PhD and MEng students from the Fire Safety Engineering research group were present the official launch of the ARC Future Timber Hub; Australia’s leading timber research collaboration, that brings together experts from industry, government, and academia. The Hub is interdisciplinary partnership between The University of Queensland, the Queensland State Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hyne Timber, Arup, Lend Lease, the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Scion NZ, Griffith University, The University of British Columbia and The University of Canterbury.
At the core of the Hub activities, some of UQ Fire’s research students presented their ongoing fire research projects on timber and bamboo structures: Carmen Gorska, Juan Cuevas, Diana Casimiro-Soriguer, Mateo Gutierrez, Ian Pope, Angela Solarte, Joshua Madden, Teagan MacDonald, and Harrison Wall. More information on their projects here.
Also, UQ Fire researchers currently leads two Hub projects: