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National Fire Research Laboratory Group

Welcome

The National Fire Research Laboratory group develops, advances, and deploys measurement science to characterize the real-scale fire behavior of combustibles, and the fire performance of structures under realistic fire and structural loading.  Carries out mission-related measurement science research and services to improve fire performance of communities, structures and building contents; develop physics-based models that predict fire behavior and structural performance; and conduct disaster and failure studies to reduce risk of fire hazards to structures and fire fighters.

Programs/Projects

National Fire Research Laboratory Research Development and Operations Project—At present, there is no research facility in the world that allows scientists and engineers to conduct research on the response of real-scale structural systems to realistic fire and mechanical …

National Fire Research Laboratory Metrology Project—The ability to conduct safe, repeatable and accurate intermediate and large scale fire experiments is essential to understanding fire behavior and structural response to fire.  The National Fire …

National Fire Research Laboratory Infrastructure and Commissioning Project—At present, there is no research facility in the world that allows scientists and engineers to conduct research on the response of real-scale structural systems to realistic fire and mechanical …

 
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Contact

General Information:

Matthew Bundy, Director, National Fire Research Laboratory

Phone:
301-975-6880
Email:
matthew.bundy@nist.gov
100 Bureau Drive, M/S 8666
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8666