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Exponent Engineer Appointed Principal Member to NFPA 72, Technical Committee on Single- and Multiple-Station Alarms and Household Fire Alarm Systems

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January 2, 2008


Melissa Chernovsky, an Engineer in the Bowie, MD office, was recently appointed to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Single- and Multiple-Station Alarms and Household Fire Alarm Systems. The committee is responsible for chapter 11 of NFPA 72, which describes the performance, installation, operation, and use of the above named detectors for fire warning. Dr. Chernovsky has experience in characterizing smoke detector time response to fire signatures as well as characterizing smoldering combustion associated with upholstered furniture. More information on NFPA can be found at their website.