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John Gales

Assistant Professor in Fire Safety Engineering

Degrees:B.A.Sc. (University of Ottawa), M.A.Sc. (Queen's University), Ph.D. (University of Edinburgh)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8354
Office:4206 CB (Canal Building)
Website:Visit my research website

Teaching Assignments 2017-2018

  • CIVE2700 Civil Engineering Materials
  • CIVE5611 People in Fires
  • CIVE4918 Design Project

Previous Teaching Assignments

  • CIVE5613 Fire Dynamics II

Research Interests

  • Fire safety engineering
  • Concrete and Steel structures
  • Timber structures
  • Glass fibre reinforced polymers
  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Human behavior and architectural considerations
  • Operational resiliency

Graduate Student Openings

Dr. Gales is currently recruiting graduate students for projects related to fire safety engineering (see for details).  Prospective students are encouraged to contact him.