*-denotes conference presenter

  • *Champagne, R., Young, T., Gales, J., and Kinsey, M. (July 2019) Fire evacuation and strategies for cultural centres. Interflam 2019: 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK (accepted).
  • Aucoin, D., *Young, T., Gales, J., and Kinsey, M. (July 2019) Modeling human behavior in emergency stadium fire evacuations. Interflam 2019: 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK (accepted).
  • *Nicoletta, B., Gales, J., Kostovinos, P. (July 2019) Experimental Thermal Performance of Unloaded Steel Stay-cables in Fire. Interflam 2019: 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK (accepted).
  • *Mazur, N., Champagne, R., Gales, J., Kinsey, M. (July 2019) The effects of Linguistic Cues on Evacuation Movement Times. 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK (accepted).
  • *Forest, B., Chorlton, B., Weckman, B., and Gales, J. (July 2019) Fire Dynamics in Large Open Timber Structures. 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK (accepted).
  • *Chorlton, B., Harun, G., and Gales, J. (June 2019) Elative Fire Performance of Heritage and Contemporary Timber. 15th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK (accepted).
  • Chorlton, B., Gales. (June 2019). Evacuation Modelling Procedures for Improving Timber Fire Design. 8th International Structural Specialty Conference at CSCE Annual Conference. Montreal, NB, 10 pp. [Download here]
  • Chorlton, B., Harun, G., Gales, J., and *Kotsovinos, P. (June 2019) Structural Fire Performance of Cultural Heritage Timber Structures. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering. Singapore (accepted).
  • Gales, J., Mazur, M., and *Chorlton, B. (June 2019) Incorporating Timber Education into Existing Accredited Engineering Programs. 10th Canadian Engineering Education Association’s Annual Conference., Ottawa, Canada (accepted). [Download here]
  • *Mazur, M., Chorlton, B., and Gales, J.. (June 2019) Comparing the Experiences of Women in Undergraduate Engineering across Different Schools. 10th Canadian Engineering Education Association’s Annual Conference., Ottawa, Canada (accepted).[Download here]
  • Folk, L*., and Gales, J (December 2018) Approach to Using Human Behaviour in Fire to Inform Canadian WUI Community Evacuations. IAWF Conference.
  • Aucoin, D.*, Young, T., Gales, J., Kinsey M., et al. (October 2018) The Variability of Behavioural Parameters in Egress Simulations of Stadiums. FEMTC, Washington, DC. [Download here]
  • Nicoletta, B.*, Smith, M., and Gales, J. (August 2018) Toward Fire Resilience in Canadian Bridge Infrastructure. SMSB Conference, Quebec, Canada.  [Download here]
  • Mazur, N*., Chorlton, B., Gales, J. (June 2018) The Experiences of Women in Undergraduate Engineering. 9th Canadian Engineering Education Association’s Annual Conference., Vancouver, Canada. [Download here]
  • Chorlton, B., Harun, G., Gales, J., Weckman, B., Smith, M. (June 2018) An Investigation into the Fire Resilience of Glulam Timber Beams. 7th International Structural Specialty Conference at CSCE Annual Conference., Fredericton, NB, 10 pp. [Download here
  • Smith, M., Frater, G., and Gales, J. (June 2018) Structural Fire Design in Canada using Annex K. 7th International Structural Specialty Conference at CSCE Annual Conference., Fredericton, NB, 10 pp. [Download here]
  • Jeanneret, C., Gales, J*., Kostivinos, P, and Rein G. (June 2018) Design of Post tensioned Concrete Structures Exposed to Travelling Fires. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structures in Fire. Ulster, Uk. 8 pp. [Download here]
  • Quiquero, H., Gales, J. et al. (April 2018) Finite Element Modelling of Post-Tensioned Timber Beams under Fire Conditions. SFPE Performance Based Design Conference. 6 pp. [Download here]
  • Smith, M., and Gales, J. (April 2018) Connection Behaviour in Contemporary Canadian Buildings Subjected to Real Fires. SFPE Performance Based Design Conference. 6 pp.[Download here]
  • Jeanneret, C*., Smith, M., and Gales, J. (September 2017) Fire Safety Research towards Enabling Timber Structures in Canada. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering. Manchester, UK. 10pp [Download here].
