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2018H1 News

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 28, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen visited Boeing Research & Technology (Host: Dr. Daniel Wei).













May 27, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen visited Department of Building Science, Tsinghua University (Host: Prof. Bin Zhao).













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!












Mar 27, 2018: Dr. Chao-Hsin Lin from the Boeing Company visited our group.


Mar 14, 2018: The paper "Lai, D., Chen, C., Liu, W., Shi, Y., Chen, C.* An ordered probability model for predicting outdoor thermal comfort" has been accepted by Energy and Buildings.












Feb 28, 2018: The invited paper "Chen C.*, Zhao B., Lai D., and Liu W., A simple method for differentiating direct and indirect exposure to exhaled contaminants in mechanically ventilated rooms" has been accepted by Building Simulation for a special issue of the 10-year anniversary of the journal.














Feb 20, 2018: Prof. Chun Chen received the Dean's Exemplary Teaching Award 2017.