Martin Muscat graduated with a first degree B.Eng.(Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Malta in 1994. After working for 2 years with Enemalta Corporation as a maintenance engineer in a fossil fuelled power station Martin Muscat followed an MSc degree in Computer aided engineering specialising in stress analysis at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and proceeded to obtain a PhD degree from the same University in 2002. Martin Muscat joined the University of Malta as an Assistant Lecturer within the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1996.
Dr Martin Muscat is now Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Malta. Currently Prof. Muscat lectures in the field of engineering stress analyses and supervises a number of projects both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Research interests are in the fields of Pressure vessel design, Stress analysis, Computational mechanics and Structural Integrity. Martin is currently Head of Research unit for Malta within the EUROfusion consortium tasked to design DEMO - a fusion powered electricity generation station.