Prof. Wan Ki Chow
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
2012- Fellow, Hong Kong
Academy of Engineering Sciences, Hong Kong
2013- Justice of the
Peace, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
1983 Doctor of
Philosophy, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Computing Physics)
1979 Master of Science in Teaching,
Portland State University, Portland, Oregon USA
1977, Bachelor of Science with first
class honors, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
(Published over 500 papers in SCI and
EI journals; over 300 international conference papers; and over 300 others;
total over 1000 papers)
W.P. Fan, Y.
Gao, Y.M. Zhang, C.L. Chow & W.K. Chow, “Experimental studies and modeling
on flame velocity in turbulent deflagration in an open tube", Process Safety
and Environmental Protection, Vol. 129, p. 291-307 (2019).
Z.M. Gao, Y.
Gao, W.K. Chow, Y. Wan & C.L. Chow, “Experimental scale model study on
explosion of clean refrigerant leaked in an underground plant room”, Tunnelling
and Underground Space Technology, Vol. 78, p. 35-46 (2018).
S.S. Han, W.K. Chow & C.L. Chow, “Magnetic field associated with an
internal fire whirl: A simple model", Measurement, Vol. 115, p. 80-86 (2018).
J. Liu &
W.K. Chow, “Fire hazards of introducing water and ice into hot oil in open
kitchen", Journal of Fire Sciences, Vol. 35, No. 6, p. 484-506 (2017).
Y. Huo &
W.K. Chow, “Flame propagation of premixed liquefied petroleum gas explosion in
a tube", Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 113, p. 891-901 (2017).
W.K. Chow, "Performance-based approach to determining fire safety provisions for buildings
in the Asia-Oceania regions", Special volume of the 50-year golden issue of
Building and Environment, Vol. 91, p. 127-137 (2015).
L.H. Hu, R.
Huo, W. Peng, W.K. Chow & R.X. Yang, “On the maximum smoke temperature
under the ceiling in tunnel fires", Tunnelling and Underground Space
Technology, Vol. 21, No. 6, p. 650-655 (2006).
& W.K. Chow, “A theoretical analysis on Rayleigh-Taylor and
Richtmyer-Meshkov mixing”, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, Vol.
38, No. 29, p. 6613-6622 (2005).
& W.K. Chow, “A brief review on fire
retardants for polymeric foams”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 97,
No. 1, p. 366-376 (2005).
& W.K. Chow, “Recursive renormalization-group calculation for the eddy
viscosity and thermal eddy diffusivity of incompressible turbulence”, Physica
A, Vol. 339, No. 3-4, p. 320-338 (2004).
“Wind-induced indoor-air flow in a high-rise building adjacent to a vertical
wall”, Applied Energy, Vol. 77, No. 2, p. 225-234 (2004).
Jojo S.M. Li
& W.K. Chow, “Numerical studies on performance evaluation of tunnel
ventilation safety systems”, Tunnelling & Underground Space Technology,
Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 435-452 (2003).
& W.K. Chow, “Solar radiation model”, Applied Energy, Vol. 69, No. 3, p.
Y.Z. Li, E Cui & R. Huo, “Natural smoke filling in atrium with liquid pool
fires up to 1.6 MW”, Building and Environment, Vol. 36, No. 1, p. 121-127
“Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics in building services engineering”,
Building and Environment, Vol. 31, No. 5, p. 425-436 (1996).
W.K. Chow, “A
comparison of the use of fire zone and field models for simulating atrium
smoke-filling processes”, Fire Safety Journal, Vol. 25, No. 4, p. 337-353
W.K. Chow &
N.K. Fong, “Application of field modelling technique to simulate interaction of
sprinkler and fire-induced smoke layer”, Combustion Science and Technology,
Vol. 89, p. 101-151 (1993).
P.C.W. Fung, K.W.
Wong & W.K. Chow, “Elementary excitation of a weakly interacting bose
system”, IL Nuovo Cimento, Vol. 95B, p. 155-170 (1986).
K.W. Wong, W.K.
Chow & P.C.W. Fung, “A microscopic study of the ground-state properties and
excitation spectrum of an interacting bose system using the combined method
relating correlated-basis-function and canonical transformation”, Physica, Vol.
138A, p. 456-489 (1986).
W.K. Chow, P.C.W.
Fung & K.W. Wong, “Bose-Einstein condensation in superfluid helium four”,
Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, Vol. 54, p. 4490-4493 (1985).