Training organisation(s)

Association Royale de la Technique du Chauffage – ATIC - Belgium


ATIC assembles HVAC sector professional belonging to research centers, public administrations, research and control authorities. ATIC’s goal is to promote HVAC sector technological development, organizing courses, studies, sustaining and orienting R&D, participating and influencing policy making. ATIC is member of REHVA. Cooperating with PROF/TRAC network, ATIC will further develop and implement courses for HVAC professionals.

E-mail: info(at)
Address: Interleuvenlaan 62, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
Phone nr: +32 (0)16 39 48 00

Training experts

Lebrun Jean, Research engineer at JCJ

Main fields or skills:

  • Building management systems
  • Heat-pumps
  • Heating and cooling emission systems
  • Ventilation systems
  • Environmental (indoor) quality

Short Bio:

  • Belgian
  • Born on April 6th, 1943
  • Diploma: Electro-mechanical Engineer 1966, PHD 1971
  • From October 2008: Professor Emeritus of the university of Liège, research engineer at JCJ “Energetics” consulting office
  • From 1983: Member of the board of ATIC (Belgian HVAC Society)
  • Main teaching and research domains:
  • Applied Thermodynamics;
  • Thermal machineries and thermal systems;
  • Heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and air conditioning.

Gabrielle Masy, Research Engineer at Université de Liège

Main fields or skills:

Sustainable (architectural) design, smart grid systems, heat-pumps

Short bio:

Gabrielle Masy got a PhD in Engineering sciences, at University of Liège, in 2008. Previously, she got a Buildings Physics Certification, atUniversity of Liège, in 1983, and a Master Architectural Engineering at University of Liège, in 1981. She is Member of ATIC board of directors, chair of the Education Commission, and currently a Research Engineer at University of Liège.

Ivan Verhaert, Engineer at University of Antwerp

Main fields or skills:

  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
  • Hot water systems
  • Heating and cooling emission systems
  • Ventilation systems
  • District heating and cooling

Short Bio:

Since 2014 he is professor at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering at the university of Antwerp, where he is spokesperson for the research group Energy and Materials in Infrastructure and Buildings. Before that he was researcher/teacher at Thomas More and energy consultant for Beco.

In Flanders region he has led a project about the evaluation of micro-CHP, following up on his PHD on fuel cells as micro-CHP-technology for buildings.

The main expertise of his group is in the design of HVAC and domestic hot water systems, in which he promotes a number of PHD and in which he is involved in several projects.

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