• Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 1194 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
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Personal profile


Prof. Ye Huang is a Professor of Clean Coal Technologies at Ulster University. He is a Member of the Energy Institute, a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  He has specific technical expertise in carbon capture and storage, energy system modelling and simulation and fossil fuel power plant optimization and control.
He has 30 years’ experience with scenario analyses of fossil fuel combustion. He has wide experience in establishing multi-partner collaborative projects to develop and exploit fossil fuel and biomass/waste (including co-utilisation) technologies, covering all aspects of techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment studies. He also has extensive experience of coal gasification, including defining Carbon Capture and Storage strategies. He has worked on a number of projects in the area of clean coal technologies and renewable energy applications funded by the EU, SFI and the EPSRC, etc.
Examples of personal major research activities include the EU FP7 DECARBIT and SCARLET projects, the EU RFCS DIRPRIMCOAL and LIG2LIQ projects, the EU H2020 CLARA project and the EU INTERREG VA Programme – SPIRE I and II. He has published over 51 high impact journal articles and 35 conference proceedings and technical reports since 2006.

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Electricity Engineering & Materials Science
Economic analysis Engineering & Materials Science
Biomass Engineering & Materials Science
Economics Engineering & Materials Science
Coal Chemical Compounds
Power plants Engineering & Materials Science
Energy storage Engineering & Materials Science
Process design Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 1194 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 49 Article
  • 6 Conference contribution
  • 3 Chapter
  • 2 Abstract
Energy storage

Techno-economic analysis of coal to liquids based on direct coal liquefaction technology

Huang, Y., Rezvani, S., Rolfe, A., Franco, F., Snape, C. & Hewitt, N., 15 May 2019, p. 15-16. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Coal liquefaction
Economic analysis

Thermodynamic analysis of packed bed thermal energy storage system

Guo, H., Xu, Y., Guo, C., Chen, H., Wang, Y., Yang, Z., Huang, Y. & Dou, B., 3 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thermal Science. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Packed beds
Thermal energy
Energy storage
8 Citations (Scopus)

A Near-isothermal Expander for Isothermal Compressed Air Energy Storage System

Zhang, X., Xu, Y., Zhou, X., Zhang, Y., Li, W., Guo, H., Huang, Y. & Chen, H., 28 May 2018, In : Applied Energy. 225, p. 955-964 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engine cylinders
Water injection

H2S Absorption from Syngas in Physical Solvent DMEPEG

Dave, A., Pathak, B., Dave, M., Kashyap, P. & Huang, Y., 29 Sep 2018, Innovations in Infrastructure: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. Singapore, Vol. 757. p. 341-354 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Flow simulation
Pilot plants
Sensitivity analysis