Journal Papers

  • P. Sun, A. Rodriguez, X. Huang, C. Fernandez-Pello (2021) Effect of External and Internal Heating on the Flame Spread and Phase Change of Thin Polyethylene Tubes, International Journal of Thermal Sciences (under review).

  • L. Su, X. Wu, X. Zhang, Y. Wong, Xinyan Huang (2021) Smart Performance-Based Design for Building Fire Safety via AI: Smoke Motion in Atrium, Journal of Building Engineering (under review).

  • S. Lin, Y. Liu, X. Huang (2021) Climate-induced Boreal Peatland Fire and Carbon Loss in the 21st Century, Science of Total Environment (under review).

  • P. Sun, X. Zhang, C. Ding*, X. Huang*, Fire Whirl under Low Pressure, Combustion and Flame (under review).

  • C. Xiong, Y. Liu, H. Fan, X. Huang*, Y. Nakamura (2021) Flame fluctuation and extinction under external acoustic field: The impact of sound source, Combustion and Flame (under review).

  • S. Wang, Y. Zhang, X. Huang* (2021) Ignition of EPS Foam by a Hollow Particle: Threshold, Auto-ignition, and Fire Point, Combustion and Flame (under review).

  • F. Richter, F.X. Jervis, X. Huang, G. Rein (2021) Burning Rate of Engineered Wood due to Pyrolysis, Smouldering, and Flaming, Combustion and Flame (under review).

  • S. Lin, T. Chow, X. Huang* (2021) Smoldering Propagation and Blow-off on Consolidated Fuel under External Airflow, Combustion and Flame (under review).

  • P. Sun, Y. Jia, X. Zhang, X. Huang* (2021) Fire Risk of Dripping Flame: Piloted Ignition and Soaking Effect, Fire Safety Journal (under review).

  • S. Wang, P. Ding, S. Lin*, J. Gong, X. Huang* (2021) Smoldering and flaming of disc wood particles under external radiation: Auto-ignition and size effect, Fire Safety Journal (under review).

  • S. Lin, X. Huang*, J. Gao*, J. Ji* (2021) Extinction of Wood Fire: A Near-Limit Blue Flame above Hot Smoldering Surface, Fire Technology (under review).

  • Q. Xie*, T. Gong, X. Huang* (2021) Fire Zone Diagram of Flame-Retardant Cables: Ignition and Upward Flame Spread, Fire Technology (under review).

  • A. Khan, M. Khan, A. Usmani, X. Huang*, S. Bakhtiyari, M. Ashtiani, S. Garivani, A. Aghakouchak (2021) Framework for Fire Investigation of Tall Buildings: A Case Study of the Plasco Building, Fire Technology (under review).

  • H. Wang*, P. J. van Eyk, P. R. Medwell, C. H. Birzer, Z. F. Tian, M. Possell, X. Huang* (2021) Smouldering fire and Emission Characteristics of Eucalyptus Litter fuel, Fire and Materials (under review).

 

2021

74. S. Lin. Y. Liu, X. Huang* (2021) How to Build a Firebreak to Stop Smouldering Peat Fire: A Laboratory-Scale Study, International Journal of Wildland Fire (Accepted). doi:

73. B.Zhou*, H. Yoshioka, T. Noguchi, K. Wang, X. Huang* (2021) Upward Fire Spread Rate over Real-scale EPS ETICS Façades, Fire Technology (in press). doi: 10.1007/s10694-021-01103-3

72. X. Wu, X. Zhang, X. Huang*, F. Xiao, A. Usmani (2021) A Real-time Forecast of Tunnel Fire Based on Numerical Database and Artificial Intelligence, Building Simulation (in press). doi: 10.1007/s12273-021-0775-x

71. C. Xiong, X. Huang* (2021) Numerical Modeling of Flame Shedding and Extinction behind a Falling Thermoplastic Drip, Flow, Turbulence and Combustion (in press). doi: 10.1007/s10494-021-00250-5

70. A. Khan, S. Lin*, X. Huang*, A. Usmani (2021) Facade Fire Hazards of Bench-Scale Aluminum Composite Panel with Flame-Retardant Core, Fire Technology (in press). doi: 10.1007/s10694-020-01089-4

69. C. Xiong, Y. Liu, C. Xu, X. Huang (2021) Acoustical Extinction of Flame on Moving Firebrand for Fire Protection in Wildland-Urban Interface, Fire Technology (in press). doi: 10.1007/s10694-020-01059-w
68. S. Wang, P. Ding, S. Lin, X. Huang, A. Usmani (2021) Deformation of Wood in Fire: The Interaction between Heterogeneous Chemistry and Thermomechanical Stress, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, doi: 10.1016/j.proci.2020.08.060.
67. S. Lin, X. Huang (2021) Quenching of Smoldering: Effect of Wall Cooling on Extinction, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. doi: 10.1016/j.proci.2020.05.017
66. Y. Liu, P. Sun, S. Lin, H. Niu, X. Huang (2020) Self-heating ignition of open-circuit cylindrical Li-ion battery pile: Towards fire-safe storage and transport, Journal of Energy Storage, 32, 101842. doi: 10.1016/j.est.2020.101842
65. C. Wu, P. Sun, X. Wang, S. Wang, X. Huang (2020) Flame Extinction of Spherical PMMA in Microgravity: Effect of Solid Diameter and Conduction, Microgravity Science & Technology, 32, 1065-75. doi: 10.1007/s12217-020-09829-5

 

