University of Minnesota
U of M, ME Dept: Center for Filtration Research
Center for Filtration Research

Published Works - Last 5 Years

2018 Publications

Cao, Q., Shen, L., Chen, S. -C., Kuehn, T. H., Zhang, N., Huang, Y., Huang, M., Tao, W. -Q., Cao, J., and Pui, D. Y. H. (2018) "Urban-scale SALSCS: experimental measurements on a demonstration unit and a numerical study on system performance with various ambient and geometric variables," Energy Conversion and Management (Under Review).

Cao, Q., Shen, L., Chen, S. -C., and Pui, D. Y. H. (2018) "WRF modeling of PM2.5 remediation by SALSCS and its clean air flow over Beijing terrain," Sci. Total Environ., 626, 134-146, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.062.

Cao, L. N. Y., & Pui, D. Y. H. (2018) "A novel weighted sum method to measure particle geometric surface area in real-time," J. Aerosol Sci., 117, 11-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2017.12.007.

Kang, S., Lai, W. T., Chen, S. C., and Pui, D. Y. H. (2018) "Measurement of dispersity of ISO A2 fine dusts by shadowgraph method," Powder Technology, 323, 186-194,

Tang, M., Chen, S. C., Chang, D. Q., Xie, X., Sun, J., & Pui, D. Y. (2018), "Filtration efficiency and loading characteristics of PM2.5 through composite filter media consisting of commercial HVAC electret media and nanofiber layer," Separation and Purification Technology, 198, 137-145, doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2017.03.040.

Tang, M., Thompson, D., Chang, D. Q., Chen, S. C., & Pui, D. Y. (2018) “Filtration efficiency and loading characteristics of PM2.5 through commercial electret filter media,” Separation and Purification Technology, 195, 101-109, doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2017.11.067.

2017 Publications

Cao, L. N. Y., Chen, S.-C., Fissan, H., Asbach, C., and Pui, D. Y. H. (2017). Development of a geometric surface area monitor (GSAM) for aerosol nanoparticles. Journal of Aerosol Science, doi:, PTL #1634.

Lee, H., Chen, S.-C., Kim, C.H., Westenburg, E., Moon, S.I., and D. Y. H. Pui (2017) "Evaluation of concentration measurement techniques of colloidal nanoparticles for microfiltration and ultrafiltration applications: Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, nanoparticle tracking analysis and electrospray-scanning mobility particle sizer," Separation and Purification Technology, 184, 34-42,, PTL#1633.

Ou, Q., Maricq. M.M. and D.Y.H. Pui, (2017) "Evaluation of metallic filter media for sub-micrometer soot particle removal at elevated temperature," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 1-10, doi:10.1080/02786826.2017.1349871, PTL#1632.

Lee, H., S. C. Chen, D. Segets, S. Süß, W. Peukert and D. Y. H. Pui, (2017) "Liquid filtration of nanoparticles through track-etched membrane filters under unfavorable and different ionic strength conditions: Experiments and modeling," J. Membrane Sci., 524, 682-690, doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.11.023, PTL#1631.

Kim, C.H., Lee, H., Juelfs, A., Haynes, C.L. and D.Y.H. Pui, (2017) "The effect of filtered nanoparticles on changing gas filtration efficiency of granular activated carbons," Carbon, 121, 63-71, doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.05.060, PTL#1630.

Chen, S., Q. Wang and D. R. Chen, (2017) "Effect of Pleat Shape on Reverse Pulsed-jet Cleaning of Filter Cartridges," Powder Technology, 305, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2016.09.013, PTL#1629.

Chen, S. and D. R. Chen, (2017) "Annular-Slit Nozzle for Reverse Flow Cleaning of Pleated Filter Cartridges," Separation and Purification Technology, 177, 182-191, doi:10.1016/j.seppur.2016.10.050, PTL#1628.

2016 Publications

Chen, S. and D. R. Chen, (2016) "Numerical Study of Reverse Multi-Pulsing Jet Cleaning for Pleated Cartridge Filters," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 1991-2002, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0645, PTL#1617.

