Recently completed UQ SFPE Student Chapter seminar series on wildfires

The UQ SFPE Student Chapter has prepared a program with a number of topics for 2022. For the first topic the chapter held three webinars related to wildfires, which are summarized below and may be of interest for some of our readers. Dr Alex Filkov – Wildfires and Dynamic Fire Behaviours The first seminar featured Dr Alexander Filkov from the University of Melbourne who covered different topics related to the wildfires and dynamic fire behaviours. Alex provided a comprehensive review on Dynamic Fire Behaviour (DFB) knowledge in a way that connects the weather, fuel and topographic factors that contribute to … Continue reading Recently completed UQ SFPE Student Chapter seminar series on wildfires

Dr Vinny Gupta

We are pleased to announce that Dr Vinny Gupta is joining the Fire Safety Engineering Research Group at The University of Queensland as a part-time lecturer. Vinny will provide valuable teaching contributions in the fields of fire dynamics and combustion. His expertise in these subjects, especially on the fire dynamics for large open-plan compartments where fires can transition between different modes of spread, which was the focus of his recently completed PhD at UQ, make him a perfect addition to our team. During his PhD studies, Vinny gained extensive experience in broad areas such as large-scale mass timber compartment fire … Continue reading Dr Vinny Gupta