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Dr Xinyan Huang 黄鑫炎

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor, Department of Building Services Engineering

Deputy Director, Research Center for Fire Engineering

Memeber, Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development

Address: ZS 832, BLK Z, 181 Chatham Road South, Kowloon, Hong Kong       
Email: xy.huang@polyu.edu.hk 

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Research Areas

Combustion Science, Fire Protection Engineering, New Energy Technologies

  • Ph.D. in Mech. Engineering, Imperial College London (2016)

  • M.Sc. in Mech. Engineering, University of California, San Diego (2012)

  • B.Eng. in Thermal Engineering, Southeast University, China (2010)

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Dr Caiyi Xiong 熊才溢

Postdoc Fellow (2019 - )

Email: caiyi.xiong@polyu.edu.hk

Research Areas

Fire Modelling, Laminar Flame, and Thermoacoustic Analysis 

  • Ph.D. in State Key Lab of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China (2019)

  • B.Eng. in University of Science and Technology of China (2014)

Mr Shaorun Lin  林少润

PhD Student (2018 - )

Email: flynn.lin@connect.polyu.hk       

Linkedin Website  ResearchGate

 

Research Areas

Fire Dynamics, Smoldering Fire, Peat Fire, Wildland Fire and Fire Ecology

  • B.Eng. in Civil Engineering, Shenzhen University (2018)

Ms. Yuying Chen 陈玉莹

PhD student (2020 - )

 

Email: yuying.chen@connect.polyu.hk

Research: Smoldering fire,  computational fluid dynamics

M. Eng. Beijing Institute of Technology (2020)

B.E. in Safety Engineering, China University of Petroleum (2017)

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Dr Han Yuan 袁晗

Postdoc Fellow (2021 - )

Email: han.yuan16@imperial.ac.uk

Research Areas

Fire Dynamics and Modelling; Self-heating Ignition and Smouldering; Heat Transfer and Thermal Energy

  • Ph.D. Imperial College London (2020)

  • M.Eng, in Mech. Engineering, Tongji University (2016)

  • B.Eng, in Energy Science and Engineering, Central South University (2013)

Peiyi (Sally) Sun  孙培艺

PhD Student (2019 - )

Email: peiyi.sun@connect.polyu.hk        

Linkedin Website   ResearchGate

 

Research: Dripping Fire and Fire Dynamics

M.Eng. in Building Services Engineering, HK Polytechnic University (2018) 

B.Eng. in Municipal Engineering, Tianjing Chengjian University, China (2017)

 

Tianhang Zhang 张天航

PhD student (2020 - )

 

Email: tianhang.zhang@connect.polyu.hk

Research: Smart Firefighting, Tunnel Fire and Ventilation.

M. Eng. in College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University (2020).

B. Eng. in College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University (2017).

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Dr Zhirong Liang 梁志荣

Postdoc Fellow (2021 - )

Email: zhirong.leung@outlook.com

Research Areas

Combustion & Emissions control, Aerosol, Aerospace Propulsion

  • Ph.D. in School of Energy and Power Engineering, Beihang University (2017)

  • B.Eng. in Traffic and Transportation Civil Aviation Service Engineering,  Beihang University (2011)

LingChu (Sue) Su  蘇鈴筑

PhD Student (2019 - )

Email: ling-chu.su@polyu.edu.hk         Linkedin Website

 

Research: Smart firefighting, performance-based fire engineering design

M.Sc. in Fire and Explosion Engineering, University of Leeds, UK (2015)

B.Sc. in Fire Science, Central Police University, Taiwan (2010)

 

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Zilong Wang 王自龙

PhD Student (2020 - )

Email: zilong.wang@connect.polyu.hk

Research: Smart firefighting and Fire Numerical Simulation.

B.Eng. in Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology (2017).

M.Eng. in State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China (2020)

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Xiaoning Zhang   张小宁 

PhD Student (2021 - )

Email: siuning.zhang@connect.polyu.hk

Research: Tunnel Fire, Fire Modeling, and AIoT 

B.Eng. in Safety Engineering, China University of Petroleum(2019)

MSc. in Building Services Engineering, HK PolyU (2020

Alvis Chow   周梓謙 

Master Student (2020-)

Email: alvis.chow@connect.polyu.hk

Research Areas:  Fire dynamics, Fire Modeling, Fire Safety Provisions

B.Eng. in Building Services Engineering, HK PolyU (2020)
MSc. in High Performance Buildings , HK PolyU (2021)

 

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Yanhui Liu 刘彦辉

Research Assistant (2019 - )

Email: myname.yanhui@connect.polyu.hk

Research: Fire Dynamics and Thermal Safety of Battery

B.Eng. in Safety Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University (2017)

M.Eng. in Building Services Engineering, HK PolyU (2020) 

Siyan Wang   王思言 

Undergrad Research Assistant (2020)

Email: 17082887d@connect.polyu.hk

Research Areas: Smouldering Fire Dynamics and Peat Fire

B.Eng. in Building Services Engineering, HK PolyU (2021)

 

Cheng Peng   彭程 

Master Student (2020-)

Email: cheng99.peng@connect.polyu.hk

Research Areas: Fire dynamics and Fire Safety Provisions

B.Eng. in Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology(2020)

MEng. in Building Services Engineering, HK PolyU (2021) 

Ho Yin Wong   黃灝賢 

Undergrad Research Assistant (2021)

Email: hywong444-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Research Areas: Compartment fire

B.Eng. in Architectural Engineering, HK CityU (2021)

 

Previous Fire Lab Members

Prof. Cangsu XU 许沧粟

Visiting Professor (2019-20) 

Associate Prof. at Zhejiang University

Research Areas: Flame instability

Prof. Supan Wang 王苏盼

Postdoc Fellow (2019-20) 

Associate Prof. at Nanjing Tech University

Research Areas: Fire Dynamics, Fire Modelling, Ignition Theory, Smouldering Fire, Material Flammability, Explosion Hazard

Mr Younggi Park

Research Assistant (2019-20)

Project: Smart firefighting in tunnel

Current Position: CFD Engineer in LG Co.

​Ms Yifan JIA  贾逸凡 

MEng in BSE (2019-20)

Project: Fire Hazards of Thermoplastic Drips: dripping Ignition Theory.

Current Position: China Railway Design Corporation, Tianjin

Mr Lam Wang Fai 林宏輝

BEng in BSE (2020)

Winner of Fire Service Installation Contractors Association (FSICA) Award

Current Position: Sanfield (Management) Ltd

Mr Xiao Yang 萧洋 

MEng in BSE (2018-19) 

Project: Suppression of peat fire by rainfall

Current Position: CEO Assistant at Galaxy Holding Group

Haoran Fan   范浩然  

Research Assistant (2020)

MSc. in Building Services Engineering (with distinction), HK PolyU

Research Areas: Flame Spread theory

Mr Yau Kuen (Daniel) CHEUNG  張有權

Undergraduate Assistant (2019-20) 

Project: An experimental study on the water-based peat fire suppression

Ms Haiwei (Flora) Li  李海蔚

Undergraduate Assistant (2018-19) 

Project: Fire Impact on the Drying Process in Porous Soils

Current Position: Master Student at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)

Dr Xiqiang Wu 吴西强

Postdoc Fellow (2020)

PhD in University of Hong Kong (2019) 

Current Position: Research Assistant Professor at PolyU.

Mr Jingze Zhu 朱靖哲

MEng in BSE (2018-19) 

Project: Fire impact to NPP in the strike by a passenger jet 

Current Position: Engineer at Guangdong Academy of Building Research Group Co. Ltd

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