Rush Porter
Director of Business Development
Phone: 858.587.2874

Daniel Bak, P.E., Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Dr. Daniel Bak is a licensed professional fire protection engineer with over 35 years of experience in forensic engineering. He specializes in fire losses, fire protection, fire life safety, fire risk assessment and code analysis.

Daniel has performed fire and life safety consulting for facilities both in the United States and abroad. He also has taught undergraduate courses in fire and life safety engineering.

Daniel is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

His responsibilities at IEI include specifying and forensically analyzing fire protection and life safety provisions for various types of projects and fire investigation. He performs inspections, testing, building system analysis, computerized fire simulation and code analysis. Daniel also provides technical assistance to clients and writes reports; he testifies in depositions, hearings and trials.

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering; Texas A&M University (1987)
  • M.S., Safety Engineering; Texas A&M University (1982)
  • B.S., Fire Protection and Safety Engineering; Illinois Institute of Technology (1980)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
State Licenses
  • California
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)