Monday, May 17, 2021

MME professor awarded the Dougal Drysdale Award for Exceptional Service

Beth Weckman, an MME professor, was recently awarded the Dougal Drysdale Award for Extraordinary Service to the International Association of Fire Safety Science in organizing the 13th IAFSS Symposium twice. Professor Weckman organized the 2020 symposium in person and this year, 2021, virtually.

Monday, May 17, 2021

MME graduate wins the NSERC CGS-M award

Alexander DiPaola, who recently graduated from MME has won an NSERC CGS-M award for his research entitled “Heat Release Rate in Under-Ventilated Compartment Fires” which he will complete under the supervision of Beth Weckman at the UW Fire Research Labs.

Monday, May 17, 2021

MME research team earns 2021 Catalyst Grant 

The logo for Network for Aging Research

Research team consisting of Bronwyn Forrest, Paolo Dominelli and Beth Weckman were recently granted a 2021 Catalyst Grant from the Network for Aging Research. They are one of five teams who received the 2021 Catalyst Grant this Spring. The funding is given to study specific concerns related to the impact of fire gases and smoke on the ability of elderly and mobility impaired occupants to egress from burning structures.

Monday, May 17, 2021

MME PhD wins two awards for her research

The portrait of Bronwyn Forrest

PhD student in MME, Bronwyn Forrest, has won two awards, an NSERC – CGSD Award and also a Student Research Award from SFPE for her research entitled “Human Physiological Response to Fire Exposure: A Comprehensive Model”.  As cross-disciplinary research, Bronwyn will complete her research at the UW Fire Research Labs under the co-supervision of Paolo Dominelli in Kinesiology and Beth Weckman in MME.

Friday, May 14, 2021

MME Professor published a textbook

The Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer 7th Edition

Congratulations to Professor Kyle Daun on publishing a new textbook on thermal radiation heat transfer.

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