Chuan is a building environment scientist who leads the planning and execution of research and engineering projects on indoor environment quality in different types of buildings. He also supports primary research studies at the Well Living Lab in Rochester, MN. Additionally, Chuan provides internal consulting for building system and product evaluation.
Chuan is an expert in the areas of indoor air quality (IAQ), air cleaning technology and building energy and environment systems. He also has extensive research experience in the domain of thermodynamic and aerodynamic. He has published five peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented his work in four academic conferences.
Chuan graduated from Syracuse University with a Doctorate and Master of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He also holds a Bachelor of Fire Safety from the University of Science and Technology of China. Throughout his academic training, Chuan participated in three national research projects and was awarded two research grants from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), respectively.