The Education Subcommittee of the IAFSS helps to coordinate educational tools for fire science education internationally. Curricula and tools are accessible under our resources section. Membership on the committee is voluntary and there is no official process on members, but those currently participating are listed below. Any interested in joining the committee should please contact the current chairperson, Patrick Van Hees.


  • Patrick Van Hees, Lund University, Sweden


  • Bart Merci, Gent University, Belgium

  • Björn Karlson, Icelandic Fire Authority

  • Fred Mowrer, California Polytechnic University, San Louis Obispo, USA

  • Luke Bisby, Edinburgh University, UK

  • Scott Rockwell, Eastern Kentucky University, USA

  • Arnoud Trouve, University of Maryland, USA

  • Christopher Wieczorek, FM global, USA