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James Milke Awarded 2016 Arthur B. Guise Medal

James Milke Awarded 2016 Arthur B. Guise Medal


The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) Foundation Board of Governors and Board of Directors selected UMD's Fire Protection Engineering Professor and Chair, James Milke, to be the SFPE 2016 Arthur B. Guise Medal recipient.  This award was established in 1982, in memory of the achievements of Arthur B. Guise, who singularly developed dry chemicals for use as fire extinguishing agents.  The medal is bestowed upon an individual for their eminent achievement in the advancement of the science and technology of fire protection engineering in areas of research, development, design, innovation, management, education or literature.  

The Award Luncheon Ceremony, during which Dr. Milke will be introduced, will be held Tuesday, September 27th, as part of the SFPE North American Conference & Expo (September 25-30, 2016) at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, Colorado, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Arthur B. Guise Medal presentation will follow from 1:30 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. to include questions and answers in the Colorado Ballroom A-D. 

Congratulations, Dr. Milke! 

 

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