SIMON RONALD – TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Qualifications and Professional Memberships
- B.E.Aeronautical Engineering (Hons) (University of NSW)
- Member, Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
Simon Ronald has been with Windtech Consultants since 2008. Prior to joining Windtech, Simon’s research interestsinvolved the use of hot-wire anemometry in a boundary layer wind tunnel, pressure systems and computer control systems.
Since joining Windtech he has undertaken numerous wind tunnel studies using Windtech’s three boundary layer wind tunnels. These include façade and cladding pressure studies, the study of structural loads and accelerations for tall buildings, including aeroelastic model studies for very tall/slender tower buildings.
Simon also has extensive experience in a broad range of environmental wind engineering studies. These includestudies of pedestrian wind environments, air quality and air pollution/smoke dispersion, natural ventilation studies and wind noise studies.
In addition to the above Simon has experience in onsite measurement of building motion and performance testing of façade elements.