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Nourredine Bénichou

Adjunct Research Professor

Degrees:B.A.Sc. (University of Science and Technology of Oran, Algeria), M.A.Sc. (University of Ottawa), Ph.D. (Carleton University)
Phone:+1 (613) 993-7229

Previous Teaching Assignments

CIVE5614WR Design for Fire Resistance (also taught as CIVE5709)

Research Interests

Dr. Noureddine Bénichou is a recognized expert in the areas of performance of structures in fire, fire resistance modeling and experimentation, fire risk analysis, performance based design, and analysis of steel structures.

Professional History

  • 1996 – present Senior Research Officer, Fire Research Program, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada.
  • 2006 – present Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University.

Honours and Awards

  • 2004 present International Convenor of ISO/ TC92/SC4 “Structures in fire”
  • 2010 NRC Outstanding Research Award
  • 2009 NRC-IRC Outstanding Achievement Award
  • 2009 NRC-IRC External Partnership Award
  • 2000 George Seaden Award for Innovative Solutions