2020

64. X. Zhang, X. Wu, Y. Park, X. Huang, T. Zhang, F. Xiao, A. Usmani (2020) Perspectives of Big Experimental Database and Artificial Intelligence in Tunnel Fire Research, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology (in press). doi: 10.1016/j.tust.2020.103691
63. J. Wang, W. Xing, X. Huang, X. Jin, H. Yu, J. Wang, L. Song, W. Zeng, Y. Hu, Smoldering of storage rice: Effect of moldy degree and moisture content, Combustion Science and Technology (in press). doi: 10.1080/00102202.2020.1813120
62. P. Sun, C. Wu, F. Zhu, S. Wang, X. Huang (2020) Microgravity Combustion of Polyethylene Droplet in Drop Tower, Combustion and Flame, 222, 18–26. doi: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2020.08.032

61. S. Lin, X. Huang (2020) An experimental method to investigate the water-based suppression of smoldering peat fire, MethodsX, 100934.

60. X. He, F. Restuccia, Y. Zhang, Z. Hua, X. Huang, J. Fang, G. Rein (2020) Experimental study of self-heating ignition of lithium-ion batteries during storage and transport: effect of the number of cells, Fire Technology (Accepted).

59. J. He, X. Huang, X. Ning, T. Zhou, J. Wang, R. Yuan (2019) Stairwell smoke transport in a full-scale high-rise building: influence of opening location, Fire Safety Journal (Accepted).

58. P. Sun, S. Lin, X. Huang (2020) Ignition of Thin Fuel by Thermoplastic Drips: An Experimental Study for the Dripping Ignition Theory, Fire Safety Journal, 115, 103006.

57. Q. Xie, M. Gao, X. Huang (2020) Fire Risk and Behavior of Rice during the Convective Drying Process, Fire Safety Journal (in press).

56. S. Lin, Y.K. Cheung, Y. Xiao, X. Huang (2020) Can Rain Suppress Smoldering Peat Fire? Science of the Total Environment, 138468.

55. X. Wu, Y. Park, A. Li, X. Huang, F. Xiao, A. Usmani (2020) Smart Detection of Fire Source in Tunnel Based on the Numerical Database and Artificial Intelligence, Fire Technology (in press).

54. Q. Xie, Z. Zhang, S. Lin, Y. Qu, X. Huang (2020) Smoldering fire of high-density cotton bale under concurrent wind, Fire Technology (in press).

53. H. Niu, C. Chen, D. Ji, L. Li, Z. Li, Y. Liu, X. Huang (2020) Thermal-runaway propagation over a linear cylindrical battery module, Fire Technology (in press).

52. Z. Song, X. Huang, C. Kuenzer, H. Zhu, J. Jiang, X. Pan, X. Zhong (2020) Chimney effect induced by smoldering fire in a U-shaped porous channel: A governing mechanism of the persistent underground coal fires, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 136, 136–147.

51. P. Sun, R. Bisschop, H. Niu, X. Huang (2020) A Review of Battery Fires in Electric Vehicles, Fire Technology, 56, 1361–1410. (Invited Review)

50. X. Huang, J. Gao (2020) A Review of Near-Limit Fire Spread in Opposed Flow, Fire Safety Journal, 103141. (Invited Review by 2020 IAFSS International Symposium).

49. Y. Liu, P. Sun, H. Niu, X. Huang, G. Rein (2020) Propensity to self-heating ignition of non-operating pouch Lithium-ion battery pack on a hot boundary, Fire Safety Journal - IAFSS International Symposium, 103081.

48. C. Xiong, Y. Liu, C. Xue, X. Huang  (2020) Extinguishing the Dripping Flame by Acoustic Wave, Fire Safety Journal - IAFSS International Symposium, 103109.

47. N. Zhu, X. Huang, J.Fang, L. Yang, L. Hu (2020) Transitional flame-spread and fuel-regression behaviors under the change of concurrent wind, Fire Safety Journal - IAFSS International Symposium, 103015.

46. Z. Song, X. Huang, J. Jiang, X. Pan (2020) A laboratory approach to CO2 and CO emission factors from underground coal fires, International Journal of Coal Geology, 219, 103382.

45. J. Fang, Y. Xue, X. Huang, J. Wang, S. Zhao, X. He, L. Zhao (2019) Dripping and Fire Extinction Limits of Thin Wire: Effect of Pressure and Oxygen, Combustion Science and Technology (in press).

44. X. Huang, Y. Nakamura (2020) A Review of Combustion Fundamentals in Wire Fires, Fire Technology, 56(1): 315-360. (Invited Review)

43. M. Thomsen, C. Fernandez-Pello, X. Huang, S. Olson, P. Ferkul (2020) Buoyancy Effect on Downward Flame Spread Over PMMA Cylinders, Fire Technology, 56(1): 247–269.

42. C. Wu, X. Huang, S. Wang, F. Zhu, Y. Yi (2020) Opposed-flow flame spread over cylindrical fuel under oxygen-enriched microgravity environment, Fire Technology, 56(1): 71-89.

41. X. Huang, Y. Nakamura, D. Urban (2020) Special Issue on Spacecraft Fire Safety, Fire Technology, 56(1):1-4. (Editorial)

2019

40. S. Lin, X. Huang, J. Urban, S McAllister, C. Fernandez-Pello (2019) Piloted Ignition of Cylindrical Wildland Fuels under Irradiation, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 5:54.

39. H. Wang, P. van Eyk, P. Medwell, C. Birzer, Z. Tian, M. Possell, X. Huang (2019) Air permeability of the litter layer in broadleaf forests, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 5, 53.

