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The College of Fellows of ASHRAE, Inc. is composed of ASHRAE members who have been awarded the Membership Grade of Fellow and are in good standing with the Society.  ASHRAE fellows strive to support the Society through many different pathways.


The mission of the College of Fellows of ASHRAE, Inc. is to serve as ambassadors to enhance ASHRAE’s technical image internally and in the community at large through activities such as transferring ASHRAE-generated technology and knowledge; mentoring students, engineers and educators to increase their awareness of ASHRAE activities; sharing knowledge or experience with the grassroots organization, such as chapter presentations; communicating ASHRAE recommended practices to resolve current industry problems; and supporting ASHRAE governance in conducting special technical activities.

  • COF Travel Award

    Did you know that the College of Fellows awards Graduate students up to $2,000 to attend two ASHRAE Conferences ($1,000/conference)? These funds go directly to the selected candidates to cover travel, lodging, and meals! The requirements are:

    • be an ASHRAE Student Member,
    • be a Ph.D. candidate within 24 months of graduation
    • have a thesis topic within ASHRAE’s scope of research.

    Applications are due May 15, 2024. Click to apply.

  • Become a Fellow
  • Meeting Information

    2024 Annual Meeting – Indianapolis

    Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 10 AM ET

    Can’t attend in person? Join us virtually! The meeting link will be provided on the agenda below and in Basecamp.

  • Meeting agenda and minutes

    Upcoming Meeting Agenda (coming soon)

    All meeting agendas and minutes can be found in the COF Basecamp project.

    To join Basecamp, email

  • COF Executive Committee

    2022-24 Officers

     President: Mike Pouchak

    President Elect: Tom Lawrence

    Secretary/Treasurer: Samir Traboulsi

    Past President/Nominating Chair: Dennis Knight

  • Fellows Only

    Please vote for your 2024-26 ExCom Officers by May. Click here to vote.