Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (28)

Dr. Anthony Ariyanayagam
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School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 4000, Australia
Interests: fire; cold-formed steel; fire resistance; fire behaviour; realistic fires; steel; thin-walled steel
Dr. Christian Dagenais
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FPInnovations, Quebec, QC G1V 4C7, Canada
Interests: fire safety engineering; performance-based fire engineering design; wood engineering; structural design modeling
Dr. Jun Fang
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State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China
Interests: fire dynamics and control technology in special environments
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Dr. Harkat Houda
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Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), Instituto Superior de técnico, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: computational geophysics; ground-penetrating radar; image processing; machine learning; deep learning; antenna and radars; electromagnetic data inversion
Dr. Mehran Khan
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Interests: hybrid fiber reinforced concrete; multi-scale fiber reinforced composites; analytical modelling of hybrid fiber concrete; durability of fiber concrete; structural and fire engineering
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Prof. Dr. Depeng Kong
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Department of Safety Engineering, China University of Petroleum Huadong, Qingdao 266580, China
Interests: fire safety engineering; fire risk analysis
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Dr. Jiao Lei
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Department of Safety Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China
Interests: wildland fire; fire whirl; multiple fires; pool fire
Dr. Li Li
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College of Water Resources and Architectural Engineering, Northwest A&F University, No. 23, Wei Hui Rd., Yangling 712100, China
Interests: engineering materials; cementitious composite; fiber-reinforced cementitious composite; UHPC; rheology; high-temperature properties; geopolymer; nanomaterials; microstructure; multiscale
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Dr. Guilherme Mataveli
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Earth Observation and Geoinformatics Division, National Institute for Space Research, Sao Jose dos Campos 12227-010, SP, Brazil
Interests: remote sensing; fires; biomass burning; fire drivers; LULC changes; spatial analysis; GIS; savannas; Amazon; conservation; protected areas
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Dr. Bernardo W. Mota
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National Physical Laboratory, Teddington TW11 0LW, UK
Interests: biomass emissions; fire aadiative product; burnt area detection algorithms; landslides; wildfire; fire severity
Dr. Scott Pokswinski
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Wildland Fire Science Lab, Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL 32312, USA
Interests: prescribed fire applications; forest restoration and monitoring; remote sensing and terrestrial LiDAR; pyrophytic vegetation
Dr. Emmanouil Psomiadis
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Department of Natural Resources Management and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 11855 Athens, Greece
Interests: earth observation; GIS; agriculture; geomorphology; natural resources; disasters
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Dr. Xingwen Quan
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School of Resources and Environment, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 611731, China
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation; wild land fire risk assessment
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Dr. Lance Jay Roberts
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Point Blue Conservation Science, CA 94924, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; monitoring; survey design; occupancy; species distributions
Dr. Tom Saladyga
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Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, Concord University, Athens, WV 24712, USA
Interests: dendrochronology; fire ecology; socio-ecological systems; environmental history; appalachian forests
Dr. Celso H. L. Silva-Junior
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Departamento de Engenharia Agrícola (DEA), Universidade Estadual do Maranhão—UEMA, São Luís 65055-310, MA, Brazil
Interests: remote sensing; Amazon; tropical forests; environmental change; carbon cycle; forest fires; forest fragmentation; fire emissions; deforestation emissions; land use and land cover changes; tropical deforestation; climate change; drought; lidar
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Dr. Ratnak Sok
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Research Institute for Automotive Model-based Control, Waseda University, Tokyo 169-855, Japan
Interests: electrified transportation; transportation emissions; thermoelectric generation; carbon-neutral transportation
Dr. Elena Stefana
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: occupational safety; oxygen deficiency hazard; confined space; oxygen reduction system; mdelling; uncertainty analysis; risk assessment
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Dr. Aqil Tariq
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State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Interests: flash flood; change detection; landuse landcover; land surface temperature; ca-markov; forest fire; AHP model; crop monitoring; google earth engine; AppEEARS; MODIS data; sar
Prof. Dr. Fantina Tedim
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Geography Department, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto, 4150‐564 Porto, Portugal
Interests: extreme wildfires; social dimensions of wildfires; resilience assessment and building; vulnerability asssessment and reduction; wildfire risk reduction; fire smart territories; wildfire causes; wildfire science-policy interface
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