38. M. Thomsen, C. Fernandez-Pello, X. Huang, S. Olson, P. Ferkul (2019) Opposed Flow Burning of PMMA Cylinders in Normoxic Conditions, Fire Safety Journal, 110, 102903.

37. S. Lin, P. Sun, X. Huang (2019) Can Peat Soil Support a Flaming Wildfire? International Journal of Wildland Fire, 28(8): 601-613.

36. Y. Lu, X. Huang, L. Hu, C. Fernandez-Pello (2019) Concurrent flame spread over the horizontal thin electrical wires, Fire Technology, 55, 193–209.

35. Y. Kobayashi, Y. Konno, X. Huang, S. Nakaya, M. Tsue, N. Hashimoto, O. Fujita, C. Fernandez-Pello (2019) Laser piloted ignition of polyethylene-insulated wire in microgravity, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37: 4211–4219.

34. X. Huang, S.Link, A. Rodriguez, M. Thomsen, S. Olson, P. Ferkul, C. Fernandez-Pello (2019) Transition from Opposed Flame Spread to Fuel Regression: Effect of Airflow, Pressure, and Microgravity, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37: 4117–4126.

33. X. Huang, G. Rein (2018) Upward-and-downward Spread of Smoldering Peat Fire, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37: 4025–4033.

32. Y. Lu, X. Huang, L. Hu, C. Fernandez-Pello (2019) The interaction between fuel inclination and forward wind: Experimental study using thin wire, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37: 3809–3816.

31. M. Thomsen, X. Huang, C. Fernandez-Pello, D. Urban, G. Ruff (2019) Concurrent Flame Spread over Nomex under External Heating, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37: 3801–3808.

2018

30. X. Huang (2018) Critical Drip Size and Blue Flame Shedding of Dripping Ignition in Fire, Scientific Reports, 28635.

29. S. Link, X. Huang, C. Fernandez-Pello, S. Olson, P. Ferkul (2018) The Effect of Gravity on Flame Spread over PMMA Cylinders, Scientific Reports, 8: 120.

28.  T. Gong, Q. Xie, X. Huang (2018) Fire Behaviors of Flame-Retardant Cables Part I: Decomposition, Swelling and Spontaneous Ignition, Fire Safety Journal, 95: 113-121.

27. Y. Kobayashi, Y. Konno, X. Huang, S. Nakaya, M. Tsue, N. Hashimoto, O. Fujita, C. Fernandez-Pello (2018) Effect of Insulation Melting and Dripping on Opposed Flame Spread over Laboratory Simulated Electrical Wires, Fire Safety Journal, 95: 1-10.

2017

26. X. Huang, G. Rein (2017) Downward Spread of Smoldering Peat Fire: the Role of Moisture, Density and Oxygen Supply, International Journal of Wildland Fire, 26, 907-918. Editor’s Choice for Free Open Access & Ricardo Award for Best UK Combustion Paper

25. Q. Liu, N. Liu, X. Huang (2017) Radiative Heat Transfer from Multiple Discrete Fires, Journal of Fire Science 35(6): 535-546.

24. Y. Kobayashi, X. Huang, S. Nakaya, M. Tsue, C. Fernandez-Pello (2017) Opposed Flame Spread over Horizontal and Vertical Wires: the Role of Dripping and Core, Fire Safety Journal, 91: 112-122.

23. F. Restuccia, X. Huang, G. Rein (2017) Self-ignition of Natural Fuels: Can Wildfires of Carbon-Rich Soil Start by Self-heating? Fire Safety Journal, 91: 828-834.

22. Z. Song, X. Huang, J. Gong, M. Luo, X. Pan (2017) Experimental Study on the Diffusion–Kinetics Interaction in Heterogeneous Reaction of Coal, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 129(3): 1625-1637.

21. G. Rein, X. Huang, F. Restuccia, T. McArdle (2017) Detection of landmines in peat soils by controlled smouldering combustion: Experimental proof of concept of O-Revealer, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 88: 632-638.

20. S. Wang, X. Huang, H. Chen, N. Liu (2017) Interaction between Flaming and Smoldering in Hot-Particle Ignition of Forest Fuels and Effects of Moisture and Wind, International Journal of Wildland Fire, 26: 71-81.

19. X. Huang, K. Li, H. Zhang (2017) Modelling Bench-scale Fire on Engineered Wood: Effects of Transient Flame and Physicochemical Properties, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36(2): 3167-3175.

18. D. Wu, M. Schmidt, X. Huang, F. Verplaetsen (2017) Self-ignition and Smouldering Characteristics of Coal Dust Accumulations in O2/N2 and O2/CO2 Atmospheres, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36(2): 3195-3202.

17. H. Wan, J. Ji, K. Li, X. Huang, J. Sun, Y. Zhang (2017) Effect of Air Entrainment on Flame Height of Multiple Fires in Open Space, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36(2): 3003-3010.

16. J. Song, X. Huang, N. Liu, H. Li, L. Zhang (2017) The Wind Effect on the Transport and Burning Firebrands, Fire Technology, 53(4): 1555-1568.

2016

15. K. Miyamoto, X. Huang, N. Hashimoto, C. Fernandez-Pello, O. Fujita (2016) Limiting Oxygen Concentration (LOC) of Burning Polyethylene Insulated Wires under External Radiation, Fire Safety Journal, 86: 32-40.

14. X. Huang, G. Rein (2016) Interactions of Earth Atmospheric Oxygen and Fuel Moisture in Smouldering Wildfires, Science of the Total Environment, 572: 1440–1446.

