Mashburn elected president
Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 15 - December 8, 1994
William Mashburn, a professor in the Virginia Tech Mechanical Engineering Department, has been elected president of the international Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), which also has selected Mashburn for induction into the Energy Managers Hall of Fame.
Mashburn will be installed as president and inducted into the hall of fame during AEE's World Energy Engineering Congress in Atlanta in December.
The AEE is a professional organization representing more than 8,000 individual and corporate members in 65 countries.
Mashburn, who joined the Virginia Tech faculty in 1968, is the founder and co-director of the Industrial Energy Center, a cooperative research effort of the university, Virginia electric utilities, and major industries.
In 1978, Mashburn founded and continues to direct Virginia Tech's Energy Management Diploma Program, a nationally recognized training program for energy managers. He has conducted energy seminars throughout the U.S. and in several other countries.
In 1991, Mashburn was selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development to assess the energy needs of Romania's major industries and power companies, and he developed the Executive Energy Management Seminar conducted in Bucharest for Romanian government and industrial officials.