9

Meetings Information

TC 9.9 has identified the following technical programs at the Long Beach 2017 Meeting that is of interest to the data center community:

Monday 1/22:
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Seminar 25 (Intermediate) Modeling and Metrics for Data Center Performance
Room: Empire
Sponsor: 9.9 Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment, 4.10 Indoor Environmental Modeling
Chair: Nick Gangemi, Life Member, Northern Air Systems, Rochester, NY 
 
  1. 1. The Performance Indicator: A Data Center Cooling Performance View
  2. Mark Seymour, CEng, Member, Future Facilities Ltd, London, United Kingdom
  3. 2. Using Modeling and Metrics to Improve the Citigroup Flextech Upgrade
  4. Christian Pastrana, P.E., Associate Member, Citigroup, New York, NY
  5. 3. Quantifying Data Center Cooling Performance
  6. Kourosh Nemati, Ph.D., Future Facilities Incorporated, New York, NY
 
Tuesday 1/23:
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Conference Paper Session 14 (Intermediate)  Cooling Mission Critical Facilities
Room: Chicago
Sponsor: 9.9 Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment, 7.9 Building Commissioning
Chair: Nick Gangemi, Life Member, Northern Air Systems, Rochester, NY
 
  1. 1. Effective Cooling of Server Boards in Data Centers by Liquid Immersion Based on Natural Convection Demonstrating PUE below 1.04 (CH-18-C052)
  2. M. Matsuoka, Ph.D., BEAP, Member, Kazuhiro Matsuda, M.D., BEAP, Member and Hideo Kubo, (1) Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, (2) Fujitsu Limited, Tokyo, Japan
  3. 2. Proposal of Cooling System for High Performance Computing by Drip-Feeding Cooling (CH-18-C053)
    Kazuhiro Matsuda, M.D., BEAP, Member, Morito Matsuoka, Member and Yuichiro Miyake, (1) Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, (2) NTT Group, Tokyo, Japan
  4. 3. Cooling System with Nearly Zero Cooling Power for Server Rooms (CH-18-C054)
    Naoki Aizawa, BEAP, Takasago Thermal Engineering Co.,Ltd., Kanagawa, Japan
  5. 4. Data Center Sustainability Index (CH-18-C055)
    Sophia Flucker, CEng, Robert Tozer, Ph.D., Life Member, Beth Whitehead, Ph.D., Deborah Andrews, Ph.D. and Jon Summers, (1) Operational Intelligence Ltd., Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom, (2) London South Bank University, London, United Kingdom, (3) University of LEEDS, Leeds, United Kingdom
  6. 5. Efficient Cooling and Heat Recovery with VRF Systems in Embedded Data Centers (CH-18-C056)
    Micah Sweeney1, Mukesh Khattar, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE and Ron Domitrovic, Ph.D., Member, (1) EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute), Knoxville, TN, (2) EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute), Palo Alto, CA, (3) Electric Power Research Institute, Knoxville, TN
 
Wednesday 1/24:
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Seminar 56 (Intermediate) Using Optimization for Airflow Management in Data Centers and Operating Rooms
Room: State
Sponsor: 4.10 Indoor Environmental Modeling, 9.9 Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment
Chair: James W. VanGilder, P.E., Member, Schneider Electric, Andover, MA 
  1. 1. Optimization Study of Stanchion Layout and Flow Partitioning to Achieve Uniform Airflow through Perforated Tiles in Data Centers
    Cheng-Xian (Charlie) Lin, Ph.D., Member, Florida International University, Miami, FL
  2. 2. Optimizing Supply Airflow Location in Data Centers Using CFD
    Ramin Rezaei, Associate Member, Southland Industries, Dulles, VA
  3. 3. Improving Data Center Efficiency with Active Airflow Control
    James W. VanGilder, P.E., Member and Christopher Healey, Ph.D., (1) Schneider Electric, Andover, MA, (2) Schneider-Electric, Andover, MA
  4. 4. Optimizing Air Change Rates in an Operating Room Using CFD
    Mehran Salehi, Ph.D., Associate Member, Southland Industries, Dulles, VA


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ALL ASHRAE committee meetings, including this TC’s meetings at the Winter and Annual Society conferences, are open to the public at no cost nor is conference registration required. Interested visitors, local chapter members, and potential new TC members are always welcome. However to attend technical program sessions sponsored by the TC will require registration and payment of any applicable fee.

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