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Professor Tripti Singh

PhD (Wood Mycology) Lincoln University, New Zealand, MSc Hons (Biological Sciences) University of Waikato, New Zealand, BPEd (Physical Education) Banaras Hindu University (BHU), India, BSc (Chemistry, Botany and Zoology) - Purvanchal University, India

  • Director, National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life, Forest Research Institute
Office location
Ecosciences Precinct Dutton Park Qld
Sunshine Coast
Tripti Singh

Professor Tripti Singh has extensive background in timber durability and global reputation for science excellence. Tripti has been involved in wood product development and performance evaluation. She has been a Team Leader of several research groups at Scion Research and is a senior scientist. Prof Singh has a BSc in Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, an MSc in Biology and a PhD in Wood mycology from Lincoln University, New Zealand. Her quality scientific research and leadership has led her to various scientific boards and awards. Prof Singh has published extensively on the subject of timber durability and works closely with industry through her membership on joint Australia/New Zealand Committee Tm-012 as well as the Australasian Wood Preservation. She has also held leadership position in the International Research Group on Wood Protection and currently serves on the Executive Committee.


Research areas

  • Wood Science
  • wood protection
  • wood durability
  • timber treatments/remedial treatment