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Kuang-Chung Tsai

Kuang-Chung Tsai


  • Professor


  • Ph.D. (Fire Safety Engineering), University of Edinburgh, UK 
  • B.S. (Civil Engineering), National Taiwan University


  • Associate Professor, Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, NKFUST
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, NKFUST
  • Research Assistant, Fire Experiment Center, Architecture and Building Research Institute, Ministry of the Interior


  • Fire safety engineering
  • Building codes
  • Investigation of fire accidents


  1. Kuang-Chung Tsai*, Wei-Ting Chung “Clarifying the mechanism of flashover from the view of unburned fuel volatiles and secondary fuels” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Volume 33, Issue 2, Pages 2649-2656, 2010 (SCI, IF=3.633, 4/121 in mechanical engineering)
  2. Kuang-Chung Tsai*, Hung-Hsiang Chen “Experimental study of fuel sootiness effects on flashover” Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 178, Issues 1-3, Pages 123-129, 2010 (SCI, IF=4.173, 1/118 in civil engineering)
  3. Kuang-Chung Tsai* “Influence of sidewalls on width effects of upward flame spread” Fire Safety Journal, Volume 46, Issue 5, Pages 294-304, 2011 (SCI, IF=1.656, 14/118 in civil engineering)
  4. Yee-Ping Lee, Kuang-Chung Tsai* “Effect of vehicular blockage on critical ventilation velocity and tunnel fire behavior in longitudinally ventilated tunnels” Fire Safety Journal, Volume 53, Pages 35-42, 2012 (SCI, IF=1.656, 14/118 in civil engineering)
  5. Kuang-Chung Tsai* “Using cone calorimeter data for the prediction of upward flame spread rate” Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, DOI:10.1007/s10973-012-2735-2, 2012


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