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Faculty

Xiaojian Xie Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
Built environment and health
Research Interests: 
Building ventilation; indoor air quality; bio-aerosol and engineering control of infection transmission; air pollution; multiphase flow
Bio: 


Educational Background

  • PhD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong (HKU, 2008)

  • BSc, Department of Thermal Science & Energy Engineering, University of Science & Technology of China (USTC, 2004)

Research

Research Projects

  • Dispersion of expiratory droplets in classrooms (PI) National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) for Young Scientists, the State Council of Chinese Government, China (Project No. 51008161, RMB200 000, 2011-2013)

  • The effect of multiple thermal plume on ventilation rate and its measurement in naturally ventilated room (PI) Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China, Jiangsu provincial Department of Education, China (RMB32 000, 2013-2016)

  • University Qian Lan Project: Excellent Young Teachers (PI) Nanjing Normal University, Jiangsu province of China (RMB30 000, 2014-2016)

  • Construction of integrated training platform of HVAC system (PI) Project of teaching and research laboratory construction for postgraduate students, Graduate School of Nanjing Normal University, Jiangsu province of China (RMB200 000, 2013-2014)

  • Generation and dispersion of expiratory droplets (PI) Scientific Research Startup Foundation for High Level Talents, Nanjing Normal University, Jiangsu province of China (RMB80 000, 2010-2012)

  • Formation of droplet nuclei and airborne exposure in hospital wards Principle investigator: Professor Yuguo Li (The University of Hong Kong) National Science Foundation of China (NSFC), the State Council of Chinese Government, China (Project No. 5127844, RMB850 000, 2013-2016)

Journal Articles
Journal papers published:

  1. Jian Hang, Yuguo Li, W.H. Ching, Jianjian Wei, Ruiqiu Jin, Li Liu, Xiaojian Xie. Potential airborne transmission between two isolation cubicles through a shared anteroom. Building and Environment, Volume 89, July 2015, Pages 264-278. 

  2. Johnson GR, Morawska L, Ristovski ZD, Hargreaves M, Mengersen K, Chao CYH, Wan MP, Li Y, Xie X, Katoshevski D, Corbet S: Modality of human expired aerosol size distributions. J Aerosol Sci 2011, 42(12):839-851. 

  3. Xie XJ, Li YG, Sun HQ, Liu L: Droplet generation due to two health care procedures. Journal of Southeast University (English Edition), vol.26 (2), pp. 274-278, 2010. (EI)

  4. Xie XJ, Li YG, Sun HQ, Liu L: Exhaled Droplets due to Talking and Coughing. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, vol. 6(Suppl 6), pp. 703-14, 2009. (ISI Impact Factor: 4.259; Times Cited: 22; updated in Jan 2014). IDS Number: 521WU.

  5. Chao CYH, Wan MP, Morawska L, Johnson GR, Ristovski ZD, Hargreaves M, Mengersen K, Corbett S, Li Y, Xie XJ, Katoshevski D: Characterization of expiration air jets and droplet size distributions immediately at the mouth opening. Journal of Aerosol Science, vol. 40(2), pp. 122-33, 2009. (ISI Impact Factor: 2.192; Times Cited: 61; updated in Jan 2014). IDS Number: 411AI.

  6. Xie XJ and Li YG: How far droplets can move in indoor environments – revisiting the Wells evaporation-falling curve. Indoor Air, vol. 17(3), pp. 211-25, 2007. (ISI Impact Factor: 2.029; Times Cited: 49; updated in Jan 2014). IDS Number: 183VM.

  7. Xie XJ, Zhang T, Li YG, and Fang HHP: Bacterial survival in evaporating deposited droplets on a teflon-coated surface. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 73(3), pp. 703-12, 2006. (ISI Impact Factor: 3.28; Times Cited: 10; updated in Jan 2014). IDS Number: 105UL. 

