Dr Angus Law

Senior Lecturer



+44(0)131 6517247


1.1 John Muir

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment

Research Theme: 

  • Fire Safety Engineering
Dr Angus Law
Dr Angus Law


Dr Angus Law is a Lecturer in Fire Safety Engineering; he has previous held positions as a Lecturer at the Univeristy of Queensland (Australia), and as an Engineer at Ove Arup and Partners (UK).

Angus' interests are around developing design methods for use in industry, and ensuring that pratitioners have the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to impliment fire engineering designs safely and effectively.

Angus is currently invovled in reserach projects relating to cladding fires, engineered timber buidlings, and societal aspects of regulation.

Academic Qualifications: 

PhD in Fire Safety Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh (2010).

MEng Civil Engineering, 1st Class, University of Edinburgh (2007).

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

Dr Law is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the Institution of Fire Engineers (MIFireE).


Dr Law's current teaching roles include:

  • Course organiser and primary lecturer in the first year programme's Civil Engineering 1;
  • Course organiser and lecture in the honours class - Structural Design for Fire Safety 5.

Dr Law also assists in the delivery of the second year's Surveying Field Trip.

Previous teaching roles have included: Fire Engineering Design: Solutions for Implicit Safety; Introduction to Project Management; and Construction Engineering Management.