October 8, 2018



Bo is a Ph.D. Candidate at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia. She received her Master degree in 2017 in UNSW. Currently supervised by Prof Guan Heng Yeoh and Dr Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, her research involves the development of hybrid organic flame retardant materials particularly for furniture polymers such as polyurethane (PU) foam, low-density polyethylene (LDPE) foam, and thermoplastic polymeric materials.


2012/09 – 2016/07

2016/07 – 2018/07

2018/08 – present


Bachelor of Safety Engineering

Master of Mechanical Engineering

PhD of Mechanical Engineering

Selected Publications

B. Lin, A. C. Y. Yuen, A. Li, Y. Zhang, T. B. Y. Chen, ..., & C. H. Wang. (2020). MXene/chitosan nanocoating for flexible polyurethane foam towards remarkable fire hazards reductions. Journal of hazardous materials381, 120952. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.120952

B. Lin, A. C. Yuen, S. Oliver, J. Liu, B. Yu, W. Yang, S. Wu, G. H. Yeoh, C. H. Wang. (2022). Dual functionalisation of polyurethane foam for unprecedented flame retardancy and antibacterial properties using layer-by-layer assembly of MXene chitosan with antibacterial metal particles, Composites Part B, 244, 110147. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2022.110147

B. Lin, A.C.Y. Yuen, T. B. Y. Chen, B. Yu, W. Yang, J. Zhang, Y. Yao, S. Wu, C. H. Wang, G. H. Yeoh. (2021). Experimental and numerical perspective on the fire performance of MXene/Chitosan/Phytic acid coated flexible polyurethane foam, Scientific Reports, 11 (1), 1-13. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-84083-2

W. J. Yang, C. X. Wei, A. C. Y. Yuen, B. Lin, G. H. Yeoh, H. D. Lu, W. Yang. (2022). Fire-retarded nanocomposite aerogels for multifunctional applications: A review, Composites Part B, 237, 109866. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2022.109866

B. Yu, B. Tawiah, L. Q. Wang, A. C. Y. Yuen, Z. C. Zhang, L. L, Shen, B. Lin, ..., & G. H. Yeoh. (2019). Interface decoration of exfoliated MXene ultra-thin nanosheets for fire and smoke suppressions of thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 374, 110-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.04.026

T. B. Y. Chen, A. C. Y. Yuen, B. Lin, L. Liu, Q. N. Chan, J. Zhang, S. C. P. Cheung, G. H. Yeoh. (2020). Characterisation of Pyrolysis Kinetics and Detailed Gas Species Formations of Engineering Polymers via Reactive Molecular Dynamics (ReaxFF), Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 104931. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2020.104931

W. J. Yang, A. C. Y. Yuen, A. Li, B. Lin, T. B. Y. Chen, W. Yang, H. D. Lu, G. H. Yeoh. (2019). Recent progress in bio-based aerogel absorbents for oil/water separation, Cellulose, 26 (11), 6449-6476. DOI: 10.1007/s10570-019-02559-x

J. Y. Si, B. Tawiah, W. L. Sun, B. Lin, C. Wang, A. C. Y. Yuen, B. Yu, A. Li, W. Yang, H. D. Lu, Q. N. Chan, G. H. Yeoh. (2019). Functionalization of MXene nanosheets for polystyrene towards high thermal stability and flame retardant properties, Polymers, 11 (6), 976. DOI: 10.3390/polym11060976

A. C. Y. Yuen, T. B. Y. Chen, B. Lin, W. Yang, I. I. Kabir, I. M. D. C. Cordeiro, A. E. Whitten, J. Mata, B. Yu, H. D. Lu, G. H. Yeoh. (2021). Study of structure morphology and layer thickness of Ti3C2 MXene with Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS), Composites Part C, 5, 100155. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcomc.2021.100155

L. Liu, T. B. Y. Chen, A. C. Y. Yuen, P. M. Doley, C. Wang, B. Lin, J. Liang, G. H. Yeoh. (2021). A systematic approach to formulate numerical kinetics for furnishing materials fire simulation with validation procedure using cone/FT-IR data, Heat and Mass Transfer, 1. DOI: 10.1007/s00231-021-03144-4