Venkatesh Kodur

University Distinguished Professor,

His research contributions has led to the development of fundamental understanding on the fire behavior of material and structural systems and also resulted in numerous design approaches and innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing fire-resistance of structural systems. 


Structural Fire Engineering

Concrete, Steel & Wood Structures

  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

  • Foreign Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering

  • Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers

  • Fellow of Structural Engineering Institute, Society of Civil Engineers

  • Fellow of American Concrete Institute

  • Fellow of Society of Fire Protection Engineers

  • Associate Editor of Journal of Structural Engineering

  • Chairman of ACI Fire Protection Committee

  • Chairman of ASCE-29 (Fire) Standards Committee

  • UK-EPSRC College of Reviewers

The Will to Make a Difference

Research & Publications

He has published over 400 peer-reviewed papers in journals and conferences, and has given numerous invited key-note presentations. He is one of the highly cited authors in Civil Engineering and as per Google Scholar, he has more than 9000 citations with an "h” index of 55.