This is a reminder that the Board of Directors of IBPSA is seeking nominations for the 2015 Class of Fellows. The IBPSA membership grade of Fellow recognizes individuals who are:
“A member who has attained distinction in the field of building performance simulation, or in the allied arts or sciences, or in teaching of major courses in said arts and sciences, or who by way of research, simulation code development, original work, or application of building simulation on projects of a significant scope, has made substantial contribution to said arts and sciences, and has been active in the field for at least ten (10) years”.
The IBPSA Board of Directors elects new Fellows on a two-year cycle, culminating with recognition at the biennial Building Simulation conference, which will take place in Hyderabad, India next year.
Nominations may be made by IBPSA members other than the nominee. The application package will include details of the nominee’s qualifications, a CV, supporting letters, and other relevant materials. The details of the nominee’s qualifications shall include summaries of accomplishments in one or more of the following categories: industrial leadership, research, simulation code development, application of building simulation on projects of significant scope, educational leadership, and significant technical contributions to the allied arts and sciences. The application form and instructions are available on the web at:
Nominations must be submitted via email to the Chair of the Awards and Fellows Committee, Pieter de Wilde, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for nominations is 31 January 2015. Please contact Pieter de Wilde to discuss a possible nomination if required.
Note that IBPSA also has calls open for the nominations for the three main IPBSA Awards (deadline 14 March 2015) as well as Student Travel Awards (deadline 15 April 2015). Details on these other categories can be found at www.ibpsa.org through the ‘awards’ page.
Pieter de Wilde
Chair of the IBPSA Awards and Fellows Committee