Michael Hazell

Authors honored for paper on cooking fires at Research Foundation symposium

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Mar 6, 2014

Mengel award
Thomas Fabian and Robin Zevotek receive the Ronald K. Mengel award from Amanda Kimball of the Fire Protection Research Foundation. Professor Milke was not available for the award presentation.

Robin Zevotek, James Milke, and Thomas Fabian were honored this morning in Orlando for having the best presentation in the detection portion of last year's Research Foundation’s symposium.

The authors, who spoke last March on the “Cooking Fire Prevention” during the Foundation’s SupDet event, received the Ronald K. Mengel Award. The award, voted on by symposium attendees, was named in honor of Mr. Mengel who was a significant industry contributor to research in support of NFPA detection and signaling codes and standards.

Mr. Zevotek is a research engineer at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., Professor Milke is chair of the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland, and Mr. Fabian is a fire research manager at Underwriters Laboratories Inc.  

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