Tibor Zoltan Harmathy, who has died age 94, was a pioneer and one of the founding fathers of contemporary fire safety science and engineering.
Tibor Z. Harmathy born 10 February 1923, died 7 April 2017
The UQ Fire research group at The University of Queensland humbly remembers the ground-breaking contributions led by Dr Harmathy, and the impact these had and continue to have in fire safety science and engineering.
A brief summary of Dr Harmathy’s contributions was recently published here. In his career, he authored well over 100 technical fire science related publications, several books, and numerous patents as well as editing many special publications, manuscript articles and conference proceedings. Some of his technical publications can be found at the NRC Publications Archive.