13. X. Huang, G. Rein (2016) Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass in Smouldering Combustion across Scales: the Roles of Heterogeneous Kinetics, Oxygen and Transport Phenomena, Bioresource Technology 207: 409-421. Appeared on the Journal Cover of Issue 207

12. X. Huang, F. Restuccia, M. Gramola, G. Rein (2016) Experimental Study of the Formation and Collapse of an Overhang in the Lateral Spread of Smouldering Peat Fires, Combustion and Flame 168 (6): 393–402. Sugden Best Paper Award

2015

11. S. Wang, X. Huang, H. Chen, N. Liu, G. Rein (2015) Ignition of Low-density Expandable Polystyrene Foam by a Hot Particle, Combustion and Flame, 162 (11): 4112-4118.

10. D. Wu, X. Huang , J. Berghmansa, F. Norman, F. Verplaetsen, E. Van den Bulcka (2015) Experimental investigation on the self-ignition behavior of coal dust accumulations in oxy-fuel combustion system, Fuel, 160: 245-254.

9. X. Huang, G.Rein (2015) Computational Study of Critical Moisture and Depth of Burn in Peat Fires, International Journal of Wildland Fire, 24: 798-808.

8. X. Huang, G. Rein, H. Chen (2015) Computational Smouldering Combustion: Predicting the Roles of Moisture and Inert Contents in Peat Wildfires, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35 (3): 2673-2681. Most Downloaded Paper of Journal & Best Poster Award of 11th IAFSS Symposium

2010 - 2014

7. K. Li, X. Huang, C.M. Fleischmann, G. Rein, J. Ji (2014) Pyrolysis of Medium-Density Fiberboard: Optimized Search for Kinetic Scheme and Parameters via a Genetic Algorithm Driven by Kissinger’s Method, Energy Fuels, 28: 6130-6139.

6. X. Huang, M. J. Gollner (2014) Correlations for Evaluation of Flame Spread over an Inclined Fuel Surface, Fire Safety Science, 11: 222-233.

5. X. Huang, G. Rein (2014) Smouldering Combustion of Peat: Inverse Modelling of the Thermal and Oxidative Degradation Kinetics, Combustion and Flame, 161 (6): 1633-1644. Most Downloaded Article for 90 days

4. X. Huang, Y. Nakamura, F. A. Williams (2013) Ignition-to-Spread Transition of Externally Heated Electrical Wire, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34 (2): 2505-2512.

3. M. J. Gollner, X. Huang, J. Cobian, A. S. Rangwala, F. A. Williams (2013) Experimental Study of Upward Flame Spread of an Inclined Fuel Surface, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34 (2): 2531-2538. Best Poster Award of 10th IAFSS Symposium

2. J. Wang, X. Huang, G. Gong, M. Hao (2011) A Systematic Study of the Residual Gas Effect on Vacuum Solar Receiver, Energy Conversion and Management, 52: 2367-2372.

1. G. Gong, X. Huang, J. Wang, M. Hao (2010) An Optimized Model and Test of the China’s First High Temperature Parabolic Trough Solar Receiver, Solar Energy, 84: 2230-2245.

Book Chapters/Technical Notes

  1. H. Yuan, X. Huang, G. Rein (2018) Gpyro Workbook on Pyrolysis & Smouldering Problems. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1212540

  2. M.A. Santoso, X. Huang, N. Prat, E. Christensen, Eirik; Y. Hu, G. Rein (2019) Smouldering Fires and Soils, Chapter 14, Fire Effects on Soil Properties (P. Pereira Ed.), CSIRO Publishing, 203-216. 

  3. E. Christensen, Y. Hu, F. Restuccia, M. A. Santoso, X. Huang, G. Rein (2019) Experimental Methods and Scales in Smouldering Wildfires, Chapter 19, Fire effects on Soil Properties (P. Pereira Ed.), CSIRO Publishing, 267-280. 

  4. Tejeswar Yarlagadda, Xianjia Huang, Tao Huang, Xunjia Zhuo, Zhibiao Li, Xinyan Huang, Asif Usmani (2020) Nuclear containment subjected to near field impact loading: A design safety project, Fire and Blast Information Group (FABIG) Newsletter, 77, 72-82.

  5. Suzuki S, McAllister S, Manzello SL, Filkov A, Gorham D, Huang X, et al. (2020) Large Outdoor Fires and the Built Environment (LOF&BE): Summary of Virtual Workshop. NIST Special Publication 1263.

Selected Conference Communications

98. M. Luo, A. Usmani, F. Xiao, X. Huang, Introduction to Sure Fire - Smart Urban Resilience and Firefighting, The HKIE Fire Division 12th Annual Symposium, 6 Nov 2020. [Oral]
97. X. Huang, SureFire: Smart Urban Resilience and Firefighting, CIBSE HK Branch Symposium - Innovation for Smart Performance Buildings in Hong Kong & Greater Bay Area. 28 Oct 2020. [Oral]
96. Y. Liu, P. Sun, S. Lin, H. Niu, X. Huang, Can self-ignition theory explain the mysterious fire in Li-ion battery pile, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
95. H. Fan, C. Xiong, X. Huang, Methods to Measure the Burning Mass Loss Rate in the Microgravity Space Environment, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
94. P. Sun, Y. Jia, X. Zhang, X. Huang, Dripping Ignition of Porous Materials: The Effect of Soaking, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
93. S. Lin, X. Huang, Extinction of Wood Fuels: A Near-limit Blue Flame Sustained above the Hot Smoldering Surface, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
92. T. Zhang, Z. Wang, X. Huang, F. Xiao, Prediction of Flashover in Compartment Fire via Computer Vision and AI, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
91. S. Wang, S. Lin, X. Huang, Smoldering Ignition of Thin Paper by Concentrated Sunlight, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
90. S. Wang, Y. Zhang, X. Huang, Spotting Ignition and Fire Point of EPS Foam by a Hot Hollow Particle, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
89. C. Xiong, Y. Liu, H. Fan, X. Huang, Why Low-frequency Sound is Efficient in Fire Suppression, 38th International Symposium on Combustion, Adelaide, Australia, 24-29 Jan 2021. [Poster]
88. X. Wu, L. Jiang, A. Khan, A. Orabi, M. Khan, X. Huang, A.S. Usmani, Progressive Collapse Mechanism Forecasting on Steel Frame Structures in Fire Leveraging Machine Learning Algorithms, 13th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, 21-25 Jun, 2021, Shanghai, China. [Oral]

