HVAC, Indoor Air Quality, Thermal Comfort, UVGI systems, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, CFD Applications.
International Journal Publications
Kanaan, M., K. Chahine, 2018. CFD study of ventilation for indoor multi-zone transformer substation. International Journal of Heat and Technology 36: 88-94.
Kanaan M., N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali. 2016. Localized air-conditioning with upper-room UVGI to reduce airborne bacteria cross-infection. Building Simulation 9(1):63-74
Kanaan, M., N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali, G. Araj. 2015. Upper-Room UVGI Effectiveness with Pathogens at Different Droplet Sizes in Spaces Conditioned by Chilled Ceiling Mixed Displacement Ventilation System. Building and Environment 87:117-128
Kanaan, M., N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali, G. Araj. 2014. New Airborne Pathogen Transport Model for upper-room UVGI spaces Conditioned by Chilled Ceiling and Mixed Displacement Ventilation: Enhancing Air Quality and Energy Performance. Energy Conversion and Management 85: 50-61.
Kanaan, M., N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali. 2012. Quality of inhaled air in displacement ventilation systems assisted by personalized ventilation. HVAC&R Research 18(3): 500-514.
Kanaan, M., N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali. 2010. Simplified model of contaminant dispersion in rooms conditioned by chilled-ceiling displacement ventilation system. HVAC&R Research 16(6): 765-783.
International Conference Papers
M. Kanaan, N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali , G. Araj. CFD Investigation of the Performance of Localized Air-Conditioning with Upper-Room Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation in Reducing Cross-Infection. First International ASHRAE Conference and Exhibition on Efficient Building Design, Materials and HVAC equipment technologies, October 2-3, 2014, Beirut, Lebanon
M. Kanaan, N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali, G. Araj, W. Chakroun, M. Darwish. Upper Room UV-Disinfected Mixed Air Use for Chilled Ceiling Displacement Ventilation System to Enhance Air Quality and Performance. First International Conference on Energy, Indoor Environment in Hot Climates, February 24-26, 2014, Doha, Qatar.
M. Kanaan, N. Ghaddar, K. Ghali. Localized Air-Conditioning with Upper-Room Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation for Energy Conservation and Reduction of Disease Transmission. Proceedings of CLIMA 2013 11th REHVA World Congress & 8th International Conference on IAQVEC "Energy Efficient, Smart & Healthy Buildings" , June 16-19, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic