Nicholas Dembsey

BS University of Michigan
MS University of California, Berkeley
PhD University of California, Berkeley
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Professor Dembsey's research focuses on the building performance applications of fire dynamics, fire characteristics of materials and fire models. Study areas include: closing the fire performance gap in buildings; fire safety of green buildings; development of new techniques and guidance documents for practicing engineers to measure fire properties of materials; the optimization of building assemblies for fire performance, ease of manufacturing and cost-effectiveness.

The Worcester Guardian
NSF taps WPI's fire protection program for its research center

New announcement will allow WPI to build upon its longstanding expertise in fire protection to study new fire detection methods, robotics solutions to enhance first responder safety, and fire suppression systems for wildfires.

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