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Arnaud Trouvé

Professor and Chair, UMD Dept. of Fire Protection Engineering

A. James Clark School of Engineering


Fire Protection Engineering

Language Proficiency

english, french

Arnaud Trouvé is a professor and the chair of the University of Maryland Department of Fire Protection Engineering. His areas of expertise include fire modeling and computational fluid dynamics, application of data assimilation to fire and combustion, and the physical modeling of combustion- and fire-related phenomena, including compartment fires, wildland fires and explosions. Trouvé has served on the editorial boards of the Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Combustion and Flame, and Fire Technology; he currently serves on the editorial boards of Combustion Theory and Modelling and the Fire Safety Journal. He is also a past chair of the ESSCI and a past executive board member of the IAFSS. Trouvé co-leads the IAFSS Working Group on Measurement and Computation of Fire Phenomena and chairs a network of leading higher education institutions and research laboratories in fire safety engineering called the International Fire Safety Consortium. He earned his engineering degree and M.S. from the École Centrale of Paris, France, in 1985 and his Ph.D. from the same institution in 1989. Trouvé is also a fellow of the Combustion Institute and the recipient of the 2017 FORUM Sjölin Award.

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