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W.K. Chow

Architectural Science and Fire Engineering
Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Professor W.K. Chow BSc, MST, PhD, CEng, FCIBSE, FHKIE, FSFPE, MASME, MASHRAE, CPEng, MIE(Aust), MACSChair Professor of Architectural Science and Fire Engineering Director, Research Centre for Fire Engineering Head of Department, Department of Building Services Engineering Leader, Area of Strength: Fire Safety Engineering The Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHis research interests in fire science and engineering are on fire model, active protection system, smoke control, full-scale burning tests on heat release rate and performance-based design. He also works on building energy simulations and ventilation studies including application of Computational Fluid Dynamics. He has successfully supervised over 40 PhD candidates as Chief Supervisor at PolyU and several universities in U.K. and China where he is invited as Visiting Professor.He is the Founding President of the Hong Kong Chapter, Society of Fire Protection Engineers; and President of the Asia-Oceania Association for Fire Science and Technology.Expertise: Fire Safety Engineering