Bart Merci

Bart Merci

Bart Merci is Full Professor at Ghent University (Belgium). He is Head of the research unit ‘Combustion, Fire and Fire Safety’. Having completed a PhD (Ghent University, 2000) on turbulence modeling in CFD simulations of non-premixed combustion, he is an expert in fluid mechanics aspects in reacting flows, more particularly related to fire and smoke dynamics. He has already co-authored over 100 peer review publications and over 200 conference publications and is editorial board member of multiple leading journals in the field. He initiated and coordinates the International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering, a collaboration of Ghent University, Lund University and The University of Edinburgh, with The University of Queensland, ETH Zürich and University of Maryland as Associated Partners.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer in Combustion and Fire, Ghent University, Belgium