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The Philip J DiNenno Prize awarded for the development of oxygen consumption calorimetry

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that oxygen consumption calorimetry is the technical achievement to receive this year’s Philip J. DiNenno Prize. The award and $50,000 in prize money were presented today at NFPA’s Conference and Expo to Dr. William Parker of the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology) for developing the device, now a foundation of modern quantitative fire protection engineering.

Source:: NFPA – News Releases


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