Civil Engineering professor and graduate student receive award

Photo of Dr. Sam SalemDr. Sam Salem, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, received the Outstanding Paper Award at the 6th International Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering June 13-14.

He received the award at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore for a paper entitled "Fire Performance of Concealed Timber Connections with Varying Bolt Patterns," that he co-authored with his graduate student, Aba Owusu and Professor George Hadjisophocleous of Carleton University.

Experimental tests presented in this paper were conducted at Lakehead University's Fire Testing and Research Laboratory (LUFTRL), the newest state-of-the-art facility added to Lakehead University Centre for Analytical Services (LUCAS).