Built Environment & Energy 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
Email: chunchen@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

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


Airborne Particle Dynamics in the Built Environment


Jul 02, 2020: Prof. Chun Chen presented a paper "Liu, C., Chen, C.* (2020). Measuring PM2.5 deposition rates under different natural ventilation rates in two classrooms" at the 2020 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Annual Conference, June 29–July 02, Virtual Conference, Paper 27040.

Jun 30, 2020: Prof. Chun Chen received research funding from Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong through the General Research Fund (GRF). "Enhancing the performance of electrospun nanofiber filters by structure optimization and their application in buildings for effective indoor PM2.5 control". No. 14204520, HKD873,995, 01/2021 to 12/2023.

Jun 09, 2020: Prof. Chun Chen received research funding from University Grants Council (UGC) of Hong Kong through the Research Matching Grant Scheme (RMGS). "Developing a new nozzle for reducing particle deposition in aircraft cabins - Phase II - RMG01", No. 8601256, HKD312,160, and "Fundamental study of airflow distribution in flexible ventilation ducts - RMG01", No. 8601257, HKD405,288, 06/2020 to 07/2022. 

May 06, 2020: The paper "Bian, Y.^, Wang, S.^, Jin, D., Wang, R.*, Chen, C.*, Zhang, L.* (2020). A general anion exchange strategy to transform metal-organic framework embedded nanofibers into high-performance lithium-ion capacitors" has been accepted by Nano Energy. Congratulations to Ye!

Apr 15, 2020: Wenjie Huang received the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship sponsored by the Research Grants Coucil (RGC) of Hong Kong. Wenjie will continue to work in our group as a Ph.D. student starting in the 2020/21 academic year. Congratulations to Wenjie!