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Brandon E Boor

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: HAMP G241
Phone: (765) 496-0576
Email: bboor@purdue.edu
Web: personal web site

Specialty Area(s)

Education
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Civil Engineering, 2015
M.S.E., The University of Texas at Austin, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, 2010
B.S., York College of Pennsylvania, Mechanical Engineering, 2009

Research Summary
Indoor & urban air pollution, human exposure assessment, aerosol science, bioaerosols, airborne nanoparticles, low-cost air quality monitoring, health effects of air pollution, VOC/SVOC emissions from building materials, ventilation & filtration strategies for low-energy buildings, air quality in occupational workplaces.

Selected Publications
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications:


  • Cao, G., Liu, S., Boor, B.E., and Novoselac, A. (2015). Characterizing the Dynamic Interactions and
    Exposure Implications of a Particle-Laden Cough Jet with Different Room Airflow Regimes Produced
    by Low and High Momentum Jets. Aerosol & Air Quality Research, doi:10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0146.

  • Boor, B.E., Liang, Y., Crain, N.E., Jaernstroem, H., Novoselac, A., and Xu, Y. (2015). Identification of Phthalate and Alternative Plasticizers, Flame Retardants, and Unreacted Isocyanates in Infant Crib Mattress Covers and Foam. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2(4):89-94.

  • Molgaard, B., Viitanen, A.K., Kangas, A., Huhtiniemi, M., Larsen, S.T., Vanhala, E., Hussein, T.,
    Boor, B.E., Haemeri, K., and Koivisto, A.J. (2015). Exposure to Airborne Particles and Volatile Organic Compounds from Polyurethane Molding, Spray Painting, Lacquering, and Gluing in a Workshop. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 12(4):3756-3773.

  • Boor, B.E., Spilak, M.P., Corsi, R.L., and Novoselac, A. (2015). Characterizing Particle Resuspension from Mattresses: Chamber Study. Indoor Air, 25(4):441-456.

  • Boor, B.E., Jaernstroem, H., Novoselac, A., and Xu, Y. (2014). Infant Exposure to Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Crib Mattresses. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(6):3541-3549.

  • Spilak, M.P., Boor, B.E., Novoselac, A., and Corsi, R.L. (2014). Impact of Bedding Arrangements, Pillows, and Blankets on Particle Resuspension in the Sleep Microenvironment. Building & Environment, 81:60-68.

  • Boor, B.E., Siegel, J.A., and Novoselac, A. (2013). Wind Tunnel Study on Aerodynamic Particle Resuspension from Monolayer and Multilayer Deposits on Linoleum Flooring and Galvanized Sheet Metal. Aerosol Science & Technology, 47(8):848-857.

  • Boor, B.E., Siegel, J.A., and Novoselac, A. (2013). Monolayer and Multilayer Particle Deposits on Hard Surfaces: Literature Review and Implications for Particle Resuspension in the Indoor Environment. Aerosol Science & Technology, 47(8):831-847.