Academic Staff and Fellows

ABUKU Masaru
Associate Professor PhD
Department/Architecture  Graduate school/Environmental Engineering

We research the comfort, energy efficiency, and durability of buildings.

Research Area Building Physics
Research Interests Research on heat and moisture characteristics of buildings
Selected Publications (1)M. Abuku, H. Janssen, J. Poesen, S. Roels. 2009. Impact, absorption and evaporation of raindrops on building facades, Building and Environment 44(1), 113-124.
(2)M. Abuku, H. Janssen, S. Roels. 2009. Impact of wind-driven rain on historic brick wall buildings in a moderately cold and humid climate: numerical analyses of mould growth risk, indoor climate and energy consumption, Energy and Buildings 41(1), 101-110.
(3)M. Abuku, B. Blocken, S. Roels. 2009. Moisture response of building facades to wind-driven rain: comparison of field measurements and numerical simulations, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 97(5-6), 197-207.
Research and Achievements
(Undergraduate Course)
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Laboratory of Environmental Engineering in Architecture

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Academic Staff and Fellows