Mrs. Ellis has experience in the application of government and national fire protection and life safety standards to existing and new facilities. Her work experience includes plan review, fire-protection system design, construction administration services, and general fire protection code consulting. Mrs. Ellis performs assessment of existing sprinkler systems, creation of life safety compliance plans, due diligence surveys, coordination with CAD operators and assisting project managers with tasks such as research, hydraulic calculations, and preliminary fire protection system design. Prior to joining Koffel Associates, on a full time basis, Mrs. Ellis gained experience through her Master of Science degree research and field applications. Her responsibilities included numerous experimental designs pertaining to temperature distributions, air sampling smoke detection systems, and forensic fire and explosion investigations. Mrs. Ellis utilized physical scale modeling to develop an application for fire investigators as her Master of Science thesis dissertation.