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WANG Yu
 
Brief Biography

Professor, University of Science and Technology of China (2021-)

Research Professor, University of Science and Technology of China (2020)

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Edinburgh (2017-2020)

Research Fellow, National University of Singapore (2016-2017)

Research Assistant, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2015)

PhD, City University of Hong Kong (2013-2016)

PhD, University of Science and Technology of China (2011-2016)




Research Areas

Fire Spread in High-rise Buildings

Resilience of Informal Settlement (urban village, slums, etc.) to Fire

Fire Resistance of Building Materials

Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Investigation



Professional Activities

Associate Editor, Fire Technology (2023-)

Editorial Board Member, Fire Safety Journal (2023-)

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Structural Glass and Advanced Materials Research (2020-)

EME Subgroup Leader, IAFSS Large Outdoor Fires & the Built Environment Working Group (2021-)

Fire Safety Session Chair, National Young Scholar Meeting on Combustion Research (2023-)

Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (2020-)

Member of the Combustion Institute (2015-)

Member of International Association for Fire Safety Science (2015-)



Achievements

Yu Wang is a professor at the State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). He got joint Ph.D. from USTC and the City University of Hong Kong in 2016 and had working experience at the University of Edinburgh, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and National University of Singapore before returning to China in 2020. Yu has published over 50 SCI journal papers, and currently served as an Associate Editor in Fire Technology, Editorial Board Member in Fire Safety Journal, and member of IAFSS Membership Advisory Council. He initiated the English fire course at USTC, Introduction of Fire Dynamics, reported by China News and People’s Daily Online. Recently, he has received SFPE Global 5 Under 35 Award, Excellent PhD Thesis Award of the Chinese Academy of Science, Youth May Fourth Medal (Anhui Province), Young Faculty Career Award (USTCAF), and some Best Paper/Presentation/Poster/Image Awards in IAFSS or AOSFST.



Honors and Awards

Young Faculty Career Award, USTC Alumni Foundation (2023)

Youth May Fourth Medal (Anhui Province), Anhui Province Government (2023)

Best Image Award, The 14th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science (2023)

SFPE 5 Under 35 Award, The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (2022)

Best Presentation Award, The 12th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (2021)

Delegate’s Choice Poster Award, The 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science (2021)

Graphic Image Award, The 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science (2021)

Excellent Paper Award, China Public Safety Conference (2020)

Best Image Award, University of Edinburgh “Picture that Research” (2020) 

Best Paper Award, The 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (2018)

Excellent PhD Thesis Award, Chinese Academy of Science (2017)

President Award, Chinese Academy of Science (2015)

Excellent Paper Award, 1st International Academic Seminar of Fire Science and Technology (2015)

Leadership Scholarship Program Award, USA Committee of 100 (2013)




Selected Publications

Selected Publications of WANG Yu


WANG Yu




Address:

Jinzhai Road 96, State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, P. R. China

Professional Title:

Ph.D.;Professor

Telephone:

(+86)551 63601651

E-mail:

yuwang@ustc.edu.cn








 
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