Fellow of 2012, CHOW, Professor, Wan Ki 周允基

1954

FHKEng [2012] A1 B3 C3 C4

Academic degrees:
BSc, MST, PhD

Professional qualifications:
CEng, FCIBSE, FHKIE, FSFPE, FHKEng, FASME, CPEng, MIE(Aust)

Honours, affiliations and other appointments
– Justice of the Peace, Government of the HKSAR;
– Founding President, Society of Fire Protection Engineers – Hong Kong Chapter (2002 – );
– President, Asia-Oceania Association for Fire Science and Technology (2007 – ).

Area of Expertise:
Architectural Science, Fire Science and Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Ir Professor Chow has been carrying out research on Architectural Science and Fire Engineering for over thirty years with contributions in building fire safety, fire suppression systems, atrium fire engineering, building energy efficiency and indoor environment quality. He is recognized as a leading expert in Computational Fluid Dynamics for building fire simulations and indoor aerodynamics. He has published over 480 refereed journal papers and successfully graduated 50 PhD students. His research results had been applied to assist the government in reviewing fire safety provisions for over 200 construction projects. Professor Chow was appointed as Justice of the Peace by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region with effect from 1 July 2013.