  • Nicoletta, B*., Woods, J., Gales, J., and Fam, A. (7 -9 June 2017) Performance of Gfrp stay-in- place Formwork for Bridge Decks after Real and Simulated Fire Damage. Second International Fire Safety Symposium. 2017 IFireSS conference. Naples, Italy. Won Best Paper. [Download here]
  • Woods, J.,  Mazur, N*., and Gales, J*. (4- 7 June 2017) Teaching the Fundamentals of Civil Engineering Materials through Experiential Learning. 8th Canadian Engineering Education Association’s Annual Conference., Toronto, Canada. 10 pp. [Download here]
  • Smith, M*., and Gales, J. (1-3 June 2017) Enabling operational resilience through performance-based fire design. 6th International Structural Specialty Conference at CSCE Annual Conference., Vancouver Canada, 10 pp. [Download here]
  • Gales, J., and Li, M*. (1-3 June 2017) Developing Reclaimed Concrete Cement for Structural Grade Sustainable Concretes. 6th International Structural Specialty Conference at CSCE Annual Conference., Vancouver Canada, 10 pp. [Download here]
  • Otto, A*., Todd, H., Gales, J. (1-3 June 2017) Mass Heritage Timber Performance in Fire. 6th International Structural Specialty Conference at CSCE Annual Conference., Vancouver Canada, 10 pp. [Download here].
  • Quiquero, H*., and Gales, J. (6-8 February 2017) Comparing timber adhesive shear strength properties after fire damage. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Fire and Materials. San Francisco, CA. 556- 566. [Download here]
  • Otto, A*.,  Gales, J. and Hadjisophocleous, G. (6-8 February 2017) Laminated veneer lumber plated connections in fire. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Fire and Materials. San Francisco, CA. 604 -612. [Download here]
  • Folk, L., Gales, J., Kinsey, M*. (October 2016) Evacuation Simulation of the Elderly: Data Collection and Model Validation. 8th International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics. 502 – 509. [Download here]
  • Quiquero, H*., Gales, J., and Hadjisophocleous, G., et al. (4-6 July 2016) Behaviour of Char Layer in Fire-Damaged Box Section Timber Beams. Interflam 2016: 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK. 1063-1074.  [Download here]
  • Folk, L*., Gales, J., Gwynne, S., Kinsey, M. (4-6 July 2016) Design For Elderly Egress In Fire Situations. Interflam 2016: 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK. 775-780. [Download here]
  • Gales, J*., Nagy, N., Weckman, B.,et al. (4-6 July 2016) Improving Fire Safety Of Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymers For Bridge Infrastructures. Interflam 2016: 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK. 747- 752. [Download here]
  • Roberston, L*., and Gales, J. (4-6 July 2016) Post-fire Guidance for the Critical Temperature of Prestressing Steel. Interflam 2016: 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK. 1027- 1037. [Download Here]
  • Gales, J*., Folk, L., and Gaudreault, C. (19-22 June 2016) The Study of Human Behavior in Fire Safety Engineering using Experiential Learning. 7th Canadian Engineering Education Association’s Annual Conference., Halifax, Canada 8 pp. [Download Here]
  • Gales, J*., and Bisby L. (8-10 June 2016) Insights into the Complexity of Structural Fire Response from Repeated Heating Tests on Post-Tensioned Concrete. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Structures in Fire. New Jersey, USA. 53-61 [Download here].
