The 2022 recipient of the Kirk T Mescher Award is Masik Alavy, a postdoc fellow at Ontario Tech University. Dr Alavy earned his PhD at the University of Toronto in 2019. The award was presented to Dr Alavy on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 by the Toronto ASHRAE Chapter. Dr Alavy is a member of TC6.8, a main contributor to ASHRAE RP1649, and the lead inventor of the " Thermal Caisson." He shared that he is planning to use his award to purchase a license for Ansys Fluent to develop a numerical model for this work.