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Torero, Jose

Professor, Ph.D.
John L. Bryan Chair (FPE)
Director, UMD Center for Disaster Resilience (CEE)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
3104G J.M. Patterson Building

Research Interests 

Fire dynamics, flame spread, smouldering, smoke detection, protection and supression systems, disaster preparedness and resilience, microgravity combustion. 


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (1992)
M.S., University of California, Berkeley
B.S., Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru


Professional Memberships 

  • Royal Society of Edinburgh (UK)
  • Royal Academy of Engineering (UK)
  • Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
  • Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences (Australia)
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (USA)
  • Building Research Establishment (UK)
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (UK)