Ankit Sharma

MSFPE, Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

Ankit Sharma is a research professional pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused on fire safety at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee (India).

He is an experienced researcher with a demonstrated history of working in high rise building fires and pool fires from the last 4+ years. Research contributions include “Patent” and several peer-reviewed “Research Articles” published in leading international journals and conferences. He is also part of the SFPE Standards Making Committee on Performance- Based Design.

Currently, Ankit Sharma is using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models to solve large scale fire problems, which are impossible to solve otherwise. He is also involved in performing several experiments and working on developing small-scale test methods for façades. (Email:

Articles By Ankit Sharma

Fire Safety in Façades

As urbanisation in Indian cities is continuously growing, the construction industry has...