Symposium Committees


Advisory Board

  • Prof. Wan-Ki Chow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic U., AOAFST Chairman, Hong Kong (Chair)
  • Prof. Shen-Wen Chien, Central Police University, Taiwan (Vice Chair)
  • Prof. Luke Bisby, Edinburgh University, UK
  • Dr. Greg Baker, Branz Ltd., New Zealand
  • Prof. Bogdan Dlugogorski, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Prof. Yuji Hasemi, Waseda University, Japan
  • Dr. Anthony Hamins, Nation Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  • Prof. Yaping He, University of West Sydney, Australia
  • Prof. George Hadjisophocleous, Carleton University, Canada
  • Dr. Ichiro Hagiwara, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Prof. Kazunori Harada, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Mr. John Harrington, FM Global, SFPE President 2018, USA
  • Prof. Young-Jin Kwon, Hoseo University, Korea
  • Prof. Nai-An Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Dr. Ming-Yuan Lei, Architecture and Building Research Institute, Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan
  • Prof. Ching-Yuan Lin, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Prof. Guillermo Rein, Imperial College, UK
  • Prof. Ai Sekizawa, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Prof. Jinhua Sun, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Prof. Tzu-Sheng Shen, Central Police University, Taiwan
  • Prof. Takeyoshi Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Prof. Jose Torero, University of Maryland, USA
  • Prof. Arnaud Trouve, University of Maryland, USA
  • Prof. Patrick Van Hees, Lund University, IAFSS Chairman, Sweden
  • Prof. Asif Usmani, The Hong Kong Polytechnic U., Hong Kong


Award Committee

  • Prof. Wan-Ki Chow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic U., AOAFST Chairman, Hong Kong (Chair)
  • Prof. Tzu-Sheng Shen, Central Police University, Taiwan (Vice Chair)


Local Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Guan-Yuan Wu, Central Police University, Taiwan (Chair)


Program Committee

  • Prof. Kuang-Chung Tsai, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (Chair)
Track 1 - Fire Physics and Chemistry
  • Prof. Ken Matsuyama, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Dr. Yee-Ping Lee, Nanya Institute of Technology, Taiwan

Track 2 - Fire and Smoke Modeling and Experiment
  • Prof. Kazunori Harada, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Dr. Wen-Sheng Hsu, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Track 3 - Human Behavior in Fire
  • Prof. Sung Chan Kim, Kyungil University, Korea
  • Dr. Pei-Chun Shao, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan

Track 4 - Fire Statistics and Risk Assessment
  • Prof. Yuan-Shang Lin, Central Police University, Taiwan

Track 5 - Fire Safety Design and Codes
  • Prof. Charles Fleischmann, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Prof. Ching-Yuan Lin, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Track 6 - Structural Behavior in Fire
  • Prof. Cheng-Chih Chen, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Track 7 - Fire Properties and Testing Methods of Materials
  • Prof. Yoshifumi Ohmiya, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Prof. Chin-Lung Chiang, Hung Kuang University, Taiwan

Track 8 - Industrial Fires
  • Prof. Bogodan Dlugogorski, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Prof. Chan-Cheng Chen, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Track 9 - Urban, Wildland / Urban Interface and Forest Fires
  • Prof. Nai-An Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Dr. Ming-Yuan Lei, Architecture and Building Research Institute, Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan

Track 10 - Fire Detection and Suppression
  • Dr. Chung-Hwei Su, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Dr. Hui-Pei Chang, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan

Track 11 - Fire Investigation / Fire Services
  • Dr. Wakatsuki Kaoru, National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, Japan
  • Dr. Yu-Hsiang Huang, Central Police University, Taiwan

Track 12 - Fire Protection of Cultural Heritages
  • Prof. Yuji Hasemi, Waseda University, Japan
  • Prof. Shen-Wen Chien, Central Police University, Taiwan

Track 13 - Fire Protection of High-Rise Buildings
  • Prof. Long-Hua Hu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Prof. Tzu-Sheng Shen, Central Police University, Taiwan

Track 14 - Tunnel Fires
  • Prof. Jie Ji, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Prof. Guan-Yuan Wu, Central Police University, Taiwan

Track 15 - Fire Safety of Green Buildings
  • Prof. Wan-Ki Chow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Local Program Committee members
  • Mr. Tzu-Yan Tseng, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan


Publication Committee

  • Dr. San-Ping Ho, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan (Chair)
  • Dr. Hui-Pei Chang, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan


Finance Committee

  • Dr. Wen-Sheng Hsu, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan (Chair)

Reviewer List


Program Committee of AOSFST 2018 thanks the following reviewers for their voluntary review assistance to the AOSFST 2018

