September 28, 2015
Dr. Joel Sipe, Managing Engineer in Exponent's Thermal Sciences practice, has been appointed to two National Fire Protection Association committees: The Technical Committee on Exposure Fire Protection and the Technical Committee on Motion Picture and Television Industry.
The Technical Committee on Exposure Fire Protection is responsible for documents on protection of buildings from fire exposure, including NFPA 80A — Recommended Practice for Protection of Buildings from Exterior Fire Exposures. The Technical Committee on Motion Picture and Television Industry is responsible for documents on the hazards associated with practices, processes, materials, and facilities associated with motion picture and television production, including NFPA 140 - Standard on Motion Picture and Television Production Studio Soundstages, Approved Production Facilities and Production Locations. In addition, Dr. Sipe also serves on NFPA committees for Aerosol Products, Automotive and Marine Service Stations, and Vehicular Alternative Fuel Systems.