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Monday, May 11, 2009

Congratulations to Dr Fletcher for his PhD thesis defense

Ian Fletcher successfully defended his PhD thesis on the 11th of May 2009.

The external examiner was Prof. Ali Nadjai from University of Ulster and the internal was Prof Asif Usmani. The PhD supervisor of Ian is Dr Stephen Welch.

The thesis title is "Tall concrete buildings subjected to vertically moving fires - a case study approach". Ian has published five papers; one review on the behaviour of concrete structures in fire), three papers on the 2005 Windsor Tower fire (2006 SiF, 2006 Fire Safety in Tall Buildings and 2007 Fire Computer Modelling) and a chapter in the book The Dalmarnock Fire Tests: Experiments and Modelling.

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