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2021H1 News

Jun 29, 2021: The paper "Xia, T., Qi, Y., Dai, X., Liu, J., Xiao, C., You, R., Lai, D., Liu, J.*, Chen, C.* (2021). Estimating long-term time-resolved indoor PM2.5 of outdoor and indoor origin using easily-obtainable inputs" has been accepted by Indoor Air. Congratulations to Tongling!
 

Jun 16, 2021: The paper "Yu, X., Chan, J., Chen, C.* (2021). Review of radiative cooling materials: performance evaluation and design approaches" has been accepted by Nano Energy. Congratulations to Xinxian!
 

Jun 07, 2021: Zhuolun Niu passed his written and oral qualifying exams and becomes a Ph.D. candidate. His thesis is about "Development of electrospun nanofiber filters for indoor air quality control". Congratulations to Zhuolun!
 

Jun 01, 2021: The paper "Zhou, Y., An, Y., Chen, C., You, R. (2021). Exploring the feasibility of predicting contaminant transport using a stand-alone Markov chain solver based on measured airflow in enclosed environments" has been accepted by Building and Environment. Congratulations to Yiding!
 

May 31, 2021: Yuting An passed his written and oral qualifying exams and becomes a Ph.D. candidate. His thesis is about "Development of advanced control algorithms for mitigating indoor PM2.5 pollution". Congratulations to Yuting!
 

May 15, 2021: The paper "An, Y., Xia, T., You, R., Lai, D., Liu, J., Chen, C.* (2021). A reinforcement learning approach for control of window behavior to reduce indoor PM2.5 concentrations in naturally ventilated buildings" has been accepted by Building and Environment. Congratulations to Yuting!
 

May 15, 2021: Prof. Chun Chen served as one of the judges “My Green Space” Green Building Student Competition 2020/21 organized by Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC).
 

May 10, 2021: Yue Pan passed his Ph.D. oral exam. His thesis title is "Study of particle deposition in turbulent airflow in the built environment". During the Ph.D. study, Yue has published four high-quality journal papers. Congratulations to Dr. Pan!
 

Apr 09, 2021: Our paper "Bian, Y., Wang, S., Zhang, L.*, Chen, C.* (2020). Influence of fiber diameter, filter thickness, and packing density on PM2.5 removal efficiency of electrospun nanofiber air filters for indoor applications. Building and Environment, 170, 106628." has been identified as Highly Cited Paper by Web of Science. 
 

Mar 26, 2021: The paper "Yu, X., Chen, C.* (2021). Coupling spectral-dependent radiative cooling with building energy simulation" has been accepted by Building and Environment. Congratulations to Xinxian! 
 

Mar 18, 2021: The paper "Wang, L.^, Bian, Y.^, Lim, C.K., Lee P.K.H., Chen, C.*, Zhang, L.*, Daoud, W.A.*, Zi, Y.* (2021). Tribo-charge enhanced hybrid air filter masks for efficient particulate matter capture with greatly extended service life" has been accepted by Nano Energy. 
 

Mar 15, 2021: The paper "Pan, Y., Chen, C.* (2021). Exploring the relationship between particle deposition and near-wall turbulence quantities in the built environment." has been accepted by Building and Environment. Congratulations to Yue!
 

Feb 15, 2021: Yue Pan and Chun Chen attended the 15th ROOMVENT virtual conference (RoomVent 2020). Yue presented a conference paper "Pan, Y., Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., Chen, C.* (2021). Influence of ventilation on particle deposition around cabin supply air nozzles.  Paper 1172"

Feb 01, 2021: Tongling Xia has obtained her Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Starting from Feb 01, 2021, Dr. Xia continues to work as a postdoc in our group. 

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