SFPE reveals 2024 class of fellows and top award winners

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SFPE 2024 fellows and award recipients announced

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) has announced its 2024 class of Fellows and award recipients, as reported by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers.

Fellow membership represents the highest professional honour of SFPE, awarded to individuals with significant accomplishments in fire protection engineering.

The 2024 SFPE Fellows include Dr Brian Ashe, Chris Butts, John F. Devlin, Kiyoshi Fukui, Don Hopkins Jr., Charles Joyce, Brian Y. Lattimer, Seth Sienkiewicz, Michael Spearpoint, and Gabriele Vigne.

Rising leaders in fire protection engineering

The SFPE “5 Under 35” awards highlight the top rising leaders in the fire protection engineering profession who also contribute to the community.

The 2024 recipients are Andrea Lucherini, Andrew Poole, Emily N. Thomas, Jonathan Hodges, and Victoria Hutchison.

These individuals have shown exceptional dedication and promise in the field, contributing to both their profession and the broader community through their work and service.

SFPE awards ceremony details

In addition to the fellowships and “5 Under 35” awards, SFPE has announced ten other award recipients for 2024.

These awards recognise various contributions to the field, such as mentorship, education, and service.

Among the recipients are Jack Poole, Bryan Hoskins, David Grossmann, Greg Baker, J. Sargent “Sarge” Slicer, Morgan Hurley, Ed Ruckriegel, David Stacy, Derek Gruchy, Dustin Stokes, Michael A. Crowley, and Tracy Franklin-Williams.

The awards will be presented during the SFPE Annual Conference & Expo in Louisville, KY, USA, from October 6-8, 2024.

Registration for the event is available on the SFPE website.

“Annually, we celebrate SFPE members whose outstanding achievements have significantly advanced our profession and Society.

Their contributions have played a crucial role in enhancing the science and technology aimed at mitigating global fire risks,” said Chris Jelenewicz, PE, FSFPE, Chief Executive Officer, Society of Fire Protection Engineers.

“We are immensely thankful for their leadership and unwavering commitment to SFPE and the fire protection engineering community.”

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