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Jake Pauls presented with inaugural award at High-Rise Building Safety Conference

Jake Pauls presented with inaugural award at High-Rise Building Safety Conference

Jake Pauls, pioneer of over 50 years of research, consulting, and advocacy on issues of pedestrian movement, building evacuation, and...

FInal Program Announced for October 18 High-Rise Conference

FInal Program Announced for October 18 High-Rise Conference

RaCERS is pleased to announce the final program for its October 18 day-long conference on tall building safety. A distinguished...

Columbia University Engineering, RaCERS Co-Organize Workshop on First Responder Data Needs

Columbia University Engineering, RaCERS Co-Organize Workshop on First Responder Data Needs

RaCERS Faculty Norman Groner presents on first responder information needs at the Workshop on Human-Centric Automation of Information, Coordination, and...

RaCERS Fall Seminars announced: Kelly McKinney, High Rise Conference, Columbia Schlegelmilch on Resilience

RaCERS Fall Seminars announced: Kelly McKinney, High Rise Conference, Columbia Schlegelmilch on Resilience

RaCERS announces its Fall 2018 seminar series, featuring three events: September 27 — Kelly McKinney discusses his new book Moment...

RaCERS Faculty Groner, Jennings included in edited volume New York After 9/11

RaCERS Faculty Groner, Jennings included in edited volume New York After 9/11

RaCERS faculty Norman Groner and Charles Jennings contributed to the newly published collection New York After 9/11 edited by John...

Director represents RaCERS at International First Responder Technology Forum

Director represents RaCERS at International First Responder Technology Forum

Director Charles Jennings attended the Stakeholder Summit of the International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation (IFAFRI) held in Washington,...

RaCERS marks passing of Ron Spadafora, Assistant Chief with FDNY, John Jay College alum

RaCERS marks passing of Ron Spadafora, Assistant Chief with FDNY, John Jay College alum

Ron Spadafora (BS ’86), a 40-year veteran of the FDNY and Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention, succumbed to his battle...

Len Garis’ Opioid Response Lecture Slides, Video now online.

Len Garis’ Opioid Response Lecture Slides, Video now online.

Slide handouts and a video of the lecture by Len Garis, Fire Chief in Surrey, BC and Affiliated Faculty at...

RACERS BOARD MEMBER, DIRECTOR PARTICIPATE IN MEETING ON MASS SHOOTINGS

RACERS BOARD MEMBER, DIRECTOR PARTICIPATE IN MEETING ON MASS SHOOTINGS

RaCERS Faculty Glenn Corbett and Charles Jennings participated in the Academy for Critical Incident Analysis (ACIA) at John Jay College’s...

CENTER DIRECTOR ATTENDS INERNATIONAL STANDARDS ORGANIZATION WORKSHOP on WOOD IN TALL BUILDING STRUCTURAL DESIGN

CENTER DIRECTOR ATTENDS INERNATIONAL STANDARDS ORGANIZATION WORKSHOP on WOOD IN TALL BUILDING STRUCTURAL DESIGN

RaCERS Director Charles Jennings attended the International Standards Organization (ISO) Technical Committee 92/SC Working Group in Surrey, BC, Canada. The...