Faculty

Full-time professors

Jim Cleary

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.A.Sc., Chemical Engineering, P.Eng.
Expertise: Vapour and dust explosions, OFC Part 4
Industry: Code consulting
Practising since: 1984

 

Stu Evans

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.A., M.B.A.
Expertise: Mathematics
Industry: Academics and education
Practising since: 1974

 

Kris Gillis

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET
Expertise: Fire inspections, building construction, fire suppression and fire ground operations
Industry: Fire service standards, building/fire inspections and fire suppression
Practising since: 2000

 

Derek Gruchy

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.Eng., M.A.Sc.
Expertise: Human behaviour during fire emergencies, fire dynamics
Industry: Code consulting
Practising since: 2002

 

Kerry Kwan

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.Sc, B.Ed, M.Ed, Ph.D
Expertise:  Mathematics and science education
Industry: Education and academic
Practising since: 2015

 

Tim Lucas

Derek Gruchy

Education: College diploma
Expertise: Computer-aided design and drafting
Industry: Computer-aided design
Practising since: 2007

 

John Owen

Derek Gruchy

Chris Posthumus

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET
Expertise: Fire sprinkler systems, hydraulic calculations
Industry: Fire sprinkler system design
Practising since: 1996

 

Scott Pugsley

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET, SET
Expertise: Fire sprinkler systems, special suppression systems
Industry: Fire sprinkler system design
Practicing since: 1993

 

Mike Taghvaei

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.S. (Electrical Engineering), Seneca College FPET, P.Eng.
Expertise: Hydraulic calculations of sprinkler systems, fire pumps, special fire suppression systems
Industry: Code consulting, education
Practising since: 1985

 

Bill Sault

Bill Sault

Education: B.A.A, ACP
Expertise: Fire suppression and emergency medical care
Industry: Fire service
Practising since: 1988

 

Aneetha Vairavanathan

Derek Gruchy

Education: P.Eng.
Expertise: Fire alarm systems and building code analysis
Industry: Code consulting
Practising since: 2005

 

Part-time instructors

David Alkerton

Derek Gruchy

Ali Asraei

Derek Gruchy

Education: P.Eng Electrical
Expertise: Fire alarm systems and code consulting
Industry: Code consulting
Practising since: 2006

 

Jennifer Baker

Derek Gruchy

Education: Ontario Fire College
Experience: Fire inspections, public education
Industry: Fire service
Practicing since: 2010

 

Chantelle Cosgrove

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET
Expertise:  Fire code and NFPA certification
Industry: Fire service: inspection
Practising since: 1998

 

Christopher Delahunt

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.A.
Expertise: Fire service: suppression
Industry: Fire service: suppression
Practising since: 1999

 

Dave Duggan

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.A.
Expertise: Fire alarm systems and security systems
Industry: Fire alarm service/inspection
Practising since: 1970

 

Mark Formusa

Derek Gruchy

Scott Gilbert

Derek Gruchy

Education: Mechanical Eng. Tech, Seneca College FPET
Expertise: Fire code/retrofit, fire investigations
Industry: Fire department
Practising since: 2012

 

Evengia Golovatenko

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET
Expertise: Life safety systems design and fire inspections
Industry: Fire service: inspection
Practising since: 2007

 

Gary Jarrett

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET
Expertise: Fire investigation
Industry: Fire investigation
Practicing since: 1980

 

Graeme McIntosh

Graeme McIntosh

Education: Seneca College FPET, GIFireE, CFEI
Expertise: Fire code, building code, plans examination
Industry: Code consulting, fire investigations
Practising since: 2007

 

Ryan Nikaeen

Derek Gruchy

Education: MSc. Aerospace Engineering, P.Eng.
Expertise: Aircraft design, robotic production line design
Industry: Aerospace, automotive
Practising since: 2019

 

Derek Oliveira

Derek Gruchy

Kyle Orr

Derek Gruchy

Dennis Rho

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET, CET
Expertise: Fire sprinkler systems, hydraulic calculation
Industry: Sprinkler system design
Practising since: 2004

 

Bevis Rocha

Derek Gruchy

Education: CRM
Expertise: Risk engineering and risk management
Industry: Insurance risk management
Practising since: 1981

 

Lui Tai

Derek Gruchy

Education: B.Eng, BCIN
Expertise: Fire alarm systems, code consulting
Industry: Code consulting
Practising since: 1988

 

Melissa Thomas

Derek Gruchy

Education: Seneca College FPET
Expertise: Ontario Fire Code, education and training
Industry: Academics
Practising since: 2008