September 19, 2018 Meeting at Rothchild Catering, 11:45 a.m.

September 19th is our first ASHRAE meeting for the 2018-2019 year, and we welcome everyone back to kick off a great year.  We will have a brief recap of our 2017-2018 year and the awards that the East Tennessee Chapter received at the Chapter Regional Conference in Chattanooga at the beginning of August.  

September's meeting is entitled "Cooling System Overview: Summit Supercomputer." Our presenter will be our own David Grant! We are looking forward to this exciting presentation and a new ASHRAE year!

David Grant graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2003 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He has been at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory since 2009 where he has been involved with the design, construction, and operation of the mechanical systems supporting ORNL's data centers which house the Titan and Summit Supercomputers. He is currently a co-chair of the Energy Efficient HPC Working Group Infrastructure sub-team and is a corresponding member of the ASHRAE TC9.9. David is a registered Professional Engineer with the State of Tennessee and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM - from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)) and a Data Center Energy Practitioner – Specialist (DCEP - from the Department of Energy (DOE)).

This will be a technical seminar and PDH Certificates will be awarded. The meeting will be held at Rothchild's Catering.  Come as early as 11:30 for social time, lunch will be served at 11:50, and our program will begin around noon. 

In order to confirm your attendance, PLEASE RSVP to Anne Jacoby - before Monday the 27th  at Noon.


An opportunity to pre-purchase meals for the remainder of the year at the discounted price of $140 will be available at our September meeting.

The Chapter now accepts cash, check, credit, & debit cards.

[Meal plan does not include the Holiday Party / Past President's Banquet]