Behzad was awarded a Chicago Consular Corps Scholarships 2012 -2013. The prestigious scholarships are awarded to nine UIC students each year. Eligibility is limited to students who have a minimum cumulative UIC GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The recipients receive $1,000 scholarships.
Behzad is an outstanding example of a Master of Energy Engineering student. He works as a research engineer at the Energy Resource Center and is active in numerous campus activities. Currently he serves as:
- VP – ASHRAE student chapter
- Chair of Sustainability committee at Graduate Student Council
- Member UIC Chancellor’s committee on Sustainability and Energy
- Member at Large in Student Center Board Sustainability Committee
He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue.
Behzad will graduate with a Master in Energy Engineering degree in May 2013.