MassMotion software is used to predict how people will behave in a structure on fire with reduced uncertainties.


As part of a collaboration with Arup Canada, we are studying how to make long term care homes safer if a fire occurs (are modelling work is currently described here). Several papers have recently been published which all can be accessed in the publications section. Stadiums are also a main focus for our human behavior research. Ingress and egress studies of large-scale sporting events at stadiums are being carried out to better understand the movement behavior of spectators and to provide validation for simulated models.

Massmotion software is used to model stadium crowds of over 20,000 people


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