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Editor-in-chief

Vladimir I. Melekhov (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

was born in 1939. He graduated from the Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour named after V.V. Kuibyshev in 1961. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of Wood Science and Wood Cooking of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov; Full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the Academy of Quality Problems of the Russian Federation; member of the Coordinating Council on contemporary problems of wood science of the International Academy of Wood; Certified expert of the Russian Federation on the wood-knowledge, technology and equipment for the woodworking industry; Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, honored worker of higher professional education of the Russian Federation, awarded by the silver medal of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements, by the sign "Inventor of the USSR", by the honorary silver medal of V.I. Vernadskiy, by the badge of honor of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences "For Merit in development of science and economy of Russia". He is the author of more than 300 scientific papers, 50 inventions in the technology of high quality drying, wood impregnation and the use of low value wood and wood waste on the basis of new technologies.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 216149
forest@narfu.ru




Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Nikolay A. Babich (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

was born in 1947. He graduated from the Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour named after V.V. Kuibyshev in 1971. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Artificial Forests of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov. Honored Worker of Higher School of Russia, laureate of the M.V. Lomonosov Prize of the academic research and promotional works in the environmental problems of the Arkhangelsk region, formation of ecological culture of the population. He is the author of more than 240 scientific papers in the field of reforestation in the taiga zone, including 50 books.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 216156
forest@narfu.ru




Deputy Editor-in-chief

Konstantin G. Bogolitsyn (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

was born in 1949. He graduated from the Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour named after V.V. Kuibyshev in 1971. Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of pure and applied chemistry of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov; Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation; "Soros Professor"; full member of the Russian Academy of Engineering Sciences, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Engineering. He is the author of more than 500 scientific papers in the development of physical and chemical basics of wood processing.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 216117
k.bogolitsin@narfu.ru



Anna M. Komarova (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

graduated from the Pomor State University named after M.V. Lomonosov in 2007. Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Executive secretary of the Department of scientific publications of the Office of Scientific Research.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 287618
forest@narfu.ru
a.komarova@narfu.ru



Nikolay I. Bogdanovich (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

was born in 1943. He graduated from the Leningrad Forestry Academy in 1969. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov; Honorary Worker of Russian higher education; Honorary Worker of higher professional education of the Russian Federation. He is the author of more than 400 scientific papers in the field of wood pyrolysis and waste of chemical and mechanical wood processing to obtain the adsorbents for purification of waste water and gas emissions, adsorption methods of sewage treatment and sediment reworking.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 218946
n.bogdanovich@narfu.ru



Vladimir P. Besschetnov (Russian Federation, Nizhny Novgorod)

was born in 1952. He graduated from the Kazakh Agrarian Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour in 1975. Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Vice-Rector for Development; Head of the Department of Forest Cultures of the Nizhny Novgorod State Agricultural Academy. He is the author of more than 130 publications in the field of forest plantation, tree and shrub species selection and introduction, forest breeding efficiency problems and improvement of breeding potential of natural populations and elite trees of the basic forest-forming species.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (831) 4627608
lesfak@bk.ru



Peter V. Biley (Ukraine, Lviv)

was born in 1940. He graduated from the Lvov Forestry Engineering Institute in 1969. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Head of the Department of Drying Technology and Wood Protection of the National Forest University of the Ukraine; Member of the Academy of Forest Sciences of the Ukraine; Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the Ukraine. He is the author of more than 310 publications, including 6 monographs, 3 textbooks, 8 tutorials, 31 invention patents in the kiln drying technology.

Contact details:
Ph.: +380 (32) 2384499
tf_nltu@ukr.net
P.biley@ukr.net



Adriaan van Heiningen (Orono, Maine, USA)

PhD, Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Maine (Orono, Maine, USA); Professor of the Department of Forest Products Technology in the Helsinki Technological University (Finland); Member of the Advisory Board of “American Process Inc.”; Member of the Editorial staff of the “Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy”. He is the author of over 1000 scientific publications in the fundamental chemical engineering aspects of silvicultural biomass, production of polymers and biofuels.

