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89 To Be Recognized at 2014 Annual Conference

Eighty-nine people will be recognized by ASHRAE for their contributions to the Society and the built environment industry at the 2014 Annual Conference, to be held in Seattle June 28–July 2.

Holladay Distinguished Fellow

Presidential Member Kent Peterson, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Assessment Professional, is the recipient of the Louise and Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award, given to an ASHRAE Fellow for continuous preeminence in engineering or research work. Peterson is vice president and chief engineer, P2S Engineering, Long Beach, Calif.

Andrew T. Boggs Service Award

Ken Cooper, Ph.D., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, is the recipient of the Andrew T. Boggs Service Award. The award recognizes a Exceptional Service Award recipient for continuing unselfish, dedicated and distinguished service. Cooper is retired and lives in Seven Valleys, Pa.

Exceptional Service Award

The Exceptional Service Award recognizes Distinguished Service Award recipients who have continued to serve faithfully and with exemplary effort. Twenty-three recipients will be recognized:

Roberto Aguilo, Ing., Fellow ASHRAE, owner, Estudio Aguilo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

David Arnold, Ph.D., FREng., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, partner, Troup, Bywaters+Anders Consulting Engineers, and visiting professor, London South Bank University, United Kingdom.

Robert Baker, Fellow ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified Operations and Performance Management Professional, chief consultant, BBJ Consulting Service, Riverview, Fla.

Bryan Becker, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, professor of mechanical engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

James Fields, vice president, Superior Mechanical Services, Greensboro, N.C.

Kenneth Fulk, P.E., principal and chief mechanical engineer, Reed, Wells, Benson & Company Consulting Engineers, Dallas, Texas.

Gerald Groff, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, principal, Groff Associates, Cazenovia, N.Y.

Eckhard Groll, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, Reilly Professor of mechanical engineering and director, Office of Professional Practice, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Patrick Hughes, P.E., director, buildings program and center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Mark Hydeman, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, principal, Taylor Engineering, Alameda, Calif.

S. Louis Kelter, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, CEO, Kelter & Gilligo Consulting Engineers, Princeton Junction, N.J.

Suzanne LeViseur, P.E., ASHRAE-Certified High-Performance Building Design Professional, senior mechanical engineer, Haddad Engineering, Jacksonville, Fla.

Nance Lovvorn, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, who is retired and lives in Birmingham, Ala.

Kirk Mescher, P.E., principal, CM Engineering, Columbia, Mo.

William Murphy, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, professor of mechanical engineering, University of Kentucky, Engineering Extended Campus, Paducah, Ky.

Daniel Pettway is senior project manager, Hobbs & Associates, Norfolk, Va.

Wayne Reedy, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, who is retired and resides in Monticello, Ind.

Robert Risley, manager, energy services sales, FPL Energy Services, Fort Myers, Fla.

Richard Rose, owner and CEO, Mechanical Technology, Billings, Mont.

Peter Simmonds, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, managing director and principal, Buildings and Systems Analytics, Marina Del Rey, Calif.

Dennis Stanke, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, West Salem, Wis.

Samir Traboulsi, Ph.D., P.Eng., ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Assessment and High-Performance Building Design Professional, senior lecturer, American University of Beirut; general manager, Thermotrade; managing director, Ranec,Beirut.

Verle Williams, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified Commissioning Process Management Professional, president, Utility Services Unlimited, San Diego.

Distinguished 50-Year Members

The Distinguished 50-Year Member Award is given to persons who have been a member of the Society for 50 years and have performed outstanding service. The following eight members are receiving this award:

Lindell Davidson, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, Norfolk, Va.

David Grumman, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified High-Performance Building Design Professional, Evanston, Ill.

Gary Johnson, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, Reisterstown, Md.

Robert Lodge, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, being recognized posthumously.

Edward I. Mackie, P.Eng., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, lives in Coquitlam, BC, Canada.

BJ Melton, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, Richardson, Texas.

Presidential Member Richard Perry, P.Eng., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, being recognized posthumously.

Hrant Yousoufian, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, Bethesda, Md.

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award salutes members of any grade for giving freely of their time and talent. The following 30 members were selected:

Karim Amrane, Ph.D., vice president, regulatory policy and research, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), Bethesda, Md.

