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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Interview for Peruvian magazine Seguridad & Gerencia (in Spanish)

Prof. Torero was interviewed in the Peruvian magazine "Seguridad & Gerencia" by Monica Morales on the current needs of fire safety engineering in the building and process industries.

The article, in Spanish, can be found here [1st part] and here [2nd part].

Friday, August 15, 2008

Seminario Internacional de Seguridad Contra Incendios, Peru

In August 2008, the 'Seminario Internacional de Seguridad Contra Incendios', was organized by Engineering Services SAC, Lima, to gather the fire safety industry in Peru. The programme had three invited speakers from Edinburgh (Prof Torero, Dr Rein and Dr Schemel).

2008 RAEng Silver Medal

Congratulations to Dr Barbara Lane, an Associate Director with Arup, who has won the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal for her outstanding contribution to British engineering. Dr Lane is a graduated PhD student in Fire Engineering from the University of Edinburgh.

TV Interview

Televisión Nacional del Perú program "Confirmado Mesa Central" interviewed Prof Jose Torero, August 2008. Also he was interviewed in the Peru 24-hour cable news channel "Canal N".

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Guise Medal

Warm congratulations to Prof. Jose Torero who has received the 2008 Arthur B. Guise Medal from the Society of Fire Protection Engineering. This is the second Guise Medal going to Univ. of Edinburgh, the first went to Prof. Drysdale in 1995. The medal will be given to Jose in a ceremony after his Award Lecture on Oct 14th during the 2008 SFPE The Annual

Video clips from the presentation:

Clip 1: Introduction to "Dr Hose" and the award.

Clip 2: Introduction to the presentation by Jose Torero.

Clip 3: Conclusion to the presentation by Jose Torero.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Old News and Announcements until July 2008

Since august 2008 we moved our News and Announcements to this blog. The old News, Announcements and Media website (used until July 2008) can still be visited here (includes pieces from 2001):