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10 March 2022

On June the 16th at 09.15, Erik Smedberg will defend his Licentiate thesis “Egressibility – Applying the concept of accessibility to the self-evacuation of people with functional limitations”.  The defense will take place in hybrid mode, and it will be conducted fully in English. The defense will take place in the room V:A, V-building, Lund [...]

4 March 2022

Patrick van Hees medverkar på Sveriges Bygguniversitets digitala lunchseminarium den 8 mars. Under seminariet kommer Patrick att presentera resultaten av Holifas-projektet som genomfördes med flera deltagare från temagruppen Byggnadens tekniska funktion. Holifas projektet behandlade brandsäkerheten i fasadsystem genom en holistisk helhetssyn med [...]

29 December 2021

We will have presentations of student thesis work on January 10 and 11! You can find the agenda and information on how to join (online) here:Presentations January 10Presentations January 11Welcome to attend!

3 December 2021

We will have presentations of student thesis work on December 10. The presentations will take place at in room V:O1 in the V-building, LTH, and also online via zoom.

13 November 2021

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!  

11 November 2021

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 behaviour in the event of fire and how the technology as such can be developed and improved. More info can be found at [...]

8 November 2021

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 and Dr Enrico Ronchi. The video can be accessed here and the report on which it is based can be accessed here. This work [...]

20 October 2021

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 University. However, it will also be possible to follow the defence online. The session will start with a 30-minute presentation [...]

18 October 2021

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 27 other new professors she was inaugurated by the vice-chancellor at Lund University. More information about the professors [...]

13 October 2021

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 University, The University of Edinburgh and Lund University. Leo will conduct research on the impact of evacuation [...]

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