Joseph L. Scheffey of Hughes Associates was presented with the NFPA Aviation Section Distinguished Member Award. Presented at the recently completed Aviation Fire Safety Symposium in Las Vegas, the award recognizes dedication and service to the NFPA Aviation Section and the aviation industry.
Attending the NFPA Aviation Fire Safety Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada, Joe Scheffey is the appointed Session Chair for the NFPA Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Session to be held on June 6th.
Bruce Campbell of Hughes Associates Inc, wins prestigious Walter W. Maybee award from the Department of Energy, in recognition of his knowledge, experience, dedication, professionalism, and his lifetime achievements in the pursuit of fire safety.
"Nationally known fire scientist", Craig Beyler, authors report for Texas Forensic Science Commission that concludes "Texas fire investigators had no basis to rule a deadly house fire was arson – a finding that led to the murder conviction and execution of Cameron Todd Willingham."
See the article in Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, and The New Yorker.
Heat Detector RTI – New Developments, Gottuk, D.T., SUPDET 2011.
Fire Dynamics and Forensic Analysis of Liquid Fuel Fires, Mealy, C., Benfer, M., and Gottuk, D.
Rethinking The ‘Smokeproof’ Enclosure, Ferreira, M., Consulting Specifying Engineer Magazine.
Voices: Afterburner, Beyler, C., Baltimore Magazine.
Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation and Its Use in Attics and Crawl Spaces, Beitel, J., SprayFoam Magazine.
The Impact of Portable Fire Extinguisher Agents on Cultural Resource Materials, Scheffey, J. L. and Forssell, E.W., NFPA Conference & Expo, Las Vegas 2010.
Fire Alarm System Maintenance and Upgrades – Compatibility, Reliability, and Code Compliance, Moore, W. D., The May 2010 issue of College Planning & Management.
Video Image Detection and Optical Flame Detection for Industrial Applications, Gottuk, D.T. and Dinaburg, J.B., SUPDET 2010.
Fire Dynamics and Forensic Analysis of Limited Ventilation Compartment Fires Volume 1: Experimental, Wolfe, A.J., Mealy, C.L. and Gottuk, D.T.
Fire Dynamics and Forensic Analysis of Limited Ventilation Compartment Fires Volume 2: Modeling, Boehmer, H., Floyd, J. and Gottuk, D.T.
Smoke Detection Calculations - New Advances, Gottuk, D.T., NFPA Conference & Expo, Chicago, 2009.
Video Image Detection (VID) Systems Installation Performance Criteria, Gottuk, D.T., NFPA Conference & Expo, Chicago, 2009.
The Current and Future Applications of Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems, Part 1 - Introduction & Fundamentals, Part 2 - Types of Water Mist Systems and Equipment, Part 3 - Codes, Standards, Test Protocols, Part 4 - Future directions, Mawhinney, J. R., P.E., FSFPE, SFPE Atlanta Symposium, 2009.