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2017-11-05

The Division of Fire Safety Engineering has received the visit of Dr Jake Pauls, one of the founding fathers of the evacuation research field. Jake is the inventor of the effective width concept and a leader expert on stair...[more]


2017-10-23

The week of 16-20 October, researchers from the department attended the meetings of ISO TC92 SC4 Fire Safety Engineering in Santander, Spain. Daniel Nilsson (chair of SC4), Enrico Ronchi (TG leader in WG7) and Axel Mossberg...[more]


2017-10-20

Fredagen den 27/10 presenteras ett examensarbete på avdelningen Brandteknik, LTH. Schema och inbjudan hittar du här.Du är hjärtligt välkommen att delta. [more]


2017-08-25

Our students at the International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) have their own blog. The blog is frequently updated with students reflections about courses, the Universities and student life. A couple of...[more]


2017-08-21

After the success of the first edition, the Division of Fire Safety Engineering at Lund University is launching the second edition of the online course “Fire Evacuation Design”. The course content covers different behavioural...[more]


2017-08-17

During the summer, Dr Enrico Ronchi has been visiting researcher at the Hazelab of Prof Guillermo Rein at Imperial College London. The visit was part of an International project in the area of wildfire urban evacuation modelling....[more]


2017-07-01

Daniel Nilsson has been cited in an article about the tragedy in the Grenfell Tower published in the British newspaper The Economist. The article highlights the importance of proper fire precautions in buildings and that...[more]


2017-06-20

The 12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science was a success. The Division of Fire Safety Engineering hosted the Symposium on June 10 to June 16. The Symposium attracted a record number of participants (> 470) from...[more]


2017-06-11

The Harry C. Bigglestone award is given annually to the paper appearing in Fire Technology that best represents excellence in the communication of fire protection concepts. This year it was awarded to Enrico Ronchi, Erica D....[more]


2017-06-08

The IMFSE program that the Division runs together with Ghent University and The University of Edinburgh is labeled as a 'success story' and a 'good practice example' on the Erasmus+ Project Results platform. The Erasmus+ writes...[more]


2017-05-28

Dr Ronchi has been selected for the Jack Watts Award for Outstanding Reviewer of Fire Technology. The award is  presented annually to those whose reviews were most valuable in terms of the quality, in-depth, number and...[more]


2017-05-18

Den 30 och 31 maj presenteras examensarbeten på avdelningen Brandteknik, LTH. Presentationerna är öppna för alla och ingen föranmälan krävs. Schema för presentationerna återfinns i bilden till höger.  Examensarbeten...[more]


2017-05-10

Paolo Intini is currently visiting researcher at the division of Fire Safety Engineering, where he will spend three months working in the area of traffic evacuation modelling. Paolo recently obtained his PhD on the topic “Route...[more]


2017-05-04

On 26 April 2017, Daniel Nilsson received the Teacher of the Year Award at the Fire Protection Engineering Program, Lund University. The price is given out by the student association BIIF at their April meeting. Daniel har...[more]


2017-04-06

Dr Enrico Ronchi and Dr Daniel Nilsson have published an article concerning evacuation in metros discussing the recent St Petersburg attacks in the newspaper The Conversation. This is a newspaper which allows...[more]


2017-04-06

ISO TC92, Fire Safety, had its 31st plenary meeting in Tsukuba Japan on March 31st. The same week all four SCs under TC92 as well as the working groups met in the Tsukuba Center for Institutes and made very good progress. On...[more]


2017-03-31

Berit Andersson, senior lecturer, and director of undergraduate studies, at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering, retires on March 31. Berit was employed at Lund University in 1978, at the Department of Structural...[more]


2017-03-29

Dr Enrico Ronchi has started his visiting researcher stay at the SanoLab of Professor Tomonori Sano at Waseda University in Tokyo (Japan). He will spend three weeks in Japan collaborating to the SanoLab activities...[more]


2017-03-15

Dr. Enrico Ronchi is currently guest editor in a special issue in Fire Technology on Fire Evacuation Modelling. Authors are encouraged to submit high-quality, original work on the topic by August 31st, 2017. More...[more]


2017-03-13

The Fire Laboratory at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering at Lund University has a long history in fire science and it is of course connected to the education of fire protection engineers. We recently went through a...[more]


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