Assoc. Prof. Lirika KUPE (Dorri) graduated as a Biologist from the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Tirana, in 2001. She completed her master's degree in 2003 and PhD in 2006 at the Agricultural University of Tirana and holds the Associate Professor since 2009. She is author and co-author of around 28 scientific journals and has participated in around 37 international and national conferences or symposium. She has also participated as an expert on international projects in the field of biodiversity and environmental management such as SCOPES, CPWB, NIVA etc. He has also carried out a number of long-term specializations at the Limnologic Institute (University of Zurich), University of Innsbruck - Austria, University of Tekirdag (Turkey), University of Hoenheim (Germany) etc. She has been conducting teaching activity in the subject of General Botany since 2001 and from 2017 she is teaching subject of Energy Waste Treatment.
Fresh water ecology, diatoms taxonomy & ecology