A new doctor in fire safety engineering!
Today (Oct. 7), Konrad Wilkens Flecknoe-Brown succesfully defend his PhD thesis “Fire Behaviour of Upholstered Furniture Component Materials at Multiple Scales"! The faculty opponent was Adj. Prof Björn Sundström Luleå Technical University. Congratulations Dr. Wilkens Flecknoe-Brown!!
PhD thesis defense on fire behaviour of upholstered furniture
On October 7th at 09.15, Konrad Wilkens Flecknoe-Brown will defend his PhD thesis “Fire Behaviour of Upholstered Furniture Component Materials at Multiple Scales”. The defense will take place in lecture room V:A in the V-building, John Ericssons väg 1, Lund. The defense will will start with a 30-minute presentation followed by a short break before [...]
Visit by Prof. Tomonori Sano, Waseda University
On the 8th and 9th of September our Division hosted Prof Tomonori Sano from Waseda University. During his visit, we arranged a bilateral hybrid workshop to share information concerning ongoing research at our Fire Safety Division and at SanoLab. There were 12 presentations in the domain of pedestrian dynamics, evacuation and ageing, including [...]
Giulia De Cet - Visiting Researcher
Giulia De Cet is currently visiting researcher at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering. She will spend one month working in the area of egressibility. Giulia recently obtained her PhD at the University of Padua, Italy. Giulia will spend her research visit along with Dr Enrico Ronchi and Erik Smedberg, conducting virtual reality experiments [...]
SFPE 2022 Proulx Scholarship award goes to Erik Smedberg
Erik Smedberg, PhD student at the Division was selected for the SFPE 2022 Proulx scholarship award for his research on the impact of the presence of people with mobility limitations on exit choice. Erik will continue his research in the domain of Egressibility under the supervision of Dr Enrico Ronchi. The award is in honour of Dr. Guylène Proulx, [...]
We got a new doctor!!
Axel Mossberg successfully defended his PhD thesis “Elevator Evacuation – Exploring Behavioural Aspects”. The faculty opponent was Dr. Nigel McConnell, Ulster University. The thesis, excluding papers, can be found here. Congratulations Axel!
Successful licentiate thesis defense
Erik Smedberg successfully defended his licenciate thesis “Egressibility – Applying the concept of accessibility to the self-evacuation of people with functional limitations” today, June 16th! Congratulations Erik!
PhD thesis defense on elevator evacuation
On June 17th at 09.00, Axel Mossberg will defend his PhD thesis “Elevator Evacuation – Exploring Behavioural Aspects”. The defense will take place in lecture room V:A in the V-building, John Ericssons väg 1, Lund. The defense will will start with a 30-minute presentation followed by a short break before the question session. The entire defense [...]
Bachelors and Masters thesis presentations
We will have presentations of student thesis work on May 30 and 31! You can find the agenda and information on how to join (online) here: May 30 (Swedish students) May 31 (IMFSE students) Welcome to attend!
Marcus Runefors has won the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Fire Technology
Marcus Runefors has won the 2022 Jack Watts Award for Outstanding Reviewer. This award celebrates the highest quality and most helpful reviewers, an essential part of the journal. It is presented annually to those peers whose reviews were most valuable in terms of quality, in-depth, number and timeliness.