Daniel Gorham

Research Engineer

Daniel is a Research Engineer for the Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI), part of UL Research Institutes. His research interest include understanding the natural hazard of wildfire and its impacts on society, particularly the structure ignition process and how to make homes and communities more resilient. Prior to joining FSRI Daniel worked as a Research Engineer at the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) where he led experimental work in the lab and in the field conducting post-fire investigations. He brings a wealth of fire-science knowledge from his work experience at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF). Daniel holds both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in fire protection engineering from the University of Maryland College Park. His master's work included time spent as a guest research at the USDA Forest Service' Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory. In addition, his background as a firefighter/EMT help guide research on fire control measures, protecting firefighters, and code development to protect the public.

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