Experts on Tour - Peter B. Sunderland

Peter B. Sunderland is Associate Professor of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland. His research interests are in combustion and fire protection, including soot formation and oxidation, microgravity combustion, hydrogen flames, laminar diffusion flames, sodium fires, battery fires, vehicle fires, and diagnostics development. His degrees are from Cornell University (B.S.), the University of Massachusetts (M.S.), and the University of Michigan (Ph.D.). His awards include: NSF Career Award, Kent Teaching Award for Junior Faculty, Keystone Professor, the SAE Ralph H. Isbrandt Automotive Safety Engineering Award, and Best-Paper Award from the Sixth International Seminar of Fire and Explosion Hazards. He is a member of AIAA, ASME, and SFPE. He is co-author of over 30 journal articles and over 120 conference papers.