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ASHRAE Insights  June 2018

ASHRAE Honors And Awards

Science and Technology for the Built Environment
Best Paper Award

ASHRAE Journal Paper Award

Omar John Hawit and Trevor Jaffe, P.E., receive the
Journal Paper Award for the article, "Water-Energy
Nexus: Heat Rejection Systems," judged to be the best
article published in ASHRAE Journal.
The article was published in September 2017. Hawit is
principal, DLR Group, Washington D.C.; Jaffe is senior
mechanical engineer, Building Mechanical Systems,
WSP USA, Arlington, Va.

Crosby Field Award



Willis H. Carrier Award

Michael Roth, Ph.D.,
P.Eng. is the recipient of
the Crosby Field Award
for his paper "Updating the
ASHRAE Climate Design
Data for 2017," which was
judged to be the best paper
presented before the Society. The Award is
named for a former Presidential Member.
Roth is director and co-founder, Klimaat
Consulting & Innovation, Guelph, ON,

Mohammad Rafati Nasr, Ph.D., receives
the Willis H. Carrier Award, which is given
to a member 32 years of age
or younger for presenting an
outstanding paper at a Society conference. The paper is
"Experimental Measurement
of Frosting Limits in CrossNasr
Flow Air-to-Air Energy Exchangers." Nasr is test engineer, CORE
Energy Recovery Solutions, Vancouver,
BC, Canada.

Lincoln Bouillon Award

Environmental Health

Oscar Eduardo Ricaño Consejo, Ing.,
of the Monterrey Chapter, receives the Lincoln Bouillon Award, which recognizes a
member who performs the most outstanding
work in increasing membership. The award
commemorates Presidential Member Bouillon's efforts in recruiting new members.
Ricaño is a sales manager, Air-Care de
Mexico, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.
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Jay Scott, Jeri Alger, Sarah Foster,
Rebecca Matyasovski, Mary Kate McGowan,
Tani Palefski, Christopher Weems


Publishing Services Manager
David Soltis
Jayne Jackson


Bjarne W. Olesen, Ph.D.
Sheila J. Hayter, P.E.
Darryl K. Boyce, P.Eng.

Vice Presidents
Julia A. Keen, Ph.D., P.E.; Michael
Schwedler, P.E.; Ginger Scoggins, P.E.;
Edward Tsui
Secretary & Executive Vice President
Jeff H. Littleton


2017 - 18 Chair
Publications Committee
Francis Lacharité

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Pawel Wargocki, Ph.D.,
receives the Environmental
Health Award, which recognizes excellence in volunteer service focused on
environmental health issues.
Wargocki is associate profes- Wargocki
sor, International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark,
Kongens Lyngby.

Homer Addams Award

Alireza Behfar, P.E., BEAP, receives
the Homer Addams Award,
which recognizes a graduate student who has been
engaged in an ASHRAE research project at a university
that has graduate programs
in the areas of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and has
achieved a high standard of performance
in this work. Behfar is a graduate research
assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
Omaha, Neb.

Gerald J. Kettler, P.E.,
receives the Standards
A c h i eve m e n t Awa rd ,
which recognizes exceptional service in
the area of standards leadership and technical contribution. He is president, AIR
Engineering and Testing, Dallas.

Ralph G. Nevins
Physiology & Human
Environment Award
Dusan Licina, Ph.D.,
receives the Ralph G.
Nevins Physiology and
H u m a n E nv i ro n m e n t
Award, which is given
to a researcher under the
age of 40 for significant
accomplishments in the
study of bioenvironmental engineering
and its effect on human comfort and
health. Licina is assistant professor, Swiss
Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne,

Daniel Bacellar, Ph.D., Vikrant C. Aute, Ph.D.,
Zhiwei Huang, Ph.D., and Reinhard Radermacher,
Ph.D. are recipients of the Science and Technology for
the Built Environment Best Paper Award for "Design
Optimization and Validation of High Performance Heat
Exchangers using Approximation Assisted Optimization
and Additive Manufacturing." The article was published
in July 2017.
The Science and Technology for the Built Environment Best Paper Award is for the best referred paper
published in the volume year of Science and Technology for the Built Environment (STBE), the ASHRAE
research journal.
Bacellar is engineering manager, Optimized Thermal
Systems, Inc., Beltsville, Md.
Aute is an associate research scientist, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.
Huang is senior engineer, Johnson Controls, Norman, Okla.
Radermacher is University of Maryland Minta Martin Professor of Engineering, and
director, Center of Environmental Energy Engineering, College Park, Md.

Chapter Program Star
Abhishek Khurana of
the Toronto Chapter receives
the Chapter Program Star
Award, which recognizes
excellence in chapter program endeavors.
Khurana resides in
Brampton, ON, Canada.


William J. Collins Jr.
RP Award
Adam Graham of the Ottawa Valley Chapter receives
the William J. Collins Jr.
RP Award. Named in honor
of a Presidential Member, it
recognizes a chapter RP chair
who excels in raising funds
for ASHRAE's RP campaign. Graham is in
sales, HTS Engineering, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Grassroots Government
Advocacy Award

Lou Flagg
Historical Award

Jui-Chen (Roger) Chang, P.E., of
the National Capital Chapter, receives
the Grassroots Government Advocacy
The award recognizes
individuals for outstanding
effort and achievement in
state, provincial and local
government activities in
connection with technical
issues related to the Society.
Chang is principal, DLR Group, Washington D.C.

Bruce L. Flaniken, P.E., of the Houston
Chapter, receives the Lou Flagg Historical
Award, which recognizes an individual for
preparing the most outstanding historical presentation
related to HVAC&R. The
award is named in recognition of Presidential Member
Lou Flagg, who promoted
an interest in history. Flaniken is manager of facility systems design
and construction engineering, Houston
Methodist Hospital, Houston.

Student Activities
Achievement Award

ASHRAE Hall of Fame

Yumei Mata Hi receives the Student
Activities Achievement Award, which
recognizes a chapter student
activities chair for growth
of student activities. Hi
is professor, Mechanical
Engineering, Universidad
Autonomo de Nuevo León,
San Nicolas de los Garza,
Nuevo León, Mexico.

A. Damon Gowan, Presidential Fellow Life Member ASHRAE is inducted
into the ASHRAE Hall of
Fame. The ASHRAE Hall
of Fame honors deceased
members of the Society
who have made milestone
contributions to the growth
of ASHRAE-related technology or the development of ASHRAE
as a society.

Poster Presentation Award
John R. Butterf ield, P.E., Elizabeth Ford
Wilkins, P.E., Francisco Forns-Samso, and Robert
J. Hitchcock, Ph.D., receive the Poster Presentation
The award is presented for "BIM-Enabled Operations
and Maintenance Work Processes."
Butterfield is chairman of the board, Hallam-ICS,
South Burlington, Vt. Ford Wilkins is senior commissioning engineer, Hallam-ICS, South Burlington,
Vt. Forns-Samso is senior consultant, Innovation
and Development, Granlund Oy, Helsinki, Finland.
Hitchcock is principal, Hitchcock Consulting, Sacramento, Calif.


Ford Wilkins



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