87. X. Huang, B. Lattimar, L. Garis, Large Outdoor Firefighting (LOFF), Virtual Large Outdoor Fires & the Built Environment (LOF&BE) Workshop, 4 Aug 2020. [Oral]
86. S. Lin, Y.K. Cheung, Y. Xiao, X. Huang (2020) Critical rainfall to extinguish peat fires, 16th International Peatland Congress (IPC) 2020, Tallinn, Estonia [Oral].

85. X. Huang, S. Lin, G. Rein (2020) Laboratory experimental framework to study peat fire, 16th International Peatland Congress (IPC) 2020, Tallinn, Estonia [Oral].

84. X. Wu, X. Huang, and F. TK Au, A Localized Fire Model for Box Girder Bridges Subjected to Tanker Truck Fire, 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Waterloo, Canada, 27 April – 1 May 2020 [Poster]

83. X. Wu, Y. Park, X. Huang, F. Xiao, A. Usmani, AI-Based Prediction of Fire Source in Tunnel Fire, 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Waterloo, Canada, 27 April – 1 May 2020 [Poster]

82. P. Sun, S. Lin, X. Huang, Experimental study on the dripping ignition of thin fuel, 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Waterloo, Canada, 27 April – 1 May 2020 [Poster]

81. S. Wang, S. Lin, X. Huang, A. Usmani, Deformation of smoldering wood particle under external radiation, 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Waterloo, Canada, 27 April – 1 May 2020 [Poster]

80. S. Lin, X. Huang, Near-Limit Timber Fire Behavior under External Radiation, 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Waterloo, Canada, 27 April – 1 May 2020 [Poster]

79. S. Lin, X. Huang, What is the Rainfall Limit to Extinguish the Smoldering Peat Fire? 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Waterloo, Canada, 27 April – 1 May 2020 [Poster]

78. X. Wu, T.K. Au and X. Huang, Bond Performance of Grouted Strands at Elevated Temperature. 11th International Conference on Structures in Fire, Brisbane, Australia, 24-26 June 2020 [Oral].

77. S. Lin, X. Huang, Near-Limit Burning of Timber Material under Irradiation-Assisted Smoldering, 11th International Conference on Structures in Fire, Brisbane, Australia, 24-26 June 2020 [Oral].

76. S. Lin, X. Huang, Suppression of peat fire by rain: the effect of rainfall with different intensities on the carbon emission flux from peat fire, 3rd International Smoke Symposium, CA, USA, 20-24 April 2020. [Oral]

75. S. Lin, P. Sun, X. Huang, Can peat soil support a flaming wildfire? 3rd International Smoke Symposium, CA, USA, 20-24 April 2020. [Oral]

74. P. Sun, S. Lin, X. Huang, Fire Hazard and Ignition Mechanism of Thermoplastic Drips, 1st Asia-Pacific Combustion Institute Summer School, Viña del Mar, Chile, 10-16 Nov 2019. [Poster]

73. C. Xiong, X. Huang. Acoustic extinction of fast-moving flame. 1st Asia-Pacific Combustion Institute Summer School, Viña del Mar, Chile, 10-16 Nov 2019. [Poster

72. S. Lin, X. Huang, Quenching of smoldering: effect of wall cooling and oxygen supply, 1st Asia-Pacific Combustion Institute Combustion Summer School, Chile, 10-15 Nov 2019 [Poster]

71. C. Xiong, P. Sun, Y. Jiang, X. Huang, A Numerical Analysis on the Shedding Mechanism of Dripping Flame, Chinese National Combustion Meeting, Tianjin, China, 24-28 Oct 2019. [Paper + Poster] Receive Best Poster Award

70. C. Chen, Z. Li, R. Lu, L. Li, H. Niu, X. Huang, Experimental study on the thermal runaway propagation of linear arranged cylindrical lithium-ion battery modules, 1st International Symposium on Lithium Battery Fire Safety, Hefei, China, 18-20 July 2019. [Paper + Oral]

69. X. He, F. Restuccia, Y. Zhang, Z. Hu, X. Huang, J. Fang, G. Rein, Experimental study of self-heating ignition of lithium-ion batteries during storage and transport: effect of the number of cells, 1st International Symposium on Lithium Battery Fire Safety, Hefei, China, 18-20 July 2019. [Paper + Oral]

68. M. Thomsen, C. Fernandez-Pello, X. Huang, S. Olson, P. Ferkul, Opposed Flow Burning of PMMA Cylinders in Normoxic Conditions, 11th Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, Tenerife, Spain, 16-20 June 2019. [Oral]

