Seifu Bekele

GWTS, Principal Engineer | Melbourne, Australia

About

Seifu is a principal engineer for Global Wind Technology Services responsible for the development of wind engineering and computations fluid dynamics. Dr. Bekele's work ranges from experimental wind tunnel tests to computational fluid dynamics. A few of his projects include the World Trade Centre, Las Vegas, USA; Torre Espacio, Madrid, Spain; Sharm El Sherkh Airport, Egypt; Tiara Towers, Dubai; Dubai Cricket Stadium, Dubai; Keppel Bay Towers, Singapore; Millennium Towers, Bangkok; Central Park Towers, Jakarta; and the Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne.

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Australia 2017)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Australia 2017)

Videos

21 September 2012

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Effects of High-Rise Developments on a Microclimate

This presentation assess the implications of urban form, especially in high-rise development, with a particular reference to a newly developed business district called Maslak, home...

Research

19 September 2012

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Effects of High-Rise Developments on a Microclimate

Hatice Sozer, Istanbul Technical University; Seifu Bekele, VIPAC Engineers & Scientists Pty Ltd.

This paper assesses the implications of urban form, especially in high-rise development, referencing a newly developed business district called Maslak, home to many high-rise buildings...

Research

03 March 2008

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Microclimate Study of a City in Hot and Humid Climate

Seifu A. Bekele, Ian Jones and Gokul K. Rajamani, Vipac Engineers & Scientists Ltd.

The study shows that for Dubai and the surrounding area, the recommended street orientation may promote ventilation and increase the pollution dispersion. Shadows, combined with...