Martyn S. McLaggan

Research Fellow, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland

Dr Martyn McLaggan is a Research Fellow at the University of Queensland responsible for leading research on combustible cladding and fire performance of building façades. He coordinates and manages the research project entitled “Material Library for Cladding Materials” which involves developing and implementing suitable testing methodologies to provide knowledge to practicing fire safety engineers. Martyn’s research has predominantly focused on the design of buildings, particularly those involving modern architecture with innovative materials.

Research Interests:
- Material behaviour
- Fire dynamics
- Smouldering
- Structural fire engineering.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland