Building Energy & Environment Laboratory
Principle Investigator
Chun Chen (陈淳)

Contact Information:

Room 216, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.
Hong Kong SAR, China
Tel: (852) 3943 8052
Fax: (852) 2603 6002

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical and Automation Engieering

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

B. Eng., Building Science, Tsinghua University, 2009
M. Eng., Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2012
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2015


Indoor Air Quality


Apr 04, 2018: The paper "Bian, Y., Wang, R., Ting S.H., Chen, C.*, Zhang, L.* Electrospun SF/PVA nanofiber filters for highly-efficient PM2.5 capture." has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on NanotechnologyCongratulations to Ye!

Mar 14, 2018: The paper "Lai, D., Chen, C., Liu, W., Shi, Y., Chen, C.* An ordered probability model for predicting outdoor thermal comfort" has been accepted by Energy and Buildings.

Feb 28, 2018: The invited paper "Chen C.*, Zhao B., Lai D., and Liu W., A simple method for differentiating direct and indirect exposure to exhaled contaminants in mechanically ventilated rooms" has been accepted by Building Simulation for a special issue of the 10-year anniversary of the journal.

Feb 20, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen received the Dean's Exemplary Teaching Award 2017. 

Nov 16, 2017: Our collaborative research with Prof. Shanshan Shi from Nanjing University was reported on the Nanjing University news website: "《Indoor Air》报道助理研究员施珊珊关于纳米薄膜纱窗对室内环境影响的最新研究成果". 

Nov 01, 2017: Prof. Li Zhang (Principle Supervisor) and Prof. Chun Chen (Co-Supervisor) received a teaching grant from the university. "Project-based teaching and learning with hands-on experience on nanotechnology for innovation and design." The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG), HKD100,000, 11/2017 to 06/2019.

Oct 22, 2017: The paper "Xia T., Bian Y, Zhang L., and Chen C.*, Relationship between pressure drop and face velocity for electrospun nanofiber filters" has been accepted by Energy and Buildings. Congratulations to Tongling!

Oct 21, 2017: Prof. Chun Chen attended the 10th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (ISHVAC 2017), Jinan, China.

Oct 11, 2017: Prof. Chun Chen received research funding from the Boeing Company. "Developing a new nozzle for reducing particle deposition in aircraft cabins". The Boeing Company, Research and Development Project, No. 2017-GT-105, USD90,000 (~HKD702,000), 10/2017 to 09/2018.

Aug 26, 2017: Prof. Chun Chen gave a talk entitled "Indoor air quality control in smart buildings" in the NSFC-CUHK Symposium: Theory and Application of Smart City Research, Hong Kong, China.