Contact details:
Ph.: +1(207) 5812278
avanheiningen@umche.maine.edu




Anatoliy V. Voronin (Russian Federation, Petrozavodsk)

was born in 1959. He graduated from the Petrozavodsk State University in 1983. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics, Rector of the Petrozavodsk State University; Chairman of the Union of Rectors of the Republic of Karelia; Member of the Russian Union of Rectors; Member of the Presidium of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences; research adviser of the IT-park of the Petrozavodsk State University; Editor-in-Chief of the scientific periodical “Proceedings of Petrozavodsk State University”; Member of the editorial staff of a number of the Russian scientific periodicals; Deputy Chairman of the Council for doctoral theses defence; Laureate of the RF Government reward in Education; Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. He is the author of more than 160 publications, including 11 books, in the mathematical modeling of management systems in the forest industry complex.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8142) 711001
rector@petrsu.ru
voronin@petrsu.ru



Sergey V. Zalesov (Russian Federation, Yekaterinburg)

was born in 1953. He graduated from the Ural Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour in 1981. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Forestry of the Ural State Forest Engineering University; Member of the Russian Academy of Natural History; Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences; Honored Forester of the Russian Federation; Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education; founder of the scientific and pedagogical school “Optimization of Forest Management”. He is the author of about 500 scientific papers in silviculture, forestry, forest pyrology and ecology.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (343) 2546324
zalesov@usfeu.ru



Albert A. Kamusin (Russian Federation, Moscow)

was born in 1938. He graduated from the Ural Forest Engineering Institute in 1967. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of industrial transport and construction of the Moscow State Forest University; Honored Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences in the Forest Sciences Section. He is the author of more than 142 scientific publications, co-author of 7 books and 12 textbooks in the technological and environmental problems of land and water forest transportation.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (498) 6873892
kamusin@mgul.ac.ru



Ivan T. Kishchenko (Russian Federation, Petrozavodsk)

was born in 1947. He graduated from the Petrozavodsk State University in 1971. Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor of the Department of Botany and Physiology of Plants of the Petrozavodsk State University; Honored Scientist of the Republic of Karelia, Honorary Worker of Higher School of the Russian Federation. He is the author of about 160 print papers, including 4 monographs, 15 textbooks, 3 inventor's certificates in biology and ecology of native and introduced species of woody plants in the taiga zone.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8142) 711019
fax: +7 (8142) 711000
ivanki@karelia.ru



Nikolay I. Kozhukhov (Russian Federation, Moscow)

was born in 1938. He graduated from the Kuibyshev Agricultural Institute in 1961. Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of Management, Economics and Foreign Relations of forestry and forest industries of the Moscow State Forest University; Honored Economist of the Russian Federation; Member of the RAS; Honored Worker of higher professional education of the Russian Federation; Chairman of the Section of Forest Complex Economics of the Russian Scientific and Engineering Associations; Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Council on Forestry and Agroforestry of the RAS; Member of the Bureau of Reclamation, Water and Forest Management of the Russian Academy of Sciences; member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; Member of the RF Governmental Commission on Award in Agricultural Sciences. He is the author of more than 300 scientific papers, including 24 books and monographs, in economics and management in forest complex industries.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (498) 6874351
kozhukov@mgul.ac.ru



Viktor S. Kurov (Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg)

was born in 1953. He graduated from the Leningrad Technological Institute of Pulp and Paper Industry in 1976. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor; Full Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences; Deputy Director for Research of the Higher School of Technology and Energy of the Saint Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design; Chairman of the Dissertation Council for PhD and Master's Thesis defence; Member of the other two Dissertation Councils; Expert of the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles. He is the author of over 230 scientific papers, including 4 monographs, 9 textbooks, 18 patents, in chemical engineering and equipment of pulp and paper production.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (812) 7865766
Fax: +7 (812) 7868600
VSKurov@inbox.ru



Vladimir I. Malygin (Russian Federation, Severodvinsk)

was born in 1952. He graduated from the Peoples’ Friendship University named after P. Lumumba in 1979. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor; Member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of the Russian Federation; Deputy Director for Research of the Severodvinsk branch of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov; Honored inventor; Honored worker of science and technology of the Russian Federation. He is the author of more than 180 scientific papers in mathematical modeling of in-cut physical processes.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (818) 4580789
v.malygin@narfu.ru



Rimma N. Matveeva (Russian Federation, Krasnoyarsk)

graduated from the Siberian Technological Institute in 1965. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of Plant Breeding and Planting in the Siberian State Aerospace University named after academician M.F. Reshetnev; Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences; Academician of the Russian Academy of Quality Problems; Chairman of the Dissertation Council. She is the author of more than 500 scientific papers in plant breeding, fruit growing, introduction of woody plants, silvicultural production, including 30 monographs.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (391) 2278844
selekcia@sibstu.kts.ru



