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Summary of Workshop for Urban and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI Fires: A Workshop to Explore Future Japan/USA Research Collaborations

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Author(s)

Samuel L. Manzello, Sayaka S. Suzuki, Keisuke Himoto

Abstract

An international workshop was held within the Fire Research Division at NIST’s Engineering Laboratory on June 27th, 2011. The workshop was entitled “Urban and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires: A Workshop to Explore Future Japan/USA Research Collaborations.” The workshop was organized by Dr. Samuel L. Manzello (EL-NIST/USA) and Dr. Keisuke Himoto (Kyoto University/JAPAN).The goal of this workshop was to open a dialogue to embark on new research collaborations between both countries in an effort to develop scientifically based building codes/standards that will be of use to both countries to reduce the devastation caused by urban and WUI fire spread.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1128
Report Number
1128

Keywords

WUI Fires, Urban Fires

Citation

Manzello, S. , Suzuki, S. and Himoto, K. (2011), Summary of Workshop for Urban and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI Fires: A Workshop to Explore Future Japan/USA Research Collaborations, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.sp.1128 (Accessed June 15, 2024)

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Created August 26, 2011, Updated November 10, 2018