  • Quiquero, H.*, and Gales, J. (June 1 -4 2016) Behaviour of Fire-Damaged Engineered Timber Beams. CSCE annual conference, 5th International Structural Specialty Conference at CSCE Annual Conference., London Canada, 10 pp. Accepted and In press. *Best student paper in Fire Safety Engineering
  • Pichler, J.*, Tannahill, R., and Gales, J.  (28-30 September 2015) Architectural Considerations for Egress in Nursing and Long Term Care Homes. Sixth International Human Behaviour in Fire Symposium. Cambridge, UK. 649-654.[Download here]
  • Hajiloo, H., Gales, J., Noel, M.*, Green, M. (28-30 June 2015) Material Characteristics of Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Bars at High Temperature. Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading. Michigan, USA, 97-104.[Download here]
  • Robertson, L., Gales, J.*, Stratford, T. (28-30 June 2015) Post-Fire Investigations of Prestressed Concrete Structures. Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading. Michigan, USA, 747-754. [Download here]
  • Smith, M.*, Gales, J., Masoud, S., and Mostafaei, H. (28-30 June 2015) Structural Fire Design for Composite Steel Deck Construction in Canada. Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading. Michigan, USA, 821-828.  [Download here]
  • Gales, J.*, and Green, M. (2-4 February 2015) Optical Characterization of High Temperature Deformation in Novel Structural Materials. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Fire and Materials. San Francisco, CA. 626-640. [Download here]
  • Gales, J.*, and Bisby, L. (11-13 June 2014) Deformation and response of continuous and restrained post-tensioned concrete slabs at high temperatures. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structures in Fire. Shanghai, China. 305-312. [Download here]
  • Gales, J., Parker, T., Green, M*., Cree, D., and Bisby, L. (11-13 June 2014) High temperature performance of sustainable concrete with recycled concrete aggregates. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structures in Fire. Shanghai, China. 1203-1210.  [Download here]
  • Gales, J.*, Bisby, L., Stratford, T., and Krajcovic, M. (24-26 June 2013) Tests of continuous post-tensioned concrete slabs under localized fires. Interflam 2013: 13th International Conference and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. Royal Holloway College, Windsor, UK. 1131-1142. [Download here]
  • Roberston, L.*, Dudorova, Z., Gales, J., Stratford, T., Blackford, J., et al. (19-20 April 2013) Micro-structural and mechanical characterization of post-tensioning tendons following elevated temperature exposure. Applications of Structural Engineering Conference. Prague, CZ. 474-479. [Download here]
  • Gales, J.*, Bisby, L., and Maluk, C. (22-27 July 2012) Structural fire testing – where are we, how did we get here, and where are we going? Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics. Porto, Portugal. 22 pp. [Download here]
  • Gales, J.*, Bisby, L., and Stratford, T. (6-8 June 2012) High temperature creep deformation and failure behaviour of prestressing steel. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structures in Fire. Zurich, Switzerland. 659-668.
  • Gales, J.*, Bisby, L., and MacDougall, C. (2-4 June 2010) Fire Induced Transient Creep Causing Stress Relaxation and Tendon Rupture in Unbonded Post-Tensioned Structures: Experiments and Modeling. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structures in Fire. East Lansing, Michigan, USA. 727-735.[Download here]
  • Bisby, L.*, Gales, J., and Gillie, M. (25-26 February 2010) A Critical Review: The Historical Basis for the Fire-Safe Design of UPT Concrete Buildings. FSIW conference and poster presentation at University of Ulster. Belfast, Ireland.
  • Gales, J., Roy-Poirier, A., and Champagne, P.* (6-8 July 2009) Long-Term Care Facilities in Ontario, Canada: A Waste Management Overview. Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Environmental Management and Engineering. Banff, Alberta, Canada. 97-102. [Download here]
  • Bisby, L.*, MacLean, K., MacDougall, C., and Gales, J. (19-20 February 2009) Heating-Induced Prestress Variation in Unbonded Post-Tensioned (UBPT) Construction: Potential Consequences for Post-Fire Performance. The International Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering. Prague, CZ. Best Poster. [Download poster here]
  • Gales, J.*, Bisby, L., and MacDougall, C. (31 January-2 February 2009) Irrecoverable Prestress Loss in Unbonded Post-Tensioned Concrete Slabs in Fire. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Fire and Materials. San Francisco, CA. 437-448. [Download here]