Daniel Nilsson is Senior Lecturer at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering, Lund University.
- B. Sc. in Fire Protection Engineering, Lund University, Sweden (2002)
- PhD in Fire Safety Engineering, Lund University, Sweden (2009)
- Excellent Teaching Practitioner (ETP), Lund University, Sweden (2010)
- Reader (sv. Docent) in Fire Safety Engineering, Lund University, Sweden (2013)
- Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering (course responsible, coordinator, lecturer, supervisor)
- Fire Dynamics Advanced (lecturer, supervisor)
- Fire Dynamics (lecturer, supervisor)
- Fire Safety Evaluation (lecturer)
- Human Behaviour in Fire (course responsible, coordinator, lecturer, supervisor)
My area of expertise is Human Behaviour in Fire, and my research is mainly focused on the interaction between people and evacuation systems, e.g., way-finding systems and fire alarms. In my PhD thesis, I examined how people’s choice of exit can be influenced by different visual way-finding systems. These types of systems can potentially be used to optimise evacuation by helping people to find the most appropriate way out, e.g., away from danger zones/fire. After defending my PhD in 2009, I have continued my research on the interaction between people and evacuation systems. Recent studies have involved evaluation of both visual and auditory way-finding systems in smoke filled tunnels, as well as studies on the design of fire alarms and way-finding systems in high-rise buildings. Some of these studies have involved the use of Virtual Reality methods.
Google scholar citations: https://scholar.google.se/citations?user=bovM6IMAAAAJ&hl=en
(You can also find me in Research Gate and LinkedIn)
Telephone: +46 46 222 95 93
E-mail: daniel.nilsson (a) brand.lth.se