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Designing for Fire Safety

17/04/2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

- €20.00 – €50.00

The Permanent Committee on Engineering of the Kamra tal-Periti and SFPE Malta are hosting a seminar on fire safety in construction. As our main speaker, we have invited Professor António Moura Correia, Professor and Researcher at the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal.


The talk will cover the following topics:

  • Designing Reinforced Concrete, Steel and Composite Steel-Concrete Structures in Fire
  • Simulation of Structures in a fire situation by the finite element method
  • Simulation of the spread of fires in buildings
  • Building Evacuation Simulation
  • Study of the risk of fires in Historical Centres



Bio Note of Professor António Moura Correia

Professor and Researcher at the University of Coimbra (1993-2003) and the Polytechnic University of Coimbra (2003-2023).

President of the Scientific Committee of the Civil Engineering Division, at the Superior Institute of Engineering of Coimbra.

Coordinator of a Civil Protection Course.

Member of the research team on several research projects on Fire Safety Engineering.

Supervisor of several Msc and Phd Thesis on Fire Resistance of Structures, Numerical Modelling of Fire Propagation and Smoke Spread, Building Evacuation and Wildland-Urban Interface.

Advisor and member of juries for Msc and Phd Thesis, on Fire Safety Engineering.

Member of the organizing committee and scientific committee of National Conferences and International Congresses on Fire Safety.

Author and co-author of more than 50 scientific papers on Scientific Journals and International Conferences.




5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
€20.00 – €50.00
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University of Malta (Valletta Campus)
University of Malta (Valletta Campus) St Paul's Street
Valletta, Malta


Kamra tal-Periti
SFPE Malta


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