67. S. Lin, J. Gao, X. Huang, Near Extinction Flame Behaviors of Timber, Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion (ASPAC), Fukuoka, Japan, 1-5 July 2019. [Paper + Oral]

66. P. Sun, S. Lin, X. Huang, Experimental Study on the Dripping Flame Ignition of Thin Papers, Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion (ASPAC), Fukuoka, Japan, 1-5 July 2019. [Paper + Oral]

65. M. Thomsen, C. Fernandez-Pello, X. Huang, S. Olson, P. Ferkul, Downward burning of PMMA cylinders in spacecraft environments, 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, USA, 24 - 27 March 2019. [Oral]

64. P. Sun, S. Lin, X. Huang, How dripping flames ignite a thin fuel? 27th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS2019), Beijing, China, 28 July - 2 August 2019. [Paper + Oral]

63. X. Huang, C. Xiong, P. Sun, Y. Jiang, A Numerical Analysis on the Shedding Mechanism of Dripping Flame, 27th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS2019), Beijing, China, 28 July - 2 August 2019. [Paper + Poster]

62. S. Lin, P. Sun, X. Huang, Critical Conditions for Flaming Peat Fire in Wildland, 6th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, Sydney, Australia, April 29 – May 3, 2019

61. H. Li, S. Lin, Y. Xiao, X. Huang, Effect of Fire on the Drying Process of Soils, 6th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, Sydney, Australia, April 29 – May 3, 2019

60. X. Huang, Dripping Phenomena in Fire: Critical Drip Size and Blue Flame Shedding, 8th East Asia Mechanical Engineering Workshop, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1-3 Dec 2018, Hong Kong, China.

59. S. Lin, P. Sun, X. Huang, Three-Stage Combustion of Peat under External Radiation, 8th East Asia Mechanical Engineering Workshop, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1-3 Dec 2018, Hong Kong, China.

58. J. Gao, P. Tan, T. Matsuoka, Y. Nakamura, J. Wu, D. Zhang, X. Huang, Combustion of Activated Carbon Particles - Part.2: Modeling Microscopic Thermochemical Structure of the Combustion Front, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy, Hong Kong, Aug 22-26, 2018. [Oral + Paper]

57. Y. Kobayashi, Y. Konno, X. Huang, S. Nakaya, M. Tsue, N. Hashimoto, O. Fujita, C. Fernandez-Pello, Laser piloted ignition of polyethylene-insulated wire under external radiation in microgravity, 12th Asian Microgravity Symposium, Zhuhai, China, Nov 12-16, 2018. [Oral]

56. X. Huang, S. Link, C. Fernandez-Pello, S. Olson, P. Ferkul, Limiting Oxygen Concentration of Microgravity Opposed Flame Spread, 12th Asian Microgravity Symposium, Zhuhai, China, Nov 12-16, 2018. [Oral]

55. C. Fernandez-Pello, M. Thomsen, X. Huang, G. Ru ff, D. Urban, Upward-Concurrent Flame Spread: Effect of Gravity, 12th Asian Microgravity Symposium, Zhuhai, China, November 12-16, 2018. [Oral]

54. X. Huang, G. Rein, Upward Smouldering Spread: The Mechanism of Reoccurrence of Peat Fire, 8th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal, 10 - 16 Nov 2018. [Poster]

53. X. Huang, The Effect of Size on the Ignition of Forest Fuels, 8th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal, 10 - 16 Nov 2018. [Oral + Paper]

52. S. Wang, X. Huang, The Wind Effect on the Burning of Firebrands, 8th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal, 10 - 16 Nov 2018. [Oral + Paper]

51. Y. Liu, X. Xia, X. Chen, X. Huang, S. Song, Effects of biochar and heat on bioavailability of heavy metals in polluted forest soil, 8th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal, 10 - 16 Nov 2018. [Oral + Paper]

50. X. Huang, W. Kim, W. He, A. Rodriguez, C. Fernandez-Pello, Effect of External and Internal Heating on Electrical Wire Fire, 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST), Taipei, Taiwan, 21-25 Oct 2018. [Oral + Paper]

49. L. Guo, C. Chen, H. Niu, Z. Li, X. Jiang, S. Mo, X. Huang. Characterization of thermal runaway propagation induced by thermal abuse in 18650 lithium ion battery module, 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST), Taipei, Taiwan, 21-25 Oct 2018. [Oral + Paper]

48. C. Chen, H. Niu, Z. Li, S. Mo, X. Huang, Fire Behavior during the Thermal Abusing of Li-ion Battery, The 2018 China National Symposium on Combustion, Harbin, China, September 13-16, 2018. [Oral+Paper]

47. L. Huang, S. Zhu, X. Huang and Piloted, S. Wang, Effect of Forest-Fuel Moisture Content on Auto Ignition under External Radiation, The 2018 China National Symposium on Combustion, Harbin, China, Sep 13-16, 2018. [Oral+Paper]

46. J. He, X. Huang, J. Weng, X. Ning, R. Yuen, J. Wang Design and Exploration of the Full-Scale Stairwell Fire Experiments in the High-rise Building, The 2018 China National Symposium on Combustion, Harbin, China, Sep 13-16, 2018. [Oral+Paper]

45. Z. Song, X. Zhu, D. Zhang, X. Pan, X. Huang, Interactions between underground coal fires and air infiltration through cracks driven by thermal buoyancy force, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 8-13 Apr 2018. [Poster]

44. X. Huang, Review of Wire Fire Dynamics, 4th National Young Scholar Meeting on Combustion Research, Wuhan, China, 30 March - 1 Apr 2018. [Oral]

