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


Jun 12, 2018: The paper "Bian, Y., Zhang, L.*, Chen, C.* Experimental and modeling study of pressure drop across electrospun nanofiber air filters." has been accepted by Building and EnvironmentCongratulations to Ye!

May 24, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen received a grant from SHIAE, "Development of a novel cooling tower with free daytime radiative cooling for reducing energy consumption in buildings". Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering (SHIAE), HKD756,000, RNE-p1-18, 07/2018 to 06/2020.

Apr 25, 2018: Dr. Daniel Wei from the Boeing Company (Boeing Research & Technology, Beijing) visited our group.

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 27, 2018: Dr. Chao-Hsin Lin from the Boeing Company visited our group.

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.