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Rong Deng

PhD Student (2024 - )

Research Centre for Fire Safety Engineering

Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


Office: ZN 808



Rong Deng is currently a PhD student at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his Master’s Degree (2024) and Bachelor’s Degree (2021) from the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT). His research focuses on fire detection, smart firefighting and operational research.

Background of Education

  • 2024 - Present, Ph.D., Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

  • 2021 - 2024, M.Eng., School of Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology.

  • 2017 - 2021, B.Eng., School of Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology.


Research Areas

Smart Firefighting, Coal Fire, Operational Research.


Prizes and Awards

  • 2023 National Scholarship for Graduate Students.

  • 2022 Winner of Best Postgraduate Student Award in the XVIII International Forum-Contest of Students and Young Researchers.

  • 2020 First Prize in the 6th National Safety Science and Engineering University Student Practical and Innovative Work Competition.

  • 2018 National Encouragement Scholarship.



  • Z. Shao, R. Deng, X. Zhong, G. Zhang, H. Wang, T. Yang, G. Qu, H. Zhang. A joint imaging system and image enhancement fusion method based on UAV platform, Chinese Patent, ZL202310676370.6.

  • Z. Shao, D. Wang, X. Zhong, Y. Li, R. Deng. A digital imaging method for three-dimensional temperature field of coal fire and gangue hill fire, Chinese Patent, CN202010370173.8.

  • Z. Shao, Y. Li, R. Deng. Thermal infrared image detail enhancement mass processing software in coal field fire area V1.0, Chinese Software Copyright, 2021SR1395461.

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