Associate Professor

Maria de Las Nieves Fernandez Anez

Field of work

I am an associate professor within fire safety in campus Haugesund, and study program coordinator for the Master in Fire Safety Engineering.

My main research lines are wildfires, smouldering fires and dust explosions, focusing on biomass and new  fuels.

I finished my PhD on Flammability of Biomass at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid in 2016, where I also obtained my MSc in Environmental Risk (2012) and MEng in Mining Engineering (2011).

Courses taught

  • ING4004 Advanced Fire Dynamics
  • ING4007 Industrial Fire Safety

Research areas

  • Fire safety
  • Wildfires
  • Smouldering fires
  • Dust explosions