Prof. Mahen Mahendran

Professor Mahen Mahendran is a professor of structural engineering in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the leader of the Wind and Fire Lab at QUT. He has more than 25 years of research and teaching experience in structural, wind and fire engineering. More than 50 Higher Degree Research students including 42 PhD students have completed their research under his principal supervision. He works closely with the building industry and is involved in many research projects with them, focusing on cold-formed steel structures and wind and fire-resistant building construction. He has authored 270 peer-reviewed research journal and 250 conference articles and has received many industry and government grants valued at more than $5M. Mahen is a Fellow of Engineers Australia.