Pozivamo Vas na predavanje “Fire protection of façades in Japan” koje će se održati u petak 22.9.2017. u 10 sati u vijećnici AGG fakulteta, Kačićeva 26, Zagreb
Professor Ando Tatsuo conducted architectural studies at the University of Tokyo. Right after receiving the Master’s degree from the University of Tokyo in 1976, he joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries, Ltd. (now Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation) and did research mainly in durability and fire safety of building materials and development of advanced composite building materials for 39 years. In April 2015 he came back to the University of Tokyo as an academic support at the Department of Architecture.
His major responsibility included aluminum laminated composite materials (ACM), carbon fiber composites and refractory alumina fiber mostly for building sector. He has been an active member of Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ), and Japan Association of Fire Science and Engineering (JAFSE). He was also one of the national delegates to ISO/TC92/SC1 (Fire Initiation and Growth) for 15 years. His current interest covers the fire safety of building materials, mainly combustible composite materials used for façade and interior finish. He has been engaged in campaigning worldwide to make people aware of the fire safety of facades.