Meet Our Instructors

Jamie Lord, PE, IAAI-CFI

Jamie is a Principle Forensic Engineer at Reax Engineering.  He began his career as a fire fighter before earning degrees in Mechanical and Fire Protection Engineering.  He specializes in fire dynamics, failure analysis of fire detection and alarm systems and suppression systems fire and materials research and computer fire modeling.  

Prior to joining the private Sector, Jamie spent 10 years investigating fires, performing forensic engineering analyses and serving as an expert witness for the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), participating in hundreds of investigations from small residential fires to large industrial scenes.

M. Dixon Robin, IAAI-CFI

Dixon is the owner of Fire Sequence Investigations LLC, a private fire and explosion investigation firm based out of Rochester, New York. Dixon retired in 2021 as a Supervisory Special Agent/CFI with ATF. As an ATF National Response Team (NRT) Supervisor, Dixon lead a veteran team of Special Agent/CFIs and subject matter experts in investigating large fire, bombing, and explosion events throughout the country.

Dixon was employed in Federal law enforcement for over 26 years, the bulk of that career being spent at ATF as a Special Agent/Certified Fire Investigator in Rochester, NY. In addition to working with ATF’s NRT, Dixon worked daily with the Rochester Arson Task Force.
Dixon is an IAAI Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) and Certified Instructor (CI) and has instructed courses internationally at the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), the National Fire Academy (NFA), the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), and at a variety of venues throughout the United States.

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