Dr. Xiaodong Cao is a postdoctoral fellow working with our Healthy Buildings team. His research interests include the aircraft cabin environment, PIV measurements, indoor air distributions, daylighting simulations, and energy performance in the built environment
Presently, Xiaodong is working on the risk assessment of radon exposure in the built environment. He is also taking part in the Center’s research efforts on the influence of ventilation on indoor environmental quality and health.
Xiaodong holds a B.Eng. degree in the Building Environment from Tianjin University, which is one of the top five engineering universities in China. Tianjin University provided Xiaodong a through education and fired up his enthusiasm to further research on the green built environment.
In 2016, he received his doctoral degree in Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC) from the Tianjin Key Lab of Indoor Air Environmental Quality Control, Tianjin University. He also received a state scholarship fund to be a one-year visiting Ph.D. student at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia from 2014 to 2015.