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Alessandro Ossola

Assistant Professor of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis

Dr Alessandro Ossola is an ecologist and environmental scientist. His overarching research interests focus on urban forestry, plant ecology, technology, urban governance and sustainability. He is an Assistant Professor in Urban Science in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis. He is also a Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Dr Ossola is a former US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine NRC Associate within the National Risk Management Research Laboratory of the US Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA) in Cincinnati, Ohio.


  • 2016–present
    Honorary research fellow, University of Melbourne
  • 2021–present
    Honorary research fellow, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • 2021–present
    Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
  • 2017–2021
    Research Coordinator, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • 2016–2017
    Postdoctoral research fellow, US National Academy of Sciences NRC Associate c/o US-EPA


  • 2016 
    PhD in Ecology, University of Melbourne


US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Associateship