Yuchao Wan

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Background

I have a compelling interest in measuring toxic persistent chemicals in our environment as well as developing predictive models to determine a process level understanding of their fate and behaviour. I am also interested in human exposure to toxic persistent chemicals.

Research Interests

The overall goal of my PhD thesis is to improve our understanding of the factors that influence indoor concentrations of SVOCs so that the knowledge would assist with energy retrofits, and building designs will take into account the need to reduce human exposure to SVOCs indoors.

Projects

IEQ in Social Housing
Indoor Chemistry
Filter Forensics

Publications


Wan Y, North ML, Navaranjan G, Ellis AK, Siegel JA, Diamond ML. 2021. Indoor exposure to phthalates and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) to Canadian children: The Kingston allergy birth cohort. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. DOI: 10.1038/s41370-021-00310-y | Summary | Indoor Chemistry

Wan Y, Diamond ML, Siegel JA. 2020. Elevated concentrations of semivolatile organic compounds in social housing multiunit residential building apartments. ES&T Letters, 7(3), 191-197. DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00068 | Summary | IEQ in Social Housing

Wan Y, Diamond ML, Siegel JA. 2020. Exposure to Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (SVOCs) in Social Housing Apartments. Indoor Air 2020: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Indoor Air and Climate, Paper 286.
Wan Y, Diamond M, Siegel J. (2018) Exposure to Phthalate Esters (PAEs) in Social Housing Apartments. Indoor Air 2018: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Indoor Air and Climate, Paper 621.


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