ASHRAE Names New Distinguished Lecturers
Mar 22, 2006
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Three new distinguished lecturers have been named by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

The Distinguished Lecturers Program provides ASHRAE chapters with noted authorities who provide insight and speak on relevant topics that impact the HVAC/R industry.

The new lecturers and their areas of expertise are:

  • Chandra Sekhar, Ph.D., associate professor and director of external relations, Department of Building, National University of Singapore -- Ventilation, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Energy Issues in Hot, Humid Climates -- Past, Present and Future; Integrated IAQ and Energy Case Studies in the Tropics; and Decoupled Ventilation Strategies for Enhanced IAQ -- Demand Cooling and Demand Ventilation.
  • TL Chen, CEng, CEO, Primetech Engineers, Malaysia -- A Selection of Common HVAC Design Problems for Hot and Humid Climate Application; Tracking the Progress of Designing for Energy Efficient and Sustainable Office Buildings in Hot and Humid Climates; Critical Review of the Objectives of Fire Engineering; and Fire and Life Safety Audit for the Building Industry.
  • Charles Gulledge III, P.E., senior mechanical engineer, AC Corp., Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S. -- MasterFormat 2004; and Integrated Building Design.

    The new lecturers will serve a 2-year term. There are 44 Distinguished Lecturers for 2006-07. ASHRAE has had a total of 72 lecturers since the program started in 1996-1997.

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