Website: https://sites.ualberta.ca/~lexuan1/ Energy And Environment Renewable Energy Mechanical Systems Control Systems Indoor air quality Advanced HVAC systems Health exposure assessment Building energy Green buildings
Dr. Zhong is the director and founder of the Built Environment Technology Lab (BETLab). She has extensive research and industrial experience in the field of the healthy indoor environment, with an in-depth understanding of heat and mass transfer in buildings, physico-chemical purification technologies, catalysis, and nanotechnology. She is a dynamic researcher who is highly proficient in applying experimental, computational, and field approaches to her research. Her speciality areas include building material characterization, air cleaning & odor control, indoor air science, resilience and built environment, design of advanced HVAC systems and green buildings, smart sensors and controls, and health exposure assessment.
MEC E 463 Thermo-fluids system design
MEC E 466 Building system design
MEC E 788 Environmental technologies in buildings
One part-time (2 days per week) position of Biomolecular Lab Technician (Nov 2021-Sept 2022) is available in the field of bacteria/virus cultivation and RT-qPCR bioassay analysis.
Positions are available at both the Masters and Doctoral levels in the HVAC&R. Applicants with research experience in HVAC systems, indoor air quality, green buildings, building energy or other related areas are highly welcomed. Interested and qualified students are encouraged to contact Dr. Zhong for a possible opportunity to join her research team.