The Student Scholar Award
The Student Scholar Award was established in 2006 by the Board of Governors of the
SFPE Foundation to recognize students who are performing research to advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering. The Foundation's Board of Governors makes the selection annually. Nominations are accepted from undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students and are judged on scientific quality and relevance of their research to the fire protection engineering profession.
The recipient of this award receives a $1,000 honorarium from the SFPE Foundation.
Selena K. Chin, University of Maryland
- Nicholas A. Traina, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017)
- Aoife Hunt, Ph.D., University of Greenwich for research on Simulating Hospital Evacuation (2016)
- Karl Fridolf, Ph.D., Lund University for research on Rail Tunnel Evacuation (2015)
- Alistair Bartlett, University of Edinburgh for research on Charring Rates for Cross Laminated Timber Under Standard and Non-Standard Heating Scenarios (2014)
- Isaac Leventon, University of Maryland (2013)
- Axel Jonsson, Lund University (2012)
- Kurt J. Schebel, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2011)
- James O'Neill, University of Canterbury (2010)
- Rani A. Kady, Old Dominion University (2008)
- Kevin LaMalva, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2007)
- Allan Jowsey, University of Edinburgh (2006)