Award Recipients

Lifetime Contribution Award

  • Professor Wan-Ki Chow (Hong-Kong Polytechnic Univ.)
  • Professor Emeritus Takeyoshi Tanaka (Kyoto Univ.)
  • Professor Yuji Hasemi (Waseda Univ.)

Excellent Paper Award

  • Heisuke Yamashita, Toru Yoshida, and Takeo Hirashima. Influence of Water Content on Total Strain of Super-high-strength Concrete Under Elevated Temperature (Japan Testing Center for Construction Materials)
  • Yichul Shin, Yoshifumi Ohmiya, Shin-Ichi Tsuburaya, Yuki Yoshida, Kazumasa Tashima, and Jun-ichi Suzuki. Study on Fire Plume Behavior in Vertical Shafts of Buildings (Tokyo University of Science)
  • Tatyana Bolshova, Sergey Yakush, Vladimir Shvartsberg, Andrey Shmakov, Oleg Korobeinichev, and Anatoly Chernov. Development and Validation of Skeletal Mechanism for Flame Inhibition by Trimethylphosphate (Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion, Russia)
  • Charles Fleischmann. Defining the Heat Release Rate per Unit Area for Use in Fire Safety Engineering Analysis (University of Canterbury, NZ)

Excellent Student Paper Award

  • Wei Gao, Naian Liu, Xieshang Yuan, Yueling Bai, Linhe Zhang, and Koyu Satoh. Neutral Plane and Length Scale of Spill Fire Plume Considering the Effects of Cross-Ventilation (SKLFS, USTC, China)
  • Toichiro Okawa, Wataru Ebina, Hiroyoshi Naito, and Akira Yoshida. Inhibition of Propane/Air Premixed Flame by Water Mist, (Tokyo Denki University)
  • Fietrysia Leonita, Harfan Sakti, and Yulianto Sulistyo Nugroho, Study of the Overall Movement Speed on Medium and High-Rise Buildings in Indonesia (Universitas Indonesia)

Excellent Poster Award

  • Supan Wang, Xinyan Huang, Haixiang Chen, Naian Liu, and Guillermo Rein, Expandable Polystyrene Foam Spot Fire Ignition by Hot Metal Particle (SKLFS, USTC, China)
  • Ken Mizutani, Kyosuke Miyamoto, Nozomu Hashimoto, and Osamu Fujita, Comparison of Limiting Oxygen Concentrations of Spreading Flame over Different Electric Wire Insulations in Microgravity (Hokkaido University, Japan)
  • Cheng-Chun Lin and Liangzhu (Leon) Wang, Real-Time Forecasting of Building Fires Using Data Assimilation (Concordia University, Canada)
  • Ping Ping, Qingsong Wang and Jinhua Sun, Study of the Fire Behavior of High-Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries with Full-Scale Burning Test (SKLFS, USTC, China)