Weimiao joined Design Fire Consultants in June 2019. She has a PhD degree from a structural fire engineering background. She specialises in taking a holistic approach to assess if an adequate standard of fire resistance is achieved in buildings designed in accordance with the current building codes.
With five years’ research experience, Weimiao brings an enhanced understanding of how buildings will actually behave in various fire scenarios and aims to help clients design more economic and robust buildings.
Since joining DFC, Weimiao has been actively involved in fire safety design on a number of office building projects, and computational fluid dynamics modelling on performance of smoke ventilation systems.
Qualifications: BEng, PhD, AIFireE, MSFPE
Specialist Expertise: Commercial Buildings, CFD Modelling, Structural Fire Engineering, Finite Element Modelling, High-temperature material deterioration.