  • Yuki Akizuki
  • Bogdan Dlugogorski
  • Yusuke Koshiba
  • Adriana Palacios
  • Mohammednoor Altarawneh
  • Hsu-Chiang Kuan
  • Alexander Paletsky
  • Eleonora Anselmi
  • Ritsu Dobashi
  • Kazunori Kuwana
  • Dominique Parisse
  • Vivek Apte
  • Amanda Dodd
  • Chris Lautenberger
  • Won-Hee Park
  • Laurent Audouin
  • Rita Fahy
  • Kaiyuan Li
  • Dennis Pau
  • Vytenis Babrauskas
  • Chuan Gang Fan
  • Ying Zhen Li
  • Hugues Pretrel
  • Greg Baker
  • Carlos Fernandez-Pello
  • Ching-Yuan Lin
  • Chun-Hao Shao
  • David Barber
  • Jason Floyd
  • Chun-Ping Lin
  • Pei-Chun Shao
  • Truchot Benjamin
  • Kevin Frank
  • Yi-Chun Lin
  • Ming-Yuan Shen
  • Subrata Bhattacharjee
  • Zihe Gao
  • Yuan-Shang Lin
  • Congling Shi
  • Romano Borchiellini
  • Ravi Kiran Gollakota
  • Naian Liu
  • Yusuke Shintani
  • Kees Both
  • Ichiro Hagiwara
  • Shang-Hao Liu
  • Andrey Shmakov
  • Karen Boyce
  • Tuula Hakkarainen
  • Sohu-Chien Lu
  • Topi Sikanen
  • Ricky Carvel
  • Anthony Hamins
  • Kevin Lyons
  • Albert Simeoni
  • Ming-Kuen Chang
  • Kazunori Harada
  • Mariano Lazaro
  • Michael Spearpoint
  • Prateep Chatterjee
  • Hiroshi Hayasaka
  • Shyh-Yuan Maa
  • Chung-Hwei Su
  • Changkun Chen
  • Simo Hostikka
  • Samuel L. Manzello
  • Gunhyuk Sung
  • Cheng-Chih Chen
  • Mohamad El Houssami
  • Ken Matsuyama
  • Kazuyuki Suzuki
  • Haixiang Chen
  • Li-Kai Gary Hsiao
  • Bart Merci
  • Keichi Suzuki
  • Longfei Chen
  • Wen-Sheng Hsu
  • Yoshikazu Minegishi
  • Masataro Suzuki
  • Ming-Ho Chen
  • Longhua Hu
  • Takeshi Morita
  • Stefan Svensson
  • Yaohan Chen
  • Xinyan Huang
  • Shuji Moriyama
  • Futoshi Tanaka
  • Xudong Cheng
  • Yu-Hsiang Huang
  • Yuji Nakamura
  • Takeyoshi Tanaka
  • Jen-Hao Chi
  • Shih-Kai Hung
  • Daisaku Nii
  • Fei Tang
  • Shen-Wen Chien
  • Cheol-Hong Hwang
  • Vasily Novozhilov
  • Geoff Thomas
  • Chen-Wei Chiu
  • Jie Ji
  • Svetlana Tretsiakova-Mcnally
  • Jun-Ho Choi
  • Shuji Kakegawa
  • Yulianto Nugroho
  • Arnaud Trouve
  • W.K. Chow
  • Faisal Khan
  • Yoshifumi Ohmiya
  • Jo-Ming Tseng
  • Kee-Chiang Chung
  • Sung Chan Kim
  • Hideo Ohtani
  • Weiwen Tseng
  • Michael Delichatsios
  • Denis Knyazkov
  • Yasushi Oka
  • Vikranth Volli
  • Siaka Dembele
  • Hiroshi Koseki
  • Ezgi Oztekin
  • Colleen Wade
  • Kaoru Wakatsuki
  • Yih-Wen Wang
  • Lizhong Yang
  • Jun Zhang
  • Jian Wang
  • Jennifer Wen
  • Yongzheng Yao
  • Peihong Zhang
  • Jinghong Wang
  • Wenguo Weng
  • Yaning Yen
  • Weifeng Zhao
  • Qingsong Wang
  • Kelvin Wong
  • Akira Yoshida
  • Maohua Zhong
  • Xiaoyun Wang
  • Yibing Xin
  • Woojun You
  • Hao Zhou
  • Xishi Wang
  • Yukio Yamauchi
  • Hong-Zeng Yu
  • Jiping Zhu
  • Yi Wang
  • Dong Yang
  • Suzana Yusup