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Donghyun Rim

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering

222 Engineering Unit A

dxr51@psu.edu

814-863-2041

Research Areas:

Building Mechanical Systems, Interdisciplinary Building Systems

Interest Areas:

Built environment, indoor environmetal quality, human health, building energy use, human exposure to air pollutants.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, 2003
  • MS, Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • Ph D, Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Wenyu Shan and Donghyun Rim, 2017, "Thermal and ventilation performance of combined passive chilled beam and displacement ventilation systems", Energy and Building, pp. 16 pages
  • Donghyun Rim, Elliott Gall, Jong Bum Kim and Gwi-Nam Bae, 2017, "Particulate matter in urban nursery schools: A case study of Seoul, Korea during winter months", Building and Environment, 119, pp. 1-10
  • Parichehr Salimifard, Donghyun Rim, Carlos Gomes, Paul Kremer and James Freihaut, 2017, "Impacts of humidity and aerodynamic disturbance on particle resuspension from floor and duct surfaces", Science of the Total Environment, 583, pp. 241-247
  • Hyeunguk Ahn and Donghyun Rim, 2017, "Ventilation and energy performance of partitioned indoor spaces under mixing and displacement ventilation", Building Simulation, pp. 14 pages
  • Donghyun Rim, Lance A Wallace and Jungil Choi, 2016, "Size-resolved source emission rates of indoor ultrafine particles considering coagulation", Environmental Science and Technology, 50, pp. 10031-10038
  • Donghyun Rim, Elliott T Gall, Randy L Maddalena and William W Nazaroff, 2016, "Ozone reaction with interior building materials: Influence of diurnal ozone variation, temperature and humidity", Atmospheric Environment, 125, pp. 15–23
  • Stefano Schiavon, Donghyun Rim, Wilmer Pasut and William W Nazaroff, 2016, "Sensation of draft at uncovered ankles for women exposed to displacement ventilation and underfloor air distribution systems", Building and Environment, 96, pp. 228–236
  • Donghyun Rim, Stefano Schiavon and William W Nazaroff, 2015, "Energy and cost associated with ventilating office buildings in a tropical climate", PLOS ONE, 10, (3), pp. 14 pages
  • Dustin G Poppendieck, Donghyun Rim and Andrew K Persily, 2014, "Ultrafine particle removal and ozone generation by In-duct electrostatic precipitators", Environmental Science & Technology, 48, (3), pp. 2067–2074
  • Donghyun Rim, Lance A Wallace and Andrew K Persily, 2013, "Indoor ultrafine particles of outdoor origin: importance of window opening area and fan operation condition", Environmental Science & Technology, 47, (4), pp. 1922–1929
  • Donghyun Rim, Andrew Persily, Steven Emmerich, W Stuart Dols and Lance Wallace, 2013, "Multi-zone modeling of size-resolved outdoor ultrafine particle entry into a test house", Atmospheric Environment, 69, pp. 219–230
  • Donghyun Rim, Michal Green, Lance Wallace, Andrew Persily and Jung-Il Choi, 2012, "Evolution of ultrafine particle size distributions following indoor episodic releases: Relative importance of coagulation, deposition and ventilation", Aerosol Science and Technology, 46, (5), pp. 494–503
  • Donghyun Rim, Lance Wallace, Steven Nabinger and Andrew Persily, 2012, "Reduction of exposure to ultrafine particles by kitchen exhaust hoods: the effects of exhaust flow rates, particle size, and burner position", Science of the Total Environment, 432, pp. 350–356
  • Donghyun Rim, Lance Wallace and Andrew Persily, 2010, "Infiltration of outdoor ultrafine particles into a test house", Environmental Science & Technology, 44, (15), pp. 5908–5913
  • Donghyun Rim and Atila Novoselac, 2010, "Occupational exposure to hazardous airborne pollutants: Effects of air mixing and source location", Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 7, (12), pp. 683–692
  • Donghyun Rim and Atila Novoselac, 2010, "Ventilation effectiveness as an indicator of occupant exposure to particles from indoor sources", Building and Environment, 45, (5), pp. 1214–1224
  • Donghyun Rim, A Novoselec and Glenn Morrison, 2009, "The influence of chemical interactions at the human surface on breathing zone levels of reactants and products", Indoor Air, 19, (4), pp. 324–334
  • Donghyun Rim and Atila Novoselac, 2009, "Transport of particulate and gaseous pollutants in the vicinity of a human body", Building and Environment, 44, (9), pp. 1840–1849
  • Donghyun Rim, Jeffrey Siegel, Jarett Spinhirne, Alba Webb and Elena McDonald-Buller, 2008, "Characteristics of cabin air quality in school buses in Central Texas", Atmospheric Environment, 42, (26), pp. 6453–6464
  • Donghyun Rim and Atila Novoselac, 2008, "Transient simulation of airflow and pollutant dispersion under mixing flow and buoyancy driven flow regimes in residential buildings", ASHRAE Transactions, 114, (2), pp. 130–42

