PhD

  • C. Lam - Heat flux from pool fires in crosswind
  • K. Thomson - High pressure soot formation (Research Scientist, National Research Council)
  • C. Young - Novel techniques for PIV analysis (Research Engineer)
  • M. Ashrafizaadeh - Pool fire modelling (Professor, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran)
  • C. Lam - Heat flux to objects from fires in crosswinds
  • D. Crawford - Fire safety and risk analysis

Master of Applied Science

  • C. Best - Fuel regression of fires in crosswind
  • C. McCartney - Balcony spill plumes in atria fires (PhD student, University of Waterloo)
  • E. Randsalu - Fuel regression rates: Large HC fires (Investigator, Ontario Fire Marshal)
  • C. Lam - Pool fires in crosswind (PhD student, UWaterloo)
  • J. Weisinger - Design and characterization of wind generation system for live fire research facility (Hatch Associates, Mississauga)
  • P. Orakwe - Characterization of welding nozzle flow (Imperial Oil)
  • G. Thompson - Experimental and numerical investigations of vortex shedding from objects in crossflow
  • K. Thomson - Soot temperature measurements by spectral emission methods in a laminar diffusion flame
  • F. DeMarco - Shielding gas flow in welding (Babcock & Wilcox, Cambridge)
  • C. Hogben - Radiation in pool fires (Gryphon International Engineering Services, St. Catharines)
  • S. Dajka - Numerical modelling of fire behaviour (Engineer at AEA Technology, Waterloo)
  • C. Young - Thermocouple compensation
  • G. Poole - Burn building design considerations (AEA Technology, Waterloo)
  • J. Russel - Pressure measurements through instrumentation lines (Ontario Hydro)
  • R. Kaazempur-Mofrad - Mean vorticity in pool fires
  • W. Yang - Laser-induced fluorescence studies of OH in diffusion flames
  • D. Phillips - Tracer gas ventilation studies
  • R. Wong - Laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy applied to an atmospheric pressure flame
  • M. Hurd - Quantitative, PB design decision methods using risk framework
  • M. Obach - Effect of manual suppression on compartment fire environment
  • C. Best - Fuel regression rate: 2m jet fuel fire detection robots
  • G. Chen - Structural network under fire loading
  • C. McCartney - Balcony spill plumes
  • B. Jones - Fire gas analysis, cone calorimeter fire performance
  • S. Grant - Fire modeling and flow in draft curtains
  • T. Sheehan - Efficacy of powder fire suppression agents

Master of Engineering

  • J. Peng
  • C. Wasilishin

Undergraduate

  • S. O'Neill - Development of novel composite thermal barrier coatings
  • R. Yekta - Straw bale: A sustainable alternative for GO Transit
  • S. Haq and Y. Siadati - Firebots: Design of autonomous fire detection robots
  • A. Therrien - Design of calibrated wood crib fire for University of Waterloo Live Fire Reseach Facility (UWLFRF)
  • M. Ueckermann - FDS fire modeling
  • J. Grigg-Tait - Fire safe stove design
  • K. Siu Chong - Fire prevention robot design (KFD)

URA

  • A. Chen - LDA seeding study
  • K. Berry - Thermocouple compensation/pool fire data processing
  • B. Stupalo - Development of a computer program to calculate vorticity in pool fires
  • J. Germaine - Prediction of structural fire growth using CFAST
  • E. Huff - Analysis of acetone fire data
  • H. Thomas - Structural fire analysis
  • S. Powell - Pool fires/web page development
  • B. Jubinville - Web page update
  • T. Kim - PLIF analysis
  • A. Van Donkelaar - PLIF/soot formation
  • T. Wang - CFAST fire modelling
  • M. Ueckermann - CAD analysis: Fires in crosswinds
  • M. Hurd - Mattress fire testing

Mechanical Engineering (ME) 481/482: Mechanical Engineering Design Project

  • A. Cave - A critical analysis of risk estimation models for butane spheroidal storage vessels (with J. Shortreed, Civil Engineer)
  • S. Dajka - Pool fire modeling
  • D. Balogh - Heat transfer through firefighter turn out gear
  • K. Berry - A comparison of two methods to estimate thermal radiation from a pool fire
  • C. Young - Feasibility study on the design of a manpowered hovercraft
  • E. Ayranto - Feasibility study on the design of a manpowered hovercraft
  • C. Renouf - Year-round alpine ski facility
  • B. Coulson - Analysis of the turbulence structure of methanol/acetone pool fires
  • T. Werner - Propane vehicle challenge
  • K. Thomson - LIF/burner characterization (with R. Fraser)
  • J. Kitson - KFD-SCBA face mask redesign
  • J. Cheng - KFD-SCBA face fit design
  • S. Elahi - Fluids group visualization wind tunnel
  • B. Jubinville - Fan system for University of Waterloo Fire Research Facility
  • J. Weisinger - Fan selection for University of Waterloo Fire Research Facility/wind generation system design
  • A. Nguyen - SCBA facefit design: Inserts
  • A. Haiser - SCBA facefit design: Clamps
  • M. Pigozzo - Fluids group visualization wind tunnel: Test section design
  • H. Tyler - Overall visualization wind tunnel design/model studies of wind over structures
  • J. Weisinger - Wind generation system probe design
  • G. MacDonald - World Trade Center attack analysis

