Professor George Hadjisophocleous – Carleton University
Professor Hadjisophocleous holds the Industrial Research Chair in Fire Safety Engineering at Carleton University, since 2001. His research areas include the performance of building elements such as timber and steel connections in fire, fire risk analysis, smoke movement, design fires and fire modelling. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and he is the author of over 150 publications in the areas of fire research, fire risk assessment, performance-based codes and CFD modelling. Dr. Hadjisophocleous is a Fellow of SFPE, the Coordinator of CIB Commission W14 on Fire, a member of NFPA, IAFSS, and a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.