Islam Gomaa

Roles and responsibilities

Manage research projects related to fire safety in wild land urban interface  

Support the construction research center to fulfil its mandate to decarbonize the construction sector in Canada

Increase the fire safety team abilities to apply computational and digital technologies in fire safety


Current research and/or projects

Resilience and adaptation to Climatic Extreme (RACE) Wildfires

Wildfires Ember Ignition of construction materials (Under the Climate Resilient Built Enviroment Initiative (CRBE))  

Research and/or project statements

Numerical fire modeling using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Hazard assessment in wildland urban interface (WUI)


PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 2011 

Key publications

Previous work experience

Islam Gomaa

Islam Gomaa

Associate Research Officer
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English

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Economics and Industry, Construction, Building codes, regulations and standards, Fire safety, Energy, Renewable Energy, Forests, Forest Fires