Park City -Mechanical engineering assistant professor Amanda Smith received the coveted Utah ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers) 2015  Educator of the Year Award during their January 2016 meeting held in Park City.

ASHRAE  is a nonprofit organization represents the industry’s leading professionals in the field and working together to make the world a better place to live. Members are connected to over 53,000 peers and colleagues throughout the world. They are like-minded engineers who join together at the local, regional, and international levels both in-person and online.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah is committed to providing students with broad-based, rigorous and progressive education. By combining state-of-the-art facilities with renowned faculty, the department provides an education that gives students the necessary skills to become the next generation of innovators.