Chen, S.C., Hu, Y., Pui, D.Y.H. and Wang, J. (2016) "Explicit expressions for the minimum efficiency and most penetrating particle size of Nuclepore filters," J. Aerosol Sci., 100:108-117, doi: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2016.07.008. PTL#1627

Chen, S. C., D. Q. Chang, C. Pei, C. J. Tsai and D. Y. H. Pui, (2016) "Removal Efficiency of Bimodal PM2.5 and PM10 by Electret Respirators and Mechanical Engine Intake Filters," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 1722-1729, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.08.0494, PTL#1621.

Chen, S. C., D. Segets, T. Y. Ling, W. Peukert and D. Y. H. Pui, (2016) "An Experimental Study of Ultrafiltration for Sub-10 nm Quantum Dots and Sub-150 Nanoparticles through PTFE membrane and Nuclepore Filters," J. Membrane Sci., 497, 153-161, doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2015.09.022, PTL#1622.

Kim, C. H., Y. T. Sul and D. Y. H. Pui, (2016) "Real-time and Online Screening Method for Materials Emitting Volatile Organic Compounds," J. Nanopart. Res., 18, 282, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-016-3598-4, PTL#1623.

Pui, D.Y.H., Chen, S.C., Hu, S.C., R., Vijayakumar, and T.H. Kuehn (2016) “Cleanroom Design Guide: Section 1. Cleanroom Fundamentals,” ASHRAE Handbook, PTL#1626.

Pui, D. Y. H., J. Cao and J. Mandell, et al., (2016) "2nd UMN–CAS Bilateral Seminar on PM2.5 Science, Health Effects and Control Technologies, October 7–8, 2015 at 3M Innovation Center, Maplewood, MN, USA," Particuology, 27, 141-143, doi: 10.1016/j.partic.2016.05.001, PTL#1625.

Wang, Q., L. Golshahi and D. R. Chen, (2016) "Advanced Testing Method to Evaluate the Performance of Respirator Filter Media," J. Occup. Environ. Hyg., 13:10, 750-758, doi: 10.1080/15459624.2016.1177647, PTL#1618.

Wang, Q., X. Lin and D. R. Chen, (2016) "Effect of Dust Loading Rate on the Loading Characteristics of High Efficiency Filter Media," Powder Technology, 287, 20-28, doi: 10.1016/j.powtec.2015.09.032, PTL#1619.

2015 Publications

Cao, L. N. Y., J. Wang, H. Fissan, S. E. Pratsinis, M. L. Eggersdorfer and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "The Capacitance and Charge of Agglomerated Nanoparticles during Sintering," J. Aerosol Sci., 83, 1-11, DOI:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2015.01.002, PTL#1602.

Cao, Q., D. Y. H. Pui and W. Lipinski, (2015) "A Concept of a Novel Solar-Assisted Large-Scale Cleaning System (SALSCS) for Urban Air Remediation," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15, 1-10, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0246, PTL#1603.

Chang, D. Q., S. C. Chen, A. R. Fox, A. S. Viner and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Penetration of Sub-50 nm Nanoparticles Through Electret HVAC Filters Used in Residence," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 49, 966-976, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2015.1086723, PTL#1608.

Chen, R., X. F. Shi, R. Bai, W. Q. Rang, L. L. Huo, L. Zhao, D. X. Long and D. Y. H. C. Pui, C.Y., (2015) "Airborne Nanoparticle Pollution in a Wired Electrical Discharge Machining Workshop and Potential Health Risks," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15, 284-194, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0219, PTL#1609.

Chen, S. C., J. Wang, H. Fissan and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Optimizing Filtration Experiments for Length and Fractal Dimension Characterization of Non-Spherical Particles," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 49:8, 547-555, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2015.1052038, PTL#1610.

Kim, C. H. and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Experimental Study on the Filtration Efficiency of Activated Carbons for 3-30 nm Particles," Carbon, 93, 226-229, doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.05.048, PTL#1611.

Kim, C. H., Z. Zuo, H. Finger, S. Haep, C. Asbach, H. Fissan and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Soft-X-ray-Assisted Detection Method for Airborne Molecular Contaminations (AMCs)," J. Nanopart. Res., 17, 126-138, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-015-2936-2, PTL#1612.

