Girma Bitsuamlak

Working Group: Building Damping Technologies

London (ON), Canada


Dr. Girma.T. Bitsuamlak, PEng, is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the WindEEE Research Institute that houses the WindEEE Dome and holds the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Wind Engineering at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. With a background in building and wind engineering, Dr. Bitsuamlak’s research interest and experience include experimental and computational wind engineering, and science of buildings. He has been educated in Addis Ababa, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, and Concordia Universities.

He is recently working on high intensity wind effects (such as tornado and downburst) on buildings; developed numerical models for wind flow simulation in urban environment, preliminary wind load estimation, and aerodynamic and dynamic optimization of tall buildings; developed large scale testing methods for evaluating wind load on cladding and…

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Girma Bitsuamlak


Working Group: Building Damping Technologies (2015 – Present)

Expert Peer Review Committee (2014 – 2017)

CTBUH Initiatives

19 May 2015

First Meeting for CTBUH Damping Technologies Research

More than 40 industry and academic experts convened at CTBUH Chicago to mark the launch of the Bouygues Construction-funded damping initiative.