Canadian university students awarded ASHRAE scholarships

ASHRAETwo Canadian scholars have been named by ASHRAE among the recipients of 33 Society scholarships for the 2019/20 academic year.

Issac Golumbia, who is studying mechanical engineering at the University of Victoria in B.C., was one of three recipients of a $10,000 Reuben Trane Scholarship. Payable over two years, the scholarship was established by the Trane Co. in memory of its founder, an innovative engineer, inventor and business executive, who held 28 patents.

This year’s recipient of the $3,000 ASHRAE Ottawa Valley Chapter Scholarship has been named as Matthew Woods, who is studying sustainable and renewable energy engineering at Carleton University, Ottawa.

“We are proud of the hard work and incredible determination of our 2019-20 scholarship recipients as they strive to achieve their academic goals,” said Samir Traboulsi, chair of the ASHRAE scholarship trustees.

“One of the objectives of the ASHRAE Scholarship Program is to inspire the next generation of engineering professionals to work towards solving some of the world’s greatest HVAC/R challenges. We are pleased that this program is making such an impactful contribution to the future success of our industry.”