Fire Research Underway at Metro State University

  • October 12, 2017
  • 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Merrick HQ - 5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Registration

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  • College-aged students who are currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters degree program, who are interested in the profession of Fire Protection Engineering.

Presentation: Fire Research Overview of Metro State University (Denver) Fire Science Program

This presentation will cover three separate fire research experiments that are currently being conducted at Metro State University.  The research topics will include: Macroscopic Examination of Soot Deposition/ Agglomeration on Smoke/CO Detectors; Gypsum Wall Board Calcination by IR Examination; and Reproducible Fuel Package used in Reduced Scale Enclosure Hypothesis Testing.  The speaker will discuss the experiments being conducted; will present the theory behind the research; and will explain why the research is important (i.e., what will we learn or how will it change the way we do things in the future).

PRESENTER: Mark Campbell (Fire Protection Engineer at Denver Fire Department)

Mark Campbell, CFPS, IAAI-FIT, CFPS, is a Fire Protection Engineer with Denver Fire Department's Fire Prevention Bureau.  He has spent over thirty years in both the public and private sector including law enforcement, fire service, consulting, and private litigation support.  He currently instructs class and conducts fire research through Metro State University Denver’s Fire Science Program.  His work has been published in Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction (2012) and the International Symposium on Fire Investigation Science and Technology (2012, 2014).

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