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Hoskins, Bryan, PhD
Dr. Hoskins is an Assistant Professor of Fire Protection & Safety at Oklahoma State University. He earned his BS and MS degrees in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He also received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2011 with an emphasis on building egress.
Dr. Hoskins spent one year working for Arup on projects primarily dealing with life safety design and people movement. He then spent two years working for the National Institute of Standards and Technology working on projects dealing with building evacuations and emergency messaging. Professor Hoskins is an active member of the SFPE and NFPA.
Currently, Dr. Hoskins is teaching Structural Design for Fire/Life Safety (FPST 3143) and Fire Dynamics (FPST 3373). His research interests are in evacuation, tenability, emergency messaging, and other issues related to human behavior in fire.