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Member Advancements, July 2023

Membership Advancements, July 2023

The following members were approved for advancement to Full Member grade during June 2023:  

Name, ASHRAE Chapter 

Michael Huylo, Anthracite

Mohammed Shamroukh, ASHRAE Falcon

Richard W. Girard, Baltimore

Shichao Liu, Ph.D., Boston

Juanjo Ortellado, British Columbia

Zehui Hong, Central Arizona

Ming Qu, Ph.D., Central Indiana

Weston Taubenfeld, Dallas

Craig l. Buschur, Dayton

Kazukiyo Kumagai, Ph.D., Golden Gate

Chak Ming YiuHong Kong

Keith K K Cheng, Hong Kong

Mike Tomcheck, Madison

So Sheung Kwan, Region XIII-Other

Nelson Traverso Sr., Puerto Rico

Franklin Y. Chiu, Rocky Mountain

The requirements are that a Full Member have the equivalent of twelve (12) Society-approved years of experience composed of an approved combination of: (1) completed education beyond high school; (2) work experience; and (3) professional engineering or related registration or license issued by a legally authorized body.  

To advance from Associate to Full Member, you must update your ASHRAE bio online, and notify you have an updated bio and wish to be considered for grade advancement.  

Tips for updating bios:  

Log into by selecting ‘Join or Login’ in the upper right corner. Enter your email and password and select ‘Sign In’.  

Select ‘My Account’ in the upper right corner of the homepage.  

Select the ‘Biographical Information’ tab along the top tab options. Add all educational degrees, work history, and relevant professional licenses.  

Confirm that your contact information is current by selecting ‘Contact Info’.