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Yanhui Liu

Research Assistant (2019-)

Department of Building Services Engineering,

Research Centre for Fire Safety Engineering,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Office: ZN 808

Email: myname.yanhui@connect.polyu.hk


Mr. Yanhui Liu is currently a Research Assistant at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his Bachelor's degree from the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at Southwest Jiaotong University in 2017. His research interests include fire dynamics and thermal management of batteries.

Education Background 

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

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

Research Interests 

Fire dynamics, Thermal management of batteries 


  1. Y Liu, P Sun, H Niu, X. Huang, G Rein (2020). Propensity to self-heating ignition of open-circuit pouch Lithium-ion battery pile on a hot boundary, Fire Safety Journal, 103081. 

  2. 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

  3. C Xiong, Y Liu, C Xu, X Huang (2020). Extinguishing the Dripping Flame by Acoustic Wave, Fire Safety Journal, 103109. 

  4. J Liu, Y Liu, X Huang, L Yan, J Huang, H Chen (2020). Perspective: Thermal Runaway and Fire Dynamics of Lithium-ion Battery in Spacecraft Environments. Fire Safety Science [in Chinese].

  5. 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. 

  6. C Xiong, Y Liu, C Xu, X Huang (2020).Acoustical Extinction of Flame on Moving Firebrand for the Fire Protection in Wildland–Urban Interface, Fire Technology