Professor of Practice & Associate Department Head
Affiliated Department or Office
Mechanical Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Architectural Engineering
BS Worcester Polytechnic Institute
MS Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Expert Bio

Professor Puchovsky is an expert on fire protection systems, means of egress and associated regulatory requirements. He possesses 30 plus years of experience in the field having designed and evaluated a wide range of active and passive fire safety products, strategies and systems. As a professor of practice, Puchovsky brings real-world practical industry experience to his teaching, advising and research.

Media Coverage

Solar panels are good for the environment and your wallet, but are they safe?

Boston 25

Boston 25 News interviewed Professor Milosh Puchovsky, fire protection engineering, was interviewed about potential fire hazards associated with solar panels on homes. “Just having the panel on the roof would change the risk because you are introducing an electrical current where one was not previously,” he told the station, adding that rooftop solar panels can be safe and effective if properly installed and regularly maintained after installation.  

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