Workshops
Wednesday | VIP Room 3rd floor | 10:20-12:00 | October 23, 2019
WORKSHOP 1: Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution and Health
Prof. Guanghui Dong  
Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Dr. Dong is the Chair of Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Sun Yat-Sen University. His research areas of focus include adults and child health, environmental health, exposure assessment, indoor and outdoor air pollution. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed papers in international journals such as Lancet Planetary Health, JAMA Network Open, EHP and Epidemiology.


Prof. Furong Deng
School of Public Health, Peking University, China
Prof. Deng is the deputy director of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Peking University. In recent years, she has conducted numerous studies in the health effects and risk assessment of environmental pollutants, particularly in aspects of human health effects caused by exposure to air pollutants and the underlying mechanisms. She has published over 100 papers, including Environmental Health Perspectives, Environmental Science & Technol etc.
Wednesday | Macau Hall 3rd floor | 10:20-12:00 | October 23, 2019
WORKSHOP 2: Healthy Buildings in China: Practice and development
Dr. Chong Meng
Director Green Building Research Center of Chinese Society for Urban Studies, director of Healthy Building Research Center of China Academy of Building Research.
Dr. Meng has been engaged in scientific research, development of standards, technical management and consulting of building environment, energy saving, green building, healthy building. He presided over the formulation of 8 national engineering construction industrial standards and participated in the formulation of more than 10 national standards. He has won more than 10 provincial and ministerial prizes for scientific and technological progress, co-published more than 20 books and 40 academic papers.


Dr. Xianliang Wang
Director of the Division of Environmental Health Protection, National Institute of Environmental Health, China CDC.
Dr. Wang has long been concerned about the health risk assessment technology, damage mechanism, and prevention and control strategies of environmental chemical pollutants, especially about indoor environmental safety with more than 110 papers. He was awarded the second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress. He is the Secretary of the Environmental Health Branch of the CPMA, and his group was awarded the Top Discipline Promotion Team in 2017.
Wednesday | VIP Room 3rd floor | 16:20-18:00 | October 23, 2019
WORKSHOP 3: Indoor air cleaning: new progress for gas-phase pollutants
Dr. Lei Fang (ISIAQ Fellow)
ICIEE, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Dr. Fang is an associate professor at the International Centre for Indoor Climate and Energy (ICIEE), Technical University of Denmark. He has a broad research interest on HVAC systems, indoor air cleaning and impact of different indoor factors on perceived air quality, human comfort and health. He received Ralph G. Nevins Award from ASHRAE in 2000.


Dr. Jinhan Mo
School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China
Dr. Mo (Yaglou Award winner) is a tenured associate professor in Department of Building Science, School of Architecture at Tsinghua University. His research interests include the mass transfer of gaseous and solid-phase contaminants on indoor surfaces, and risk assessment of air pollution with respect to public health. He has published over 40 papers in international refereed journals, with total citation (without self-citing) of 1000 times on Web of Science database.
Wednesday | Macau Hall 3rd floor | 16:20-18:00 | October 23, 2019
WORKSHOP 4: Exploring indoor-outdoor connections for healthy building design
Dr. Zhiwen Luo
School of the Built Environment, University of Reading, UK
Dr. Luo is an Associate Professor of University of Reading and the School Director of Academic Tutoring and International Lead. His research covers building-and-urban scale environmental design to achieve sustainable and healthy living. He co-authored the WHO guideline on ‘Natural ventilation for infection control in health-care settings’. He has conducted multi-scale modelling for heat waves and overheating risk indoors. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal papers.


Prof. Jian Hang
School of Atmospheric Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China 
Prof. Hang got his PhD from The University of Hong Kong and is now a professor in Sun Yat-Sen University. In the last decade, he contributed in urban climate modelling, including urban turbulent characteristics, urban ventilation, pollutant dispersion and human exposure. He has published 45 SCI papers, and led 5 projects sponsored by NSFC National Natural Science Foundation of China, including National Outstanding Youth Foundation of China.
 Thursday | VIP Room 3rd floor | 10:20-12:00 | October 24, 2019
WORKSHOP 5: Summary of the project “China-Children-Homes-Health (CCHH)” in memory of Prof. Jan Sundell (1943-2019)
Prof. Chen Huang
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST), China
Prof. Huang obtained PhD from University of Shanghai for Science and Technology in 2001. She has been engaged in the research of building environment and ventilation, building energy saving and air purification technology. Over the past decade, she focused on indoor environment and child health. She has published more than 300 articles (>80 in SCI indexed journals). She has been awarded as National Excellent Teachers.


