Awards

About the Bigglestone Award
This award is named to honor the memory of Harry C. Bigglestone, who served as a trustee of the Fire Protection Research Foundation and chair of the NFPA Committee on Central Station Signaling Systems and who was a fellow and past president of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. 

The Harry C. Bigglestone Award is given annually to the paper appearing in Fire Technology that best represents excellence in the communication of fire protection concepts. Accompanying this award is a USD 2,000 cash prize from the Fire Protection Research Foundation.

Recipients:
2019: Jim McLennan, Barbara Ryan, Chris Bearman, Keith Toh
2018: Wojciech Węgrzyńsk, Tomasz Lipecki
2017: Enrico Ronchi, Erica D. Kuligowski, Daniel Nilsson, Richard D. Peacock, Paul A. Reneke
2016: Henrik Bjelland, Ove Njå, Atle William Heskestad, Geir Sverre Braut
2015: Ethan I. D. Foote, Samuel L. Manzello
2014: Ann Jeffers, Qianru Guo, Kaihang Shi, Zili Jia, Erica Kuligowski
2013: Kristopher Overholt, Ofodike (D.K.) Ezekoye
2012: Gregory T. Linteris
2011: Robert Jansson and Lars Borstrom
2010: Paul Mason, Charles Fleischmann, Chris Rogers, Alan McKinnon, Keith Unsworth, Michael Spearpoint
2009: Tingguang Ma, Michael S. Klassen, Stephen M. Olenick, Richard J. Roby, Jose L. Torero
2008: Bogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy, Ted Schaefer
2007: Michael S. Klassen, Jason A. Sutula, Maclain M. Holton, Richard J. Roby, Thomas Izbicki
2006: Brian Y. Lattimer, Uri Vandsburger, Richard J. Roby
2005: Tingguang Ma, Stephen M. Olenick, Michael S. Klassen, Richard J. Roby, Jose L. Torero
2004: Susan L. Rose-Pehrsson, Sean J. Hart, Thomas T. Street, Frederick W. Williams, Mark H. Hammond, Daniel T. Gottuk, Mark T. Wright, Jennifer T. Wong
2003: Scott K. Anderson, Robert G. Bill, Jr., Richard Ferron, Hsiang-Cheng Kung
2002: Steven D. Wolin
2001: James R. Lawson, William E. Mell
2000: James A. Milke
1999: Brian Y. Lattimer, Richard J. Roby, Uri Vandsburger
1998: James Quintiere
1997: Mohammed Sultan, Noah L. Ryder, Frederick Leprince, James A. Milke, Frederick W. Mowrer, Jose L. Torero
1996: Thomas McAvoy, James A. Milke
1995: Charles J. Kibert, Douglas Dierdorf
1994: Robert G. Bill, Jr., Hsiang-Cheng Kung
1993: David J. O’Connor, Gordon W. H. Silcock
1992: John R. Hall, Jr., Ai Sekizawa
1991: Frederick W. Mowrer
1990: Homer W. Carhart, Francis R. Faith, J. Thomas Hughes, Curtis T. Ewing
1989: Dingyi Huan, John Krasny, John Rockett
1988: Frederick W. Mowrer, Robert Brady Williamson
1987: Richard L. Smith
1986: Peter F. Johnson
1985: T. T. Lie, Kenneth J. Schwartz

Bigglestone Award-Winning Paper 2019
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10694-018-0753-8


About the Jack Watts Award
The Jack Watts Award for Outstanding Reviewer of Fire Technology is presented annually to those whose reviews were most valuable in terms of the quality, in-depth, number and timelieness.

The 2020 winners are:
- M.Z. Naser, Clemson University, USA
- Francesco Restuccia, King's College London, UK
- Sayaka Suzuki, NRIFD, Japan
- Ya-Ting Liao, Case Western Reserve University, USA
- Wojciech Wegrzynski, ITB, Poland

The 2019 winners are: 
- Sara McAllister, USDA Forest Service, USA
- John Adam Gales, York University, Canada
- Virginia Alonso Gutierrez, AECOM, Spain
- Edmund Ang, AECOM, Australia
- Longhua Hu, University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China

The 2018 winners are:
- Katherine Cashell, Brunel University, UK
- Greg Baker, BRANZ, New Zealand
- Randall McDermott, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA
- Ruggiero Lovreglio, Massey University, New Zealand

The 2017 winners are:
- Enrico Ronchi, Lund University, Sweden
- Stephen M. Olenick, Combustion Science & Engineering, Inc., USA
- Wolfram Jahn, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
- Tarek Beji, Ghent University, Belgium

The 2016 winners are:
- Jason Floyd, Jensen Hughes, USA
- Egle Rackauskaite, Imperial College London, UK
- Jie Ji, University of Science and Technology of China, China
- Pedro Reszka, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

The 2015 winners are:
- Marcos Chaos, FM Global, USA
- John Gales, Carleton University, Canada
- Xinyan Huang, Imperial College London, UK
- Elizabeth Blanchard, CSTB, France

The 2014 winners are:
- Rita Fahy, NFPA, USA
- Steve Gwynne, University of Greenwich, UK
- Michael Gollner, University of Maryland, USA
- Margaret McNamee, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Sweden


About the Bono Award
The Jack Bono Award for engineering communications is given by The Society of Fire Protection Engineers’ Educational and Scientific Foundation to the paper that has most contributed to the advancement of professional fire protection engineering.

Recipients:
2019: Alistair I. Bartlett, Rory M. Hadden, Luke A. Bisby
2018: Christopher M. Smith, Matthew S. Hoehler 
2017: Kevin McGrattan, Richard Peacock, Kristopher Overholt
2016: Nils Johansson, Stefan Svensson, Patrick van Hees
2015: Elizabeth Blanchard 
2014: William C-K Wong, Nicholas A. Dembsey, Jarrod Alston, Chris W. Lautenberger
2013: Ying Zhen Li, Bo Lei, Haukur Ingason 
2012: Magnus Arvidson 
2011: Yaping He
2010: John L. de Ris, Hong-Zeng Yu, Benjamin Ditch
2009: Andrew K. Kim, George P. Crampton
2008: Hui Xie, Lazaros Filippidis, Darren Blackshields, Peter Lawrence, Steven Gwynne, Edwin R. Galea 
2007: Justin A. Geiman, Daniel T. Gottuk, James A. Milke
2006: Paul A. Croce, John P. Hill, Yibing Xin
2005: Christopher J. Wieczorek, Uri Vandsburger, Jaon E. Floyd
2004: Ian D. Bennetts, Ian R. Thomas
2002: Stefan Sardquist, Goren Holmstedt 
2000: Andrew Kim, Joseph Su
1999: Bernard Cuzzillo, Patrick Pagni
1998: Jonathan Barnett
1997: Vytenis Babrauskas

Bono Award-Winning paper 2019
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10694-018-0787-y


About the Harmathy Award
The Tibor Z. Harmathy Award is presented annually to the student author who led the best Fire Technology paper. It includes a cash prize of $1,000 from Springer.

Recipients:
2019: Deepak Paudel, Simo Hostikka
2018: Austin Anderson, Ofodike A. Ezekoye
2017: Kuibin Zhou, Naian Liu, Xieshang Yuan
2016: Kuibin Zhou, Sayaka Suzuki, Samuel L. Manzello
2015: Joseph W. Starr, Brian Y. Lattim

Harmathy Award-Winning paper 2019
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10694-019-00841-9