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PhD student positions available

Seeking two new PhD students Industrial Engineering Research Group and the Forest Resources and Environmental Services Hub at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Background The University of British Columbia, established in 1915, is an exceptional place for studying and performing research and is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. The […]

Congratulations to IERG members, Krishna Malladi, Dr. Olivier Quirion-Blais, and Dr. Taraneh Sowlati, for being selected as finalists in the CORS Practice Prize Competition-2018

The research project done by IERG members, Krishna Malladi, Dr. Olivier Quirion-Blais, and Dr. Taraneh Sowlati, in collaboration with Cloverdale Fuel Ltd. is selected for the finals of CORS Practice Prize Competition-2018. The final round will be held at the CORS Annual Conference in June-2018.

Congratulations to PhD candidate Krishna Malladi for being selected as a finalist in the David Martell Student Paper Prize in Forestry-2018

PhD candidate Krishna Malladi is one of the finalists of David Martell Student Paper Prize in Forestry. Krishna will present in the final round at CORS Annual Conference in June 2018.

Congratulations to PhD candidate Shaghayegh Akhtari for receiving the Forestry Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for 2017-18

PhD candidate Shaghayegh Akhtari received the Faculty of Forestry Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for the year 2017-18.

Congratulations to PhD candidate Shaghayegh Akhtari for winning the Donald S. McPhee scholarship.

PhD candidate Shaghayegh Akhtari received the Donald S. McPhee scholarship in January, 2018.

Welcome to Dan Yu and Jan Maier!

Dr. Sowlati organized sessions at IFORS-CORS 2017

Dr. Sowlati has organized the “CORS Forestry Special Interest Group” and the “Biomass-based Supply Chains” sessions at the IFORS-CORS 2017 conference, which will be held in Quebec City, Canada from July 16 to July 21, 2017. Stream Session CORS SIG on Forestry Managing flammable landscape under uncertainty CORS SIG on Forestry OR application in forest […]

Presentations by IERG members at IUFRO Division 5 in Vancouver

On June 15, 2017, Krishna Malladi and Shaghaygh Akhtari presented at the IUFRO Division 5 conference in Vancouver (http://www.iufrodiv5-2017.ca) in the “Decision Support Tools and Models” session chaired by Dr. Taraneh Sowlati.

Dr. Taraneh Sowlati is recognized as the most productive researcher in the forest biomass supply chain area

In a recent publication by Mirkouei et al. (2017), Dr. Taraneh Sowlati is recognized as the most productive scholar with the most published papers in the field of forest biomass supply chain. Mirkouei, A., Haapala, K.R., Sessions, J., Murthy, G.S. 2017. A review and future directions in techno-economic modeling and optimization of upstream forest biomass […]