Felix Wiesner

Current positions held

Assistant Professor – Sustainable Timber-Built Environment – Fire Safety, Department of Wood Science, Faculty of Forestry – The University of British Columbia

Honorary Fellow – School of Civil Engineering- Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology – The University of Queensland


Dr Felix Wiesner is an Assistant Professor at The University of British Columbia where he leads research on fire safety for timber buildings. He is also an Honorary Fellow in the School of Civil Engineering at The University of Queensland and works as part of the National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life. His background is in structural fire engineering and the fire safety of timber structures, specifically engineered timber structures. His field of expertise are the critical evaluation of load bearing capacity of building elements in fire and the assessment of safety implications arising from the use of engineered timber as structural members in tall buildings or structures with extraordinary architectural features.

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