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Professional Societies

Professional Associations

ISHRAE Students’ Chapter

The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), was founded in 1981 at New Delhi by a group of eminent HVAC&R professionals. ISHRAE today has more than 12,000 HVAC&R professionals as members and additionally there are 7,500 Student-members. ISHRAE operates from 41 Chapters and sub Chapters spread all over India, with HQ in Delhi.

The Chapters of the Society participate in, and organize, activities to protect the Environment, improve Indoor Air Quality, help Energy Conservation, provide continuing education to the Members and others in the HVAC & related user Industries and offer certification programs, career guidance to students at the local colleges and tertiary institutions.

ISHRAE Job Junction:

 Job Junction is an initiative by ISHRAE to provide job opportunities to fresh graduate engineers & diploma holders and helping industries to recruit right personnel. Job Junction will be organised in various cities (Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore & Mumbai) to facilitate students and employers across India.

ISHRAE chapter in TIST enables the students of Mechanical Engineering, TIST to get enrolled in Job Junction to find placements after their degree course.

2018- 19


Mr. Janardhanan (President, ISHRAE, Kochi Chapter), along with Mr. Saji Joseph, (Former President ISHRAE, Kochi chapter), inaugurated ISHARE student chapter of TIST. This forum will provide training and job function in the HVAC field for the students. Shri. A. P. S. Gandhi (Vice President- Customer Service & Training, DAIPL) was present for the function.

Dr. Alex Mathew (President, TIST), Dr. K. Varghese(Founder, Director & Manager, TIST), Er. C.S Varghese(Secretary, TIST) and Mr. M.X Paul Vincent (Treasurer, TIST), felicitated the gathering. Principal Prof.(Dr.) Preethi Thekkath explained the importance of industry interactions and exchange of knowledge. Prof. (Dr.) Babu John, Vice Principal, and HOD (M.E.) welcomed the guests.



On 22/9/17, the students’ chapter of ISHRAE was inaugurated by Dr. S V Venkitachalam, Scientist and Head AC & Mechanical, ISRO Satellite Centre, Banglore and Mr. Shilas, President, ISHRAE Kochi Chapter. It was followed by a technical talk by Dr. S V Venkitachalam on Heating, Ventilation & Air conditioning.

2016 – 17

ISHRAE Students’ Chapter

On 17/8/16 the ISHRAE students’ chapter was inaugurated by Mr. Saji Joseph, Preseident ISHRAE Kochi Chapter. It was followed by a technical talk by Dr. Venkitaraman, Scientist, ISRO on on Refrigeration & Air conditioning. Mr. George Mathew, CEO , Team Sustain, Kochi was also prent for the function.