43. X. Huang, G. Rein, The spread of smoldering fires on the ground, 7th International Fire Ecology & Management Congress, Orlando, Florida, USA, 28 Nov - 2 Dec 2017. [Oral]

42. M. Thomsen, X. Huang, D. Urban, G. Ru ff, C. Fernandez-Pello, The effect of pressure and external heating on the Nomex flame spread limits, WSSCI Fall Technical Meeting, University of Wyoming, Laramie, 2-3 Oct 2017. [Oral + Paper]

41. A. Rodriguez, X. Huang, S. Link, S. Olson, P. Ferkul, C. Fernandez-Pello, Piloted Ignition of Cylindrical Fuel: Effect of Transparency and Size, 12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Lund, Sweden, 12-16 Jun 2017. [Poster] Receive Best Poster Award

40. Y. Kobayashi, Y. Konno, X. Huang, M. Tsue, O. Fujita, C. Fernandez-Pello, Dripping Phenomena in Wire Fire under Opposed Flow, 12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Lund, Sweden, 12-16 Jun 2017. [Poster] Receive Honorable Mention

39. Y. Kobayashi, Y. Konno, X. Huang, M. Tsue, O. Fujita, C. Fernandez-Pello, Flame Spread and Dripping Behaviors in Horizontal and Vertical Wires, 10th US National Combustion Meeting, Maryland, USA, 23-26 Apr 2017. [Oral + Paper]

38. X. Huang, G. Rein, Upward and Downward Smoldering Spread of Peat Fire, 10th US National Combustion Meeting, Maryland, USA, 23-26 Apr 2017. [Oral + Paper]

37. M. Thomsen, X. Huang, D. Urban, G. Ru ff, C. Fernandez-Pello, Flame spread over the fire resistant fabric under the influence of external heating, 10th US National Combustion Meeting, Maryland, USA, 23-26 Apr 2017. [Oral + Paper]

36. F. Restuccia, X. Huang, G. Rein, Wildfires caused by self-heating ignition of carbon-rich soil, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 Apr 2017. [Oral]

35. M. Thomsen, X. Huang, C. Fernandez-Pello, D. Urban, G. Ru ff, Upward flame spread over fire resistant fabric under external heating, 47th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 16-20 Jul 2017. [Peer-reviewed paper + Oral]

34. Y. Kobayashi, X. Huang, C. Fernandez-Pello, Melting and Dripping of Polyethylene Insulation in Flame Spread over Wires, 54th Symposium (Japanese) on Combustion, Sendai, Japan, 23-25 Nov 2016. [Oral]

33. S. Link, X. Huang, C. Fernandez-Pello, S. Olson, P. Ferkul, The Effect of Gravity and Oxygen on Opposed Flame Spread over PMMA Cylinders, 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, Cleveland, OH, USA, 26-29 Oct 2016. [Oral]

32. K. Miyamoto, X. Huang, N. Hashimoto, C. Fernandez-Pello, O. Fujita, Flammability Limit of Polyethylene Insulated Wires under Varying Oxygen Concentration and External Radiation, 36th International Symposium on Combustion, Seoul, Korea, 31 Jul - 5 Aug 2016. [Poster]

31. S. Wang, X. Huang, H. Chen, N. Liu, Hot-Particle Ignition of Forest Fuels and Effects of Moisture and Wind, 36th International Symposium on Combustion, Seoul, Korea, 31 Jul - 5 Aug 2016. [Poster]

30. S. Link, X. Huang, C. Fernandez-Pello, S. Olson, P. Ferkul, The Effect of Gravity on Flame Spread over PMMA Cylinders in Opposed Flow with Variable Oxygen Concentration, 46th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vienna, Austria, 10-14 Jul 2016. [Peer-reviewed paper + Oral]

29. K. Miyamoto, X. Huang, N. Hashimoto, C. Fernandez-Pello, O. Fujita, Opposed Flame Spread over Polyethylene Insulated Wires under Varying External Radiations and Oxygen Concentrations, 46th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vienna, Austria, 10-14 Jul 2016. [Peer-reviewed paper + Oral]

28. X. Huang, K. Li, Modelling Bench-Scale Fire on Medium Density Fibreboard, 8th FM Global Open Source CFD Fire Modeling Workshop, Norwood, MA, USA, 19-20 May 2016. [Oral]

27. X. Huang, G. Rein, Computational Study of Smouldering Combustion of Peat in Wildfires, 8th International Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards (ISFEH), Hefei, China, 25-28 Apr 2016. [Paper + Oral]

26. X. Huang, F. Restuccia, M. Gramola, G. Rein, Experimental Study on the Surface Spread of Smouldering Peat Fires, 5th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, Portland, USA, 11-14 Apr 2016. [Paper + Oral]

25. X. Huang, G. Rein, Computational Smoldering Combustion: Interactions of Atmospheric Oxygen and Fuel Moisture in Peat Fires, Western States Section Combustion Institute (WSSCI) Spring Meeting, Seattle, USA, 21-22 Mar 2016. [Paper + Oral]

24. X. Huang, G. Rein, Computational Smouldering Combustion in Peat Fires: Ignition, Spread and Extinction, 6th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 16-20 Nov 2015. [Oral]

23. S. Wang, X. Huang, H. Chen, N. Liu, G. Rein, Hot-Particle Ignition of Low-density Expandable Polystyrene Foam, 10th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST), Tsukuba, Japan, 5-7 Oct 2015. Received Best Poster Award

22. K. Li , X. Huang, Optimized Search for Pyrolysis Kinetics Scheme and Parameters via a Genetic Algorithm Driven by Kissinger’s Method, 10th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST), Tsukuba, Japan, 5-7 Oct 2015. [Poster]

