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Yanhui Liu

PhD Student (2021-)

Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering,

Research Centre for Fire Safety Engineering,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Office: ZN 808



Yanhui is a PhD student 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 the thermal safety of lithium-ion batteries.

Education Background 

  • M.Eng. in Building Services Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2020)

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

Research Interests 

Fire Dynamics and Battery Thermal Safety

Prizes and Awards 

  • 2023   Outstanding Paper Prize (3rd International Symposium on Lithium Battery Fire Safety)

  • 2022   Paper Prize (3rd Academic Paper Award sponsored by Neware company)

  • 2021   Outstanding Paper Prize (2nd International Symposium on Lithium Battery Fire Safety)

  • 2020   Excellent Popular Science Works (China National Symposium on Combustion 2020)

  • 2020   The Great Bay Area STEM Excellence Award (Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association)

Journal Publications


Technical Report

  • Y. Liu, X. Huang* (2021) Fire Risk of Transporting and Storing Massive Li-ion Batteries, Fire and Blast Information Group (FABIG) Newsletter, 82, 6-16.

Selected Conference Communications

  • Y. Liu, H. Niu, X. Huang*, Pressure effect on thermal runaway propagation over the Lithium-ion battery module in parallel connection, 12th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology, online, 7-9 December 2021. [Oral]

  • Y. Liu, P. Sun, H. Niu, X. Huang*, G Rein, Propensity to self-heating ignition of open-circuit pouch Lithium-ion battery pile on a hot boundary, 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Waterloo, Canada, 26-30 April 2021. [Oral]

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