Current students

AFAC Group: students

CRC PhD students at the 2015 annual conference in Adelaide.

Students and their projects

Studentsort descending Student Project
Joji Abraham AbrahamJoji Abraham Fire and heavy metals: when wild and controlled fires transform un-rehabilitated mining waste
AmirsardariAnita Amirsardari Assessing the seismic performance of reinforced concrete gravity moment resisting frames in Asustralia
AmriAvianto Amri A cross cultural investigation of child-centred disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Indonesia and Australia
AshkaniAeen Ashkani A study on the key design factors that improve the experience of the elderly in temporary emergency shelter and village facilities
BahriMona (Fatemeh) Ziaeyan Bahri Sensitivity of the Empirical Mode Decomposition and its Application to Environmental Data
Melanie Baker-Jones Baker-JonesMelanie Baker-Jones Web 2.0 in disaster and emergency: a risk assessment of tortious liability
BancroftHeather Bancroft The impact of individual factors and operational organisational resources and demands on mental health outcomes
Douglas Brown BrownDouglas Brown Bushfire risk perception: a study of the perceived vulnerability of domestic architecture in Australian bushfire prone areas
Bill Calcutt CalcuttBill Calcutt Valuing volunteers: reconciling volunteer expectations and experiences in emergency services
CaoCathy (Yinghui) Cao Effective communication of household bushfire risk through web-based geovisualisation: considerations in content, representation and design
George Carayannopoulos CarayannopoulosGeorge Carayannopoulos Whole of government and crisis management: understanding coordination in a time of crisis
Wasin Chaivaranont ChaivaranontWasin Chaivaranont Estimating wildfire fuel load from remotely sensed data
ChenYang Chen Modelling forest fuel temporal change using LiDAR
ChongAmanda Chong Accurate location of buildings and its importance in bushfire damage assessment
ClarkeAndrew Clarke An evaluation of key fire safety messages (KFSM) and their efficacy when applied under varying degrees of stress
CrawfordMiles Crawford How risk informs natural hazard management: a study of the interface between risk modelling for tsunami inundation and local government policy and procedure
CretneyRaven Marie Cretney The Post Disaster City
CurninSteven Curnin Spanning boundaries to support effective multi-agency coordination in emergency management
DasguptaAntara Dasgupta Towards an improved flood forecasting system using data assimilation
DissanayakeAmila Dissanayake Resilience models for steel bridges exposed to accidental and bushfire
DixonDarryl Dixon Emergency service exposure to asbestos
DwyerGraham Dwyer We have not lived long enough: sensemaking and learning from bushfire in Australia
EliottMartyn Eliott Economic evaluation of prescribed fire as a bushfire risk mitigation tool for southeast Queensland
EvansGretel Evans The persistent past: flood, fire and migrant memories of natural disasters in Australia
FakuadeDolapo Fakuade Integrated response as a process for enhancing emergency management
FitzgeraldTom Fitzgerald What is the acceptable risk in the coastal zone: perspectives on coastal hazards and decision making
FlorecVeronique Florec Economic analysis of prescribed burning
FornerVivien Forner Leading with Self Determination Theory
FurlaudJames Furlaud How do wet eucalypt forests burn: managing Tasmania’s most dangerous fuel type
GannonLaura Gannon Integrating bushfire risk and resilience in land use planning policy
Grigorijs Goldbergs GoldbergsGrigorijs Goldbergs Remote sensing of tree structure and biomass in north Australian mesic savanna
GormleyAngela Gormley Effect of surface litter by forest classification on fuels and fire behaviour in Hornsby Shire
GrayGemma Gray Spontaneous volunteers in the emergency management sector
Alan Green photo GreenAlan Green External water spray systems to improve bushfire resilience of buildings
Vaibhav Gupta GuptaVaibhav Gupta Remote sensing of fire severity in Australian dry sclerophyll forests
Hall Sarah Hall Fire and emergency service workers operating on-call: the effect on stress and sleep
HallyBryan Hally Attribution of active fire using simulated fire ladnscapes
Hasanzadeh NafariRoozbeh Hasanzadeh Nafari Flood damage assessment in urban areas
HaworthBilly Haworth Volunteered geographic information, community engagement and bushfire preparation
HenryMatthew Henry Comprehensive school safety: developing a framework for the Australian school setting
HolmesAlex Holmes Investigating the effect of soil moisture, temperature and precipitation extremes on fire risk and intensity in Australia
HoultRyan Hoult Seismic assessment and design philosophy of reinforced concrete in Australia
HumphreysMitchell Humphreys Internal pressure fluctuations in industrial type sheds
HuntSue Hunt Implementing policy to enable disaster resilience in the Australian Federation
Fiona Jennings JenningsFiona Jennings Community volunteering and disaster recovery
KalendherFarook Kalendher Synthetic damage curves for concrete girder bridges under flood hazard
Thomas Kloetzke KloetzkeThomas Kloetzke Measurement, analysis and simulation of surface wind fields during landfalling tropical cyclones
Kosta Lauren Kosta Parenting after a disaster - experiences since Black Saturday
KrishnaRevathi Nuggehalli Krishna Coping with disasters by children and families who live in poverty
KuchinkeDiana Kuchinke Effects of fire on the woodland birds of western Victoria
Brianna Larsen LarsenBrianna Larsen Simulated self-paced fire suppression
