Dr.Chenqiu Du is now a Associate Professor in Civil Engineering School of Chongqing University.Her research direction includes thermal environment and human thermal comfort,building energy efficiency, indoor air quality and health/wellbeing, HVAC systems etc.As Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, Key Researcher, she have been involved in more than 10 project, varying from China NSFC, Five-Year Plan Key R&D, etc. She has been a associate editor in Journal of Building Engineering (SCI,IF=7.144), and a guest editor for special issue “health hospital” in J Build Eng. She has published more than 20 Journal papers and several papers in Chinese, as well as more than 10 meeting paper(as well as oral report) and 4 books .She has been in involved in five 5 course for postgraduate, and be assistant supervisor for more than 10 postgraduates and 8 undergraduates.
2017.11-2018.10 Visiting PhD researcher, Loughborough University, Building Environment
2015.09-2018.12 PhD researcher, Chongqing University, Building Environment
2013.09-2015.07 Master student, Chongqing University, Building Environment
2009.09-2013.06 Bachelor, North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power
2021.03-currently, Associate Professor in School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University
2018.12-2020.12, Post Doctor in Environmental Engineering, Chognqing University
Thermal environment and human thermal comfort
Building energy efficiency
Indoor air quality and health/wellbeing
1.Principal Investigator: 2020.01-2022.12, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) “Effects of indoor air humidity on children asthma and its mechanism (51908079)”, 210,000RMB;
2.Project coordinator and key researcher: 2018.12-2022.12, 13th Five-Year Plan project funded by Ministry of Science and Technology of China “Research on heating technology of low-grade energy in rural areas” (2018YFD1100704), 1.25 million RMB;
3.Principal Investigator: 2016.06 - 2018.06, Innovation project funded by Ministry of Science and Technology of Chongqing “Key factors and modes for heating and cooling in residential buildings in Chongqing”, 20,000RMB;
4.Key researcher: 2016.06 - 2020.06，13th Five-Year Plan project funded by Ministry of Science and Technology of China “Research on Integrated Solutions for Heating and Cooling in the buildings in Yangtze River Region (SSHCool Project)”, 45,000,000RMB;
5.Key researcher: 2015.09 -2018.12，National Natural Science Foundation project of China “Low carbon climate-responsive Heating and Cooling of Cities (LoHCool) (Grant No: NSFC 51561135002)”, 3,000,000RMB,
6.Co-Investigator: 2017.06 - 2018.01，Project funded by GD Midea AIR-Conditioning Equipment Co. Ltd. “Research on airflow characteristics of electric fan and dynamic controls for human thermal comfort”, 300,000RMB;
7.Key researcher: 2014.12 - 2017.12, International cooperation project funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China “Key Technologies for Terminal Distributed Heating Systems (2014DFA62970), 2,650,000RMB;
8.Key researcher: 2014.03 - 2017.05，Technology construction project of international cooperation funded by Ministry of Science and Technology of Chongqing “Research Introduction of Low-Temp Radiation Heating（cstc2013gjhz90002）, 500,000RMB;
9.Key researcher: 2013.09 - 2016.08，the National Key Basic Research Special Foundation of China “Key problems and technology on indoor air quality in Airplane cabin (2012CB720103/04)”, 2,000,000RMB;
10.Key researcher: 2013.09 - 2014.11, 12th Five-Year Plan project funded by Ministry of Science and Technology of China “Indices and evaluation for human health in buildings (2012BAJ02B05)”, 1,860,000 RMB;
11.Key Researcher: 2013.01 - 2014.12，12th Five-Year Plan project funded by Ministry of Science and Technology of China “Key technology for indoor air quality control and improvement in buildings and demonstration (2012BAJ02B00), 5,200,000RMB;