Mikhail D. Merzlenko (Russian Federation, Moscow)

was born in 1946. He graduated from the Moscow Forest Engineering Institute in 1969. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor; Senior Researcher in the Institute of Forest Science of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Member of the Moscow Society of Naturalists at the Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov; Corresponding Member of the International Slavic Academy; the member of dissertation councils. He is the author of about 360 publications, including 13 monographs and 32 papers of academic direction, in artificial reforestation, silviculture, forest ornithology, history of forestry, science and education.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (495) 6345257
root@ilan.ras.ru



Nikolay A. Moiseev (Russian Federation, Moscow)

was born in 1929. He graduated from the Leningrad State Forestry Academy under name of S.M. Kirov in 1954. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Chief Researcher of the All-Russian Research Institute for Silviculture and Mechanization of Forestry; Honored forester of Russia; Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation; member of the Board of Forestry Development of the Government of the Russian Federation; member of the Scientific Expert Council under Chairman of the Federation Council; member of the scientific and technical Council of the Federal forestry Agency; foreign member (academician) of the Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry of Sweden, of the Academy of Sciences and Literature of Finland, of the Italian forest Academy; Honorary Doctor of the Dresden Technical University. He has more than 560 scientific papers in the field of forest management, forest sector economy, national forest policy, including 40 books and monographs.

Contact Information:
forestvniilm@yandex.ru



Dmitriy G. Myasishchev (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

was born in 1959. He graduated from the Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour named after V.V. Kuibyshev in 1981. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor of the Department of Transport, Production Machines and Equipment in the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov. He is the author of more than 40 scientific papers in design, development and research of transportable facilities of small-scale mechanization for the forest industry.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 216195
d.myasishchev@narfu.ru



Elena N. Nakvasina (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

graduated from the Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour named after V.V. Kuibyshev in 1975. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Forest Management and Soil Science of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov; Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. She is the author of more than 200 scientific papers in reforestation and ecosystem ecology.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 216174
nakvasina@narfu.ru



Peter Niemz (Switzerland, Zurich)

was born in 1950. He graduated from the Dresden Technical University in 1972. PhD, Professor, Head of the Department of Wood Physics in the Institute of Building Materials, ETH Zurich; Academician; Member of the Board of the International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS); Member of the Regional Coordinating Council of Wood Science. He is the author of over 600 scientific papers in physics, mathematics, mechanics of wood and wood materials, woodworking technology.

Contact details:
niemzp@ethz.ch



Aleksandr N. Oblivin (Russian Federation, Moscow)

was born in 1932. He graduated from the Moscow Forest Engineering Institute in 1956. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor; President of the Moscow State Forest University; Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the Russian Federation; Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, International Higher Education Academy of Sciences. He is the author of more than 100 scientific papers in engineering thermal physics and technology of composite materials, 2 monographs, 3 textbooks for Higher Schools.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (498) 6874317
prezident@mgul.ac.ru



Vladimir I. Onegin (Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg)

was born in 1935. He graduated from the Leningrad Forest Technical Academy under name of S.M. Kirov in 1960. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Woodworking Technology of the Saint Petersburg State Forest Technical University under name of S.M. Kirov; Academician of the International Academy of Ecology, Man and Nature Security; Chairman of the Dissertation Council, Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation. He is the author of more than 180 publications, including a textbook for Higher Schools, a monograph, 8 certificates of authorship and 4 patents in physical and chemical mechanics in protective and decorative coatings of wood, mechanical wood technology.

Contact details:
Fax: +7 (812) 6709322
public@ftacademy.ru



Evgeniy A. Pamfilov (Russian Federation, Bryansk)

was born in 1941. He graduated from the Bryansk Institute of Transport Engineering in 1964. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Bryansk State Technical University; Honored Scientist of the RF; Honored Scientist of the Bryansk region; Full Member of the International Academy of Ecology and Health and Safety; Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Engineering; Member of the Bureau and Head of the Section of the Interdepartmental Scientific Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the Russian Academy of Sciences; Chairman of the Presidium of the Bryansk scientific coordination center; Member of the Russian National Committee on Tribology; Director and Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Ecology of the International Academy of Engineering. He is the author of more than 400 publications, including monographs, leaflets, state standards, more than 35 inventions and patents in engineering reliability of forest industry equipment, operated under dynamic loads, low temperatures, high speed, and reactive environments.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (4832) 646073
Fax: +7 (4832) 746008
pamfilov@bgita.ru