Conference Proceedings

  • Hyeunguk Ahn and Donghyun Rim, 2017, "Effects of ventilation strategies and diffuser arrangements on indoor environmental quality and energy consumption in partitioned spaces", ASHRAE 2017 Annual Conference, pp. 8 pages
  • Wenyu Shan and Donghyun Rim, 2017, "Numerical evaluation of thermal and ventilation performance of combined passive chilled beam–displacement ventilation systems", ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference, pp. 8 pages
  • Shaojie Yuan and Donghyun Rim, 2017, "The effect of the green wall and green roof on the USDOE reference buildings energy usage in various locations in US.", ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference, pp. 8 pages
  • Jong-Bum Kim, Donghyun Rim and Gwi-Nam Bae, 2016, "Indoor and outdoor air pollution of urban daycare centers in Metropolitan Seoul area", IAQVEC 2016 Conference, pp. 4 pages
  • Donghyun Rim, Jong-Bum Kim and Gwi-Nam Bae, 2016, "Particulate matter (PM) in urban nursery schools in a mega-city, Seoul, Korea", Indoor Air 2016 Conference, pp. 2 pages
  • Shiyu Rao and Donghyun Rim, 2016, "Evaluating economizer use in particulate air pollution in office buildings in multi-million cities", ASHRAE 2016 Winter Conference, pp. 8 pages
  • Parichehr Salimifard, Donghyun Rim and James Freihaut, 2015, "Resuspension of bacterial spore particles from duct surfaces", Healthy Buildings 2015, pp. 5 pages
  • Donghyun Rim and William W Nazaroff, 2014, "Ozone reaction with building materials: Effects of diurnal variation and environmental conditions", 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, pp. 4 pages
  • Donghyun Rim and William W Nazaroff, 2014, "Energy and cost associated with ventilating office buildings in a tropical climate", 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, pp. 4 pages
  • Stefano Schiavon, Donghyun Rim, Wilmer Pasut and William W Nazaroff, 2014, "Sensation of draft at ankles for displacement ventilation and underfloor air distribution systems", Proceedings of the 13th International Conference Indoor Air 2014, Hong Kong, pp. 4 pages
  • Kevin Weekly, Donghyun Rim, Lin Zhang, Alexandre M Bayen, William W Nazaroff and Costas J Spanos, 2013, "Low-cost coarse airborne particulate matter sensing for indoor occupancy detection", pp. 32–37
  • Donghyun Rim, AK Persily, LA Wallace and WS Dols, 2012, "Using multi-zone modeling of particle transport to support building design", pp. 409–415
  • Donghyun Rim and A Novoselac, 2008, "Age of air as an indicator of exposure to particles", Epidemiology, 19, (6), pp. S354–S355
  • Donghyun Rim and A Novoselac, 2008, "Inhalation exposure and accessibility of source in the vicinity of human body", Epidemiology, 19, (6), pp. S353

