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Yichao Zhang

Research Assistant (2022 - )

Research Centre for Fire Safety Engineering

Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


Office: ZN 808


Yichao is currently a Research assistant at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his Bachelor's degree from the Department of Forestry at Inner Mongolia Agricultural University in 2020. His research interests include wildland fire and biodiversity.

Background of Education

  • M.Eng. in Forestry, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University (2020-)

  • B.Eng. in Forestry, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University (2020)


Research Areas

Wildland Fire and Biodiversity


  • Zhang, Y., Shu, Y., Qin, Y., et al. (2024) Resurfacing of Underground Peat Fire: Smoldering Transition to Flaming Wildfire on Litter Surface. International Journal of Wildland Fire

  • Qin, Y., Zhang, Y., Chen, Y., et al. (2024) Minimum oxygen supply rate for smouldering propagation: Effect of fuel bulk density and particle size. Combustion and Flame

  • Y. Zhang, Y.Wu, M. Zhou, et al. (2022) Hydrological Effects of the Humus Layar of Pure Forest of Populus davidiana and Betula platyphylla in Southern Section of Daxing’anling Mountains, Inner Mongolia, China. Forest Research (in Chinese).

  • Y. Zhang, M. Zhou, Y. Shu, et al. (2022) Study on Combustibility of Main Tree Species in Typical Desert Steppe of Inner Mongolia. Fire Science and Technology (in Chinese).

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