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Yunzhu Qin

PhD student (2021 - )

Research Centre for Fire Safety Engineering

Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


Office: ZN 808


Mr. Yunzhu Qin is currently a PhD student at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his Bachelor’s Degree (2021) from School of Chemical Engineering at Sichuan University (SCU).

Background of Education

  • 2017 - 2021, B.Eng., School of Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University.


Research Areas

Smouldering, Wildland Fire and Fire Ecology, Fire Emission

Prizes and Awards

  • 2022 Student Essay Competition, Merit Award (The Hong Kong Institute of Engineering, Fire Division)

  • Outstanding graduate of Sichuan Province, Sichuan Provincial Department of Education (2021)

  • Top 100 Student Cadres of Sichuan University (Top 10%) (2020)

  • Comprehensive First Class Scholarship of Sichuan University (2020)

  • Chengda Scholarship of Sichuan University (2019)

Journal Publications (English)

  1.  Y. Qin, Y. Chen, S. Lin* and X. Huang* (2022). Limiting Oxygen Concentration and Supply Rate of Smoldering Propagation. Combustion and Flame (Under review).

  2. Y. Qin, D. Musa, S. Lin* and X. Huang* (2022). Deep Peat Fire Persistently Smouldering for Weeks: A Laboratory Demonstration. International Journal of Wildland Fire (Under review).

Journal Publications (Chinese)

  • 秦蕴竹,胡玉琦*,黄鑫炎(2023)森林阴燃火排放特性:研究前沿与展望。工程热物理学报(已接收)

Conference Paper

  1. Y. Qin, D. Musa, S. Lin* and X. Huang* (2022). Persistent Underground Smouldering Fire in Deep Peat Layer. IX International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal, 11 - 18 Nov 2022. [Oral]

  2. Y. Qin, Y. Chen, S. Lin* and X. Huang* (2022). What is the limiting oxygen condition for smoldering fire? 39th International Symposium on Combustion, Vancouver, Canada, 24 -29 July 2022. [Poster].

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