1.Chenqiu Du, Hong Liu, Caijie Li, Jie Xiong, Baizhan Li, Guoqing Li, Zhanli Xi. Demand and efficiency evaluations of local convective heating to human feet and low body parts in cold environments. Building and Environment, 2020, 171:106662 (IF:5.6)
2.Chenqiu Du, Baizhan Li, Wei Yu, Hong Liu, Runming Yao. Energy flexibility for heating and cooling based on seasonal occupant thermal adaptation in mixed-mode residential buildings[J]. Energy, 2019, 116339. (IF:5.053)
3.Chenqiu Du, Baizhan Li, Yongqiang Li, Mengnan Xu, Runming Yao. Modification of the Predicted Heat Strain (PHS) model in predicting human thermal responses for Chinese workers in hot environments[J]. Building and Environment, 2019, 165, 106349. (IF:4.053)
4.Chenqiu Du, Baizhan Li, Hong Liu, Yu Ji, Runming Yao, Wei Yu. Quantification of personal thermal comfort with localized airflow system based on sensitivity analysis and classification tree model[J]. Energy and Buildings, 2019, 194, 1-11. (IF:4.067)
5.Chenqiu Du, Baizhan Li, Wei Yu, Hong Liu, etc. Moisture in clothing and its transient influence on human thermal responses through clothing microenvironment[J]. Building and Environment, 2019, 150, 1-12. (IF:4.053)
6.Chenqiu Du, Baizhan Li, Hong Liu, Yifan Wei, Meilan Tan. Quantifying the cooling efficiency of air velocity by heat loss from skin surface in warm and hot environments[J]. Building and Environment, 2018, 136, 146-155. (IF:4.053)
7.Chenqiu Du, Baizhan Li, Yong Cheng, Chao Li, Hong Liu, Runming Yao. Influence of human thermal adaptation and its development on human thermal responses to warm environments[J]. Building and Environment, 2018, 139, 134-145. (IF:4.053)
8.Chenqiu Du, Jun Kang, Wei Yu, Mingqing Chen, Baizhan Li, Hong Liu, Han Wang. Repeated exposures to temperature variation exacerbate the airway inflammations through TRPA1 in a mouse asthma model[J]. Respiralogy, 2019, 24. (IF: 3.256)
9.Baizhan Li, Chenqiu Du, Meilan Tan, Hong Liu, Emmanuel Essah. A modified method of evaluating the impact of air humidity on human acceptable air temperatures in hot-humid environments [J]. Energy and Buildings, 2018,158, 393-405. (IF:4.067)
10.Baizhan Li, Chenqiu Du, Runming Yao, Wei Yu, Vincenzo Costanzo. Indoor thermal environments in Chinese residential buildings responding to the diversity of climates [J]. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2018, 129(25), 693-708. (IF:3.444)
11.Baizhan Li, Chenqiu Du, Hong Liu, Wei Yu, Jie Zheng, Meilan Tan, Zhenxing Jin, Wenjie Li, Jing Wu, Lu Chen, Runming Yao. Regulation of sensory conduction velocity of human bodies responding to annual temperature variation in natural environment[J]. Indoor Air, 2019,29,308-319 (IF:4.45)
12.Baizhan Li, Yongqiang Li, Chenqiu Du, Runming Yao. A ‘heart rate’-based model (PHSHR) for predicting personal heat stress in dynamic working environments [J]. Building and Environment, 2018, 135, 318-329.
13.Haochen Jiang, Runming Yao, Shiyu Han, Chenqiu Du, Wei Yu, Shuqin Chen, Baiyi li, Hang Yu, Nianping Li, Jinqing Peng, Baizhan li. How do urban residents use energy for winter heating at home? -A large-scale survey in the hot summer and cold winter climate zone in the Yangtze River Region. Energy and Building, 2020, 223:110131.
14.Jiao Cai, Baizhan Li, Wei Yu, Han Wang, Chenqiu Du, Yinping Zhang. Household dampness-related exposures in relation to childhood asthma and rhinitis in China: A multi-centre observational study. Environmental International, 2019, 126:735-746. (IF:5.776)
15.Chao Li, Hong Liu, Baizhan Li, Yong Cheng, Chengqiu Du, Aihong Shen. Human responses to the air relative humidity ramps: A chamber study[J]. Building and Environment, 2017, 123:456-468.
16.Guoqing Li, Xin Meng, Xiaowei Zhang, Ling Zhang, Chenqiu Du, Nan Li, Wei Yu, Jie Xiong, Shaoxing Zhang, Baizhan li. An innovative ventilation system using piston wind for the thermal environment in Shanghai subway station. Journal of Building Engineering, 2020, 27:101276.
1.Excellent Doctoral Dissertation for Chongqing University
2.Best paper/presentation Award for SuDBE Conference 2017
3.National Doctoral Fellowship, Master’s scholarship, etc.
4.Outstanding graduates for Henan Province