Professor Ye Huang

Belfast School of Architecture & the Be

Belfast campus

Room 26B16,
2-24 York Street,
BT15 1AP,

Built Environment Research


Professor Ye Huang


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 optimisation 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.

Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities with Professor Ye Huang
Title Closing Date
Wastewater sludge to hydrogen via direct biogenic electrolysis  Funded PhD Opportunity Funded PhD Opportunity Monday 27 February 2023 2:00PM
2050 Single Electricity Market model development  Funded PhD Opportunity Funded PhD Opportunity Monday 27 February 2023 4:00PM