Group Member

 

We have post-doctoral research fellow positions in numerical and experimental combustion. The interested applicants can send the CV, transripts and three representative journal papers to me by email (huangwei.zhang@nus.edu.sg).

♦Principal Investigator:

Dr Huangwei Zhang (Cambridge, PhD, 2015), CV Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS
Email: huangwei.zhang@nus.edu.sg; Tel: +65 6516 2557


♦Research Fellow:

Name Time Previous Institution (PHD)
Research Topic

Dr. Wang Zijun

October 2021 – Present Chongqing University Hydrogen combustion and safety

Dr. Li Shangpeng

October 2021 – Present Tsinghua University Droplet and spray combustion

Dr. Meng Qingyang

December 2021 – Present Harbin Engineering University Hydrogen detonation inhibition

Dr. Yang Zhengzheng

December 2022 – Present Sichuan University Catalytic combustion

Dr. Jiang Zhiwu

April 2023 – Present University of Science and Technology of China Droplet and sprays

 


♦PhD Student:

Name Time Previous Institution Research Topic

Cao Chenyang

July 2020 – Present Tongji University Flame synthesis of nanoparticles

Zhang Pikai

July 2020 – Present Beihang University Two-phase flows with phase change

Wang Yuanying

July 2021 – Present Xi’an Jiaotong University  Detonation modelling

Liu Ce

July 2021 – Present Beijing Jiaotong University Computational modeling of selective laser melting in AM process

Xu Xiaoyu

July 2021 – Present National University of Singapore

Hafiz Ahmad

September 2021 – Present Shanghai Jiao Tong University Sooting flames

Zhang Juntang

January 2022 – Present Beijing Institute of Technology Gas-solid two-phase combustion

Li Mengjie

January 2022 – Present University of Science and Technology of China Li-ion battery jet fires and battery safety

Ding Yan

August 2022 – Present Zhejiang University Li-ion battery modelling

Xie Shumeng

Jan 2023 – Present

(President’s Graduate Fellowship)

Peking University Ammonia combustion

Zhang Zehua

August 2023 – Present Beihang University (Bachelor), SUSTech (Master) AI for combustion science

Hu Hao

August 2023 – Present Sun Yat-sen University Ammonia combustion

♦Master Student:

Name Time Information Research Topic

He Lai

August 2023 – Present ME5001 Project Li-ion Battery modelling

Wang Yutong

August 2023 – Present ME5001 Project Li-ion Battery modelling

Gao Haiting

August 2023 – Present ME5001 Project Li-ion Battery modelling

Jiang Qianjie

January 2024 – Present ME5001 Project Li-ion Battery modelling

♦Visiting Student:

Name Time Information Research Topic

Guo Xiaoyang

October 2023-Present Ph.D. student
Ammonia/Methane Combustion: Ignition and Blow-off

Li Xin

October 2023-Present Ph.D. student
Supersonic combustion

Ding Hongming

January 2024-Present Ph.D. student
Gas-particle two-phase flows

Li Menglei

Feburary 2024-Present Ph.D. student
Combustion CFD

♦Undergraduate FYP Researcher:

Name Time Information Research Topic
Tan Shi Da August 2022 – Present NUS Year 4 Jet Fire Damage Analysis on Hydrogen Pipeline
Phoe Chuan Nan Adriell August 2022 – Present NUS Year 4 Modelling of cell- and pack-level Li-ion battery fires in electric car applications
Sean Low Kia Hng August 2022 – Present NUS Year 4 Simulations of thermal characteristics of Li-ion battery under abuse conditions
Tham Rui Sheng August 2022 – Present NUS Year 4 Suppression on self- ignition of high-pressure hydrogen gas

 

♦Alumnus (Undergraduate student):

Name Time Information Research Topic
Sai Surya Yarlagadda January 2020 – Present National University of Singapore, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Year 4. Co-supervised with Energy Studies Institute, NUS
Techno-economic cost benefit analysis of electric vehicles for land transport
Li Hui August 2020 – Present National University of Singapore, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Year 4. Numerical simulation of high-speed reacting flows
Dong Mengqiu August 2020 – Present National University of Singapore, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Year 4. Simulation of metal particle melting due to laser heating
Chen Hong Wei August 2020 – Present National University of Singapore, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Year 4. Spray flame modelling
Zhao Jinqing August 2019 – May 2020 NUS, ME4, FYP Numerical simulations of detonation propagation in hydrogen/air mixture with adaptive mesh refinement
Guo Sidi May 2020 NUS, ME4, FYP Eulerian Modelling of moderately dense turbulent spray flames
Du Yanran August 2019 – May 2020 NUS, ME4, FYP Parametric study of natural ventilation across a typical classroom in Singapore
Yeo Hwee Kiat August 2019 – May 2020 NUS, ME4, FYP Numerical simulations of detonation propagation in inhomogeneous hydrogen/air mixture
Ee Ting Gen Marcus January 2019 – November 2019 NUS, ME4, FYP Prediction of pollutant formation of laminar premixed ammonia flames under gas turbine conditions
Lim Xiong Zhi October 2017 – May 2018 NUS, ME4, FYP Prediction of Combustion and Pollutant Emission from a Pulverized Coal Jet Flame
Chen Sihe September 2017 – January 2018 NUS, ME2, UROP student Eulerian Modelling of Particle-laden Bluff Body Flows
Yeo Jia Ming, Benjamin July 2018 – April 2019 NUS, ME4, FYP Prediction of fire dynamics in compartments with various ventilation conditions
Kimberly Han Jun Yi July 2018 – April 2019 NUS, ME4, FYP Numerical simulation of tunnel fires under longitudinal ventilation conditions
Yeo Zhanyi July 2018 – April 2019 NUS, ME4, FYP Effects of low-temperature chemistry in detonation
Sim Jun Yong Roy July 2018 – April 2019 NUS, ME4, FYP Effects of water droplet mists on fire propagation and quenching
Voo Zhi Wei July 2018 – April 2019 NUS, ME4, FYP Numerical simulation of flame ignition of supersonic non-premixed jet flows

