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Events

2021

Upcoming Events

Monday 11th of October, 16.00 - 17.00 UK
Webinar
Fire Endurance Analysis for Ordinary Structural Glass Elements
Chiara Bedon from University of Trieste

Thursday 14th October 2021, 18:00 (GMT)
Welcome social: a Trip to the pub!
Fire Station, 150 Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8SB

Past Events

Monday 27th of September, 10.00 - 11.00 UK
Webinar
Fire Experiment inside a Very Large and Open-Plan Compartment: x-ONE
Dr. Egle Rackauskaite from Arup London 

Monday 13th September, 14.00 - 15.00 UK
Webinar
Fire Safety in the US since 1980
Birgitte Messerschmidt from NFPA

Wednesday 7th of July, 9.30 - 10.30 GMT
Webinar
Understanding char fall-off
Laura Schmidt from WPI Australia

Monday 10th May, 11.00 - 12.00 GMT
Webinar
When disaster strikes: human behaviour in response to wildfire in Australia and South of France
Dr. Sandra Vaiciulyte from Arup London

Friday 23rd April 2021, 17:00-18:00 (GMT)
TASKMASTER: FIRED UP
Student social on Microsoft Teams

Monday 22nd March 2021, 11:00 – 12:00 GMT
Webinar
Fire Engineers: What do they do?
Dr. Izabella Vermesi from Bureau Veritas

Monday 15th March 2021, 11:00 – 12:00 GMT
Webinar
Dr. Xinyan Huang from Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Monday 25th January 2021, 11:00 – 12:00 GMT
Dr Nils Rönner from BASF
 

2020

Past Events

Thursday 10th Decembre 2020, 17.00 - 18.00 GMT
SFPE Edinburgh & Greater London Student Chapter joint event 
 

Wednesday 4th November 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 BST
Webinar
Wildland Fire Spotting by Metal Particles and Firebrands
Prof Carlos Fernandez-Pello from University of California Berkeley

Monday 19th October 2020, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
Webinar
Fire Dynamics in Informal Settlements
Dr Antonio Cicione from Stellenbosch University

Thursday 8th October 2020, 18:00 – 17:00 BST
Monday 28th September 2020, 11.00-12.00 BST
Webinar
Strategy to Fundamental Fire Research in Reduced Gravity
Prof Yuji Nakamura from Toyohashi University of Technology

Thursday 27th August 2020, 11.00-12.00 BST
DWojciech Węgrzyński from ITB Poland
 

Monday 22th June 2020, 10.00-11.00 BST
Webinar
Fire dynamics in exposed timber compartments
Dr Carmen Gorska from Stora Enso

Monday 2nd March 2020, 11.00-12.00 
Room 765, CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Dr Eleni Asimakopoulou from University of Central Lancashire
 
Wednesday 19th February 2020, 14.00-15.00 
Room 207 Skempton Building
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Dr Nieves Fernandez-Anez  from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
 
Monday 20th January 2020, 11.00-12.00 
Meeting room 765 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Overview of the 1973 Summerland fire
Benjamin Khoo from Imperial College London
 
Wednesday 15th January 2020, 14.00-16.00
Arup Headquarters
Vulnerability to Fire of Heritage Timber Structures
Dr. John Gales from York University

2019

Past Events 

Wednesday 11th December 2019, 13.00 - 14.00 
Strand Building S0.03, Department of Engineering, 
King's College London - Strand Campus
Friday 6th December 2019, 17.00-20.00
Lecture Theater 300 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
CHRISTMAS PARTY
 
Monday 25th November 2019, 11.00-12.00 
Lecture Theater room 200 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Pyrogeography and the need for diversity
Dr. Cathelijne Stoof from Wageningen University
 
Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 19.00-22.00

The Union Bar
Beit Quad, Prince Consort Rd
THE FIRE QUIZ

Monday 21st October 2019, 11.00-12.00
Lecture Room 315, Skempton Building
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Dr Benjamin Ralph, Head of Fire Safety at Foster+Partners
 
Monday 30th September 2019, 11.00-12.00

Queen Anne QA063 (Meeting Room)
University of Greenwich Campus
An insight into the LFB Fire Engineering Group
Lynsey Seal - Joint Head of London Fire Brigade Fire Engineering Group

Wednesday 25th September 2019, 11.00-12.00

Lecture Theater 640 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Translating engineering innovation into fire safety regulation
Prof. Vincent M Brannigan from the University of Maryland

Tuesday 24th September 2019, 11.00-12.00
Queen Anne QA063 (Meeting Room) 
University of Greenwich Campus
Fire Safety in Informal Settlements
Danielle Antonellis – Senior Fire Safety Engineer at Arup
 
Monday 23rd September 2019, 11.00-12.00

Lecture Theater 640 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
The forest fire issue in southeastern France
Anne Ganteaume - Research fellow at irstea

Monday 16th September 2019, 11.00-12.00

Lecture Theater 664 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Fire safety, a holistic approach
Pieter Maes - Firefighter at Brussels fire department

Tuesday 27th August 2019, 11.00-12.00
Lecture Theater 207, Skempton Building
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Timber structures exposed to fire – a discussion of issues, solutions and work needed
David Barber - Principal at Arup
 
Monday 15th July 2019, 11.00-12.00

Room 640 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Fire safety engineering: Certain uncertainty
Dr. Danny Hopkin

Wednesday 10th July 2019, 11.00-12.00
Room 640 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Modelling Grenfell facade system
Dr Eric Guillaume
 
Thursday 4th July 2019, 10.00-11.00
Room 765 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Dr. Cristian Maluk
 

Monday 24th June 2019, 11.00 - 12.00
Room 765 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Compartmentation principles and fire stopping installation in buildings 
by Octavian Lalu & Tom Lennon from BRE Group

Monday 10th June 2019, 11.00 - 12.45
SKEM 165 Skempton Building
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Modeling the thermal decomposition behavior of a carbon fiber epoxy composite & Bouyancy effect on flame spread
by Dr. Sarah Scott & Dr. Maria Thomsen

Monday 13th May 2019, 11.00 - 12.00
SKEM 164 Skempton Building
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
California Fires of Autumn 2018
by Mr. Charles S. Bushey

Monday 29th April 2019, 11.30 - 12.30
Lecture Room 640 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
Creating a database of facade fire incidents in tall buildings
by Dr. Michael Spearpoint

Wednesday 17th April 2019, 11.00 - 12.00
Lecture Room 640 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
A systematic and holistic approach for evaluating the fire risk associated with facades
by Dr. Martyn S. McLaggan

Monday 25th March 2019, 11.30 - 12.30
Lecture Room 640 CAGB
Imperial College South Kensington Campus
The spill plume in smoke control design
by Dr. Roger Harrison