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


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.

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!