Symposium Committees

Advisory Board

  • Emeritus Prof. Takeyoshi Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan (Chair)
  • Mr. Greg Baker, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Sweden
  • Prof. Shen-Wen Chien, National Central Police University, Taiwan
  • Prof. Wan-ki. Chow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Dhionis Dhima, Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment, France
  • Prof. Bogdan Dlugogorski, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Prof. Charles Fleischmann, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Prof. Ed Galea, University of Greenwich, UK
  • Prof. George Hadjisophocleous, Carleton University, Canada
  • Dr. Anthony Hamins, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  • Prof. Yuji Hasemi, Waseda University, Japan
  • Prof. Yaping He, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Prof. Patrick Van Hees, Lund University, Sweden
  • Prof. Juncheng Jiang, Nanjing University of Technology, China
  • Prof. Naian Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Prof. Yulianto Sulistyo Nugroho, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Prof. Hideo Ohtani, Yokohama National University, Japan
  • Prof. Ai Sekizawa, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Prof. Arnaud Trouve, University of Maryland, USA
  • Prof. Kuang-Chung Tsai, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Prof. Zhisheng Xu, Central South University, China

Award Committee

  • Prof. Naian Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, China (Chair)
  • Prof. Wan-ki. Chow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Prof. Bogdan Dlugogorski, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Prof. Charles Fleischmann, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Prof. Ed Galea, University of Greenwich, UK
  • Prof. George Hadjisophocleous, Carleton University, Canada
  • Prof. Yuji Hasemi, Waseda University, Japan
  • Prof. Yulianto Sulistyo Nugroho, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Prof. Arnaud Trouve, University of Maryland, USA
  • Prof. Kuang-Chung Tsai, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Local Organizing Committee

  • Dr. Ichiro Hagiwara, Building Research Institute, Japan (Chair)
  • Prof. Ritsu Dobashi, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Prof. Kazunori Harada, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Mr. Kouichi Hasegawa, Nohmi Bosai Ltd., Japan
  • Prof. Yuji Hasemi, Waseda University, Japan
  • Prof. Takeo Hirashima, Chiba University, Japan
  • Prof. Ken Matsuyama, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Dr. Tensei Mizukami, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan
  • Dr. Tomohiro Naruse, Building Research Institute, Japan
  • Mr. Masahisa Nashimoto, Japan Association for Fire Science and Engineering, Japan
  • Prof. Yoshifumi Ohmiya, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Prof. Hideo Ohtani, Yokohama National University, Japan
  • Dr. Masahiko Shinohara, National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, Japan
  • Emeritus Prof. Takeyoshi Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Prof. Kaoru Wakatsuki, Shinshu University, Japan
  • Dr. Tokiyoshi Yamada, National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, Japan

Program Committee

  • Prof. Kazunori Harada, Kyoto University, Japan (Chair)
    [Track 1 – Fire/Explosion Physics and Chemistry]
  •    Prof. Bogdan Dlugogorski, Murdoch University, Australia
  •    Prof. Masataro Suzuki, Nagaoka Institute of Technology, Japan
    [Track 2 – Fire and Smoke Modeling and Experiment]
  •    Prof. Yasushi Oka, Yokohama National University, Japan
    [Track 3 – Human Behavior in Fire]
  •    Prof. Tomonori Sano, Waseda University, Japan
    [Track 4 – Fire Statistics and Risk Assessment]
  •    Prof. Richard Yuen, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  •    Prof. Akihiko Hokugo, Kobe University, Japan
    [Track 5 – Fire Safety Design and Codes]
  •    Prof. Charles Fleischmann, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  •    Dr. Daisaku Nii, Building Research Institute, Japan
    [Track 6 – Structural Behavior in Fire]
  •    Prof. Linhai Han, Tsinghua University, China
  •    Prof. Takeo Hirashima, Chiba University, Japan
    [Track 7 – Fire Properties and Testing Methods of Materials]
  •    Prof. Kuang-Chung Tsai, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  •    Dr. Hideki Yoshioka, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan
    [Track 8 – Industrial Fires]
  •    Prof. Sung Chan Kim, Kyungil University, South Korea
  •    Dr. Masakatsu Honma, National Research Institute of Police Science, Japan
    [Track 9 – Urban, Wildland/Urban Interface and Forest Fires]
  •    Prof. Naian Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  •    Dr. Masahiko Shinohara, National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, Japan
    [Track 10 – Fire Detection and Suppression]
  •    Prof. Cheol-Hong Hwang, Daejeon University, South Korea
  •    Prof. Hiroyuki Torikai, Hirosaki University, Japan
    [Track 11 – Fire Investigation / Fire Services]
  •    Prof. Fa-lin Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  •    Dr. Yoshio Ogawa, National Research Inst. of Fire and Disaster, Japan
    [Track 12 – Fire Protection of Cultural Heritages]
  •    Prof. Yuji Hasemi, Waseda University, Japan
    [Track 13 – Fire Protection of High-rise Buildings]
  •    Prof. Jose Torero, University of Queensland, Australia
  •    Dr. Keiich Suzuki, Shimizu Corporation, Japan
    [Track 14 – Fires of Recyclable Fuels and Renewable Resources]
  •    Dr. Qingsong Wang, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  •    Prof. Takashi Tsuruda, Akita Prefecture University, Japan
    [Local Program Committee members]
  •    Dr. Keisuke Himoto, Building Research Institute, Japan
  •    Prof. Ken Matsuyama, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  •    Prof. Yuji Nakamura, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
  •    Prof. Kaoru Wakatsuki, Shinshu University, Japan

Publication Committee

  • Prof. Ken Matsuyama, Tokyo University of Science, Japan (Chair)
  • Dr. Yusaku Iwata, National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, Japan
  • Prof. Kazunori Kuwana, Yamagata University, Japan
  • Dr. Tomoaki Nishino, Building Research Institute, Japan

Logistics Committee

  • Dr. Tomohiro Naruse, Building Research Institute, Japan (Chair)
  • Dr. Yoshihiko Hayashi, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan
  • Dr. Keisuke Himoto, Building Research Institute, Japan
  • Mr. Tatsuya Iwami, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan
  • Dr. Koji Kagiya, Building Research Institute, Japan
  • Dr. Tensei Mizukami, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan
  • Dr. Daisaku Nii, Building Research Institute, Japan
  • Dr. Tomoaki Nishino, Building Research Institute, Japan
  • Dr. Junichi Suzuki, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan
  • Dr. Hideki Yoshioka, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan

 (Page updated on 23rd, Sept., 2015)