2020 Winter Graduation

Congratulations to our 2020 Winter Graduates!

The July 2020 graduation (held online due to COVI-19 restrictions) had the following students being awarded degrees for completion of their studies in Fire programs at The University of Queensland.

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Dr Aaron Bolanos was awarded a PhD with a thesis entitled “Fire and structural performance of Structural Insulated Panels” supervised by Dr Cristian Maluk, Dr Juan Hidalgo, and Prof. Jose Torero (now at UCL, UK).
    https://doi.org/10.14264/uql.2020.733
  • Dr Carmen Gorska was awarded a PhD with a thesis entitled “Fire dynamics in multi-scale timber compartments” supervised by Dr Juan Hidalgo, Prof. Jose Torero (now at UCL, UK), and Dr Cristian Maluk.
    https://doi.org/10.14264/uql.2020.795

Master of Engineering Science in Fire Safety Engineering

  • Sai Murugan Pandit was awarded a MEngSc with a thesis entitled “A novel methodology for the analysis of fire spread modes in open-plan compartments” supervised by Dr Juan Hidalgo.
  • Wenxuan Wu was awarded a MEngSc with a thesis entitled “Exploring the Advantages and Disadvantages to using a new “Rules of Thumb” method in Structural Fire Engineering” supervised by Dr Cristian Maluk.

Graduate Certificate in Fire Safety

  • Gary Hall
  • Darren Herden
  • Scott Munro
  • Christopher Ryan
  • Anthony Schofield
  • Stephen Thuell
  • Mark Vaughan
Dr Aaron Bolanos and Dr Carmen Gorska
Sai Murugan Pandit and Wenxuan Wu
Graduate Certificate in Fire Safety 2020/2019 (and UQ staff)

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