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UM Student Chapter of ASHRAE Ranked #1

UM Student Chapter of ASHRAE Ranked #1

The University of Maryland's Student Chapter of The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) was awarded the 1999 Region III Richard W. Nanes Memorial Award. Winners are recommended by the ASHRAE Student Activities Committee which recognizes superior service, chapter activities, and membership. Awarded once per year, recognition is in the form of a plaque and lapel pin.

Also recognized was then Chapter President Dr. Jeff Darabi. A University of Maryland Ph.D. graduate and Assistant Research Scientist, Dr. Darabi was awarded the Homer Addams award in recognition of his work entitled, "Analytical and Experimental Study of Thin Falling Film Evaporation - Application to Industrial Chillers."

The Homer Addams award recognizes one graduate student who has been engaged in an ASHRAE research project and is awarded once per year. The winner is recommended by the ASHRAE Research Administration Committee and recognition is in the form of a $1,500 honorarium, plaque, and lapel pin.

October 18, 2000

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