William Bahnfleth

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Architectural Engineering

Research Summary

Thermal storage, district heating and cooling, indoor air quality, building energy modeling and analysis, applications of thermal sciences to buildings, and sampling protocols for indoor bioaerosol contaminants.

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Projects

Recent Publications

Inactivation of HCoV-NL63 and SARS-CoV-2 in aqueous solution by 254 nm UV-C

Li, L. X., Nissly, R. H., Swaminathan, A., Bird, I. M., Boyle, N. R., Nair, M. S., Greenawalt, D. I., Gontu, A., Cavener, V. S., Sornberger, T., Freihaut, J. D., Kuchipudi, S. V. & Bahnfleth, W. P., Aug 2023, In: Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology. 245, 112755.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

ANN-based procedure to obtain the optimal design and operation of the compression chiller network – Energy, economic and environmental analysis

Moghaddas-Zadeh, N., Farzaneh-Gord, M., Ebrahimi-Moghadam, A. & Bahnfleth, W. P., Aug 1 2023, In: Journal of Building Engineering. 72, 106711.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Airborne Transmission: Science Rejected, Lives Lost. Can Society Do Better?

Morawska, L., Bahnfleth, W., Bluyssen, P. M., Boerstra, A., Buonanno, G., Dancer, S. J., Floto, A., Franchimon, F., Haworth, C., Hogeling, J., Isaxon, C., Jimenez, J. L., Kurnitski, J., Li, Y., Loomans, M., Marks, G., Marr, L. C., Mazzarella, L., Melikov, A. K., Miller, S., & 13 othersMilton, D. K., Nazaroff, W., Nielsen, P. V., Noakes, C., Peccia, J., Querol, X., Sekhar, C., Seppänen, O., Tanabe, S. I., Tellier, R., Wai, T. K., Wargocki, P. & Wierzbicka, A., May 15 2023, In: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 76, 10, p. 1854-1859 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-review

Comparing airborne infectious aerosol exposures in sparsely occupied large spaces utilizing large-diameter ceiling fans

Yang, S., Wang, L., Raftery, P., Ivanovich, M., Taber, C., Bahnfleth, W. P., Wargocki, P., Pantelic, J., Zou, J., Mortezazadeh, M., Shu, C., Wang, R. & Arnold, S., Mar 1 2023, In: Building and Environment. 231, 110022.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Model-Based Testbed for Uncertainty Quantification in Building Control Systems with Advanced Sequences of Operation

Abdel Haleem, S. M., Pavlak, G. S. & Bahnfleth, W. P., Jun 1 2022, In: Journal of Architectural Engineering. 28, 2, 04022007.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Control of airborne infectious disease in buildings: Evidence and research priorities

Bueno de Mesquita, P. J., Delp, W. W., Chan, W. R., Bahnfleth, W. P. & Singer, B. C., Jan 2022, In: Indoor Air. 32, 1, e12965.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-review

52ndAiCARR International Conference HVAC and HEALTH, COMFORT, ENVIRONMENT Equipments and design for IEQ and sustainability

Busato, F., Zilio, C., Asdrubali, F., Baggio, P., Ballarini, I., Bahnfleth, W., Beccali, M., Berardi, U., Carletti, C., De Carli, M., De Santoli, L., Dell'Isola, M., Fabrizio, E., Frattolillo, A., Manzan, M., Mastrullo, R., Molinaroli, L., Morini, G. L., Sciurpi, F., Serpilli, F., & 1 othersWentz, T., Mar 8 2022, In: E3S Web of Conferences. 343

Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › peer-review

Quantifying transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2 in different situations

Greenhalgh, T., Peng, Z., Jimenez, J. L., Bahnfleth, W., Dancer, S. J. & Bourouiba, L., Jan 20 2022, In: The BMJ. 376, o106.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter › peer-review

Why Indoor Chemistry Matters: A National Academies Consensus Report

Habre, R., Dorman, D. C., Abbatt, J., Bahnfleth, W. P., Carter, E., Farmer, D., Gawne-Mittelstaedt, G., Goldstein, A. H., Grassian, V. H., Morrison, G., Peccia, J., Poppendieck, D., Prather, K. A., Shiraiwa, M., Stapleton, H. M., Williams, M. & Harries, M. E., Aug 2 2022, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 56, 15, p. 10560-10563 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Short survey › peer-review

What were the historical reasons for the resistance to recognizing airborne transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Jimenez, J. L., Marr, L. C., Randall, K., Ewing, E. T., Tufekci, Z., Greenhalgh, T., Tellier, R., Tang, J. W., Li, Y., Morawska, L., Mesiano-Crookston, J., Fisman, D., Hegarty, O., Dancer, S. J., Bluyssen, P. M., Buonanno, G., Loomans, M. G. L. C., Bahnfleth, W. P., Yao, M., Sekhar, C., & 3 othersWargocki, P., Melikov, A. K. & Prather, K. A., Aug 2022, In: Indoor Air. 32, 8, e13070.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-review

