New Energy Science and Engineering

Phone: (+86)134-7629-1006

Email: huanliu@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: New Energy Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Treatment and disposal of municipal solid waste, Combustion / gasification mechanism of low rank coal, Pollution control

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Thermal Engineering, 2014, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Professional Experience

Lecturer (2015-present), School of Energy and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Selected Publications

Papers

1. Qiang Zhang, Huan Liu*, Geng Lu, Linlin Yi, Hongyun Hu, Hetian Chi, Hong Yao*. (2016). "Mechanism of conditioner CaO on NOx precursors evolution during sludge steam gasification ". Proceedings of the Combustion Institute DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2016.09.006, online.

2. Huan Liu, Linlin Yi, Qiang Zhang, Hongyun Hu, Geng Lu, Aijun Li, Hong Yao*. (2016). "Co-production of clean syngas and ash adsorbent during sewage sludge gasification: Synergistic effect of Fenton peroxidation and CaO conditioning ". Applied Energy 2016, 179: 1062-1068.

3. Huan Liu, Qiang Zhang, Haoxuan Xing, Hongyun Hu, Aijun Li, Hong Yao*. (2015). "Product distribution and sulfur behavior in sewage sludge pyrolysis: Synergistic effect of Fenton peroxidation and CaO conditioning ". Fuel 2015, 159: 68-75.

4. Huan Liu, Qiang Zhang, Hongyun Hu, Peng Liu, Xiaowei Hu, Aijun Li, Hong Yao*. (2015). "Catalytic role of conditioner CaO in nitrogen transformation during sewage sludge pyrolysis ". Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 2015, 35(3): 2759-2766.

5. Huan Liu, Qiang Zhang, Hongyun Hu, Ruxi Xiao, Aijun Li, Yu Qiao, Hong Yao*, Ichiro Naruse. (2014). "Dual role of conditioner CaO in product distributions and sulfur transformation during sewage sludge pyrolysis ". Fuel 2014, 134: 514-520.

6. Huan Liu, Qiang Zhang, Hongyun Hu, Aijun Li, Hong Yao*. (2014). "Influence of residual moisture on deep dewatered sludge pyrolysis ". International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39(3): 1253-1261.

7. Huan Liu, Peng Liu, Hongyun Hu, Qiang Zhang, Zhenyu Wu, Jiakuan Yang, Hong Yao*. (2014). "Combined effects of Fenton peroxidation and CaO conditioning on sewage sludge thermal drying ". Chemosphere, 2014, 117: 559-566.

8. Huan Liu, Bei Yuan, Bi Zhang, Hongyun Hu, Aijun Li, Guangqian Luo, Hong Yao*. (2014). "Removal of mercury from flue gas using sewage sludge-based adsorbents ". Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2014, 16:107-107.

9. Huan Liu, Jiakuan Yang*, Nairuo Zhu, Hao Zhang, Ye Li, Shu He, Changzhu Yang, Hong Yao. (2013). "A comprehensive insight into the combined effects of Fenton’s reagent and skeleton builders on sludge deep dewatering performance ". Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2013, 258-259: 144-150.

10. Huan Liu, Hongyun Hu, Guangqian Luo, Aijun Li, Minghou Xu, Hong Yao*. (2013). "Enhancement of hydrogen production in steam gasification of sewage sludge by reusing the calcium in lime-conditioned sludge ". International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2013, 38(3): 1332-1341.

11. Huan Liu, Guangqian Luo, Hongyun Hu, Qiang Zhang, Jiakuan Yang, Hong Yao*. (2012). "Emission characteristics of nitrogen- and sulfur-containing odorous compounds during different sewage sludge chemical conditioning processes ". Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2012, 235-236: 298-306.

12. Huan Liu, Jiakuan Yang*, Yafei Shi, Ye Li, Shu He, Changzhu Yang, Hong Yao. (2012). "Conditioning of sewage sludge by Fenton’s reagent combined with skeleton builders ". Chemosphere, 2012, 88(2): 235-239.

