Associate Director, WIFIRE Lab at UC San Diego
- Fire behavior and risk modeling
- Vegetation management’s impact on surround ecology
- Data governance
- Board management and strategic planning
Jessica Block has been a senior research associate and associate director of the WIFIRE Lab at the University of California, San Diego since 2011. She was a wildfire research officer at the University of Melbourne in 2010, a research associate at the University of Ballarat, Australia from 2008 to 2009, a research associate at San Diego State University in 2008, and a senior research developer at Arizona State University from 2005 to 2008. Block earned a Master of Science degree in geological sciences with an emphasis in urban ecology from Arizona State University.