Researcher biography

Mohamad Lutfi Ramadhan is a Ph.D. student in the School of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland. He received his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universitas Indonesia in 2016. In the same year, he earned an opportunity to continue his study for Master of Engineering with a focus in Fire Safety Engineering. He completed his Master’s degree in 2017, with the thesis “Experimental study of the effect of water spray on the spread of smouldering in Indonesian peat fires.” In the recent years, he worked in several consultancy and research projects on the field of fire safety including buildings and wildland fires, which resulted in several published papers and conference presentations. As a doctoral student at Structural and Fire Safety Engineering Research Group, his research project explores the role of moisture and the water cycle on the flammability of vegetation and risk of bushfires. A multi-scale fire testing approach is proposed towards improving bushfire risk models. The results of his research project will provide a better understanding of the key factors that affect the flammability of vegetation in Australia. He has also recently been given the honour to take part in the Global Change Scholars Program in which he is planning to broaden his knowledge and line of work in the environmental sector, especially bushfires which will contribute to solving one of the world’s global challenges.

Mohamad Lutfi's principal advisor is Dr Juan Medina.