Chen Su Joins WJE

February 13, 2018
WJE is pleased to announce that Chen Su, P.E., has joined WJE as a Senior Associate. Mr. Su is a recognized industry expert with twenty years of experience in all areas of fire protection and life safety engineering.

“We are very happy to have Chen join the Fire Protection practice at WJE,” stated Carl Baldassarra, Unit Manager of WJE’s Fire Protection practice. “Chen’s experience in working on a variety of major projects involving innovative fire protection system design, hydraulic analysis, and modeling of fires and egress will be a major benefit for our clients.”

Mr. Su will be working out of WJE's Northbrook, Illinois, office, providing services to clients and supporting fire protection and life safety efforts nationally.

Prior to WJE, Mr. Su served as Senior Consultant with Schirmer Engineering/Aon FPE/Jensen Hughes, Inc. In this role, he provided code and fire protection engineering consultation to a broad range of clients. Mr. Su has been involved in a number of significant projects that required life-safety evaluation, performance-based design approach, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) fire modeling, computer egress modeling, smoke control system analysis, industrial/high-risk facility program development, and firewater system modeling/analysis. Prior to his consulting experience, Mr. Su was a research assistant at the University of Maryland, Fire Testing Laboratory (now FireTEC), where he conducted fire tests for projects associated with material flame spread, material fire property analysis, and fire modeling studies. Mr. Su has a master of science in fire protection engineering from the University of Maryland and is a licensed engineer in Illinois and Delaware.

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