21. G. Rein, X. Huang, F. Restuccia, T. McArdle, P. Idoux, O-Revealer: Novel Technology for Demining in Peatlands by the Controlled Use of Smouldering Combustion, 25th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS), Leeds, UK, 2-7 Aug 2015. [Extended Abstract + Poster]

20. X. Huang, G. Rein, Peat fires: Combining an In-depth Spread Model with Laboratory Experiments, 5th International Conference of Fire Effects on Soil Properties, Dublin, Ireland, 14-17 Jul 2015. [Oral]

19. X. Huang, F. Restuccia, M. Gramola, G. Rein, Experimental Study on the Depth of Burn and Two-Dimensional Smouldering Fire Spread in Peatlands: the Role of Moisture Content and Wind, 5th International Conference of Fire Effects on Soil PropertiesReceived , Dublin, Ireland, 14-17 Jul 2015. [Oral] honorable Mention

18. K. Li, X. Huang, H. Zhang, J. Ji, Modelling the Bench-Scale Fire Experiments of Medium Density Fibreboard, 2nd European Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Nicosia, Cyprus, 16-18 Jun 2015. [Poster]

17. X. Huang, F. Restuccia, M. Gramola, G. Rein, Experimental Study on the Two-Dimensional Spread of Smouldering Peat Fires, 2nd European Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Nicosia, Cyprus, 16-18 Jun 2015. Received Best Poster Award

16. X. Wang, C. Fleischmann, M. Spearpoint, X. Huang, The application of different component schemes to predict wood pyrolysis and fire behavior, IFireSS – International Fire Safety Symposium, Coimbra, Portugal, 20-23 Apr 2015.

15. X. Huang, G. Rein, Computational Smouldering Wildfires: Depth of Burn and Super Critical Moisture at the In- depth Fire Spread over Peat Soils, 35th International Symposium on Combustion, San Francisco, USA, 3−8 Aug 2014. [Poster]

14. G. Rein, X. Huang, Quenching the Reactive Earth: the Accidental Burning of Fossil Fuels and Geoengineering, Topics in Combustion Modelling, Fitzwilliam College of Cambridge, UK, 10 Jun 2014. [Oral]

13. X. Huang, G. Rein, Smouldering Combustion of Peat: Inverse Modelling of Degradation Kinetics, IOP Current Research in Combustion, Loughborough University, UK, 24 Sep 2013. [Oral]

12. X. Huang, G. Rein, Computational Modelling of Smouldering Peat Fires: Predicting the Role of Moisture and Inert Contents, 11th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 9−14 Feb 2014. Received Best Student Poster Award

11. X. Huang, G. Rein, Smouldering Combustion of Soil Organic Matter: Inverse Modelling of the Thermal and Oxidative Degradation Kinetics, 6th European Combustion Meeting, Lund, Sweden, 25−28 Jun 2013. [Paper + Poster]

10. X. Huang, G. Rein, Computational Smouldering Wildfires: Combustion of Organic Soil and Inverse Kinetics Modelling, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7−12 Apr 2013. [Poster]

9. X. Huang, Y. Nakamura, F. A. Williams, An Experimental Study of Flame Spread over Electrical Wire in Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres, Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (Spring Meeting), Arizona State University, USA, 19−20 Mar 2012. [Paper + Oral]

8. M. J. Gollner, X. Huang, J. Cobian, A. S. Rangwala, F. A. Williams, Burning of Inclined Fuel Surfaces, Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (Spring Meeting), Arizona State University, USA, 19−20 Mar 2012. [Paper + Oral]

7. X. Huang, Y. Nakamura, F. A. Williams, An Experimental Study on Ignition of Electrical Wire, Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (Fall Meeting), UC Riverside, USA, 16−18 Oct 2011. [Paper + Oral]

6. M. J. Gollner, X. Huang, A. S. Rangwala, F. A. Williams, Effects of Inclination on Upward Flame Spread, Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (Fall Meeting), UC Riverside, USA, Oct 2011. [Paper + Oral]

5. M. J. Gollner, X. Huang, F. A. Williams, A. S. Rangwala, An Experimental Study of Flame Spread over Inclined Fuels, 10th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Maryland, 19−24 Jun 2011. Received Best Student Poster Award

4. M. J. Gollner, X. Huang, F. A. Williams, A. S. Rangwala, Buoyancy-Enhanced Flame Spread over Continuous Surfaces, 7th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 20−23 Mar 2011. [Peer-reviewed paper + Oral]

3. X. Huang, G. Gong, J. Wang, M. Hao, Heat Loss Analysis and Modeling on End Structures of the Parabolic Trough Solar Receivers, 9th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, Shanghai, China, 24−27 Aug 2010. [Peer-reviewed paper + Oral]

2. Gong, J. Wang, X. Huang, M. Hao, Modeling and Test Results on Heat Loss of Vacuum Absorber in Parabolic Trough Solar Plant, 10th ASME International Colloquium on Environmentally Preferred Advanced Power Generation, 2010, Costa Mesa, CA, USA, 9−11 Feb 2010. [Peer-reviewed paper + Oral]

1. X. Huang, J. Wang, G. Gong, M. Hao, Testing and Analysis on the Thermal Properties of a New High Temperature Parabolic Trough Receiver, 10th ASME International Colloquium on Environmentally Preferred Advanced Power Generation, 2010, Costa Mesa, CA, USA, 9−11 Feb 2010. [Peer-reviewed paper + Oral]