Columbia, MD, October 2014 – Koffel Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Morgenstern as a Fire Protection Engineer. Ms. Morgenstern, a graduate of the University of Maryland with a BS in Fire Protection Engineering and a Masters of Engineering with a concentration in Fire Protection Engineering and Project Management, most recently worked as a Fire Protection Engineer for a firm providing specialized technical, scientific, engineering services to the U.S. Navy. She previously worked with Koffel Associates as an intern while attending the University of Maryland. As a University of Maryland Graduate Assistant, she was an instructor for Advanced Fire Modeling, Advanced Fire Risk Modeling, Enclosure Fire Modeling, Fire Dynamics, Advanced Fire Suppression, and Analytical Procedures of Structural Fire Protection. Her work experience, in both the public and private arena, includes field surveys, plan reviews, fire alarm and suppression systems design. Her projects include work at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, and the Architect of the Capitol’s Russell Senate Office Building.
A member of the Salamander National Fire Protection Engineering Honorary Society and Society of Fire Protection Engineers, she was awarded her E.I.T in 2011 after passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.
ABOUT KOFFEL ASSOCIATES
Koffel Associates is a small business, fire protection and life safety engineering design and consulting firm, recognized as an expert in the fire protection and life safety aspects of codes and standards. Headquartered in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, Koffel Associates’ 25 Fire Protection Engineers provide consulting; engineering design & construction administration; codes & standards development; seminar development & training; product testing & evaluation/representation; and litigation support to public and private clients worldwide. Since 1986, Koffel Associates’ team of industry leaders and staff—fire protection engineers; registered engineers; NICET-certified technicians; code officials; and authorized National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and International Code Council (ICC) trainers—have met the design and consulting needs of its clients.