This page contains a list of Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Research and Development (R&D) Grants awarded for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008. The content is useful for those in the fire service seeking information about to how to improve the safety and health of firefighters.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2008
Smart Firefighter Garments for Burn Mitigation and Firefighter Safety
Center for Firefighter Safety Research & Development, University of Maryland
Marino diMarzo, Ph.D
Whole Glove Test Technologies to Advance Performance Standards for Firefighter Gloves
North Carolina State University
Roger L. Barker, Ph.D
Fireground Injuries: An International Evaluation of Causes and Best Practices
Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona
Jefferey L. Burgess, MD, MS, MPH
Enhanced Firefighter Rehab Trial (EFFORT)
University of Pittsburgh
David Hostler, Ph.D.
Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Fire-ground Environment Sensor System (FESS)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
R. James Duckworth, Ph.D
SuperCritical Air Mobility Pack (SCAMPER) - Development of an Integrated SuperCritical Breathing Apparatus and Powered Air Purified
Colorado State University
Thomas H. Bradley, Ph.D
Escape Rope Performance and Design in Fireground Applications
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Gavin Horn, Ph.D
National Firefighter Sleep Disorders Management Program: Translation to Practice
The Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.
Charles Czeisler, Ph.D, MD