Gavin Horn

Director of Research

Gavin Horn is the Director of Research with the Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI), part of UL Research Institutes. Gavin’s research interests range from firefighter health and safety and first responder technology development to materials testing and nondestructive evaluation. Prior to joining the FSRI team, he served as the Director of IFSI Research Programs at the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) for 15 years and as a firefighter/engineer with the Savoy (IL) Fire Department. Gavin holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as a master's degree in fire protection engineering from the University of Maryland. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal manuscripts and given presentations at meetings, conferences and symposia around the world.

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