Core Research Team


Structural behavior and reliability

Mike Bartlett

Mike Bartlett
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Western Ontario
Tel: (519) 519-661-3659 • Email: f.m.bartlett@uwo.ca
Mike has particular interest in determining the load paths that the load takes through the structure between the point of application and the foundation.


Wind engineering and full-scale testing

Greg Kopp

Greg Kopp
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Western Ontario
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x88142 • Email: gak@blwtl.uwo.ca
Greg has taken a leading role in the development of the pressure box load actuators, and has also participated in damage surveys post Dennis and Katrina.


Design code calibration and risk analysis

Hanping Hong

Hanping Hong
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Western Ontario
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x88315 • Email: hhong@uwo.ca
Hanping is interested in human errors, why building inspectors flag (or don't flag) things that need to be fixed.


Wind-driven rain and moisture penetration

Diana Inculet

Diana Inculet
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Western Ontario
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x88114 • Email: dri@blwtl.uwo.ca
Diana is the building envelope player on the team.


Mould Research

Jayshri Sabarinathan

Jayshri Sabarinathan
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Western Ontario
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x81173 • Email: jsabarinathan@eng.uwo.ca
Jayshri has expertise in photoelectronics, currently working with Eric and James to develop a novel mould sensor.


Eric Savory

Eric Savory
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Western Ontario
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x88256 • Email: esavory@eng.uwo.ca
Eric's expertise is in wind engineering and measurement instrumentation.


Building science and energy efficiency

Randy Van Straaten

Randy Van Straaten
Facility Manager, The Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes
The University of Western Ontario
Tel: (519) 495-4575 • Email: rvanstra@uwo.ca
Randy's background is building science, energy efficiency, HVAC design, and sustainable buildings. He is responsible for facility maintenance, also assisting research and commercial activities.



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Affiliated Researchers

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