Prof. Yuexia Sun
School of Environment Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Dr. Sun is an associate professor at Tianjin University. She has been postdoc at University of Texas at Tyler and Penn State University, visiting researcher at Karlstad University, Sweden, and Yonsei University, South Korea. She has been involved in Children’s Health and Home Environment in US, China, and South Korea. She is now chairing the Science and Technology Committee (on Epidemiology and Health Effects) for ISIAQ.
Thursday | Macau Hall 3rd floor | 10:20-12:00 | October 24, 2019
WORKSHOP 6: Strategies and Technologies for Air Pollution Mitigation in Cities using Big Data Analytics
Prof. Shi-Jie Cao
School of Civil Engineering, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China
Dr. Cao is full professor at Guangzhou University. He received his Ph.D. Degree from KU Leuven and Master Degree from Chalmers. His research interests are ventilation, air quality and Health. His main contribution is the development and application of fast prediction model for fast design and online control of ventilation systems. He is now serving as the Deputy Editor of the international journal Indoor and Built Environment.


Prof. Fang Wang
College of Architecture and Landscape, Peking University, China
Fang Wang is Professor at the College of Architecture and Landscape, Peking University, the Director of the NSFC-DFG Sino-German Cooperation Group on Urbanization and Locality (UAL), a registered urban planner, and an Associate Editor of Indoor and Built Environment (SCI-index journal). She has conducted substantial theoretical and practical research on “Characterization, Evolution and Prediction of the Locality of Built Environment in Complex Adaptive Systems”.
Thursday | Macau Hall 3rd floor | 16:20-18:00 | October 24, 2019
WORKSHOP 7: Urban microclimate and human thermal comfort
Prof. Jianlin Liu
College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Donghua University, Shanghai, China
Prof. Liu is a full-time research professor in Donghua University. Prior to this position, he worked as the Postdoctoral Research Associate in the University of Sydney (2017-2019) and Postdoctoral Fellow in Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2017). His research interests are urban microclimate, pedestrian’s thermal comfort, turbulence modeling by CFD. He published 22 peer-review articles in the past five years. His recent article was the Most Cited Articles in Building and Environment. He is a member of academic associations as IAUC (international association for urban climate).


Prof. Weiwei Liu
School of Energy Science and Engineering, Central South University, China 
Prof. Liu is the director of building environment comfort and safety institute at Central South University (CSU). He obtained PhD at Shanghai Jiaotong University and joined Central South University in 2008. He was invited as a guest researcher at International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy (ICIEE), Technical University of Denmark during 2013-2014. He focuses on the effects of thermal environment on human thermal responses and cognitive performance.
Thursday | VIP Room 3rd floor | 16:20-18:00 | October 24, 2019
WORKSHOP 8: Urban Building Environment and Energy Modeling
Prof. Yixing Chen
College of Civil Engineering at Hunan University Dean China
Prof. Chen is Professor of Hunan University, Assistant Editor of Building Simulation, and Board Member of Sustainability. He focuses on urban system researches, including 3D city data models, city data analytics, and urban scale building energy modeling. He worked as a Senior Scientific Engineering Associate and Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory after receiving Ph.D. from Syracuse University.


Prof. Jianshun Zhang
School of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Central South University, China
Prof. Zhang is Professor and Director of the Building Energy and Environmental Systems Laboratory at Syracuse University, Chairman of the International Association of Building Physics, and Fellow of both ISIAQ and ASHRAE. He is an Associate Editor of Journal of Science and Technology for the Built Environment and International Journal of Ventilation. He is an expert in room air and contaminant distribution, material emissions, air purification, and combined heat, air, moisture and pollutant simulations (CHAMPS) for integrative design and intelligent controls.
Friday | VIP Room 3rd floor | 08:30-10:00 | October 25, 2019
WORKSHOP 9: Environment and injury prevention
Prof. Guoqing Hu
Dean, XiangYa School of Public Health, Central South University, China
Prof. Hu obtained his B.S., M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Central South University, and PostDoc in the Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on injury prevention, measurement of burden of disease, and statistical modeling. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals such as Science, Lancet Public Health, BMJ, PLoS Medicine, JAMA Pediatrics, and Bulletin of World Health Organization. He serves as the editorial member of journals including Injury Prevention and BMC Public Health.


Prof. Helai Huang
School of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Central South University, China
Dr. Huang holds Ph.D degree from National University of Singapore, and worked as a post-doc at University of Central Florida. He is the founding director of CSU Urban Transport Research Centre and Smart Transport Key Lab of Hunan Province. His current research interest is traffic safety. He is an associate editor of Accident Analysis and Prevention, an editorial board member for 6 journals including Analytic Method in Accident Research, Journal of Traffic and Transport Engineering.