Evgeniy M. Romanov (Russian Federation, Yoshkar-Ola)

was born in 1948. He graduated from the Mari Polytechnic Institute named after M. Gorky in 1971. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Rector of the Volga State University of Technology; Member of 2 EMA of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation; Member of the State Assembly of the Mari El Republic; Chairman of the Council of Rectors of the Mari El Republic; Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Mari El; Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. He is the author of more than 170 scientific papers, 14 patents, 6 monographs and 22 textbooks in the intensive cultivation technology of the saplings material on the bioecological basis, biotechnical methods of disposal of municipal and industrial waste and environmental monitoring in forest cultivation.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8362) 455344
rector@volgatech.net



Timo Saksа (Finland, Suonenjoki)

was born in 1957. He graduated from the University of Helsinki in 1982. Doctor of Agricultural and Forest Sciences; Senior Researcher of the Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla), Suonenjoki Research Unit. He is the author of over 30 scientific publications in forest silviculture, forest regeneration and young-growth stand management.

Contact details:
Ph.: +358 50 391 4834
timo.saksa@metla.fi



Viktor G. Sanaev (Russian Federation, Moscow)

was born in 1956. He graduated from the Moscow Forest Engineering Institute in 1978. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Rector of the Moscow State Forest University; Chairman of the ERO of the RF Universities in education in Forestry; Member of the Expert Council of the Federation Council and the State Duma of the Russian Federation in the national forest policy; Head of the Council Working Group in Timber Complex Development of the Government of the Russian Federation; Member of the Science and Engineering Board of the Federal Forestry Agency; Head of the Subcommittee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation for science, innovation, staff training and retraining in the forest sector; Full Member of the International Higher Education Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Academy of Safety and Security, International Academy of Social Sciences, International Academy of Patronship. He is the author of over 115 scientific and educational papers, including monographs, textbooks and tutorials in technology of woodworking industries.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (495) 5869243
Fax: +7 (495) 5836490
rector@mgul.ac.ru



Andrey V. Selikhovkin (Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg)

was born in 1955. He graduated from the Leningrad Forest Technical Academy under name of S.M. Kirov in 1978. Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Forest Protection and Game Management of the St. Petersburg State Forest Technical University under name of S.M. Kirov; Member of the Council on Forestry Development of the Government of the Russian Federation; Full Member of the Swedish Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences; Member of the Presidium of the Council of Rectors of the Northwestern Federal District; Member of the Russian Union of Rectors; Vice-President of the Russian Entomological Society; Member of the Presidium of the Expert Advisory Board of the Assembly of the Leningrad region; Member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Federal Forestry Agency; Member of the Tender Commission for Innovation of the St. Petersburg Government; Member of the Expert Council of the competition for the prizes of St. Petersburg Government for outstanding achievements in the field of higher and secondary specialized vocational education; Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Forest Forum. He is the author of more than 215 scientific papers in the field of the impact of stress factors on forest ecosystems, forest protection, management strategy and organization of the scientific and education complexes.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (812) 6709275
Fax: +7 (812) 6709322
a.selikhovkin@mail.ru



Vladimir V. Sergeevichev (Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg)

was born in 1947. He graduated from the Leningrad Forest Technical Academy under name of S.M. Kirov in 1972. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Mechanics of the St. Petersburg State Forest Technical University under name of S.M. Kirov; Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation; Honorary furniture-maker of the RF. He is the author of more than 130 scientific papers in the technology and mechanics of wood materials, simulation processes of the formation of laminated wood materials in continuous presses.

Contact details:
Ph./Fax: +7 (812) 6709253
tmm@ftacademy.ru



Ole Jakob Sorensen (Norway, Steinkjer)

was born in 1951. He graduated from the University of Oslo in 1978. PhD, Professor of the Department of Ecology and Environment in the Nord-Trondelag University College. The research interests: forestry, environmental management, adaptation of birds and mammals in the boreal forests, forest biodiversity management.

Contact details:
Ph.: +47 74 112052
ole.j.sorensen@hint.no



Bjarni Diðrik Sigurðsson (Iceland, Hvanneyri)

was born in 1966. He graduated from the University of Iceland in 1993. PhD, Professor in the Department of Forestry of the Iceland Agricultural Academy (Hvanneyri). He is the author of about 150 scientific publications in forest ecology, carbon cycle, water and nutrients in the forest ecosystems, the impact of climate change on the flora and fauna.

