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Professor Anna Stec

Professor in Fire Chemistry and Toxicity
School of Natural Sciences

Professor Anna Stec brings a diverse portfolio of research interests including quantification of toxic hazards in fires, understanding the factors that affect fire gas toxicity, and the relationship between the physiological effects of the concentration and dose of different toxicants. For media enquiries, please contact

  • MSc (Eng) (Chemistry with Polymer Technology), Department of Chemistry and Polymer Technology, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Ph.D.(Fire Chemistry and Toxicity), Fire Materials Laboratory, Centre for Materials Research and Innovation, University of Bolton, UK
  • Subject Areas: Chemistry, Fire, Toxicology
  • Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers (FIFireE)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Chartered Scientist (CSci) of the Science Council
  • Member of International Association for Fire Safety Science
  • Editorial board member of Fire Technology Journal, European Journal of Environmental and Safety Sciences
  • Scientific Committee Member: International Congress on Combustion By-products and Their Health Effects, International Association for Fire Safety Science, European Meeting on Fire Retardancy and Protection of Materials, International Conference Modern Trends of Fire Protection in Rolling Stock, International Scientific and Technical Conference Emergency Evacuation of People From Buildings
  • Designated representative of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) to the British Standards (BSI) Hazard to Life from Fire (FSH/16) technical committee
  • UK’s designated principal expert on Fire Chemistry to the ISO Fire Threat to People and the Environment subcommittee (ISO/TC92/SC3)