Expertclass ‘FSE – Next Generation’ + Drink




14:00 - 18:00


5.07 + Zwarte Doos

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Expert class
In this expert class, the FellowFSE foundation (Eindhoven University of Technology) and the VVBA (Association of Fire Safety Consultants) present new developments, visions and trends in the field of fire safety and fire engineering. The expert class creates a connection between scientific research, fire prevention and fire suppression. The highlight of the expert class ‘FSE – Next Generation’ is the announcement of the nominations for the VVBA IFV thesis award 2021. A thesis award for the most innovative, high-profile and relevant master or bachelor thesis on fire safety. The winner will be announced at the Fire Safety & Science Congress (IFV / Dutch Fire Service Academy, 8 and 9 June 2022)


14:00 – Ruud van Herpen, Fellow FSE TU/e
Welcome and introduction: Fire risks in buildings due to energy transition – consequences for fire safety and fire resilience

14:30 Qingfeng Xu, TU/e
A 1-Dimensional pyrolysis model for simulating the fire performance of sandwich panels

14:50 VVBA speaker (not yet confirmed)
Performance based fire safety: projectexample

15:10 Break

15:30 10 minutes pitches of some submitted master and bachelor graduation projects in the IFV-VVBA thesis contest

16:30 David den Boer, VVBA
Introduction VVBA: Announcement of the nominated theses for the IFV-VVBA thesis award

16:45 Drinks at Zwarte Doos

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