 

♦Alumnus (Academic visitor):

Name Time Information Research Topic
You Binchuan October 2022 – September 2023 PhD student, Harbin Engineering University Plasma assisted combustion
Liu Enhui January 2022 – January 2023 PhD student, Harbin Engineering University Natural Gas Gas Turbine Combustion
Lu Jinghe January 2022 – January 2023 PhD student, Harbin Engineering University Kerosene spray gas turbine combustion
Jia Xiongbin January 2022 – January 2023 PhD student, Harbin Engineering University Detonation simulations
Li Shengnan August 2022 – August 2023 PhD student, Liaoning Technological University Coal/methane hydroben detonation
Lin Wenjun Sept 2022 – Sept 2023 PhD student, Xi’an Jiaotong University Gas turbine combustion
Wang Shang April 2022 – April 2023 PhD student, Nanjing University of Sci & Technol. LES of supersonic combustion
Su Jingyi October 2021 – July 2022 PhD student, Peking University Liquid n-heptane detonation
Guo Hongbo January 2021 – June 2022 PhD student, Harbin Engineering University Oblique detonation
Shi Jingtai January 2021 – January 2022 PhD student, China University of Mining and Technology Methane detonation, methane/coal dust hybrid detonation
Jin Shan January 2021 – January 2022 PhD student, Harbin Engineering University Rotating detonations with liquid fuels
Huang Yakun January 2020 – October 2020 PhD student, Nanjing U Aero & Astro Spray flame ignition
Liu Hongsheng October 2019 – October 2020 Associate Professor, Dalian University of Technology combustion
Zhao Yongsheng September 2019 – September 2020 Beihang University Shock-BL interactions
Hu Xiaolei August 2019 – March 2020 Lecturer, Anhui University of Technology Two-phase flows
Zhong Wei December 2018 – December 2019 Associate Professor, Zhengzhou University Fire modelling
Cui Zhigang March 2018 – August 2018 Lecturer, Taiyuan University of Technology (TYUT) Combustion in circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boiler; Modelling of pulverized coal combustion
Yang Juntao September 2018 – April 2019 PhD student, Nanyang Technological University Applications of machine learning for modelling turbulent flows
Li Guangze March 2018 – August 2020 PhD student, Beihang University LES of spray flame autoignition
He Zhiqiang August 2019 – August 2020 PhD student, Zhejiang University CFD algorithm development for rarefied flows
Meng Qingyang August 2019 – August 2020 PhD student, Harbin Engineering University Rotating detonation combustion

 

♦Alumnus (Graduate student):

Name Time Information Research Topic
Zhu Ruixuan August 2018 – August 2019 PhD student, University of Oxford
Numerical Simulation of Detonation in Ammonia/Hydrogen (NH3/H2) Mixtures
Arab Omar Zaki O August 2019 – May 2020 PhD Student, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Numerical Simulation of Gas-Particle Two-Phase Flows
Tay Jia Min August 2021 – May 2022 Thermo analysis of a CubeSat
Xiong Zhekun August 2022 – May 2023 ME5001 project Lithium-ion battery modelling
Shangguan Peijie August 2022 – May 2023 ME5001 project Hydrogen gas turbine flame simulations
Zhang Hanrong July 2021 – January 2024 Master of Science Lithium-ion battery modelling

 

♦Alumnus (Research fellow):

Name Time Information Research Topic
Yongqiang Li January 2022 – January 2024 NUS (Chongqing) Research Institute Building aerodynamics
Yong Xu November 2022 – January 2024 Research Fellow, The Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research and Education in Singapore (CARES) Hydrogen detonation
Huang Zhiwei October 2018 – January 2022 Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Supersonic combustion, turbulent combustion modelling
Zhao Majie March 2018 – April 2021 Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology Detonation
Zhuang Yijie July 2018 – August 2019 Associate Professor, Guangdong University of Technology Theoretical analysis of droplet-laden flames
Yu Zhou August 2019 – October 2021 Two-phase combustion

 

♦Alumnus (Research Asssitant):

Name Time Information Research Topic
Bochao Liu January 2022 – January 2024 Hydrogen combustion

 

♦Alumnus (PhD student):

Name Time Information Research Topic
Liu Yangyang July 2018 – January 2020 Research fellow, National University of Singapore High-order numerical schemes for incompressible and compressible flows
Xu Yong July 2018 – July 2022 Research fellow, Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research and Education in Singapore Ltd.
Dynamics of hydrogen detonation with dispersed phase
Li Qiang July 2018 – July 2022 Associate Professor, Beijing Institite of Technology (BIT) Ignition and propagation of laminar spray flames

Group Photos:

(August 2018, Mount Faber Park, SG)

 

(March 2019, Faculty of Engineering, NUS)

(July 2020, Zoom Meeting, during COVID-19 pandemic)

 (Jan 6, 2023, Zoom group meeting)

(July 3, 2023, Zoom group meeting)

(January 7, 2024, Zoom group meeting)