Indoor Air 2014

Welcome and Introduction to Indoor Air 2014

Professor Yuguo Li, The University of Hong Kong, China

Plenary Sessions

Opening Plenary:  History and Policy, July 07, 2014

Whatever Happened in Indoor Air Sciences?
Jan Sundell, Tsinghua University, China

Urban/Indoor Environments - Fluid Mechanics and Policy
Julian Hunt, University College of London, United Kingdom

Tuesday Plenary:  Ventilation and CFD, July 08, 2014

Computational Fluid Dynamic and Ventilation Air Flow
Peter V. Nielsen, Ph.D., M.Sc., Aalborg University, Denmark

Inverse Design of Enclosed Environment:  How Far Are We There?
Qingyan "Yan" Chen, Purdue University, United States

Wednesday Plenary:  Environmental and Urban Planning, July 09, 2014

Fluid Mechanics of Sustainable Buildings
Paul Linden, University of Cambridge, England

Urban Air Ventilation and Urban Climate Map
Edward Ng, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Thursday Plenary:  Environmental and Urban Planning, July 10, 2014

Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Efficiency
Yi Jiang, Tsinghua University, China

Change in Life Style and Energy Issues After the Great East Japan Earthquake
Shin-ichi Tanabe, Waseda University, Japan

Friday Plenary:  Rural Architecture and Developing Countries, July 11, 2014

Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution in Developing Countries
Kirk R. Smith, University of California, Berkeley, United States

Indoor Air, Green Architecture & Sustainable Development of Vernacular Architecture in the West of China
Jiaping Liu, Green Building Research Center, XUAT & BJUT, China

Closing Plenary:  Looking into the Future, July 12, 2014

Climate Change and Air Quality in the Built Environment - A Health Perspective
H. Jenny Su, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Challenges & Opportunities for the Indoor Air Sciences Community
Richard Corsi, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

Keynote Lectures

Keynote Session 1:  Thermal Climate and Comfort, July 08, 2014

Dynamic Thermal Environment and Thermal Comfort

Yingxin Zhu, Tsinghua University, China

Thermal Comfort in Hot and Humid Climates - Why Aren't we Getting it Right?
Chandra Sekhar, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Phenomenology of Indoor Climate:  “Is Thermal Alliesthesia Better than Neutral”?
Richard de Dear, University of Sydney, Australia

Future Developments for Thermal Comfort:  Satisfying More with Less
Edward Arens, University of California, Berkeley, United States

Keynote Session 2:  Chemical Pollutants and Health, July 09, 2014

Very Volatile Organic Compounds (VVOCs):  An Understudied Class of Indoor Air Pollutants
Tunga Salthammer, Fraunhofer Institute, Wilhelm-Klauditz Institut, Germany

Understanding and Controlling Indoor Organic Compounds:  Mass-transfer Analysis and Applications
Yinping Zhang, Tsinghua University, China

Keynote Session 3:  Particulate Matter and Bioaerosols, July 10, 2014

Sources of and Exposures to Indoor Particulate Matter Including Bioaerosols
Linda Morawska, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Indoor Bioaerosol Dynamics
William W. Nazaroff, University of California, Berkeley, United States
Sloan Keynote

Aerosols and Disease Transmission
Julian Tang, University of Alberta, Canada
Sloan Keynote

Indoor Environmental Control of TB and Other Airborne Infections
Edward Nardell, Harvard Medical School, United States
Sloan Keynote

Keynote Session 4:  Ventilation and Air Cleaning, July 11, 2014

Ventilation Efficiency and Laboratory Studies
Mats Sandberg, University of Gävle, Sweden

Advanced Indoor Air Distribution
Arsen Melikov, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Field Measurement of Building Ventilation Rates
Andrew K. Persily, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States

Primary and Secondary Consequences of Indoor Air Cleaning
Jeffrey Siegel, University of Toronto, Canada

Keynote Session 5:  Field Monitoring and Exposure, July 12, 2014

Characterizing Indoor Air Pollutant Dynamics from Field Studies

Frank Shun-Cheng Lee, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Impact of Indoor Air Quality on Personal Exposure
Kiyoung Lee, Seoul National University, Korea

SBE Symposium Sessions:  Challenges, Priorities and Solutions for Sustainable Built Environment in China

Symposium Session 1

Some Significant Questions on Indoor Air Quality in China
Qingyan "Yan" Chen, Purdue University, United States

Symposium Session 2

Sustainable Housing in China
Jan Sundell, Tsinghua University, China

Symposium Session 3

Indoor Air Pollution Problems are Real in China, How to Solve Them?
Xudong Yang, Ph.D., Tsinghua University, China

Symposium Session 4

Healthy Building Survey in China
Yang (Sophia) Qiu, M.Sc., Sc.D., Harvard School and Public Health, United States

Symposium Session 5

Low Energy and High IEQ Housing Development in China
Chaobin Zhou, Chengdu Regional Office of China Vanke Co., Ltd., China

Symposium Session 6

Use of IT to Enhance Public Awareness of IEQ and Support Relevant R&D in China
Lifeng Qiao, Built Environment Group, China

Symposium Workshop

Challenges, Priorities and Solutions for Developing Sustainable Built Environment in China
Chair:  Jianxiang Huang, the University of Hong Kong, China
Panel:  Qingyan "Yan" Chen, Jan Sundell, Xudong Tang, Yang (Sophia) Qiu, Chaobin Zhou, Lifeng Qiao

Corporate Members