Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
Dr. Brent Stephens is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) in Chicago, IL. He also directs the Built Environment Research Group at Illinois Tech where he and his students investigate energy and air quality in the built environment. Dr. Stephens currently serves as Secretary of the International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ), Chair of the ISIAQ Scientific and Technical Committee (STC) 21 on Ventilation, and Member and Research Subcommittee Chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 2.4 on Particulate Air Contaminants and Particulate Contaminant Removal Equipment. Dr. Stephens has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles, editorials, and commentaries in his career. His research has been funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (APSF), the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) through the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) Foundation.