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Professor Weichang Fan (Academician)

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Professor, Dean of the Institute of Public Safety Research in Tsinghua University

As the Dean of the Institute of Public Safety Research in Tsinghua University, Prof Fan is involved in a wide range of research and consultancy projects funded by different funding bodies. He has received three National Scientific and Technological Progress Awards including one first prize, and two second prize in the recent years.

  • Theories, methods and technologies for some key issues of public safety including monitoring and control, prediction and pre-warning, mass evacuation, emergency response and management, and the integration of those methods and technologies.
  • Fire dynamics, and fire prevention and protection techniques
  • Member of Emergency Management Experts of the State Council, China
  • Member of the Expert Committee of National Disaster Reduction Committee, China
  • Director of Expert Committee for Disaster Prevention and Reduction for Urban Development of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, China
  • President of China Association for Public Safety