Scholarship Winners Announced for 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference & SimBuild


8 Students and 4 Young Practitioners were selected out of a field over over 70 applicants to win up to $1,000 in scholarship funds to attend the 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA, this coming September in Chicago.

Awards were reviewed by a panel of industry experts and evaluated in terms of paper or presentations already accepted at the conference, submission letters and general overall quality of their application. Preference was given to current students with 2 slots reserved for young professionals, defined as IBPSA-USA members working in the fields and having graduated no later than 2015.

Thank you to all who applied and to the Department of Energy for their generous support of this program.

And the winners are….!

Hoda Barzegar Ganji

Mehdi Azizkhani

Esteban Estrella

Thulasi Ram Khamma      

Lingkai Cen

Ravik Chandra

Elizabeth Coleman

Rawad El Kontar

Yangyang Fu

Derek Nong

Jared Landsman

Ann Dennis

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Texas A&M University/Architecture PhD

Harvard University

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Southern California/Master of Building Science          

SOL Design + Consulting

Group14 Engineering, PBC

Syracuse University / MS in Architecture

University of Colorado at Boulder

University of Pennsylvania

Integral Group