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2021-11-13

Blanca Andres Valiente successfully defended her PhD thesis “A multi-scale approach for predicting the fire response of building barriers” on November 12! Congratulations Blanca!    [more]


2021-11-11

The division has just opened a post doc position related on human behaviour in fires using virtual reality tools. The topic is focused on applying these new technologies to support the development of knowledge about human...[more]


2021-11-08

The American National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has recently featured a video concerning alarm technologies for people who are deaf or hard of hearing which is based on a Lund University report written by Erik Smedberg...[more]


2021-10-20

On November 12th at 13.00, Blanca Andres Valiente will defend her PhD thesis “A multi-scale approach for predicting the fire response of building barriers”. The defence will take at in room V:A in the V-building at Lund...[more]


2021-10-18

The pandemic has inhibited the normal inauguration ceremony of new professors at Lund University to take place. But now it was possible and on October 15 Professor Margaret McNamee participated in the ceremony. Together with...[more]


2021-10-13

A new industrial PhD student is joining our division, Leo Menzemer. Leo is employed by DBI, the Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology. He holds a master degree from the IMFSE programme that is jointly arranged by Ghent...[more]


2021-09-21

We would like to introduce and welcome two new Phd students to the division of Fire Safety Engineering, Joakim Åström and Arthur Rohaert. The focus of Joakim's research will be on fire dynamics and more specifically on fires in...[more]


2021-08-28

This week we have welcomed a new class of 53 fire engineering students (Bi21). This week includes different types of introduction and team building (both online and at the university (the latter of course adapted to the current...[more]


2021-06-18

Silvia Arias successfully defended her PhD thesis "Application of Virtual Reality in the study of Human Behavior in Fire" today!  Congratulations, Dr Arias!!    [more]


2021-06-15

We are looking for a Phd student in wildfire evacuation. The work will involve development, use and validation of tools to study wildfire evacuation scenarios. The position also involves conducting behavioural studies (e.g....[more]


2021-05-25

On June 18th at 13.00, Silvia Arias will defend her PhD thesis “Application of Virtual Reality in the study of Human Behavior in Fire”. The defense will take place online, and it will be conducted fully in English. It will...[more]


2021-05-20

Our PhD student Erik Smedberg received the 2020 RiMEA-Award. This award is given annually to the best thesis in the field of pedestrian and evacuation dynamics. The RIMEA association is made of a group of researchers and...[more]


2021-05-12

We will have online presentations of student thesis work on May 25 (Swedish students) and May 28 (IMFSE students). Swedish students schedule and zoom linkIMFSE students schedule and zoom linkWelcome to attend![more]


2021-05-05

Last week the 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science was held virtually by IAFSS. Two prestigious awards were awarded to people associated with the division of Fire Safety Engineering during the symposium. Dr. Enrico...[more]


2021-03-02

We are looking for a new PhD student in the area of fire dynamics! You can read more about the position and apply here.[more]


2021-02-24

Lotta Vylund is our new industrial PhD student. Lotta is employed at RISE, and in her research she will be focusing on problem-solving networks in the fire and rescue services and how such networks affect the efficiency of...[more]


2021-01-12

Since January 1st we have a new head of division at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering, Håkan Frantzich. Håkan has a long experience of working at Lund University and at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering. Håkan is...[more]


2020-12-26

Den 12 januari är det presentationer av examensarbeten på avdelningen för brandteknik enligt nedanstående schema. Presentationer och opponering sker online via zoom. Session 1...[more]


2020-11-26

Den 10 december är det presentationer av examensarbete på avdelningen för brandteknik enligt nedanstående schema. Presentationer och opponering sker online via zoom (https://lu-se.zoom.us/j/68943849986).TidTitelPresentatör08.00...[more]


2020-09-15

The PhD thesis defense on "Utilizing Research to Enhance Fire Service Knowledge" by Stephen Kerber can be access online through this Zoom link (password to join the online defense is: 2020)[more]


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