June 26, 2015 - posted in Blog

The European Meeting on Fire Retardancy and Protection of Materials (FRPM -15) was held in Berlin (Germany) at the BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing from 21-25th June 2015.The conference attracted leading professionals from universities, research institutions and industries who are actively working in this area. The event offered a common platform to […]


June 20, 2015 - posted in Blog

In June 2015, FIRETOOLS students had the pleasure to present their work at 2nd European Symposium of Fire Safety Science. The event took place in European University Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus. The conference schedule was divided into five topics: – Fire Hazards with New Energy Carriers; – Fire Suppression in Large Facilities; – Probabilistic Structural […]


March 1, 2015 - posted in Blog

Two members of the Firetools team attended the conference Fire and Materials to present their current work. Konrad presented his paper Obtaining Additional Smoke Characteristics Using Multi-Wavelength Light Transmission Measurements Frida presented Challenges in Determining Critical Mass Flux for Ignition. In addition, here is a review of some interesting presentations: Day 1 – Anja Hofmann, […]


April 25, 2014 - posted in Blog

Firetools team attended the Nordic FDS user workshop taking place at Lund University. The workshop intended to promote the exchange of knoledge on the use of FDS for modelling fires and for modelling evacuation. Participants gave a short presentation on challenges with the use of FDS.


February 15, 2014 - posted in Blog

Frida attended the IAFSS conference in Christchurch (NZ) to present the paper “The Effect of Raised Walkway Design on Evacuation Behaviour in Rail Tunnels” – a paper with results based on her undergraduate thesis at Lund University. For this she received the Sheldon Tiezen Student Award given by International Forum of Fire Research Directors ( […]


June 29, 2013 - posted in Blog

The 13th International Fire Science and Engineering Conference has taken place at the Royal Holloway College of London. The Firetools team presented their poster: Simulation of Fire Technical Properties of Products and Construction Barriers to Support Efficient Product Development in Industry. The poster describes the work they will be carrying out during the four years […]



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