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Kieran Lyons

Sustainable Energy Safety Engineer

Kieran Lyons

Kieran is an engineer within the Explosives Atmospheres team in HSE Science Division. He is a member of the Institute of Measurement and Control with a first class bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering and a background in telecommunications.

Kieran has been involved in the design, assembly and operation of large-scale experimental facilities designed to provide insight on significant and poorly understood hazardous scenarios, with a particular focus on the use of hydrogen as a fuel.

Research Interests

  • The safe use of liquid hydrogen
  • Compressed gaseous hydrogen systems
  • Vapour cloud explosions
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition systems

Previous Projects

  • HyTunnel - Exploring the safety profile of hydrogen vehicle accidents in confined spaces
  • PRESLHY - Conducting pre-normative research to enable adoption of liquid hydrogen as a fuel
  • LH2 Consultancy (Airbus) - Providing expertise on the use of liquid hydrogen to the aerospace sector

Notable Achievements

  • Presented at the International Conference of Hydrogen Safety (ICHS) 2021

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