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 the Southwest Jiaotong University in 2017. After graduation, he had worked as a Design Administrator in China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute Co., LTD from July 2017 to July 2018. After that, he had worked as a Research Assistant on Battery Fire in the Institute of Industry Technology, Guangzhou & Chinese Academy of Sciences until July 2019.

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

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