Building Energy & Environment Laboratory
Principle Investigator
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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

Research 
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Indoor Air Quality



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Selected Publications
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Xia, T., Bian, Y., Zhang, L., Chen, C.* (2018). Relationship between pressure drop and face velocity for electrospun nanofiber filters. Energy and Buildings, 158, 987-999.

Shi, S., Bian, Y., Zhang, L., Chen, C.* (2017). A method for assessing the performance of nanofiber films coated on window screens in reducing residential exposures to PM2.5 of outdoor origin in Beijing.  Indoor Air, 27, 1190-1200.

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Chen, C., Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., Chen, Q. (2016). Modeling particle deposition on the surfaces around a multi-slot diffuser. Building and Environment, 107, 79-89.

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Chen, C., Zhang, X., Groll, E., McKibben, A., Long, N., Dexter, M., Chen, Q. (2016) A method of assessing the energy cost saving from using an effective door closer. Energy and Buildings, 118, 329-338.

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Chen, C., Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., Chen, Q. (2015). A Markov chain model for predicting transient particle transport in enclosed environments. Building and Environment, 90, 30-36.

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Chen, C., Lin, C.-H., Jiang, Z., Chen, Q. (2014). Simplified models for exhaled airflow from a cough with the mouth covered. Indoor Air, 24, 580-591. (Best Student Paper Award, the 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 2014)

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Chen, C., Lin, C.-H., Long, Z., Chen, Q. (2014). Predicting transient particle transport in enclosed environments with the combined computational fluid dynamics and Markov chain method. Indoor Air, 24, 81-92.

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Chen, C., Zhao, B., Weschler, C.J. (2012). Indoor exposure to outdoor PM10: assessing its influence on the relationship between PM10 and short-term mortality in U.S. cities. Epidemiology, 23, 870-878.

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Chen, C., Zhao, B., Weschler, C.J. (2012). Assessing the influence of indoor exposure to "outdoor ozone" on the relationship between ozone and short-term mortality in US communities. Environmental Health Perspectives, 120, 235-240.

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Chen, C., Zhao, B., Zhou, W., Jiang, X., Tan, Z. (2012). A methodology for predicting particle penetration factor through cracks of windows and doors for actual engineering application. Building and Environment, 47, 339-348. (Best Paper Award, Building and Environment Journal, 2012)

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Chen, C., Zhao, B. (2011). Review of relationship between indoor and outdoor particles: I/O ratio, infiltration factor and penetration factor. Atmospheric Environment, 45, 275-288. (Highly Cited Paper, Essential Science Indicators SM)

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Chen, C., Zhao, B. (2010). Some questions on dispersion of human exhaled droplets in ventilation room: answers from numerical investigation. Indoor Air, 20, 95-111.