Abstracts

  • Parichehr Salimifard and Donghyun Rim, 2017, "An experimental comparison of aerodynamic and optical particle sensing for indoor aerosols", American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) 36th Annual Conference
  • Donghyun Rim, Gwi Nam Bae, Jong Bum Kim and Chang Hyeok Kim, 2017, "Lung deposited surface area and black carbon in urban high rise apartments", American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) 36th Annual Conference
  • Donghyun Rim and Youngbo Won, 2017, "Ozone interactions with human skin and clothing in indoor environments", Energy and Environment Summit 2017
  • Parichehr Salimifard and Donghyun Rim, 2016, "Effect of relative humidity on resuspension of indoor allergen particles", American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) 35th Annual Conference
  • Donghyun Rim, Lance A Wallace and Jungil Choi, 2015, "Source emission rates of indoor ultrafine particles considering coagulation, deposition, and ventilation"
  • Rao Shiyu and Donghyun Rim, 2015, "Urban air pollution and indoor air quality in mega-cities", 2015 AEESP Conference
  • Donghyun Rim, Lance Wallace, Andrew Persily and others, 2011, "Impact of window opening on infiltration, penetration, and deposition of outdoor ultrafine particles in a manufactured residential test house", 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate
  • Donghyun Rim, Jung-il Choi, Lance Wallace, Andrew Persily and others, 2011, "Reduction of dispersion of ultrafine particles from cooking stoves by kitchen exhaust fans of varying flow rates", 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate
  • Lance Wallace, Donghyun Rim, Andrew Persily and others, 2010, "Formation of ultrafine particles (dp= 2-64 nm) from gas-phase reaction of D-Limonene with ozone", 2010 Joint Conference of International Society of Exposure Science & International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
  • Donghyun Rim, Chi Hoang, Jung-il Choi, Lance Wallace and others, 2010, "Modeling coagulation, evaporation, and condensation growth of indoor ultrafine particles", American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) 29th Annual Conference

Other

  • Donghyun Rim, 2009, "Evaluation of human exposure to indoor airborne pollutants: transport and fate of particulate and gaseous pollutants"

Research Projects

  • June 2016 - May 2018, "Vertical gardening in buildings for energy and water management," (Sponsor: The Raymond A Bowers Program for Excellence in Design and Construction of the Built Environment).
  • June 2016 - September 2017, "Composition, morphology, size, and agglomeration of nanoparticles in indoor air," (Sponsor: Penn State Institutes of Energy and Environment).
  • August 2016 - July 2017, "Transport of indoor biological dust," (Sponsor: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers).
  • June 2016 - May 2017, "Collecting and characterizing Saharan dust in West Africa and associated pathogens for evaluating disease risk across the meningitis belt and Cape Verde," (Sponsor: Penn State Institutes of Energy and Environment).
  • July 2017 -  , "MOdelling Consortium for Chemistry of Indoor Environments (MOCCIE)," (Sponsor: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation).

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Workshop Travel Award, Yale University, June 2015 - June 2015
  • Best Application Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, October 2013 - October 2013
  • Distinguished Research Associate Award, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), November 2011

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Member, AE Mechanical/PSIEE Faculty Search, October 2016 - March 2017
  • Committee Member, Architectural Engineering Department Head Search Committee, October 2016 - December 2016
  • Member, Development Task Force, 2015
  • Committee Member, AE Lab Technologist Search, January 2016
  • Member, Study Abroad Committee, 2015
  • Member, Global Engineering Education Faculty Planning Committee, 2014

Service to External Organizations:

  • Chairperson, Seminar 22 (Combined Heat and Power Systems in Mission Critical Facilities), ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference, January 2017 - January 2017
  • Committee Member, Healthy Building 2017 Asia, February 2017 - September 2017
  • Committee Member, Indoor Air 2016 Conference, July 2016
  • Committee Member, IAQVEC 2016 Conference, October 2016
  • Chairperson, ASHRAE, January 2015
  • Co-Chairperson, Aerosol Exposure Session, AAAR 2015 Conference, October 2015
  • Reviewer, National Science Foundation, April 2015 - April 2015
  • Committee Member, Healthy Building 2015 America, July 2015
  • Secretary, International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 21, July 2014
  • Chairperson, Indoor Aerosols & Aerosol Exposure Committee, American Association for Aerosol Research, August 2017
  • Committee Member, American Association for Aerosol Research, October 2015
  • Committee Member, ASHRAE, Technical Committee 4.10 - Indoor Environmental Modeling, January 2015
 


 

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