Dr. Joost Brasz, aero thermal manager for Danfoss Turbocor Compressors Inc., died Sept. 2 at the age of 70.

Brasz was recognized by the HVAC industry and the academic community as a leader and expert aerodynamic engineer in turbomachinery and centrifugal compressor technology. He was a frequent author and speaker at prestigious conferences, including the Purdue International Compressor Engineering Conference.

Brasz received numerous patents in the field, including one for the newest Danfoss Turbocor compressor technology, the VTT Series of compressors with IntraFlow™ technology. He earned a doctorate degree from Eindhoven University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Publication date: 10/12/2015