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Matthew Bundy (Fed)

Dr. Matthew F. Bundy is the Director of and a supervisory mechanical engineer in the National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) of the Fire Research Division (FRD) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Bundy joined NIST in 1999 as a NRC/NIST Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Fire Research Division and studied suppression of low strain rate laminar diffusion flames in microgravity.

Dr. Bundy is the current group leader of the EL National Fire Research Laboratory. He has led projects studying uncertainty of heat release rate measurements in large scale fires, flammability measures for polymeric materials, and under-ventilated compartment fires. He is the Research Executive of the ASTM E5 Fire Standards Committee.

News

Publications

The Thermal Character of a 1 m Methanol Pool Fire

Author(s)
Kunhyuk Sung, Jian Chen, Matthew Bundy, Marco G. Fernandez, Anthony Hamins
This is the second edition of this study, which presents a series of measurements conducted to characterize the structure of a 1 m diameter methanol pool fire

Structure Separation Experiments Phase 1 Preliminary Test Plan

Author(s)
Alexander Maranghides, Shonali Nazare, Eric Link, Kuldeep Prasad, Matthew Hoehler, Matthew Bundy, Steven Hawks, Frank Bigelow, William (Ruddy) Mell, Anthony Bova, Derek McNamara, Tom Milac, Daniel Gorham, Faraz Hedayati, Bob Raymer, Frank Frievalt, William Walton
The primary objective of this project is to assess structure-to-structure fire spread for structures located in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). Full-scale

The Character of Residential Cooktop Fires

Author(s)
Yue Hu, Jian Chen, Zhigang Wang, Ki Yong Lee, Matthew F. Bundy, Anthony Hamins, Marco G. Fernandez
A series of experiments was conducted to investigate the pre-combustion and combustion properties of corn oil heated in pans from 10 cm to 26 cm diameter by a

Fire Hazards of Dry Versus Watered Christmas Trees

Author(s)
Matthew S. Hoehler, Matthew F. Bundy, Laurean A. DeLauter, Robin L. Materese, Leon Gerskovic, Jose R. Garcia
These experiments were designed to examine the difference in fire hazard between a dry Christmas tree and a watered Christmas tree for fire safety awareness
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021