William Bahnfleth

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Professor, Architectural Engineering

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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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Recent Publications

Impact of control loop performance on energy use, air quality, and thermal comfort in building systems with advanced sequences of operation

Abdel Haleem, S. M., Pavlak, G. & Bahnfleth, W. P., Oct 2021, In: Automation in Construction. 130, 103837.

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Reducing airborne infectious aerosol exposure

Bahnfleth, W. & Degraw, J., May 2021, In: ASHRAE Journal. 63, 5, p. 18-21 4 p.

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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., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Indoor Air.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a global indoor air crisis that should lead to change: A message commemorating 30 years of Indoor Air

Li, Y., Nazaroff, W. W., Bahnfleth, W., Wargocki, P. & Zhang, Y., Nov 2021, In: Indoor Air. 31, 6, p. 1683-1686 4 p.

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A paradigm shift to combat indoor respiratory infection

Morawska, L., Allen, J., Bahnfleth, W., Bluyssen, P. M., Boerstra, A., Buonanno, G., Cao, J., Dancer, S. J., Floto, A., Franchimon, F., Greenhalgh, T., Haworth, C., Hogeling, J., Isaxon, C., Jimenez, J. L., Kurnitski, J., Li, Y., Loomans, M., Marks, G., Marr, L. C. & 19 others, Mazzarella, L., Melikov, A. K., Miller, S., Milton, D. K., Nazaroff, W., Nielsen, P. V., Noakes, C., Peccia, J., Prather, K., Querol, X., Sekhar, C., Seppänen, O., Tanabe, S. I., Tang, J. W., Tellier, R., Tham, K. W., Wargocki, P., Wierzbicka, A. & Yao, M., May 14 2021, In: Science. 372, 6543, p. 689-691 3 p.

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Critical Capability Needs for Reduction of Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Indoors

Morrow, J. B., Packman, A. I., Martinez, K. F., Van Den Wymelenberg, K., Goeres, D., Farmer, D. K., Mitchell, J., Ng, L., Hazi, Y., Schoch-Spana, M., Quinn, S., Bahnfleth, W. & Olsiewski, P., Sep 29 2021, In: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 9, 641599.

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Dismantling myths on the airborne transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)

Tang, J. W., Bahnfleth, W. P., Bluyssen, P. M., Buonanno, G., Jimenez, J. L., Kurnitski, J., Li, Y., Miller, S., Sekhar, C., Morawska, L., Marr, L. C., Melikov, A. K., Nazaroff, W. W., Nielsen, P. V., Tellier, R., Wargocki, P. & Dancer, S. J., Apr 2021, In: Journal of Hospital Infection. 110, p. 89-96 8 p.

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Performance of advanced control sequences in handling uncertainty in energy use and indoor environmental quality using uncertainty and sensitivity analysis for control components

Abdel Haleem, S. M., Pavlak, G. S. & Bahnfleth, W. P., Oct 15 2020, In: Energy and Buildings. 225, 110308.

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Critical review of standards for indoor thermal environment and air quality

Khovalyg, D., Kazanci, O. B., Halvorsen, H., Gundlach, I., Bahnfleth, W. P., Toftum, J. & Olesen, B. W., Apr 15 2020, In: Energy and Buildings. 213, 109819.

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The cluster model of ultraviolet disinfection explains tailing kinetics

Kowalski, W. J., Bahnfleth, W. P., Raguse, M. & Moeller, R., Apr 1 2020, In: Journal of Applied Microbiology. 128, 4, p. 1003-1014 12 p.

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