Conor McCoy

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Conor is a Post-Doctoral Researcher with UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI). He joined the team in 2021 after completing his doctorate in mechanical engineering with the University of Maryland. He also has a master's and bachelor's in fire protection engineering from the University of Maryland. While working on his master’s degree, Conor researched methods to improve the reproducibility of refrigerant flammability limit testing and developed a revised apparatus and procedure. His doctoral research concerned characterization of flame heat feedback and oxidative pyrolysis for simulation of bench scale fire tests. His research interests are material flammability, pyrolysis modeling, and flame spread.

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