David Branson, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, executive vice president and chief operations officer, Compliance Services Group, Lubbock, Texas.

Jean Bundock, P.Eng., is project engineer, Roche Ltd. Consulting Group, Quebec, QC, Canada.

James Bushnell, Life Member, owner, HVAC Consulting Services, Solana Beach, Calif.

Thomas Cappellin, P.E., Life Member ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified Operations and Performance Management Professional, senior mechanical engineer, E.L. Pruitt Company, Springfield, Ill.

Richard Danks, P.E., chief, energy and environmental management office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Glenn Research Center, Cleveland.

Steven Eckels, Ph.D., professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan.

E. Curtis Eichelberger Jr., P.E., senior staff engineer, building efficiency, Johnson Controls, York, Pa.

Douglas Fick, P.E., senior director, BSA LifeStructures, Indianapolis, Ind.

Brian Fricke, Ph.D., a member of the research and development staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Glenn Friedman, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, principal, Taylor Engineering, Alameda, Calif.

Ravisankar Ganta, P.E., Life Member, senior mechanical engineer, CB&I, Waynesboro, Ga.

Hon. Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army, installations, energy and environment, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

Patrick Hughes, P.E., director, buildings program and center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Bing Liu, P.E., chief research engineer, program manager and team leaders, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland, Wash.

Dunstan Macauley III, P.E., ASHRAE-Certified Commissioning Process Management and High-Performance Building Design Professional, senior associate, WSP, Arlington, Va.

Patrick Marks, P.E., engineering team leader, Johnson Controls, York, Pa.

R. Lee Millies Jr., P.E., president, Millies Engineering Group, Munster, Ind.

John Murphy, applications engineer, Trane—a business of Ingersoll Rand, La Crosse, Wis.

Victor Penar, project engineer at Perma-Pipe, Hanover Park, Ill.

Steven Rosen, senior HVAC engineer, R.G. Vanderweil Engineers, Boston, Mass.

Boggarm Setty, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, president, Setty & Associates, Fairfax, Va.

Jerry Sipes, Ph.D., P.E., vice president of engineering, Price Industries, Suwanee, Ga.

R. Alan Spence, P.E., director, engineering support, EMCOR Government Services, Arlington, Va.

Dennis Stanke, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, West Salem, Wis.

James Tauby, P.E., chief executive engineer, Mason Industries, Hauppauge, N.Y.

Jefferson Traylor, P.E., ASHRAE-Certified Operations and Performance Management Professional, electrical engineer and program manager, EMCOR Facilities Services, Durham, N.C.

Martha VanGeem, P.E., self-employed, principal engineer, Mount Prospect, Ill.

Ashok Virmani, P.Eng., managing director, Suvidha Engineers India Pvt., New Delhi.

David Yashar, Ph.D., deputy chief, energy and environmental division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Md.

Journal Paper Award

Daniel Nall, P.E., FAIA, ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Modeling Professional and High Performance Building Design Professional, and Robert Sedlak, P.E., will receive the Journal Paper Award for their article, “Total Dissolved Solids in Reclaimed Water,” judged to be the best article published in ASHRAE Journal in the previous year. Nall is senior vice president, Thornton Tomasetti, New York; Sedlak is senior vice president, WSP, New York.

Crosby Field Award

Christopher Healey, Ph.D., Zachary Pardey, James VanGilder, P.E. and Xuanhang Zhang are the recipients of the Crosby Field Award. Their paper, “A Compact Server Model for Transient Data Center Simulations,” was judged to be the best paper presented before the Society. Healy is a senior research engineer, Schneider Electric, North Billerica, Mass.; Pardey is an energy systems engineer, Schneider Electric Corp., Waltham, Mass.; VanGilder is director of indoor environmental modeling, Schneider Electric, Andover, Mass.; Zhang is a senior mechanical engineer, Schneider Electric, Billerica, Mass.

