Digitalization is a major force propelling today’s world forward. Modeling and digital services are enabling and transforming buildings into smart, efficient, sustainable, safe, and comfortable environments. In this webinar, two local experts have been invited to share their leading efforts and viewpoints about the application of CFD simulations and digitalization service towards high performance building design. Mr. Ken PO, Head for CFD team from Building System and Diagnostics Pte Ltd, will demonstrate how CFD is effectively used as “value-add” engineering tool to improve the design of complex mechanical ventilation system. Mr. DongKyun KIM, Technical Director of DLABs Pte Ltd, will then present and share their “AI-assistant Platform” for supporting automatic design interactive processes to meet various design requirement during the concept/ schematic design stage.
IBPSA Singapore and ASHRAE Singapore Chapter signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 16 Dec to facilitate cooperation and promote collaborations in areas of mutual interest. This includes holding joint building simulation and building engineering related activities such as conferences, symposia, seminars, technical talks, courses, networking sessions and site visits.
The MOU was signed by IBPSA Singapore President Dr. Adrian Chong and ASHRAE Singapore Chapter President Dr. Yuichi Takemasa. This collaboration will tap on the complementary strengths of IBPSA-Singapore and ASHRAE Singapore Chapter to assist in advancing the quality of engineering practice and building simulation.
Since the beginning of 2020, our daily life has been severely affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. With evidence suggesting that airborne transmission may play a larger role in the spread of COVID-19 and increasing number of publications pointing to its impacts on building energy efficiencies, a webinar on the topic might be timely.
In this seminar, Dr. KANG Chang Wei from IHPC, A*STAR and Dr. Zuraimi SULTAN from BEARS are cordially invited by IBPSA Singapore to share their recent research activities related to the pandemic. Dr. KANG will first present their R&D efforts in Assessment of Environment Transmission Risk and Future Resilience. After that, Dr. Zuraimi will elucidate Energy impact of building recommendations to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission in Singapore. Building practitioners, policy makers, ESD consultants, architects and planners, as well as researchers and students who are interested in relevant topics, are all welcomed to participate in this seminar.
For enquires on program and registration matters, please feel free to contact Dr. POH Hee Joo by email: email@example.com.
Welcome remarks by Dr. Adrian CHONG, President of IBPSA-Singapore
“Assessment of Environment Transmission Risk and Future Resilience”, Dr. KANG Chang Wei, Deputy Director of Fluid Dynamics Department, Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), A*STAR
“Energy impact of building recommendations to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission in Singapore”, Dr. Zuraimi SULTAN, Program Director, Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS)
Q&A, to be moderated by Dr. POH Hee Joo, Senior Scientist, Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), A*STAR
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