News

  • July 1, 2019    Yun Cheng from Southeast University in Nanjing starts his summer internship in our group. Welcome Yun!
  • June 24, 2019  Our paper has been selected as the Editor-in-Chief’s Featured Article for the March 2019 issue of Fire Safety Journal
  • June 23, 2019  New publication on model uncertainties in Fire Safety Journal, a collaboration with German colleagues
  • June 20, 2019  Thomas presents a communication at EMI in Caltech, CA
  • June 10, 2019  A 2-day course for the software SAFIR is organized at JHU, with participants from 4 countries attending
  • June 6, 2019   Thomas presents a paper at the IFireSS conference in Ottawa, Canada
  • June 3, 2019   Laila Milevski from MICA starts her HEMI summer internship in our group. Welcome Laila!
  • May 22, 2019  Xia passes his DQE. Congrats Xia!
  • May 15, 2019  Our paper on Hybrid Fire Testing is published in Journal of Structural Fire Engineering
  • Apr 26, 2019   Shuna makes a presentation at ASCE Structures Congress in Orlando, FL
  • Apr 16, 2019   Thomas is interviewed on i24News Clearcut about the Notre Dame Fire
  • Apr 15, 2019   Thomas is interviewed about the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire for a Vox article
  • Mar 5, 2019     Thomas joins the Editorial Board of Fire Technology as Associate Editor
  • Mar 1, 2019     Our paper on performance-based fire engineering of building is published in Journal of Structural Engineering ASCE
  • Feb 21, 2019   We just released the new version (2019a2) of the software SAFIR!
  • Jan 31, 2019    Our paper on burnout resistance of reinforced concrete columns is published in Fire Safety Journal
  • Jan 8, 2019     Our paper on uncertainty quantification of structural fire computations is published in Engineering Structures
  • Jan 7, 2019      Thomas gives a training course for SAFIR at University of Liege, Belgium
  • Dec 12, 2018    The group participates to the 1st CISMMS workshop, where Xia and Shuna present a poster
  • Dec 10, 2018    Thomas gives a seminar at The University of Edinburgh, UK, about computational modeling of concrete structures in fire
  • Dec 6, 2018      Thomas and Shuna attend the ASTM E05 Workshop in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 15, 2018    Xia Yan joins our group as a PhD student. Welcome Xia!
  • Oct 31, 2018     Thomas gives an invited lecture at Ghent University on “fire resistance vs burnout resistance”
  • Sep 27, 2018    Thomas serves as Academic Advisor to joint project by ASCE SEI and CPF
  • Sep 20, 2018    Thomas gives a talk at the graduate seminar series of the Civil Engineering department
  • Sep 1, 2018      Dr. Shuna Ni joins our group as a Postdoc. Welcome Shuna!
  • Aug 6, 2018     Our paper on fire fragility functions of steel frame buildings is published in Fire Technology
  • Jun 21, 2018   Helding the first training course for our software SAFIR in the United States
  • Jun 19, 2018   Our paper on progressive collapse of buildings under localized fire is published in Engineering Structures
  • Jun 13, 2018   Congratulations to Paul van der Haert on submitting his Master thesis!
  • Jun 5, 2018     Excited to be attending SiF ’18 in Belfast, Ireland!
  • Apr 21, 2018   Thomas gives a presentation at the Structures Congress in Fort Worth, TX
  • Mar 2, 2018    Six papers from the group have been accepted at the upcoming Structures in Fire Conference in Belfast, UK!
  • Jan 16, 2018   Our methodology paper on Hybrid Fire Testing has been published in Journal of Structural Fire Engineering
  • Dec 10, 2017   Our paper on a probabilistic model for predicting fire ignitions in a community subjected to an earthquake is out in Fire Safety Journal
  • Oct 3, 2017     Thomas gives a presentation at the NIST in Gaithersburg, MD, about computational modeling of concrete structures in fire
  • Sep 9, 2017    Thomas presents a paper at the Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE’17) conference in Manchester, UK

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