Research Needs for the Fire Safety Engineering Profession: The SFPE Roadmap

  • May 10, 2018
  • 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Merrick HQ - 5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111


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Chapter Annual Meeting

Election of 2018 - 2019 Chapter Board

Presentation: Research Needs for the Fire Safety Engineering Profession: The SFPE Roadmap 

In October 2017 the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) published a roadmap that outlines the future research needs for the fire safety engineering profession. This presentation will discuss how the SFPE roadmap is the definitive document that will be central to defining research priorities and the future technical initiatives in the fire safety engineering profession. The presentation will identify the nine major themes outlined in the SFPE research roadmap and how these themes are linked to essential design tools, applications and methods. This presentation will also describe how the SFPE roadmap will guide future initiatives for research organizations and act as a bridge between research and practice..

PRESENTER: Chris Jelenewicz, PE, FSFPE

Chris is the Technical Director at SFPE and the Technical Editor of SFPEs Fire Protection Engineering magazine. He is responsible overseeing SFPE’s technical activities. He is an SFPE Fellow and received the Distinguished Alumni Award in its inaugural year from the University of Maryland’s Department of Fire Protection Engineering. Chris has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in fire protection engineering and a Master’s in Management from the University of Maryland. He is an SFPE Fellow and is a licensed engineer in the States of California and Delaware.

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