Technical Paper Awards

The following authors were selected to receive Technical Paper Awards, which recognize the best papers presented at Society conferences:

Michel Bernier, Ph.D., P.E., and Parham Eslami Nejad, Ph.D., receive an award for “A Preliminary Assessment on the Use of Phase Change Materials Around Geothermal Boreholes.” Bernier is a professor at Polytechnique Montreal in Montreal; Nejad is a post-doctoral researcher at Conmet ENERGY, Natural Resources Canada, Varennes, QC, Canada.

Darin Nutter, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, and Warren Long receive an award for “Distribution Map of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanontubes in a Refrigerant and Oil Mixture Within a 2.5 ton (8.8 kW) Unitary Air Conditioner.” Nutter is a professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.; Long is an engineer at Bad Boy Mowers, Batesville, Ark.

Darryl Dickeroff, David Faulkner, Will Turner, Ph.D., and Iain Walker, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, receive an award for “Energy Implications of In-Line Filtration in California Homes.” Dickeroff is a principal research associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.; Faulkner, of Lafayette, Calif., is retired from Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory.; Turner is a research fellow, Trinity College, Dublin; Walker is a group leader, residential building systems, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.

David Herrin, Ph.D., P.E., Tianxiang Li, Ph.D., and Limin Zhou, Ph.D., receive an award for “Measurement and Simulation of Acoustic Load Impedance for Boilers.” Herrin is an associate professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.; Li is associate research professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.; Zhou is an acoustics test engineer, Akustica Inc. Bosch Group, Pittsburgh.

Willis H. Carrier Award

Paul Glanville, P.E., receives the Willis H. Carrier Award, which is given to an ASHRAE member 32 years of age or younger for presenting an outstanding paper at a Society conference. The award is presented for “Short-Term Performance of Gas-Fired Tankless Water Heater: Laboratory Characterization.” Glanville is a senior engineer, Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, Ill.

Chapter Programs Star Award

Heather Schopplein, P.E., receives the Chapter Programs Star Award, which recognizes excellence in chapter program endeavors. Schopplein is an engineer, Haldeman Inc., Los Angeles.

Dan Mills Technical Award

Lee M. Huffines, P.E., receives the Dan Mills Technical Award. The award recognizes a Chapter Technology Transfer Committee (CTTC) chair who excels in meeting goals in technical, energy and government activities. Huffines is project manager/engineer, Commissioning WorCx, Jamestown, N.C.

Lou Flagg Historical Award

Bruce Flaniken, P.E., Life Member, receives the Society’s Lou Flagg Historical Award, which recognizes an individual for preparing the most outstanding historical presentation. Flaniken is manager of design and construction engineering, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston.

Environmental Health Award

Sitaraman Chandra Sekhar, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, receives the Environmental Health Award, which recognizes excellence in volunteer service focused on environmental health issues. Sekhar is a professor, Department of Building, National University of Singapore.

Homer Addams Award

Ryan Tanner, Ph.D., receives the Homer Addams Award, which honors a graduate student who has been engaged in an ASHRAE research project. Tanner is a senior consultant, Navigant Consulting, Boulder, Colo.

Standards Achievement Award

Max Sherman, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, receives the Standards Achievement Award, which recognizes exceptional service in the area of standards leadership and technical contribution. Sherman is a senior scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.

Student Activities Achievement

Jared Larson, P.Eng., receives the Student Activities Achievement Award, which recognizes a chapter student activities chair for service related to the goals and growth of student activities. Larson is a consulting engineer, MacPherson Engineering, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Lincoln Bouillon Award

Ezekiel Bakare, Engr., receives the Lincoln Bouillon Award, which recognizes a member who performs the most outstanding work in increasing membership. Bakare is managing partner, Adeoye Bakare Partners, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

William J. Collins Jr. RP Award

Ken Stoppel receives the William J. Collins Jr. RP Award, which recognizes the chapter RP chair who excels in all activities supporting the campaign. Stoppel is president, Building Controls and Services Inc., Wichita, Kan.

Ralph G. Nevins Award

Bin Yang, Ph.D., receives the Ralph G. Nevins Physiology and Human Environment 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. Yang is a post-doctoral research fellow, Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore.

ASHRAE honors more than 100 members a year for their contributions to the Society and the industry. Awards are presented at the Winter and Annual Conferences. For more information, nomination forms, and submission dates for ASHRAE honors and awards, visit https://www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/honors--awards.