Dr Ye Liu

Dr Ye Liu


Current positions

  • Research fellow of Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds
  • Group member for Spatial Modelling and Dynamics, Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds

Research interests

Key research interests:

  • Vehicle exhaust emissions, especially for soot particles;
  • Vehicle non-exhaust emissions, such as brake and tyre wear emissions
  • Environmental and health assessment of vehicle exhaust and non-exhaust emissions

Research Projects Participated:

  • UKRI IAA, Testing and validating an innovative method to optimise the control strategy of diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration with industrial stakeholders, 2023-2024, PI
  • International Exchange Programme, Department of Science and Technology of Henan Province, China, Mechanisms of surface adsorption of N2O and NH3 on the environmental evolution characteristics of diesel soot particles. 2022-2024, PI
  • Open Foundation of the State Key Laboratory of Engines, Study on the fragmentation mechanism of soot particles from diesel engines during combustion. 2021-2023, PI
  • Horizon 2020 - Nanoparticle Emissions from the Transport Sector: Health and Policy Impacts (nPETS), 2021-2024
  • Highways England - Highways England Traffic Management Algorithm Review (HETMAR),  2021-2022
  • Horizon 2020 - Modify Drivers’ behaviour to Adapt for Lower Emissions (MODALES), 2019-2022

Research groups and institutes

  • Spatial Modelling and Dynamics
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  • PhD, Power machinery and Engineering, Tianjin University, 2019

Student education

PhD student supervision:

Mengyuan Xu (2023-)

Cut Dona Kordelia (2023-)

Visiting PhD:

Ruisen Jiang (2021-2022)

Xue Wu (2022-2023)

Research groups and institutes

  • Spatial Modelling and Dynamics
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