Professional Affiliations and Recognitions


American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Atlanta, GA;
Member, 1984 – present
Elevated to ASHRAE Fellow in 2010

U.S. National Team — International Energy Agency (IEA) Implementing Agreement for Heat Pumping Technologies, IEA Heat Pump Center, The Netherlands;
Member, 1994 – present

IEA Annex 36 – Quality Installation / Quality Maintenance Sensitivity Analysis
(Avoiding Efficiency Degradation Due to Poor Installation and Maintenance)
Participating countries: France, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States;
Served as the Operating Agent (with assistance from ORNL and NIST): Nov 2010 – Nov 2014

International Conferences Advisory Committee, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Conferences: International Compressor; International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; International High Performance Building);
Member: 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2022.

High Performance Building Council (a Council of the National Institute of Building Science);
Member, 2007 – 2016
Executive Committee, 2008 – 2016

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  Technical Options Committee on Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Heat Pumps (RTOC);
2014: co-Author; Chapter 2 (“Refrigerants”)
2010: co-Author; Chapter 2 (“Refrigerants”)
2006: contributing author; Chapter 2 (“Refrigerants”)
2002: consulting member; Chapter 2 (“Refrigerants”)
1998: resource person; Chapter 7 (“Air Conditioning And Heat Pumps”) and Chapter 14 (“Information Dissemination and Research Coordination”)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), New York, NY;
Member, 1991 – 2022

Civil Engineering Research Foundation’s (CERF’s) National Council for Civil Engineering Research (NCCER), Washington, DC;
Member, 1993 – 2000

Advisory Board, International Appliance Technical Conference;
Member, 1998 – 2002


Professional Engineer: Maryland and Virginia


Elevated to Fellow, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), 2010

Recipient, ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award, 2006

Recipient, ARI Schulze Award for Distinguished Service, 2003

Recipient, ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award, 2000

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