4A Systems Design class - fire fighting robot technical support

  • K. Siu Chong and C. Welsh - Fire prevention robot, KFD
  • M. Hurd and J. Grigg-Tait - Fire safe stove design
  • S. Prsa - Bubble generator for PIV flow visualization
  • A. Therrien - Wood crib design fires
  • Haq, Sharma, Siadati, Yao - Robotic fire detection sensing package
  • Yekta, Nourmansouri, van Berke, Saravanamuthu - Straw bale: A sustainable alternative for GO Transit
  • M. DiDomizio - Reliable barbecue ignitor

Undergraduate work term students

  • B. Reimer - Hot work safety zone assessment
  • M. DiDomizio - New FR additives for spray foam insulation
  • A. House - Thermal barrier coatings and fire performance testing
  • M. Labib - Hot surface ignition of novel composite coatings
  • M. Hurd - Fire behaviour of mattress foams
  • C. Salvador - Additives in pool fires
  • D. Thomson - Water usage of Kitchener Fire Department (independent project)
  • S. Brown - Air pollution estimations for Kitchener Fire Department (independent project)
  • J. Loncar - Electrostatic hazards in aircraft refuelling (with I. Inculet, University Western Ontario)
  • D. Schoenmaker - Pool fire data processing/fibre optic soot probe (2 terms)
  • T. McDonough - Burn-building research (2 terms)
  • C. Salvador - Pool fire/LIF measurements (2 terms)
  • T. McDonough - Burn building research
  • M. Chudiak - Burn buildings/house fires
  • A. Yang - Burn building survey analysis
  • J. Luk - Laser diagnostic technique survey
  • K. Vong - Pool fire/LIF research
  • R. Gilbert - Welding nozzle characterization
  • B. Jubinville - PIV analysis/welding nozzle characterization (2 terms)
  • C. Jonker - PIV/PLIF analysis
  • M. Ji - Pot lamp fire experiments/welding nozzles
  • A. Van Donkelaar - Soot formation/s3t25 analysis
  • D. Byskal - s3t36 PLIF analysis
  • J. Weisinger - University of Waterloo Fire Research Facility fan system design
  • A. Milne - PLIF analysis
  • J. Daniels - Early stage fires in houses
  • E. Kaye-Chevaldayoff - Analysis of thermal environments of fires in crosswinds
  • N. Himmelmann - Analysis of crosswind fire temperature data
  • D. Rose - IR imaging of ignition in cone calorimetry
  • M. Caskanette - Flammability testing of materials
  • M. Gibbons - Video and data analysis of crosswind fire temperature data
  • L. Falk - Crosswind flow characterization, fire modelling
  • A. Milne - PLIF processing analysis and papers
  • M. Hurd - Flammability of mattresses
  • M. Ueckerman - HFOS and computer fire modeling
  • J. Rigg - Fire testing and analysis
  • S. O'Neill - Novel composite coatings for thermal performance

High school co-op students

  • C. Salvador - Pool fire research
  • C. Baron - Thermocouple/fire research
  • D. Domjan - Large scale fire research
  • M. Levacic - Pool fires/laser diagnostics
  • S. Malik - Burn building/pool fires
  • M. Pajor - Joint fire training facility
  • S. Tebbutt - Pool fire research
  • D. Selmic - Fire research
  • A. Alfaro - Thermocouples/fires
  • C. Atkinson - Flow visualization/pool fire radiation
  • E. Ganassin - PIV analysis: Image registration
  • A. Milne - PIV/PLIF analysis
  • M. Balan - Fire research
  • S. Petrie - PLIF analysis: Film calibration curve
  • R. Kosztyla - CFAST analysis of HFOS fires
  • P. Timmer - Preliminary wind generation studies
  • C. Holder - Acetone air data and fires in crosswinds
  • T. Hussain - Data acquisition programs: Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench (LabVIEW)
  • M. Gibbons - Instrumentation testing and fire data analysis
  • A. Feeney - Graphic arts for fire research facility
  • S. Gibson - Web page design and implementation
  • M. Buxton - Fire research facility, fire data analysis
  • N. Charters - Crosswind fires: Video and data analysis
  • D. Shaw - Videocube analysis and computer programming
  • A. Phuong - Fire research laboratory
  • B. Marshall - Fire fighter training video
  • K. Woeller - Smoke movement videos – 3D renders/fire data
  • A. Wareham - Aircraft fire temperature fields
  • P. Kelly - Live fire testing and research
  • C. Kerkes - Wind tunnel and fire research
  • M. Viania - Fuel regression in large aircraft fires
  • N. Baumann - Cone calorimetry, video analysis
  • T. Reed - Robotic fire detection and sensor systems
  • C. Lin (Grade 10) - Fire suppression experiments