Preface

Li, A., Olofsson, T., Kosonen, R., Jiang, Y., Hou, L., Liu, J., He, Y., Zhao, T. S., Jones, P. J., Allard, F., Arens, E., Bogdan, A., Bahnfleth, W. P., Bomberg, M., Cao, S., Cao, G., Chen, Q., Centnerová, L. H., Croitoru, C. V., Corgnati, S., & 105 othersda Silva, M. G., da Graça, G. C., de Dear, R., Duanmu, L., Fabrizio, E., Fang, L., Feng, G., Fontaine, J. R., Fracastoro, G. V., Gao, J., Gao, R., Garg, V., Goodfellow, H. D., Haghighat, F., Heiselberg, P. K., Hensen, J., Hofmann, S., Holopainen, R., Holøs, S., Itard, L., Qian, H., Janssens, A., Jeong, J. W., Kabele, K., Kaczmarczyk, J., Kalamees, T., Kandzia, C., Kato, S., Khalil, E. E., Kinney, K., Kolokotroni, M., Kurnitski, J., Kabanshi, A., Li, B., Li, X., Li, Y., Lian, Z., Little, J. C., Lin, Z., Liu, J., Martinac, I., Ma, Z., Mathur, J., Mathisen, H. M., Melikov, A., Meiss, A., Moshfegh, B., Morawska, L., Müller, B., Mustakallio, P., Nastase, I., Müller, D., Nielsen, P. V., Nazaroff, W., Noakes, C., Niu, J., Olesen, B. W., Park, J., Pagliano, L., Perino, M., Pasanen, P., Roulet, C. A., Riffat, S., Sandberg, M., Ruponen, M., Schiavon, S., Santamouris, M., Sekhar, C., Schild, P. G., Shaughnessy, R. J., Skwarczynski, M., Taipale, A., Srebric, J., Tham, K. W., Tanabe, S. H., Wargocki, P., Virta, M., Wang, L., Waring, M. S., Wigo, H., Wang, Y., Xu, W., Wouters, P., Yang, H., Yang, B., Yao, R., Yang, X., Ye, W., Yao, Y., You, S., Yoshino, H., Yuan, Y., Yu, C., Zhai, Z. J., Zeiler, W., Zhang, J., Zhang, G., Zhang, T., Zhang, L., Zhang, X., Zhang, X., Zhao, L., Zhao, X., Zhang, Y. & Zhu, Y., Aug 31 2022, In: E3S Web of Conferences. 356, 00001.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › peer-review

Erratum: Practical Indicators for Risk of Airborne Transmission in Shared Indoor Environments and Their Application to COVID-19 Outbreaks (Environmental Science and Technology (2022) 56:2 (1125-1137) DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c06531)

Peng, Z., Pineda Rojas, A. L., Kropff, E., Bahnfleth, W., Buonanno, G., Dancer, S. J., Kurnitski, J., Li, Y., Loomans, M. G. L. C., Marr, L. C., Morawska, L., Nazaroff, W., Noakes, C., Querol, X., Sekhar, C., Tellier, R., Greenhalgh, T., Bourouiba, L., Boerstra, A., Tang, J. W., & 2 othersMiller, S. L. & Jimenez, J. L., Mar 1 2022, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 56, 5, p. 3302-3303 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Comment/debate › peer-review

Practical Indicators for Risk of Airborne Transmission in Shared Indoor Environments and Their Application to COVID-19 Outbreaks

Peng, Z., Rojas, A. L. P., Kropff, E., Bahnfleth, W., Buonanno, G., Dancer, S. J., Kurnitski, J., Li, Y., Loomans, M. G. L. C., Marr, L. C., Morawska, L., Nazaroff, W., Noakes, C., Querol, X., Sekhar, C., Tellier, R., Greenhalgh, T., Bourouiba, L., Boerstra, A., Tang, J. W., & 2 othersMiller, S. L. & Jimenez, J. L., Jan 18 2022, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 56, 2, p. 1125-1137 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Indoor air quality and health in schools: A critical review for developing the roadmap for the future school environment

Sadrizadeh, S., Yao, R., Yuan, F., Awbi, H., Bahnfleth, W., Bi, Y., Cao, G., Croitoru, C., de Dear, R., Haghighat, F., Kumar, P., Malayeri, M., Nasiri, F., Ruud, M., Sadeghian, P., Wargocki, P., Xiong, J., Yu, W. & Li, B., Oct 1 2022, In: Journal of Building Engineering. 57, 104908.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

IAQ 2020: Indoor Environmental Quality Performance Approaches Transitioning from IAQ to IEQ: May 4–6, 2022 | Athens, Greece

Sekhar, C. & Bahnfleth, W., 2022, In: Science and Technology for the Built Environment. 28, 7, p. 791 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › peer-review