University of Greenwich

Development of IT evacuation tools for the safety industry


The University has developed software technology for businesses and public authorities that greatly enhances public safety. In addition, its specialised training offers vital expertise to the user community worldwide. Using fundamental human behaviour and performance data models, the team has developed software aimed at helping designers of buildings, aircraft and ships to save lives. Design engineers and safety enforcement agencies in twenty-two countries are currently using the building evacuation model to improve the evacuation performance of a wide range of buildings, from cinemas to airports, hospitals and schools.