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Arias, Silvia

Silvia Arias is post-doc at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering, Lund University.


  • M.Sc. in Fire Safety Engineering, IMFSE, The University of Edinburgh, Lund University, Ghent University
  • B. Sc. in Civil Engineering, National University of Asuncion, Paraguay

Research areas:

  • Use of virtual reality in evacuation research
  • Human behavior in fire
  • Ascending stair evacuation
  • Magic numbers & stair width in the UK codes


  • Human behavior in fire (teaching assistant)
  • Fire dynamics (teaching assistant)

Telephone: +46 46 222 73 66

E-mail: silvia.arias (a)