Air Curtain Research Lab

Director: Dr. Mazyar Amin

Location: Thesken Hall, Room 10-A

This lab space is dedicated to research on optimization of air curtain performance in different applications. Current projects focus on:

  • Improving energy efficiency of open refrigerated display cases
  • Creating hospital clean bed zone, to avoid bacterial/viral transmission between patient and visitors
    • This is a collaborative research project with the Nursing Department, as well as the Microbiology Department at Miami University

Simulator of a special hospital bed protected by air curtains

Simulator of a special hospital bed protected by air curtains


Simulator of open refrigerated display cases with straight air curtains

Simulator of open refrigerated display cases with straight air curtains


Simulator of open refrigerated display cases with curved air curtains

Simulator of open refrigerated display cases with curved air curtains