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Guoqiang Zhang


Guoqiang Zhang
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Address: Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus C

Navitas, AU building 3210.


Address: Skejby Nordlandsvej 301

AU Building 2330


Dr. Guoqiang Zhang is a full professor in Fluid Dynamics & Building Ventilation, Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, with major research interests in ventilation and indoor climate & air quality, including modeling, measurements and control of air distribution in rooms, optimizing indoor air quality and reduction of emission.

Research areas

  • Indoor Environmental Engineering
  • Experimental Fluid Dynamics
  • Air Distribution in rooms, especially in heavily occupied large room space and precision ventilation
  • Boundary layer, Heat & Mass transfer
  • Indoor Climatic and Air Quality Control in Industrial Buildings - Modelling and Simulation, Multivariable Control
  • Built Environments, Energy and Ventilation


Principle Lecturer for M.Sc and Ph.D. program in Indoor Climate Engineering:

M.Sc. Courses:

  • Air Physics and Building Ventilation (5ECTS)
  • CFD in Architectural Engineering (5ECTS)

Ph.D. Courses

  • Fundamentals of Ventilation, Indoor Air Quality, Air Motion and Emissions (10 ECTS)
  • Advanced CFD Modelling & Application in Building Ventilation (5ECTS)



Ph.D. projects:

  • Urban wind environment and its effects on naturally ventilated building, 2017-2021;
  • Effective indoor climate and air quality control via optimal air distribution of hybrid ventilation, 2017-2021;
  • Modelling of heat transfer process from sows to ambient and mitigation techniques avoding heat stress, 2019-2022;
  • Innovative ventilation design with better thermal environment and air quality for dairy cattle barn in cold climate. 2019-2022

Postdoc project:

  • Smart Ventilation for future livestock buildings―focus on environment, energy consumption and indoor air quality”, 2019-2021

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