Academic/Emerging Professionals Committee

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ChairRuma Som, CSI, CDT, M.Arch, AHC

Purpose: This Committee provides a venue and support for those who are studying for, or are just entering the design/construction industry. The Committee works with local educational institutions to provide a resource for faculty and students and to establish a connection between those institutions and the Chapter.

Resources for this section

  • Frybergh Scholarships Awarded
    Fereshteh Tabe and Stephanie Paul, students of architecture in New York schools, are the winners of this year's Frybergh Scholarship Awards, totaling $3,500. They were presented with their scholarships at the June Annual Chapter Meeting by Ruma Som, Chair of the Academic Programs Committee. Read more about Ms. Tabe and Ms. Paul, and also read their essays given as part of the application process>>

  • EcoHabit Solar Decathlon Project
    Ecohabit is the 2013 innovative home entry of the Steven Institute, which incorporates the latest technology, research, and “Smart House” principles to demonstrate that solar power is an affordable, viable, and reliable home energy source. It does so by automating energy systems with powerful software, while also placing full control of these systems squarely with the occupants. CSI Metro New York is a sponsor of this project. Members are also invited to contribute materials, furnishings, and equipment as noted on this list: http://metrony.csinet.org/decathlon_materials_list
  • EcoHabit Solar Decathlon Entry Materials List
    Ecohabit is the 2013 innovative home entry of the Steven Institute, incorporating the latest technology, research, and “Smart House” principles to demonstrate that solar power is an affordable, viable, and reliable home energy source. CSI Metro New York is a sponsor of this project, and companies are invited to contribute to the project's success by providing materials, furnishings, and equipment on this list.
  • Letter from A Student
    Pratt student Joseph Montebello writes to thank CSI Metro New York for sponsoring him at the Chicago Convention of CSI in September.

  • Get involved as a student
    If you are a student we invite you to get involved in our Chapter of CSI
  • Blank CSI Membership Application Form
    Blank CSI Membership Application Form
  • Student Membership Application Form Example
    A PDF of the application form to show you how to complete a student applicatiion for CSI membership in the Metro New York Chapter
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