Faculty/Staff

by bbeach | April 13, 2012 8:03 pm

Paul Andrew Kremer

  • Building Systems Program Manager
  • Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Main Office

378 Town Engr
Ames, IA 50011-1066
Phone: (515) 294-8213

Email: pkremer@iastate.edu[1]



Education

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla

Interest Areas

  • Full-scale and bench-scale laboratory and field-challenge testing of systems and building components deployed within buildings
  • Design and development of custom test protocols, experimental apparatus and software for building systems
  • Environmental control technologies
  • Materials research
  • Teaching applications

Research

  • Building energy efficiency investigations
  • Development and evaluation of active and passive air cleaning system technologies for removal of particulate, biological and gas phase indoor air contaminants
  • Low-cost particulate matter and gas contaminant indoor air sensors
  • Development of facilities for challenge-testing of air cleaning systems and exposure testing using ultraviolet germicidal irradiation and microwave sources
  • Building humidity control
  • Small-scale and full-scale seismic loading, wind/pressure loading, wind-borne debris impact, and weathering of building components and enclosure systems
  • Building science investigations of building enclosure systems serviceability (e.g. air and moisture infiltration)
  • Non-destructive evaluation of masonry, concrete and polymeric building components
  • High temperature testing of building components
  • Cyber-physical systems for construction site safety

Selected Publications

  1. Martin, S.B., Schauer, E.S., Blum, D.H., Kremer, P.A., Bahnfleth, W.P., and Freihaut, J.D., "A New Dual-Collimation Batch Reactor for Determination of Ultraviolet Inactivation Rate Constants for Microorganisms in Aqueous Suspensions,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol. 162 (2016).
  2. Firrantello, J.T., Bahnfleth, W. P., Montgomery, R., Kremer, P. K., “Field Study of Energy Use-Related Effects of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation of a Cooling Coil,” 12th REHVA World Congress CLIMA 2016, May 22-25, 2016, Aalborg, Denmark.
  3. Zahmatkesh, F., Memari, A., Said, A., Griffin, B., Kremer, P., “Concepts for High Temperature Testing of Scaled Building Members and Connections under Axial Load,” 3rd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, March 2-3, 2016, State College, PA.
  4. Rim, D., Salimifard, P., Gomes, C., Kremer, P., and Freihaut, J., "Resuspension of Biological Particles from Indoor Surfaces: Effects of Humidity and Air Swirl," submitted to Science of the Total Environment, 2016.
  5. Kang, D. H., Choi, D. H., Gomes, C., Kremer, P., Salimifard, P., Rim, D., and Freihaut, J. D., “Humidity Effects on Resuspension of Indoor Allergen Carrier Particles,” Healthy Buildings 2015 America Conference, July 19-22, 2015, Boulder, Colorado.
  6. Salimifard, P., Kremer, P., Rim, D., and Freihaut, J. D., “Particle Resuspension Rates From Duct Surfaces,” Healthy Buildings 2015 America Conference, July 19-22, 2015, Boulder, Colorado.
  7. Firrantello, J.T., Bahnfleth, W. P., Kremer, P. K., “Field Study of Energy Use-Related Effects of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation of a Cooling Coil,” ASHRAE 2016 Winter Conference, January 23-27, 2016, Orlando, FL.
  8. Memari, A.M., Solnosky, R.L., Kremer, P.A., and Hartman, K.H., "Racking Test Evaluation of a Unitized Curtain Wall System with Structural Glazing Tape," submitted to Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, 2016.
  9. Memari, A. M., Shirazi, A., Kremer P.A., and Behr, R.A., “Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation of Architectural Glass in Curtain Walls,” Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture Research, Vol. 1, No. 2, Aug. 2014.

Endnotes:
  1. pkremer@iastate.edu: mailto:pkremer@iastate.edu

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