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Senior Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne

My research focuses on the environmental impact of forest fires for emission management from temperate forests of Australia to tropical peat swamp forests of Indonesia.


  • 2010–present
    Senior research fellow, The University of Melbourne
  • 2019–2020
    Visting Fellow, CSIRO


  • 2010 
    the University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 1995 
    Moscow State Forestry University, Bachelor in Forest Engineering


  • 2019
    Improving reporting of national greenhouse gas emissions from forest fires for emission reduction benefits: an example from Australia, Environmental Science & Policy
  • 2019
    Investigation of mercury emissions from burning of Australian eucalypt forest surface fuels using a combustion wind tunnel and field observations, Atmospheric Environment
  • 2019
    Fire intensity effects on post-fire fuel recovery in Eucalyptus open forests of south-eastern Australia, Science of the Total Environment
  • 2019
    Effect of thinning and burning fuel reduction treatments on forest carbon and bushfire fuel hazard in Eucalyptus sieberi forests of South-Eastern Australia, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2018
    A data - model fusion methodology for mapping bushfire fuels for smoke emissions forecasting in forested landscapes of south-eastern Australia, Journal of Environmental Management
  • 2018
    Importance of disturbance history on Net Primary Productivity in the world’s most productive forests and implications for the global carbon cycle, Global Change Biology
  • 2018
    Ground-based Field Measurements of PM2.5 Emission Factors from Flaming and Smouldering Combustion in Eucalypt Forests, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
  • 2018
    Effect of woody debris on the rate of spread of surface fires in forest fuels in a combustion wind tunnel, Forest Ecology and Management
  • 2017
    Impact of mechanical thinning on forest carbon, fuel hazard and simulated fire behaviour in Eucalyptus delegatensis forest of south-eastern Australia, Forest Ecology and Management
  • 2017
    Emissions of trace gases from Australian temperate forest fires: emission factors and dependence on modified combustion efficiency, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
  • 2016
    Visual assessments of fuel loads are poorly related to destructively sampled fuel loads in eucalypt forests, International Journal of Wildland Fire
  • 2015
    Carbon loss from planned fires in south-eastern Australian dry Eucalyptus forests, Forest Ecology and Management
  • 2014
    ). Fuel reduction burning mitigates wildfire effects on forest carbon and greenhouse gas emission, International Journal of Wildland Fire
  • 2013
    Redistribution and emission of forest carbon by planned burning in Eucalyptus obliqua (L. Hérit.) forest of south-eastern Australia, Forest Ecology and Management

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Improving Capacities Towards Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Peat Swamp Forest Fires In Indonesia
    Lead CI for Australia
    Funding Source:
    APFNet and the Australian Government
  • 2019
    Forest greenhouse gas balance
    CSIRO Visiting Fellow
    Funding Source:
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Professional Memberships

  • STEM Women

Research Areas

  • Ecological Impacts Of Climate Change (050101)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (050204)
  • Forestry Fire Management (070503)
  • Forestry Management And Environment (070504)