Dr Claire Benson


Dr Claire Benson

Dr Claire Benson is a Fire and Explosion scientist with over 10 years’ experience researching and lecturing at London South Bank University as part of the Explosion & Fire Research Group. She has a PhD in chemical engineering specialising in materials flammability in high pressure oxygen.

Her research areas include oxygen system explosions, arson investigation and industrial-scale water mist and fog creation. She has conducted research for the London Fire Brigade, Sellafield Ltd and the Ministry of Defence, and collaborated with the British Standards Institution, the Health & Safety Executive and numerous aerospace and industrial engineering companies.

Contact details

Email: bensoncb@lsbu.ac.uk
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The Grenfell Tower fire: as an expert and a local

Dr Claire M Benson, Fire Scientist and expert at London South Bank University (LSBU) explores the causes and outcomes of the Grenfell Tower fire.

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