Percy Bugbee scholarship

A $5,000 scholarship awarded to a fire protection engineering student who has demonstrated excellence in academic achievement and intent to perform a thesis or graduate project activity aimed at improving fire protection engineering methods.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2280
+1 508 831-5000

2013-14 recipient
Young-Geun You is in his third year of his PhD program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He holds a LLB (Bachelor of Law) in Inha university in Korea and a BE (Bachelor of Engineering) in Safety Engineering in Seoul National University of Technology, and completed his M.S in Fire Protection Engineering from WPI in 2010. After studied in Law in Korea, he was fascinated by engineering approaches to solve a problem and fire simulation programs when he was working in a consulting company. He got FPE Master Degree in W.P.I and now is studying PBD and regulation, and also interested in fire experiments and fire modeling related to material science.