News & Media

Our expertise has been sought by various media outlets for questions relating to fire safety, structural fire response, and resilience.

Our work has also been featured by various publications from professional associations and the Johns Hopkins University.

Quoted in the News

I-10 Los Angeles freeway fire, November 11, 2023

The Los Angeles Times: ‘Go faster. The political heat is on.’ Inside the race to fix the 10 Freeway in L.A.

I-95 bridge fire, June 11, 2023

The New York Times: I-95 Overpass Collapses in Philadelphia After a Tanker Fire

USA Today: Tanker fire causes part of Interstate 95 in Philadelphia to collapse

NBC Washington: I-95 collapse in Philadelphia may snarl traffic for months

Philadelphia Inquirer: The I-95 bridge was not designed to withstand fire. Few bridges are.

Notre Dame fire, April 16, 2019

Vox: Why the Notre Dame fire was so destructive, according to fire experts


News interviews

Interview on the I-95 bridge fire for CBS Philadelphia, 6/11/2023
Interview on the Notre Dame fire for i24New Clearcut, 4/16/2019

Lectures and Podcasts

JHU Lecture: Structures in Fire
Lecture for Hopkins at Home on Feb. 22, 2022
Fire Science Show Podcasts

Podcast in the Fire Science Show on structural fire engineering

Podcast in the Fire Science Show on timber columns in fire

Hopkins Videos

Johns Hopkins WSE – Interview on next steps after Notre Dame Fire

Featured in Journals & Magazines

JHU Engineering Magazine: Safety First: Building a Resilient Future, 2019

AISC Engineering Journal: Steel structures research update – Structural fire engineering, by J. Liu, 2021

JHU Engineering Magazine, 2023: Designing to Enhance Fire Safety


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