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


Aug 03, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen visited the Boeing Company at Everett, WA, USA (Host is Dr. Chao-Hsin Lin).

Aug 01, 2018: Xinxian Yu (Ph.D. student), Ho Kam (Kelvin) Dai (M.Phil. student), and Haiqiang Zhang (RA) joined our group. Welcome!

Jul 31, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen visited the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities at Harvard Graduate School of Design. (Host is Dr. Bing Wang).

Jul 27, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen attended the 15th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2018) from July 22-27 in Philadelphia, PA, USA. He gave a podium and a poster presentation and served as the Chair for two podium sessions. The photo is the Tsinghua alumni attending this conference.

Jul 18, 2018: The paper "Bian, Y., Wang, R., Wang, S., Yao, C., Ren, W., Chen, C.*, Zhang, L.* Metal-organic frameworks-based nanofiber filters for effective indoor air quality control." has been accepted by Journal of Materials Chemistry ACongratulations to Ye!

Jul 18, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen gave an invited talk about green technolgy in the 2018 “Green Energy” - Innovation & Technology Student Club (ITSC) Summer Camp.

Jun 30, 2018: Charlie (Ting Sin Hang) has left our group. He is going to pursuite his M.Sc. degree at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Good luck to Charlie!

Jun 29, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen received a grant from RGC, "Investigation of the air resistance of nanofiber window screens for reducing indoor exposure to PM2.5 of outdoor origin".Research Grant Council (RGC), Early Career Scheme (ECS), HKD750,000, 01/2019 to 31/2021.

Jun 29, 2018: The paper "Cao, Q., Chen, C., Liu, S., Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., Chen, Q. Prediction of particle deposition around the cabin air supply nozzles of commercial airplanes using measured in-cabin particle emission rates." has been accepted by Indoor Air.

Jun 26, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen presented a paper "Xia, T., Chen, C.* (2018). Comparison of air resistance between electrospun nanofiber filters and conventional filters (Paper HO-18-C010)" in 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference, Houston, TX, USA.