Kate Nguyen

Working Group: Fire Performance of Façades

RMIT University, Senior Lecturer and Leader Innovative Fire and Façade Engineering Group | Melbourne, Australia


Kate is currently the leader of RMIT's Innovative Fire and Facade Engineering Group. She has established herself as one of the leaders in sustainable and fire safe solutions for construction. Dr Nguyen is proud to be the first researcher in Civil Engineering to receive the L'OREAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship (2020). She was the second female engineer in Australia to be awarded the Batterham Medal for Engineering Excellence by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Dr Nguyen was named in The Australian’s 2021 Research magazine as Australia’s top researcher in composite materials. Her research impacts are proven through her leadership in major industry-oriented projects including three CRC-Ps, a Global Innovation Linkage and the prestigious Discovery Early Career Researchers Award (DECRA) by the Australian Research Council. She has attracted over $3mil…

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Kate Nguyen


Working Group: Fire Performance of Façades (2017 – Present)

Fire & Life Safety Committee, Member (2017 – Present)

18 October 2018

Fire Performance of Façades Working Group Meets During Conference

The Fire Performance of Façades Working Group formed a breakout session during the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference, clarifying the focus of the group's mission.

31 May 2018

CTBUH Sri Lanka to Host 2018 Tall Buildings Forum

Please join CTBUH Sri Lanka for its annual Tall Buildings Forum, featuring a panel discussion about tall building design.

29 October 2017

CTBUH Façade Fire Performance Workshop at University of Sydney

One day before the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, delegates convened at the University of Sydney facilities in Darlington for the Fire Performance of Façades workshop.