Martin Benjamin Martin The role of the emergency management sector in the implementation of children’s disaster education
MassettiAndrea Massetti Remote sensing applied to bushfire
MayDaniel May Taking fire: the political and cultural influence of Indigenous burning in settler societies
MooreEvangeline Moore Improved approaches to natural hazard disaster risk reduction
MorlingSean Morling Developing a spatial approach to model sediment transfer in catchments affected by bushfire
NasimMaryam Nasim Investigation into the behaviour of a U-slab bridge due to flood
NavitasPrananda Navitas Planning for Natural Hazard Risk Mitigation
NdalilaMercy Ndalila Pyrogeography of Tasmania: understanding how vegetation type and bushfire history influences fuel types and smoke emissions
Charles Newland NewlandCharles Newland Improved calibration of spatially distributed models to simulate disaster risk
O'CallaghanMolly O'Callaghan Improved approaches to natural hazard disaster risk reduction
O'DonnellMegan O'Donnell Effects of prenatal bushfire stress on life history traits in humans
Tetsuya Okada OkadaTetsuya Okada Post-disaster recovery following recent natural hazard events and risk reduction measures in Australia and Japan
Korah Parackal ParackalKorah Parackal An analytical technique for determining the redistribution of structural load effects with increasing wind loads
PearceGrant Pearce New Zealand fire climate severity: relationships between climate circulation, seasonal fire danger and fire occurrence
PooleyKamarah Pooley Preventing youth misuse of fire in New South Wales: an empirical evaluation
PopovNicholai Popov The impact of leadership development on organisational citizenship behaviour and social capital: an intervention using self-determination thoery
PorterKaitlyn Porter What role could pharmacists play in optimising medicine management in humanitarian aid crises
QeshtaIsmail M I Qeshta Strengthening of bridge structures to enhance resilience under exposure to flood loading
Rachael Quill QuillRachael Quill (nee Griffiths) Spatial-statistical characterisation of wind fields over complex terrain for bushfire modelling applications
RadfordPhillippa Radford Improved approaches to natural hazard disaster risk reduction
RaducanGabriela Raducan Impact of bushfire on water quality
RahmanShahriar Rahman Development of a stochastic fire effect model in predicting the impacts of fire severity on vegetation
RammTimothy Ramm Advancing long-term planning and decision analysis to improve the resilience of communities against changing coastal risk
RashidMayeda Rashid Child-centred Disaster Risk Reduction (CC- DRR): achievements, challenges and scope
ReadNicholas Read Probablity of bushfire ignition in Victoria
James Ricketts RickettsJames Ricketts Understanding the nature of abrupt regional shifts in a changing climate
Graeme Riddell RiddellGraeme Riddell Methods to develop long term, efficacious risk mitigation policies
SetiawanBambang Setiawan Quantifying the seismic and site amplification characteristics of Adelaide's regolith
SimpsonHeather Simpson Productivity and effectiveness of suppression resources and tactics on campaign fires
Emma Singh SinghEmma Singh (nee Phillips) Network disruptions during long-duration natural hazard events
Philip Stewart StewartPhilip Stewart Changing fire regimes of the Great Sandy Region of south eastern Queensland
StoreyMichael Storey Empirical analysis of spot fire and ember behaviour during extreme fire weather conditions
StrahanKen Strahan Household decision making in bushfire self evacuation
SuttonSteve Sutton Cultural drivers of disaster response behaviour and their cross-cultural applicability
ThomasChristopher Thomas An investigation of the dynamics of fire-fire interactions using a coupled fire-atmosphere model
Rene Van der Sant Van der SantRene Van der Sant Ardity index as a predictor of the hydrogeomorphic response of burnt landscapes
van WezelKate van Wezel Including women in fire management on Waanyi and Garawa lands
VincentGrace Vincent Fighting fires and fatigue
WadhwaniRahul Wadhwani Refinement of the submodels of pyrolysis and firebrand transport and undertaking experiments to validate those for a physics-based bushfire prediction model.
WalshSean Walsh Combining fire, micro climate and vegetation models to predict the outcomes of hazard management practices in fine spatial resolution
Houzhi Wang WangHouzhi Wang Initiation of biomass smouldering combustion
Caroline Wenger WengerCaroline Wenger Flood management in a changing climate: integrating effective approaches
Rachel Westcott WestcottRachel Westcott The interactions between emergency responders and animal owners in bushfire: improving community preparedness and response outcomes
WickramasingheChathura Wickramasinghe Multi resolution, high temporal fire monitoring and intensity mapping using Himawari-8 Advanced Himawari Imager data
WilliamsonJane Williamson Are prescribed fire intervals maintaining fauna habitat?
WolkowAlex Wolkow Sleep restriction across a simulated firefighting deployment: the impact on acute stress responses
Ashley Wright WrightAshley Wright Improving flood forecast skill using remote sensing data
YazdanfarZeinab Yazdanfar Prediction of scour on bridge piers under flood loading
YuMengran Yu Modelling the effect of fire on the hydrological cycle
ZahrYasmin Zahr Improved approaches to natural hazard disaster risk reduction
ZhangYang Zhang Understanding spatial patterns of wildfire occurrence in south eastern Australia

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