13. Hongyun Hu, Huan Liu, Qiang Zhang, Pingann Zhang, Aijun Li, Hong Yao*, Ichiro Naruse. (2016). "Sintering characteristics of CaO-rich municipal solid waste incineration fly ash through the addition of Si/Al-rich ash residues ". Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2016, 18(2):240-347.

14. Qiang Zhang, Huan Liu, Peng Liu, Hongyun Hu, Hong Yao*. (2014). "Pyrolysis characteristics and kinetic analysis of different dewatered sludge ". Bioresource Technology, 2014, 170: 325-330.

15. Hongyun Hu, Huan Liu, Wenqing Shen, Guangqian Luo, Aijun Li, Zhaoling Lu, Hong Yao*. (2013). "Comparison of CaO’s effect on the fate of heavy metals during thermal treatment of two typical types of MSWI fly ashes in China ". Chemosphere, 2013, 93(4): 590-596.

16. Hongyun Hu, Huan Liu, Juan Chen, Hong Yao*, Aijun Li, Fiona Low, Lian Zhang. (2015). "Speciation transformation of arsenic during municipal solid waste incineration ". Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2015, 35(3): 2883-2890.

17. Hongyun Hu, Zhang Xu, Huan Liu, Dunkui Chen, Kaidi Li, Aijun Li, Hong Yao*, Ichiro Naruse. (2015). "Mechanism of chromium oxidation by alkali and alkaline earth metals during municipal solid waste incineration". Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2015, 35(2): 2397-2403.

18. Hongyun Hu, Guangqian Luo, Huan Liu, Yu Qiao, Minghou Xu, Hong Yao*. (2013). "Fate of chromium during thermal treatment of municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) fly ash ". Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2013, 34(2): 2795-2801.

19. Hongyun Hu, Yuan Fang, Huan Liu, Ren Yu, Guangqian Luo, Wenqiang Liu, Aijun Li, Hong Yao*. (2014). "The fate of sulfur during rapid pyrolysis of scrap tires ". Chemosphere, 2014, 97:102-107.

20. Kai Xu, Chao Chen, Huan Liu, Ye Tian, Xian Li, Hong Yao*. (2014). "Effect of coal based pyrolysis gases on the performance of solid oxide direct carbon fuel cells ". International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39(31): 17845-17851.

21. Dunkui Chen, Hongyun Hu, Zhang Xu, Huan Liu, Jinxiu Cao, Junhao Shen, Hong Yao*. (2015). "Findings of proper temperatures for arsenic capture by CaO in the simulated flue gas with and without SO2". Chemical Engineering Journal, 2015, 267(1): 201-206.

22. Kai Xu, Zehua Li, Mengya Shi, Haoxuan Xing, Huan Liu, Xian Li, Hongyun Hu, Guangqian Luo, Hong Yao*. (2016). "Investigation of the anode reactions in SO-DCFCs fueled by Sn-C mixture fuels ". Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2016.06.171, online.

Awards and Honors

1. Distinguished paper for the 35th International Symposium on Combustion, 2015. (1/7)

2. National scholarship for graduate students, 2014.

3. Fundamental Research Funds for excellent Ph.D. students, 2013.

4. Huan Liu. National scholarship for graduate students, 2012.

5. Huan Liu. Ministry of education: scholarship award for excellent Ph.D. students, 2012.

Courses Taught

Energy Utilization of Municipal Solid Waste (BA course)

Biomass and Bioenergy (BA course)

Thermal Utilization of Biomass (MS course)

Project

1. National Natural Science Foundation of China. "Study on the technology and mechanism of simultaneous sludge gasification and adsorbent preparation based on Fenton/CaO conditioning". 2016.01-2018.12. 51506064. Principal Investigator.

2. Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities. 2016.01-2018.12. 2016YXMS038, Principal Investigator.

3. International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China. "International collaboration on key clean combustion technologies for Western China coals". 2015.04-2018.03. 2015DFA60410, Investigator.

4. National Natural Science Foundation of China. "Collaborative Research on Clean and Efficient Thermal Conversion Technologies of Carbonaceous Municipal Solid Waste”, 2016.09-2019.08. 51661145010, Investigator.

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