Leaders’ Talk with Young Engineers in ASHRAE Falcon Chapter Chair

Carine Saliba, Chapter YEA Chair, ASHRAE


Exclusive interview with Carine Saliba, Chapter YEA Chair, ASHRAE Falcon Chapter, UAE. During the 2nd Annual GCC HVAC Summit in Dubai, Carine discussed the role of young engineers in our society, YEA recruitment plans and training programs for 2018.


About the Leader

Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Lebanese American University (LAU). Graduated with High Distinction and a GPA of 3.97/4 in the year 2013. Carine Saliba moved from Lebanon to UAE in the year 2014 and is currently a Design Mechanical Engineer at DC PRO Engineering, an electro mechanical consultancy firm specialized in District Energy Services and Green Building MEP design.

  • Young Engineers in ASHRAE (YEA) Committee Chair
  • Chapter Technology Transfer Committee Member
  • Design Mechanical Engineer
  • Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

Since her employment, Carine Saliba was involved in several research and development projects, technical and commercial feasibility studies. She was also involved in the introduction of new concepts and systems such as Radiant Cooling, Desiccant Systems as well as Geothermal heat recovery systems in UAE. Carine Saliba has been an active member of ASHRAE Falcon Chapter since her graduation.

She was appointed the YEA Committee Chair during the year 2014 (Young Engineers in ASHRAE). Carine Saliba hosts social sessions for YEA Chapter Members, promotes career development for members and facilitates connection with the ASHRAE mentorship program. Carine Saliba attended numerous television panels and shows to discuss the topic of Air Conditioning and Health and was featured in various articles such as “Championing Female Leaders in Engineering Industry” while inspiring women in the field of engineering.

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About the Organization

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded in 1904.


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Maryam Khalid

Mechanical engineer living in Dubai. Blogger, writer and tech nerd. Love Dubai, love earth, love social good stuff. Follow me on Twitter @maryamkhalid95

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Leaders’ Talk with Young Engineers in ASHRAE Falcon Chapter Chair

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