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Part-time Teaching Opportunity in HVAC Design
The Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at Illinois Institute of Technology announces the availability of a part-time teaching opportunity in Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) design for undergraduate senior-level students in architectural engineering. The teaching involves delivering lectures, developing and grading homework problems and examination as they are required as part of a semester-long 3-credit-hour course. Classes meet on weekly basis for three 50-minute each per week for the period January 14 to May 15th, 2014. Required qualifications include a PhD in mechanical or architectural engineering and experience with design standards such as ASHRAE. For additional information (and sending your resume), please contact Dr. Jamshid Mohammadi, CAEE Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616 (E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org).
IIT Seeks Candidates for Endowed Faculty Positions in Energy, Power, and Sustainability
IIT currently has open endowed professorship positions in engineering to support research and education in the area of energy.
CAEE Faculty Openings
The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the materials area at all ranks.
Two CAEE Alums Elected To SEAOI Board of Directors. Christine Freisinger (BS ARCE '02) and Soliman Khudeira (BS CE '84, MS CE '87 and PHD CE '99) were elected to the Board of Directors of Structural Engineers' Association of Illinois (SEAOI).
Christine also serves as professional mentor for the Engineers Without Boarders IIT student chapter. This student organization's current focus is a bridge project in Nicaragua.
Herbert S. Levinson (BS CE‘49) received IIT's honorary doctor of engineering. According to the commencement program, "[h]onorary degree recipients are recognized for their commitment to science, technology, and the betterment of global society."
Burton Lewis (BS CE ’48) is the 2013 winner of the Collens Merit Award and SEAOI’s John Parmer Award. The Collens Merit Award honors an individual nominated by the university staff or faculty for their outstanding commitment to the future of IIT through philanthropic contributions paired with involvement in his or her gift. More
Burt also received SEAOI’s John Parmer Award on June 8. "The John Parmer Award is presented annually by SEF and SEAOI. This award, in recognition of lifelong contributions in the field of structural engineering, is presented to an individual whose distinguished career is acknowledged by his or her peers to be an example of excellence."