Shi, X., R. Chen, L. L. Huo, L. Zhao, R. Bai, D. X. Long, D. Y. H. Pui, W. Q. Rang and C. Y. Chen, (2015) "Evaluation of Nanoparticles Emitted from Printers in a Clean Chamber, a Copy Center and Office Rooms: Health Risks of Indoor Air Quality," J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 15:12, 9554-9564, DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2015.10314, PTL#1613.

Thompson, D., S. C. Chen, J. Wang and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Aerosol Emission Monitoring and Assessment of Potential Exposure to Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes in the Manufacture of Polymer Nanocomposites," Ann. Occup. Hyg., 59:9, 1135-1151, doi: 10.1093/annhyg/mev044, PTL#1614.

Wang, J., Y. K. Bahk, S. C. Chen and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Characteristics of Airborne Fractal-Like Agglomerates of Carbon Nanotubes," Carbon, 93, 441-450, doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.05.079, PTL#1615.

Zuo, Z., T. H. Kuehn and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Respirator Testing Using Virus Aerosol: Comparison between Viability Penetration and Physical Penetration," Ann. Occup. Hyg., 59:6, 812-816, doi:10.1093/annhyg/mev019, PTL#1616.

2014 Publications

Cao, J., Pui, D. Y. H., Kuehn, T. K., Tie, X., Ramachandran, G., Zhu, T., Wang, J. and Tao, W. (2014) "1st UMN-CAS Bilateral Seminar on PM2.5 Science, Health Effects and Control Technology Xi’an, China, May 27-28, 2014," Particuology, 16, 227-229, doi:10.1016/j.partic.2014.08.001, PTL#1593.

Chen, D. R. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2014) "Aerosol Instrumentation," Aerosol Science: Technology and Applications, 1st edition, Eds., Colbeck and Lazaridis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 61-88, ISBN 978-1-119-97792-6, PTL#1582.

Chen, S.-C., Wang, J., Bahk, Y. K., Fissan, H. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2014) "Carbon Nanotube Penetration through Fiberglass and Electret Respirator Filter Media and Nuclepore Filter: Experiments and Models," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 48(10), 997-1008, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2014.954028, PTL#1589.

Kim, K., Xiao, K., Kittelson, D. B. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2014) "Pressure Drop Hysteresis Effect on Biodiesel Filtration," Fuel, 115, 629-635, 635. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2013.07.079, PTL#1592.

Lin, G. Y., Liao, B. X., Tzeng, N. J., Chen, C. W., Uang, S. N., Chen, S. C., Pui, D. Y. H. and Tsai, C. J. (2014) "The Effect of Nanoparticle Convection-Diffusion Loss on the Transfer Function of an Aerosol Particle Mass Analyzer," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 48(6), 583-592, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2014.902027, PTL#1595.

Lindquist, G. J., Pui, D. Y. H. and Hogan, C. J. (2014) "Porous Particulate Film Deposition in the Transition Regime," J. Aerosol Sci., 74, 42-51, doi:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2014.03.007, PTL#1591.

Pui, D. Y. H., Cao, J., An, Z. and Wang, J. (2014) "Great wall of solar panels to mitigate yellow dust storm," Particuology, 13, 146-150, doi:10.1016/j.partic.2014.03.002, PTL#1590.

Pui, D. Y. H., Chen, S.-C. and Zuo, Z. (2014) "PM2.5 in China: Measurements, sources, visibility and health effects, and mitigation," Particuology, 13, 1-26, DOI: 10.1016/j.partic.2013.11.001, PTL#1583.

Zuo, Z., Kuehn, T. H., Bekele, A. Z., Mor., S. K., Verma, H., Goyal, S. M., Raynor, P. C. and Pui, D. H. Y. (2014) "Survival of Airborne MS2 Bacteriophage Generated from Human Saliva, Artificial Saliva, and Cell Culture Medium," Appl. Environ. Microbiology, 80(9), 2796-2803, doi:10.1128/AEM.00056-14, PTL#1584.