NSERC Overheating Project

About Me

Liangzhu (Leon) Wang Ph.D, P. Eng

Dr. Wang is currently the Concordia University Research Chair (CURC) in Building Airflow and Thermal Management (New Scholar). He joined the Department in August 2010. He earned the Ph.D. degree of Mechanical Engineering from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA in 2007. He then worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA.

Dr. Wang is a voting member of the Technical Committee 4.10 - Indoor Environmental Modeling of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and was a voting member of Guideline Project Committee (GPC) 33 - Guideline for Documenting Indoor Airflow and Contaminant Transport of ASHRAE, and has been active in other committees of smoke and fire, ventilation and infiltrations in buildings.

Dr. Wang is the recipient of the 2013 Best Paper Award from Building and Environment; the 2009 and 2013 Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing of Building and Environment; the 2012 and 2013 Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing of Energy and Buildings. He also received the BFRL Distinguished Associate Award of the US NIST in 2008.