Dr Hengrui Liu
Casual Academic

Dr Hengrui Liu

 

PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2022
Master (With excellence) Mechanical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2018

 

Engineering
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Dr Liu is a postdoctoral research fellow from the School of Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. Dr Liu's research focuses on the development of innovative fire suppression systems and risk mitigation approaches with multiphase flow techniques and the development and application of novel condensation model for transonic flow with steam ejectors. In addition, his research also contributes to hydrogen safety via experiments and numerical simulations. Dr Liu has contributed to 17 journal publications. As of September 2023, his H-Index is 10 in Google Scholar, with over 190 citations.

Location
Ainsworth Building J17 401
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Chauhan A; Golestani N; Liu H; Salehi F; Abbassi R, 2024, 'Human reliability assessment in hydrogen refuelling stations: A system dynamic approach', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 56, pp. 41 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2023.11.298
    Journal articles | 2023
    De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Liu H; Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; Li A; Yeoh GH, 2023, 'Numerical assessment of LES subgrid-scale turbulence models for expandable particles in fire suppression', Experimental and Computational Multiphase Flow, 5, pp. 99 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42757-021-0112-8
    Journal articles | 2023
    Li A; Weng J; Yuen ACY; Wang W; Liu H; Lee EWM; Wang J; Kook S; Yeoh GH, 2023, 'Machine learning assisted advanced battery thermal management system: A state-of-the-art review', Journal of Energy Storage, 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2023.106688
    Journal articles | 2023
    Liu H; Cachinho Cordeiro IMD; Yin Yuen AC; Chan QN; Kook S; Yeoh GH, 2023, 'Application of multi-parametric characterization to water-based fire suppression systems in compartment fire scenarios', Numerical Heat Transfer; Part A: Applications, 83, pp. 1111 - 1129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407782.2022.2102394
    Journal articles | 2023
    Liu H; De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Yuen ACY; Wang C; Li A; Yeoh GH, 2023, 'Numerical modeling of wet steam infused fluid mixture for potential fire suppression applications', Experimental and Computational Multiphase Flow, 5, pp. 142 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42757-021-0107-5
    Journal articles | 2023
    Liu H; Salehi F; Abbassi R; Lau T; Heng Yeoh G; Mitchell-Corbett F; Raman V, 2023, 'Experimental and numerical analysis of low-density gas dispersion characteristics in semi-confined environments', Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2023.105184
    Journal articles | 2022
    Chen Q; Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; Cao RF; Liu H; Yeoh GH, 2022, 'A Large-Eddy Simulation study on the effect of fuel configuration and pan distance towards chemical species for under-ventilated compartment fire scenario', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2021.122306
    Journal articles | 2022
    Chen TBY; Yuen ACY; De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Liu H; Cao R; Ellison A; Yeoh GH, 2022, 'In-Depth Assessment of Cross-Passage Critical Velocity for Smoke Control in Large-Scale Railway Tunnel Fires', Fire, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fire5050140
    Journal articles | 2022
    De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Liu H; Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; Li A; Cao RF; Yeoh GH, 2022, 'Numerical investigation of expandable graphite suppression on metal-based fire', Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, 58, pp. 65 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00231-021-03097-8
    Journal articles | 2022
    De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Liu H; Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; Li A; Wang C; Cao R; Yeoh GH, 2022, 'On the Large Eddy Simulation Modelling of Water Suppression Systems Droplet Impact and Coverage Area', Fire, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fire5050165
    Journal articles | 2022
    Liu H; Wen C; Yuen ACY; Han Y; Cheung SCP; Kook S; Yeoh GH, 2022, 'A novel thermal management system for battery packs in hybrid electrical vehicles utilising waste heat recovery', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2022.123199
    Journal articles | 2022
    Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; De Cachinho Cordero IM; Liu H; Li A; Yang W; Cheung SCP; Chan QN; Kook S; Yeoh GH, 2022, 'Developing a solid decomposition kinetics extraction framework for detailed chemistry pyrolysis and combustion modelling of building polymer composites', Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaap.2022.105500
    Journal articles | 2022
    Yuen ACY; De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Chen TBY; Chen Q; Liu H; Yeoh GH, 2022, 'Multiphase CFD modelling for enclosure fires—A review on past studies and future perspectives', Experimental and Computational Multiphase Flow, 4, pp. 1 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42757-021-0116-4
    Journal articles | 2021
    Liu H; Yuen ACY; De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Han Y; Yuan Chen TB; Chan QN; Kook S; Yeoh GH, 2021, 'A novel stochastic approach to study water droplet/flame interaction of water mist systems', Numerical Heat Transfer; Part A: Applications, 79, pp. 570 - 593, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407782.2021.1872272
    Journal articles | 2021
    Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; Li A; De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Liu L; Liu H; Lo ALP; Chan QN; Yeoh GH, 2021, 'Evaluating the fire risk associated with cladding panels: An overview of fire incidents, policies, and future perspective in fire standards', Fire and Materials, 45, pp. 663 - 689, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fam.2973
    Journal articles | 2020
    Liu H; Wang C; De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Yuen ACY; Chen Q; Chan QN; Kook S; Yeoh GH, 2020, 'Critical assessment on operating water droplet sizes for fire sprinkler and water mist systems', Journal of Building Engineering, 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100999
    Journal articles | 2019
    Han Y; Guo L; Wang X; Yuen ACY; Li C; Cao R; Liu H; Chen TBY; Tu J; Yeoh GH, 2019, 'A steam ejector refrigeration system powered by engine combustion waste heat: Part 1. characterization of the internal flow structure', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app9204275
    Journal articles | 2019
    Han Y; Wang X; Guo L; Yuen ACY; Liu H; Cao R; Wang C; Li C; Tu J; Yeoh GH, 2019, 'A Steam Ejector Refrigeration System Powered by Engine Combustion Waste Heat: Part 2. Understanding the Nature of the Shock Wave Structure', Applied Sciences, 9, pp. 4435 - 4435, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app9204435
    Journal articles | 2019
    Li A; Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; Wang C; Liu H; Cao R; Yang W; Yeoh GH; Timchenko V, 2019, 'Computational study of wet steam flow to optimize steam ejector efficiency for potential fire suppression application', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app9071486

  • Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW Sydney
  • Runner-up of the three-minute thesis (3MT) competition at the school level
  • First prize award for the Makers Game (ENGG3060) Design Project participating as the academic mentor in collaboration with Jacobs Engineering for Smart Fire Sprinklers
  • Tuition fee scholarship, UNSW Sydney
  • Master with excellence, UNSW Sydney

Dr Liu is a lead guest editor for a special issue Computational Insights into Fire Safety: Modelling, Simulation, and Innovative Solutions with the journal MDPI-Fire (IF 3.2).

My Teaching

Head demonstrator, MECH 4620 - Computational Fluid Dynamics

Head demonstrator, MECH 4880 - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Supervisor, MMAN4951 - Research Thesis

Demonstrator, MMAN4010 - Thesis A & MMAN4020- Thesis B

Mentor, ENGG3060 - Maker Games