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Stoliarov, Stanislav I.

Stoliarov, Stanislav I.
Assistant Professor, Ph.D.
3104C J.M. Patterson Building
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301-405-0928
Fax: 
301-405-9383

Research Interests 

Material flammability, pyrolysis and smoldering mechanisms, thermophysical properties, flame structure and spread. Experiments, continuum and molecular modeling.

Background 

  • 2010-present: Assistant Professor, Department of Fire Protection Engineering,
    Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
    Co-Director, Fire Testing and Evaluation Center (FireTEC),
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • 2002-2010: Principal Scientist, Fire Research, SRA International, Inc., Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
  • 2000-2002: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 1995-2000: Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
  • 1993-1995: Junior Engineer, Institute of Energy Problems of Chemical Physics, Moscow, Russia

Education 

  • 2000 Ph.D. (with distinction), Physical Chemistry, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
  • 1993 Engineer of Chemical Technology (B.S./M.S. equivalent), Mendeleev Institute of Chemical Technology, Moscow, Russia

Instruction 

  • Fire Dynamics, ENFP 415
  • Professional Development Seminar, ENFP 350
  • Advanced Fire Dynamics, ENFP 651
  • Fire Dynamics Laboratory, ENFP 620
  • Material Flammability, ENFP 629M

Honors and Awards 

  • 2014 NSF CAREER Award
  • 2011 NIST-ARRA Senior Fellowship
  • 2010 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award, Federal Laboratory Consortium
  • 2007 Technical Achievement Award, SRA International, Inc.
  • 2006 Southern New Jersey Outstanding Aviation Research Award
  • 2006 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award, Federal Laboratory Consortium
  • 2004 Significant Technical Achievement Recognition Award, Galaxy Scientific Corp.
  • 2003 Significant Technical Achievement Recognition Award, Galaxy Scientific Corp.
  • 2000 Materials Science Academic Award, Molecular Simulations, Inc.

Professional Memberships 

  • International Association for Fire Safety Science (IAFSS)
  • IAFSS Symposium Program Committee
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • NFPA Fire Tests Committee
  • Salamander (Fire Protection Engineering Honor Society)

Selected Publications 

  • Li J.; Gong J.; Stoliarov S. I.; Gasification Experiments for Pyrolysis Model Parameterization and Validation; International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer; accepted for publication.
  • Semmes M. R.; Liu X.; McKinnon M. B.; Stoliarov S. I.; Witkowski A.; A Model for Oxidative Pyrolysis of Corrugated Cardboard; Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium on Fire Safety Science; accepted for publication.
  • Li J.; Stoliarov S. I.; Measurement of Kinetics and Thermodynamics of the Thermal Degradation for Charring Polymers; Polymer Degradation and Stability; vol. 106; pp. 2-15 (2014).
  • Stoliarov S. I.; Leventon I. T.; Lyon R. E.; Two-dimensional Model of Burning for Pyrolyzable Solids; Fire and Materials; vol. 38; pp. 391-408 (2014).
  • Lyon R. E.; Safronava N.; Quintiere J. G.; Stoliarov S. I.; Walters R. N.; Crowley S.; Material Properties and Fire Test Results; Fire and Materials; vol. 38, pp. 264-278 (2014).
  • McKinnon M. B.; Stoliarov S. I.; Witkowski A.; Development of a Pyrolysis Model for Corrugated Cardboard; Combustion and Flame; vol. 160; pp. 2595-2607 (2013).
  • Linteris G. T.; Lyon R. E.; Stoliarov S. I.; Prediction of the Gasification Rate of Thermoplastic Polymers in Fire-like Environments; Fire Safety Journal; vol. 60, pp. 14-24 (2013).
  • Leventon I. T.; Stoliarov S. I.; Characterization of Flame Growth on ABS by Measurement of Flame to Surface Heat Feedback; Proceedings of the 7th International Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards; pp. 242-251 (2013).
  • McKinnon M. B.; Stoliarov S. I.; Witkowski A.; Development of a Model to Predict the Anaerobic Pyrolysis of Corrugated Cardboard; Proceedings of the 7th International Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards; pp. 421-430 (2013).
  • Li J.; Stoliarov S. I.; Measurement of Kinetics and Thermodynamics of the Thermal Degradation for Non-charring Polymers; Combustion and Flame; vol. 160; pp. 1287-1297 (2013).
  • Novak C. J.; Stoliarov S. I.; Keller M. R.; Quintiere J. G.; An Analysis of Heat Flux Induced Arc Formation in a Residential Electrical Cable; Fire Safety Journal; vol. 55, pp. 61-68 (2013).
  • Leventon I. T.; Stoliarov S. I.; Evolution of Flame to Surface Heat Flux during Upward Flame Spread on Poly(methyl methacrylate); Proceedings of the Combustion Institute; vol. 34;  pp. 2523-2530 (2013).
  • Stoliarov S. I.; Williams Q.; Walters R. N.; Crowley S.; Lyon R. E.; Analysis of Combustibility of Brominated Epoxies; Fire and Polymers VI: New Advances in Flame Retardant Chemistry and Science; edited by Morgan A. B., Wilkie C. A. and Nelson G. L.; chapter 14; pp. 193-203 (2012).
  • Lyon R. E.; Safronava N.; Senese J.; Stoliarov S. I.; Thermokinetic Model of Sample Response in Nonisothermal Analysis; Thermochimica Acta; vol. 545; pp. 82-89 (2012).
  • Kempel F.; Schartel B.; Linteris G. T.; Stoliarov S. I.; Lyon R. E.; Walters R. N.; Hofmann A.; Prediction of the Mass Loss Rate of Polymer Materials: Impact of Residue Formation; Combustion and Flame; vol. 159; pp. 2974-2984 (2012).
  • Oztekin E. S.; Crowley S. B.; Lyon R. E.; Stoliarov S. I.; Patel P.; Hull T. R.; Sources of Variability in Fire Test Data: A case study on Poly(aryl ether ether ketone) (PEEK); Combustion and Flame; vol. 159; pp. 1720-1731 (2012).
  • Yates D. A.; Campbell C. K.; Stoliarov S. I.; Sunderland P. B.; Liquid Expansion in Glass Sprinkler Bulbs; Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Fire Safety Science; pp. 335-344 (2011).
  • Smith K. D.; Bruns M.; Stoliarov S. I.; Nyden M. R.; Ezekoye O. A.; Westmoreland P. R.; Assessing the Effect of Molecular Weight on the Kinetics of Backbone Scission Reactions in Polyethylene using Reactive Molecular Dynamics; Polymer; vol. 52; pp. 3104-3111 (2011).
  • Patel P.; Hull T. R.; Lyon R. E. Stoliarov S. I.; Walters R. N.; Crowley S.; Safronava N.; Investigation of the Thermal Decomposition and Flammability of PEEK and Its Carbon and Glass-Fibre Composites; Polymer Degradation and Stability; vol. 96; pp. 12-22 (2011).
  • Stoliarov S. I.; Crowley S.; Walters R. N.; Lyon R. E.; Prediction of the Burning Rates of Charring Polymers; Combustion and Flame; vol. 157; pp. 2024-2034 (2010).

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