On February 3, 2021 forensic experts from the Life Safety, Fire and Electrical Engineering Research Department of the Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise took part in the webinar: “After the fire: arson investigation techniques”, hosted by Leverhulme Research Center for Forensic Science, University of Dundee, Scotland.
During the webinar, the latest investigation techniques of fires’ causes were demonstrated, namely, determining the beginning and direction of a fire, using fire accelerators and others.
The webinar participants were:
- Oleksandr B. Smereho, Head of the Life Safety, Fire and Electrical Engineering Research Department.
- Oleksandr V. Lysenko, Deputy Head of the Department.
- Valentyn V. Kuchynskyi, Senior Forensic Expert of the Life Safety, Fire and Electrical Engineering Research Department.
Laura Dodd, the webinar leader as well as the application specialist, also demonstrated the principles of operation of the Foster + Freeman equipment used to determine the causes of fires during the forensic investigation.
Київський науково-дослідний інститут судових експертиз
Директор: Рувін Олександр
Поштова адреса: 03057, м. Київ, вул. Смоленська, 6
Kyiv Research Institute of Forensic Expertise
Director: Ruvin Oleksandr
Mailling address: 03057, City of Kyiv Smolenska Street, 6