October 8, 2018

Mr Ao LI


Ao Li is a PhD Candidate at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia. He received his Master degree in 2017 in UNSW. His main research interests are Flame retardants, Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling and Fluid Machinery. Ao’s role at the group primarily involves developing CFD modelling for fire suppression system and Evacuation Modelling, as well as flame retardants. For his PhD study, his main force is on the Li-ion Battery and Fire Safety.


2008/09 – 2012/06

2012/09 – 2014/06

2015/03 – 2017/03

2018/04 – 2019/05

2019/06 – present

Degree/Job Title

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Master of Engineering

Master of Engineering

Engineer/Professional Staff

PhD of Mechanical Engineering

Selected Publications

Lin, B., Yuen, A. C. Y., Li, A., Zhang, Y., Chen, T. B. Y., Yu, B., ... & Chan, Q. N. (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

Li, A., Yuen, A.C.Y., Chen, T.B.Y., Wang, C., Liu, H., Cao, R., Yang, W., Yeoh, G.H. and Timchenko, V. (2019). Computational Study of Wet Steam Flow to Optimize Steam Ejector Efficiency for Potential Fire Suppression Application. Applied Sciences9(7), p.1486. DOI: 10.3390/app9071486

Yang, W. J., Yuen, A. C. Y., Li, A., Lin, B., Chen, T. B. Y., Yang, W., ... & Yeoh, G. H. (2019). Recent progress in bio-based aerogel absorbents for oil/water separation. Cellulose, 1-28. DOI: 10.1007/s10570-019-02559-x

Yu, B., Tawiah, B., Wang, L.Q., Yuen, A.C.Y., Zhang, Z.C., Shen, L.L., Lin, B., Fei, B., Yang, W., Li, A. and Zhu, S.E. (2019). Interface decoration of exfoliated MXene ultra-thin nanosheets for fire and smoke suppressions of thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer. Journal of Hazardous Materials. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.04.026

Yuen, A.C.Y., Chen, T.B.Y., Yang, W., Wang, C., Li, A., Yeoh, G. H., Chan, Q.N. & Chan, M.C. (2019). Natural Ventilated Smoke Control Simulation Case Study Using Different Settings of Smoke Vents and Curtains in a Large Atrium. Fire2(1), 7. DOI: 10.3390/fire2010007

Yang, W., Yuen, A.C.Y., Ping, P., Wei, R. C., Hua, L., Zhu, Z., Li, A., Zhu, S.E., Wang, L.L., Liang, J. and Chen, T.B.Y. (2019). Pectin-assisted dispersion of exfoliated boron nitride nanosheets for assembled bio-composite aerogels. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing119, pp.196-205. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.02.003

Yang, W., Wang, N.N., Ping, P., Yuen, A.C.Y., Li, A., Zhu, S.E., Wang, L.L., Wu, J., Chen, T.B.Y., Si, J.Y., Rao, B.D., Lu, H.D., Chan, Q.N. & Yeoh, G.H. (2018). Novel 3D Network Architectured Hybrid Aerogel Comprising Epoxy, Graphene and Hydroxylated Boron Nitride Nanosheets. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10(46): 40032−40043. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b15301 

Li, A., Yeoh, G.H., Timchenko, V., Yuen, A.C.Y., & Wang, X. (2016). Numerical Simulation of Condensation Effect on a Steam Ejector by Wet Steam Model. International Conference on Flow Dynamics. Sendai, Japan.

Wang, X., Dong, J., Li, A., Lei, H., & Tu, J. (2014). Numerical study of primary steam superheating effects on steam ejector flow and its pumping performance. Energy, 78, 205-211. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2014.10.004