• Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 829 Citations
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Faris Ali is a Professor of Structural Engineering at the Ulster University, the Built Environment Research Institute. He is the Founder and Executive Director of the spin-out company Vifkon Ltd developing smart blast-fire protection systems.  Prof. Ali is the award winner of the best invention in Hi-Tech in Northern Ireland for the year 2012. Additionally, he is the Founder and the Editor-in-Chief of the first ever research journal specializing in structural behavior in fire, "Journal of Structural Fire Engineering". Professor Ali is the holder of three patents related with fire and blast technologies. He has attracted more than £1.9 million of industrial and research grants. He is a visiting professor at Warsaw University of Technology and NITK, India. Professor Ali is a member of the BS committee FSH/22, member of the scientific committee of the SIF and the Protect conferences. Faris is an advisor for the United Nations, the Swiss Science Foundation, the European Research Council, the Science Foundation of the Czech Republic. He has more than 100 research outputs and is also a member of scientific and steering committees of many international conferences and a reviewer for a significant number of research journals.

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Research Output

Behaviour of bolted steel splice connections under fire

Akagwu, P., Ali, FA. & Nadjai, A., 31 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 170, 106103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


    Alam, N., Nadjai, A., Ali, F., Hanus, F. & Vassrt, O., 3 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • 10th International Conference on Structures in Fire: Structures in Fire

    Nadjai, A., Ali, FA., Franssen, J-M. & Vassart, O., 6 Jun 2018, 10 ed. Ulster University: Ulster University. 1013 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Open Access
    17 Downloads (Pure)

    Effect of Air-Gap on Performance of Fabricated Slim Floor Beams in Fire

    Alam, N., Nadjai, A., Maraveas, C., Tsavdaridis, K. D. & Ali, FA., 5 Dec 2018. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    2 Downloads (Pure)

    Effect of curing temperature on the behaviour of UHPFRC at elevated temperatures

    Kahanji, C., Ali, FA., Nadjai, A. & Alam, N., 26 Jun 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 182, p. 670 681 p., 182.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    18 Downloads (Pure)