Institute of

Wood Research

Acting Director

Secretariat

Michaela Höner

Institut für Holzforschung

 

Leuschnerstraße 91

21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf

Phone: +49 40 73962 601

Fax: +49 40 73962 699

hf@  thuenen.de

 

 


Dr. Dr. h.c. Uwe Schmitt

Dr. