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Guest Speaker Biography

Dr Pawel Wargocki

Associate Professor, International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark


Pawel WargockiAssociate Professor Pawel Wargocki received his PhD from the Technical University of Denmark, where he has been teaching and performing research ever since.

He has more than 20 years of experience in research on human requirements in indoor environments. He is best known for his seminal work demonstrating that poor indoor environmental quality affects performance of office work and learning. Other work influenced requirements for ventilation and air cleaning. Recent research includes studies on emissions from humans, on sleep quality and on performance of green buildings.

He has collaborated with leading research institutions, universities, and industrial partners around the world such as National University of Singapore, Jiaotong University in Shanghai, Syracuse Center of Excellence, United Technologies and Google. He was President and long-standing board member of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ), Vice President of Indoor Air 2008, and Chair of ASHRAE committees. He has received several awards for his work including Rockwool Award for Young Researchers, ASHRAE Ralph Nevins Award, ISIAQ’s Yaglou Award and Best Paper Award in Indoor Air. He is the secretary of Academy of Indoor Air Sciences. Published extensively (h=31).