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Trainees receive prestigious awards

Research Achievements

Trainees receive prestigious awards

Our IGERT students continue to receive prestigious awards linked directly to their IGERT research. During the past year, three trainees (Brandon Boor, Ellison Carter, Erin Darling) each received a Grant-In-Aid (GIA) award from the American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Since the inception of our IGERT program, our trainees and affiliates have received 12 ASHRAE GIA, an unprecedented number for any university. Each GIA provides students with $10,000 to be used for travel, supplies, and publication costs. Trainee Elliott Gall received a scholarship from the Central Texas Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association. Trainee Erin Darling also received a Luedecke Endowed Presidential Fellowship from the University of Texas. Trainee Elizabeth Walsh received a Doctoral Student Scholarship through the IGERT Program in GIS at the University at Buffalo to participate in the Vespucci Summer Institute on GIS in Italy.