Zilong Wang

PhD student (2020-)

Department of Building Services Engineering,

Research Centre for Fire Engineering,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Office: ZN 808



Mr Zilong Wang is currently a PhD student at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his Master’s Degree (2020) from the State Key Laboratory of Fire Science at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), where he performed studies on accident scenario evolution and emergency decision support based on artificial intelligence. He also got his BE (2017) from China University of Mining and Technology. His current research fields include Smart Firefighting and Fire Numerical Simulation.

王自龙,香港理工大学屋宇设备工程学系、消防工程研究中心博士研究生,中国科学技术大学火灾科学国家重点实验室硕士 (2020),中国矿业大学学士 (2017)。主要研究领域涉及智慧消防和火灾数值模拟。

Education Background 
B.Eng. in Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology (2017). 

M.Eng. in State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China (2020).

Research Interests 

Smart firefighting and Fire Numerical Simulation


  1. Wang, Z., Zhang, T., & Huang, X. (2022). Predicting real-time fire heat release rate based on flame images and deep learning. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. (under Review)

  2. Zhang, T., Wang, Z., Wong, H. Y., Tam, W. C., Huang, X., & Xiao, F. (2022). Real-time forecast of compartment fire and flashover based on deep learning. Fire Safety Journal.

  3.  Li, Y.#, Wang, Z.#, & Huang, X. (2022). An exploration of equivalent scenarios for building facade fire standard tests. Journal of Building Engineering.

  4. Wang, Z., Zhang, T., & Huang, X. (2022). Numerical Modeling of Compartment Fires: Ventilation Characteristics and Limitation of Kawagoe’s Law. Fire Technology.

  5. Xiong, C., Wang, Z., Huang, Y., Shi, F., & Huang, X. (2022). Smart evaluation of building fire scenario and hazard by attenuation of alarm sound field. Journal of Building Engineering.

  6. Wang, Z., Zhang, T., Wu, X., & Huang, X. (2022). Predicting transient building fire based on external smoke images and deep learning. Journal of Building Engineering.

  7. Xiong, C., Wang, Z., & Huang, X. (2021). Acoustic flame extinction by the sound wave or speaker-induced wind?. Fire Safety Journal.

  8. Wang Z, Jiang Y (2020). Domino effect scenario deduction in a tank farm fire, Fire Safety Science (in Chinese) .

  9. Wang Z., Jiang Y (2020). Emergency resources demand prediction in chemical industry park based on Case-based Reasoning, Fire Safety Science (in Chinese) .

  10. Zhu X. L., Jiang Y., Wang Z., Xiong C. Y., et al (2019). The numerical and experimental analysis of upward flame spread over the flat surface and the wavy surface. Journal of Hazardous Materials.

Conference Paper:

  1. Zhang T., Wang Z., Huang X., Xiao F. Real-time Flashover Prediction in Compartment Fire via Computer Vision and AI. 12th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology. 

  2. Jiang Y. Q., Wang Z., Huang X.Y. Artificial intelligence based facade spilled flame temperature field prediction. The 2nd National Thermal Safety Science and Technology Symposium, Hefei, China, 09-10 Jan 2021. [Best paper award].

  3. Wang Z., Wu X. Q., Huang X.Y. Pool fire scene prediction model based on deep learning. China National Symposium on Combustion, Xiamen, China, 12-15 Nov 2020. [Poster].

  4. Wang Z., Jiang Y. Dynamic risk assessment of tank fire under thermal radiation. China National Symposium on Combustion, Tianjin, China, 24-27 Oct 2019. [Poster].