UQ Fire delegations at IAFSS and IFireSS

UQ Fire delegations to present research outcomes at upcoming fire safety science and engineering conferences in June 2017.

The 12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science (IAFSS) will be hosted by the Division of Fire Safety Engineering at Lund University, Sweden. The Symposium will be held at the Lund University technical faculty campus on June 12-16, 2017.

The 2nd International Fire Safety Symposium will be held at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy; organised by the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture and the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction. The Symposium will be held at the Federico II Convention Center on June 7-9, 2017.

IAFSS (oral presentations)

Richard Emberley, Tam Do, Jessica Yim, and Jose L. Torero (2017). Critical Heat Flux and Mass Loss Rate for Extinction of Flaming Combustion of Timber. Presentation at IAFSS on Monday 12 June, 15:30-15:55 – Room MA:4.

Cristian Maluk (2017). Motivation, drivers and barriers for a knowledge-based test environment in structural fire safety engineering science. Presentation at IAFSS on Tuesday 13 June, 16:20-16:45 – Room MA:6.

Richard Emberley, Carmen Gorska Putynska, Aaron Bolanos, Andrea Lucherini, Angela Solarte, Diana Soriguer, Mateo Gutierrez Gonzalez, Kathryn Humphreys, Juan P. Hidalgo, Cristian Maluk, Angus Law, and Jose L. Torero (2017). Description of small and large-scale cross laminated timber fire tests. Presentation at IAFSS on Wednesday 14 June, 12:15-12:40 – Room MA:6.

Cristian Maluk, Benjamin Linnan, Andy Wong, Juan P. Hidalgo, Jose L. Torero, Cecilia Abecassis-Empis, and Adam Cowlard (2017). Energy distribution analysis in full-scale open floor plan enclosure fires. Presentation at IAFSS on Thursday 15 June, 15:30-15:55 – Room MA:6.

IAFSS (poster presentations)

Aaron Bolanos, Gerardo Soret, Cristian Maluk and Jose L. Torero (2017). Fire and Structural Performance of Structural Insulated Panels.

Carmen Gorska Putynska, Juan P. Hidalgo, and Jose L. Torero (2017). Self-extinguishment of Exposed Cross Laminated Timber Walls in Compartment Fires.

Ian Pope, Angela Solarte, Jose L. Torero, Cristian Maluk, and Juan P. Hidalgo (2017). Studies on the Fire Performance Laminated Bamboo.

Mateo Gutierrez, Joshua Madden, and Cristian Maluk (2017). Experimental studies of bamboo compressive strength at elevated temperature.

Andrea Lucherini, Nemer Abosamha, and Cristian Maluk (2017). Investigating the activation of thin intumescent coatings

Diana Soriguer, Jose L. Torero and Juan P. Hidalgo (2017). Tailoring Improved Fire Performance of Laminated Veneer Lumber through Flammability Characterization.

IFireSS (oral presentations)

Richard Emberley, Jeronimo Carrascal, Angus Law, Alexander Nicolaidis, Andrea Lawton, Michael Conway, and Jose L. Torero (2017). A Comparison of Perceived and Measured Visibility in a Smoke Filled Corridor. Presentation at IFireSS on Wednesday 7 June, Session A1 – 11:00-13:00.

Andrea Lucherini and Cristian Maluk (2017). Novel test methods for studying the fire performance of thin intumescent coatings. Presentation at IFireSS on Wednesday 7 June, Session C1 – 14:30-16:00.

Carmen Gorska Putynska, Juan P. Hidalgo, and Jose L. Torero (2017). An Experimental Study of Medium-scale Compartment Fire Tests with Exposed Cross Laminated Timber. Presentation at IFireSS on Wednesday 7 June, Session C1 – 14:30-16:00. Presentation at IFireSS on Wednesday 7 June, Session E1 – 16:30-18:00.

José Manuel Urgel, Alexis Cantizano, Pablo Ayala, and Cristian Maluk (2017). Modelling heat conduction in a reinforced concrete element and sensitivity study. Presentation at IFireSS on Thursday 8 June, Session C2 – 11:50-13:00.

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