REHVA Student Competition

Each year REHVA organizes the REHVA Student Competition. This competition for research in the field of heating, ventilation and airconditioning encourages students to make their contribution to a sustainable future for the earth.

Everything you need to know about the REHVA Student Competition

The first selection will take place on a national level and will be organized by TVVL for the Netherlands. TVVL invites all students to sign up for the Dutch Nominee Competition. The winner of the Dutch competition will participate in the REHVA Student Competition 2023. More information about will be updated soon.

Why participate

If you win the Dutch Nominee Competition you will automatically build up a strong international network of experts in your area of expertise. TVVL offers you a stage during national and regional events and your article will be published in TVVL Magazine. Besides the cash prize of € 500 the winner of the REHVA Student Competition 2023 will be offered the chance to publish an article in the REHVA Journal.


Out of the Dutch submissions 3 candidates will be nominated to present their research to the members of TVVL Impuls. During the Dutch final, that will take place at the TVVL office in Woerden, will be announced who will represent the Netherlands at the REHVA Student Competition 2023. You can find an overview of the terms and conditions in the documents below:

  • Preparations of papers for the REHVA Student Competition
  • Guidelines Student Competition TVVL


Send a summary of your research (1 A4) including a motivation why your project should qualify for this competition to Please use this form for your submission.


  • 3 Feb, 2023                    Registration Deadline
  • 10 Feb, 2023                  Announcement of the 3 selected candidates
  • 20 Feb, 2023                  Submission deadline: presentations for Nominee Competition
  • 7 March, 2023                TVVL Student Competition
  • 31 March, 2023              Submission Deadline of presentation, poster, and article to REHVA
  • 11 May, 2023                  REHVA Student Competition 2023 in Brussels, Belgium


Chairman of the jury of the REHVA Student Competition

This year’s jury for the Dutch Nominee Competition of the REHVA Student Competition will be led by Dr. Ir. Arash Rasooli. Arash Rasooli, R&D Specialist on thermal testing instruments holds a PhD from TU Delft and is specialized in Heat Transfer and component thermophysical characterization in buildings. He won the European REHVA Student Competition 2016 as well as the World Student Competition 2016 during CLIMA 2016. With this experience Arash supports students in their journey to compete at the REHVA Student Competition.