Dr. Emishaw Iffa is a building scientist working as an R&D staff member at the Building Envelope Materials Research Group at Buildings and Transportation Science Division. Dr. Iffa’s research interest includes, but not limited to, energy efficient building systems, smart building envelope and materials, interactive visualization, and Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Emishaw has worked on moisture durability and resiliency, noninvasive diagnostic tools, and transparent flow imaging.
He is currently working on several building enclosure projects such as building airtightness, dynamic wall systems, active insulation systems, and thermal storage walls.
2nd Place Award for Best Paper at the 2022 International Buildings XV Conference.
"What does it take to see air leakage through a building envelope?"
Philip Boudreaux, Emishaw Iffa, Singanallur Venkatakrishnan and Diana Hun
2020 Federal Energy and Water Management Award (FEMP Director’s Award): Empower Wall
2020 ORNL Significant Event Award