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Here is the information about the new Air Filtration Research Lab at UIC:

Research Positions Information

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ASHRAE Scolarships

To read about scholarship opportunities, click here.

Board Meetings

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ASHRAE Overview for Students Powerpoint Presentation

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) is an international technical society dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of the HVAC industry.

The Society is organized and operated for the exclusive purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of heating, refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation, the allied arts and sciences and related human factors for the benefit of the general public, as defined in the Certificate of Consolidation. To fulfill its role, the Society shall recognize the effect of its technology on the environment and natural resources to protect the welfare of posterity.

Since its founding in 1894, ASHRAE has helped shape the growth of the industry to which its members belong and has made many immeasurable contributions to the public.

Purpose and Goals

  • The continuing education of the members and other interested persons through lectures, demonstrations, and publications. The rendering of career guidance to students of the sciences.

  • The advancement of heating, refrigerating, and air-conditioning engineering and related sciences.


Application is open at any time during the semester and is reviewed by
the Branch Faculty Advisor. The only membership fee associated with ASHRAE is that of the national organization. The annual student fee is $16.

This web site is maintained by the University of Illinois at Chicago Student Branch of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc (ASHRAE). It does not present official positions of the Society nor reflect Society policy. ASHRAE chapters may not act for the Society and the information presented here has not had Society review. To learn more about ASHRAE activities on an international level, contact the ASHRAE home page at


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Revision Date: November 19 , 2005