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


Jan 16, 2020: The Building Energy and Environment Laboratory (BEE Lab) group had a lunch gathering to celebrate the Chinese New Year. In 2019, our group has grown to a group of 10 members including the PI, 6 Ph.D. students/candidates, 1 M.Phil. student, 1 Postdoc, and 1 Research Assistant.  

Jan 03, 2020: Prof. Dayi Lai from Shanghai Jiao Tong University visited our group and gave a talk on "Human thermal comfort and behavior in cities and buildings". We have co-authored with Prof. Lai on three journal papers. The collaboration will continue in the future.

Dec 27, 2019: The paper "Bian, Y., Wang, S., Zhang, L.*, Chen, C.* Influence of fiber diameter, filter thickness, and packing density on PM2.5 removal efficiency of electrospun nanofiber air filters for indoor applications" has been accepted by Building and Environment. Congratulations to Ye!

Nov 15, 2019: Prof. Chun Chen visited the Benyuan Design and Research Center in School of Architecutre & Urban Planning at Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China. The host is Prof. Haida Tang.

Oct 28, 2019: Prof. Chun Chen attended Boeing Research & Technology - China (BR&T-C) 10th anniversary appreciation dinner. We have been collaborated with Boeing for 3 years with 3 research and development projects and look forward to more future collaborations. Congratulations to BR&T-C!