IMFSE-UQ alumni receives the 2016 David Sugden Award

The UQ Fire team wants to congratulate Daan Van den Broecke. Daan was presented with the 2016 David Sugden Award at the ITA World Tunnel Congress, held in Bergen, Norway this month.

Daan completed the International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) in 2016, and developed his research project and thesis with the UQ Fire team; the project was supervised by Dr Cristian Maluk and Prof Jose L Torero. Daan’s work was supported by UQ Fire and the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services  (QFES).

More about Daan’s work with the UQ Fire team can be found here. Daan’s thesis entitled Study on the Effectiveness of Sprinklers in Tunnels can be found here, and a summary presented to ATS can be found here.

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Daan Van den Broecke the 2016 David Sugden Award from ATS President, Ed Taylor

 

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