  8. Sun W, Ji J, Li YG and Xie XJ: Dispersion and settling characteristics of evaporating droplets in ventilated room. Building and Environment, vol. 42(2), pp. 1011-17, 2007. (ISI Impact Factor: 2.131; Times Cited: 14; updated in Jan 2014). IDS Number: 149SA.

  9. Hu W, Xie XJ, Liao M. Respiratory symptoms in relation to dampness in the dormitory of a college in Nanjing. Journal of Nanjing Normal University Engineering and Technology Edition, vol. 13(3), pp52-56, 2013(In Chinese).

  10. Liao M, Xie XJ, Shen XY. Experimental investigation of indoor carbon dioxide concentration and determination of ventilation rate in classrooms with natural ventilation. Building Energy & Environment, vol. 33 (6), 2014 (In Chinese). 

  11. Hu W, Xie XJ, Liao M, Zhan YP. Disease and symptoms of respiratory system in relation to the environment in the dormitory of a college in Nanjing. Chinese Journal of School Health, vol. 35 (8), 2014 (In Chinese).

Conference paper published:

  1. Peng Liu, Xiaojian Xie, Mei Liao, Xiaoyu Shen. Measured Air Infiltration and Ventilation Rates in Naturally Ventilated Classrooms. In the Proceedings of ISHVAC-COBEE 2015 (The 9th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning, and the 3rd International Conference on Building Energy and Environment), Tianjin, China, 12-15 Jul, 2015.

  2. Liu P, Liao M, Xie XJ. The characteristics of droplet transmission in classroom. In the Proceedings of IEHB 2014 (the 6th  Annual Conference of the Branch of Indoor Environment and health), Shanghai, China, 18-20 Sep, 2014 (In Chinese).

  3. Hu W, Xie XJ, Liao M. Sick building syndrome in relation to dampness in the dormitory of a college in Nanjing. In the Proceedings of CAR 2013(the 5th  Annual Conference of the Chinese Association of Refrigeration), Wuhan, China, 5-8 Nov, 2013 (In Chinese). 

  4. Shen XY, Xie XJ, Huang H. The Determination of CO2 concentration and air change flow in the classrooms of a university in Nanjing. In the Proceedings of IEHB 2012 (the 5th  Annual Conference of the Branch of Indoor Environment and health), Changsha, China, 16-18 Nov, 2012 (In Chinese).

  5. Shen XY, Xie XJ and Huang H: Investigation of indoor air quality in kindergartens in Nanjing. In the Proceedings of ISHVAC 2011 (The 7th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning), Shanghai, China, 6-9 Nov, 2011. (EI)

  6. Xie XJ, Li YG, Sun, HQ and Liu L: Droplet Generation due to Two Health Care Procedures - A Preliminary Study. In the Proceedings of ISHVAC 2009 (The 6th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning), Nanjing, China, 6-9 Nov, 2009. IDS Number: BOB72.

Books

  • Natural Ventilation for Infection Control in Health-Care Settings. WHO Publications. November 2009, 123 pp.

Patents

  1. Expiratory droplets collection device based on electrostatic induction acceleration technique. Jin YH, Dong KF, Ni YF, Song MJ, Wang ZQ, Xie XJ. Patent No: ZL 2013 2 0449132.3

  2. Expiratory droplets collection device and method based on electrostatic induction acceleration technique. Jin YH, Dong KF, Ni YF, Song MJ, Wang ZQ, Xie XJ. Patent application No: CN201310316789.7, public

  3. A method of biomass solvent liquefaction coupling catalytic reforming for producing light aromatic hydrocarbon. Jiang XX, Lu P, Yang HM, Zhang JB, Xie XJ, Ren JX. Patent application No: 2015101228382, public

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent Young Teachers of “Qian Lan Project” (NJNU), 2014 

  • CSC Visiting Scholar Scholarship (CSC), 2013

  • Third prize of Outstanding Academic Papers Awards (Association of Science and Technology of Nanjing City), 2011

Contact 

  • Telephone:+86-25-85481140

  • Cell phone:15190475986

  • E-mail:xxjtulip@njnu.edu.cn