American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE): ASHRAE New Investigator Award

Annual award to enhance the careers of recent Ph.D. recipients, to promote research related to the goals of ASHRAE, and to promote ASHRAE-related educational efforts in universities and colleges.
Engineering and related fields, including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and related areas, such as indoor air quality, energy conservation, human comfort, and HVAC system design, operation and maintenance.
Nomination by the chair or head of the academic department. Nominees must have received the Ph.D. degree within the last 5 years and be within 5 years of the start of their first full-time tenure-track faculty position. The awardee is expected to participate in ASHRAE meetings and to give a presentation of research findings to the organization.
Base grant of $15,000, plus up to $15,000 more on a matched dollar-for-dollar basis with industry contributions. The awardee may apply for support to complete the research project. The maximum support that may come from ASHRAE is $45,000.
December 1
<> Further information is available at the Web site and from: Manager of Research, ASHRAE, 1791 Tullie Circle, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329-2305. E-mail: . Telephone: 404-636-8400.