Big congratulations to Brodie Hobson for winning the Best Paper competition during the eSim 2021 Conference hosted by the University of British Columbia. Brodie is a current Ph.D. student supervised by Prof. Burak Gunay. His current research focus is on occupant and occupancy-centric smart building operations to improve energy efficiency and occupant comfort. He won the award for the paper he presented on “Occupancy-based predictive control of an outdoor air intake damper: A case study.” His paper can be accessed through the eSim Conference website. More of his publications can be accessed through ResearchGate.