Here you will find copies of presentations made by members of the Built Environment Research Group. These are for educational use only.

Indoor exposures to outdoor air pollution

  • Brent Stephens, Plenary presentation to Engineering Sustainability 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, April 10, 2017 (33 mb)

Indoor exposures to outdoor air pollution

  • Brent Stephens, Presentation to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Environmental Engineering Graduate Seminar, February 26, 2017

What Have We Learned about the Microbiomes of Indoor Environments?

  • Brent Stephens, Webinar and Discussion for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), September 22, 2016

Perspectives on Microbial Interactions in Built Environments

  • Brent Stephens, The National Academies “Microbiomes of the Built Environment: From Research to Application,” Washington, DC, June 20, 2016

Microbiology of the Built Environment (MoBE) research and architectural engineering

  • Brent Stephens, Sloan Foundation MoBE Early Career Workshop, hosted by the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (23 mb)

Open Source Building Science Sensors (OSBSS): An open source sensor network for indoor environmental data collection

  • Brent Stephens, Virginia Tech graduate air pollution course guest lecture, Blacksburg, VA 2016 (63 mb)

Understanding the mechanistic drivers of indoor exposures to outdoor air pollution

  • Brent Stephens, Washington State University Environmental Engineering graduate seminar, Pullman, WA 2016 (35 mb)

Outdoor air and (non-combustion) appliances as sources of indoor particulate matter (PM)

  • Brent Stephens, Presentation to the IOM National Academies Workshop on the Health Risks of Indoor Exposure to Particulate Matter, February 10, 2016, Washington, DC (5 mb)

Energy and air quality in the built environment

  • Brent Stephens, University of Illinois at Chicago Civil and Materials Engineering graduate seminar, Chicago, IL 2015 (76 mb)

Open Source Building Science Sensors (OSBSS) Advisory Board Meeting

  • Brent Stephens, Akram Ali, and Torkan Fazli, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 2015 (70 mb)

Development and application of a Markov chain model for predicting influenza exposure in indoor environments

  • Parham Azimi, International Society for Exposure Science annual conference, Cincinnati, OH 2014 (2 mb)

Predictions and determinants of size-resolved particle infiltration factors in single-family homes in the U.S.

  • Brent Stephens, International Society for Exposure Science annual conference, Cincinnati, OH 2014 (6 mb)

Ultrafine particle emissions from desktop 3D printers

  • Brent Stephens, NSF Workshop on the Environmental Implications of Additive Manufacturing, Washington, DC 2014 (45 mb)

Predictions and determinants of size-resolved particle infiltration factors in single-family homes in the U.S.

  • Brent Stephens, Indoor Air 2014 Hong Kong (7 mb)

Open Source Building Science Sensors for Indoor Microbiology

  • Brent Stephens, Indoor Air 2014 Hong Kong (10 mb)

HVAC Filtration for Controlling Airborne Influenza Transmission in Indoor Environments: Predicting Risk Reductions and Operational Costs

  • Brent Stephens, Indoor Air 2014 Hong Kong (4 mb)

Markov chain model for predicting probability of influenza transmission and dominant pathways

  • Parham Azimi, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (2 mb)

Modeling energy implications of dirty filters (initial steps)

  • Rou Yi Yeap and Torkan Fazli, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (2 mb)

Technical writing tips

  • Brent Stephens, June 2014, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (10 mb)

Open source building science sensors

  • Akram Ali, June 2014, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (6 mb)

Graphical information display

  • Brent Stephens, June 2014, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (22 mb)

Transport of outdoor pollutants into the indoor environment

  • Haoran Zhao and Jihad Zeid, June 2014, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (2 mb)

Assessing the thermal performance of building enclosure materials using a medium-size hot box chamber

  • Torkan Fazli, June 2014, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (2 mb)

Mapping outdoor particle size distributions to HVAC filtration efficiency for PM2.5 and ultrafine particles

  • Parham Azimi, June 2014, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (4 mb)

Predictions and determinants of size-resolved particle infiltration factors across single-family homes in the U.S.

  • Brent Stephens, June 2014, Built Environment Research Group Summer Seminar Series, Chicago, IL (10 mb)

Built environment metadata collection: Methods, sensors, and the Hospital Microbiome Project

  • Brent Stephens, June 2014, 3rd Annual Conference on the Microbiology of the Built Environment, Boulder, CO (19 mb)

Indoor exposures to outdoor air pollution

  • Brent Stephens, May 2014, Guest lecture to CE 260, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (22 mb)

Introduction to the Building Science to Advance Research in the Microbiology of the Built Environment Workshop

  • Brent Stephens, May 2014, IIT, Chicago, IL (4 mb)

Building science measurements in the Hospital Microbiome Project

  • Tiffanie Ramos, April 2014, M.S. ENVE Thesis defense, IIT, Chicago, IL (14 mb)

Indoor exposures to outdoor air pollution

  • Brent Stephens, April 2014, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety ERC Seminar, Chicago, IL (23 mb)

Energy and air quality in the built environment

  • Brent Stephens, February 2014, Northwestern University Environmental Engineering Graduate Seminar, Evanston, IL (17 mb)

Energy and air quality in the built environment

  • Brent Stephens, February 2014, IIT CAEE Graduate Seminar, Chicago, IL (110 mb)

Building science measurements for the Hospital Microbiome Project

  • Brent Stephens, January 2014, ASHRAE Winter Conference 2014, New York, NY (30 mb)

Building design and operational choices that impact indoor exposures to outdoor particulate matter inside residences

  • Brent Stephens, January 2014, ASHRAE Winter Conference 2014, New York, NY (4 mb)

Filtration for the prevention of airborne infectious disease transmission

  • Brent Stephens, November 2013, Filtration 2013, Chicago, IL (4 mb)

Building design and operational choices that impact indoor exposures to outdoor particulate matter inside residences

  • Brent Stephens, October 2013, ASHRAE IAQ 2013, Vancouver, CA (4 mb)

Ultrafine particle emissions from desktop 3D printers

  • Brent Stephens, October 2013, AAAR 2013, Portland, OR (53 mb)

Indoor exposures to outdoor air pollution

  • Brent Stephens, October 2013, ACSA/AIA Housing Research Lecture Series, webinar (13 mb)

Residential HVAC filtration: Energy and airflow impacts

  • Brent Stephens, June 2013, ASHRAE Summer Conference 2013 (62.2 IAQ subcommittee meeting), Denver, CO (6 mb)