- Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2012
- M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
- B.S., The University of Texas at Austin, 2004
- Material flammability
- Fire modeling
- Waste gasification
Bruns, M.C. and Leventon, I., “Automated Fitting of Thermogravimetric Analysis Data”, Fire and Materials, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2020, pp. 406-414.
Brown, A., Bruns, M., Gollner, M., Hewson, J., Maragkos, G., Marshall, A., McDermott, R., Merci, B., Rogaume, T., Stoliarov, S., Torero, J., Trouve, A., Wang, Y., and Weckman, E., “Proceedings of the First Workshop Organized by the IAFSS Working Group on Measurement and Computation of Fire Phenomena (MaCFP), Fire Safety Journal, Vol. 101, 2018, pp. 1-17.
Bruns, M.C., “Estimating the Flashover Probability of Residential Fires Using Monte Carlo Simulations of the MQH Correlation”, Fire Technology, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2018, pp. 187-210.
Bruns, M.C., “Inferring and Propagating Kinetic Parameter Uncertainty for Condensed Phase Burning Models”, Fire Technology, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2016, pp. 93-120.
Bruns, M.C. and Ezekoye, O.A., “Modeling Differential Scanning Calorimetry of Thermally Degrading Thermoplastics”, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Vol. 105, 2014, pp. 241-251.
Bruns,M.C.andEzekoye,O.A.,”DevelopmentofaHybridSectionalQuadrature-BasedMethod for Solving Population Balance Equations”, Journal of Aerosol Science, Vol. 54, 2012, pp. 88-102.
Smith, K.D., Bruns, M.C., Stoliarov, S.I., Nyden, M.R., Ezekoye, O.A., and Westmoreland, P.R., “Assessing the Effect of Molecular Weight on the Kinetics of Backbone Scission Reactions in Polyethylene using Reactive Molecular Dynamics”, Polymer, Vol. 52, No. 14, 2011, pp. 3104- 3111.
Koo, J.H., Nguyen, K.C., Lee, J.C., Ho, W.K., Bruns, M.C., and Ezekoye, O.A., “Flammability Studies of a Novel Class of Thermoplastic Elastomer Nanocomposites”, Journal of Fire Sciences, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2010, pp. 49-85.
Bruns, M.C., Koo, J.H., and Ezekoye, O.A., “Population-based Models of Thermoplastic Degradation Using Optimization to Determine Model Parameters”, Polymer Degradation and Stability, Vol. 94, 2009, pp. 1013-1022.