Mrs. Pooja Pandey | Occupational Safety | Young Scientist Award

Mrs. Pooja Pandey | Occupational Safety | Young Scientist Award

Mrs at University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Dynamic ๐Ÿ”ฅ researcher and educator with expertise in Wildfire Management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Holding a PhD in European Interagency Exchange, Pooja’s research has led to publications on global wildfire risk and Europe-wide prevention strategies. With a background in MSc studies focusing on streamflow analysis and forest fire risk modeling, Pooja excels in interdisciplinary collaboration and stakeholder engagement. Awarded for presentations and recognized for contributions to climate education initiatives, Pooja brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for addressing social and environmental challenges. Pooja is committed to continuous learning and professional development.


๐ŸŽ“ Education

| European University Cyprus | PhD | 2024 | Thesis: European Interagency Exchange in Integrated Fire Management | | University of Leeds | MSc | 2020 | Dissertation: Analyzing Trends in Streamflow and its linkages with Precipitation | | Amity University | MSc | 2017 | Dissertation: Utilization of GIS and Remote Sensing in Forest Fire Risk Modelling | | University of Delhi | B.A. (Hons) | 2016 | Dissertation: Determining the Natural and Physical Factors influencing Tourism in Himalayas |

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ Teaching Experience

Wageningen University | MSc | Guest Lecturer: Integrated Wildfire ManagementEuropean University Cyprus | MSc | Thesis Supervisor

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Experience

University of Southampton | 2024 | Super RecruiterCentre for the South | 2023 | Knowledge Exchange FellowCERIDES | 2020-2023 | Research AssociateDefense Research and Development Organization | 2017-2018๐Ÿ… AwardsICCMP | 2022 | Best Presentation Award โ€“ International Conference on Crisis Management & PlanningMarie Curie Scholarship | 2020 | Early Career ResearcherUniversity of Leeds | 2019 | Leeds University International Excellence Scholarship๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ LanguagesNative: English and HindiBeginner: German (B1), Spanish โ€“ A1, Greek โ€“ A1

๐Ÿ“š Recent Publications

Science Direct: A global outlook on increasing wildfire risk: Current policy situation and future pathwaysSpringer: Proposed actions towards streamlining Europewide prevention strategies in wildfire managementEuropean JRC: Analysis of 2021 critical wildfire events in the Mediterranean region

๐Ÿ” Acquired Expertise

Linking Science & Practice | Wageningen UniversityWildfire Management Plan Training | Nature & Forestry EnglandQualitative Data Analysis | UdemyScience Policy Interaction | European Forest InstituteSatellite Observations and Tools for Fire Risk, Detection, and Analysis | NASAFuture Challenges: Stakeholder Engagement | Pau Costa FoundationFire in the landscape: introduction to biophysical aspects | Wageningen UniversityCitiesX: The Past, Present and Future of Urban Life | Harvard UniversityWildland-Urban Interface Fire Risk Assessment in Europe | SFPE, Portugal

๐Ÿš€ Professional Development Events

Local Government Knowledge Exchange EventPanelist โ€“ Future wildfire risk scenarios addressing the expected impacts by the Green Deal related to building.Member of the โ€œEducation for Climate Coalition โ€“ Cyprus.โ€Presented research before the President of the Republic of Cyprus, the Commissioner of Australia in Cyprus, the Commissioner of Israel in Cyprus.Presented at several International conferencesPublished several reviews/blogs/articles.Presented findings on Smart Cities โ€“ Challenges and Visions Ahead

๐Ÿ“ Training Experience

National Observatory of Athens | Greece: WUI mapping for fire prevention in Attica regionTecnosylva | Spain: GIS based wildfire risk assessment in CyprusFireAID | Denmark: Wildfire Management in DenmarkNational Institute of Disaster Management| India: Wildfire Risk Assessment in Uttarakhand, India

Publications Top Notes ๐Ÿ“

๐Ÿ” Analysis of 2021 Critical Wildfire Events in the Mediterranean Region

Source: Publications Office of the European Union

Publication Year: 2023

Type: Book Chapter

DOI: 10.2760/562495

Contributors: Pooja Pandey

๐ŸŒ A Global Outlook on Increasing Wildfire Risk: Current Policy Situation and Future Pathways

Source: Trees, Forests and People

Publication Year: 2023

Type: Journal Article

DOI: 10.1016/j.tfp.2023.100431