Contact details:
Ph.: +354 4335000
Bjarni@lbhi.is



Anatoliy M. Tarakanov (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

was born in 1943. He graduated from the Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour named after V.V. Kuibyshev in 1965. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences; Chief Scientist, Head of Laboratory of boreal ecosystems and biodiversity of the Northern Research Institute of Forestry. He is the author of more than 150 publications in the environmental studies of wetland forests, forest reclamation efficiency, growth modeling and formation and management of drained forests.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 617955
A.M.Tarakanov@yandex.ru



Vladimir A. Usoltsev (Russian Federation, Yekaterinburg)

was born in 1940. He graduated from the Ural Forestry Institute in 1973. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Ural State Forest Engineering University; Head of Laboratory; Chief Researcher of the Botanical Garden of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Honored forester of the Russian Federation; the founder and leader of the scientific school "Assessment and modeling of forest biomass." He is the author of more than 550 scientific papers in the field of evaluation of the biological productivity of forests.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (343) 2546159
Usoltsev50@mail.ru


Yuriy G. Khabarov (Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk)

was born in 1950. He graduated from the Forestry Engineering Institute of the Order of the Red Banner of Labour named after V.V. Kuibyshev in 1972. Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Timber Production Technology in the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov; Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. He is the author of over 180 scientific papers in wood chemistry, chemistry of lignin and analytical chemistry.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8182) 216143
u.habarov@narfu.ru



Firdaves Kh. Khakimova (Russian Federation, Perm)

graduated from the Ural Forest Engineering Institute in 1965. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor of the Department of technology of polymeric materials and powders of the Perm National Research Polytechnic University; Honorary Worker of Russian Higher Education; Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Natural History; Honored Worker of Science and Education of the Russian Federation. She is the author of more than 160 scientific papers in the pulp theory and technology, 17 patents and 9 inventor’s certificates.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (342) 2839003
tcbp@pstu.ru



Otakar Holusa (Czech Republic, Brno)

was born in 1973. He graduated from the Mendel University in Brno in 1996. PhD, Professor of the Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management in the Mendel University (Brno). He is the author of over 240 scientific papers in forest entomology, taxonomy, ecology, ethology, and forest management.

Contact details:
Ph.: +420 606 960 769



Natalya V. Chernaya (Belarus, Minsk)

graduated from the Belarusian State Technological University named after S.M. Kirov in 1981. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Chemical Wood Processing of the Belarusian State Technological University; Chairman of the Methodological Council of Chemical Wood Processing; member of the BSTU Councils. She is the author of 220 scientific works and 22 patents in the production quality improvement and costs reduction of paper and board, paper and cardboard sizing processes in neutral environment.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (10 375 17) 327 80 46
chornaya@belstu.by



Valeriy L. Chernykh (Russian Federation, Yoshkar-Ola)

was born in 1952. He graduated from the Mari Polytechnic Institute in 1978. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Forestry and Forest Management of the Volga State University of Technology; research adviser of the scientific laboratory “Modern Information Technologies in Forestry” in the Volga State University of Technology; Honored Forester of the Mari El Republic. He is the author of more than 240 publications, including 5 software certificates, 17 tutorials, monographs, forest mensuration handbooks in forest assessment, mathematical modeling, information and GIS technologies in forestry.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8362) 416955
sitlx@rambler.ru
ChernyhVL@volgatech.net



Yuriy A. Shirnin (Russian Federation, Yoshkar-Ola)

was born in 1946. He graduated from the Mari State Polytechnic Institute in 1973. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Technology and Equipment of Woodworking Production in the Volga State University of Technology; Full Member of the International Academy of Informatization (IAI); Honored Scientist of Russia; Honored Worker of Science of the Republic of Mari El; Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation; Chairman of the Dissertation Council. He is the author of more than 310 scientific papers, including 40 inventor's certificates and patents, 21 tutorials, a textbook and 6 monographs in the technology of wood production.

Contact details:
Ph.: +7 (8362) 686805
Fax: +7 (8362) 410872
yushirnin@rambler.ru
ShirninYA@volgatech.net



Sergey S. Shtukin (Belarus, Minsk)

was born in 1945. He graduated from the Belarusian Technological Institute named after S.M. Kirov in 1973. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Forestry in the Belarusian State Technological University. He is the author of over 130 scientific papers in softwood plantation, quality assessment of natural and artificial reforestation, improving pine, spruce and larch resistance to the adverse environmental conditions, ash-tree cultivation technology.

Contact details:
bstu_lesovodstvo@tut.by



Hans-Dietrich Engelmann (Germany, Emden)

was born in 1940. He graduated from the Technical University of Hanover in 1940. Professor, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Head of the Faculty of the University of Applied Sciences (Emden). He is the author of about 40 scientific papers in process automation, expert systems and statistical methods.

Contact details:
Ph.: +49 4921/8071516
hans.engelmann@fho-emden.de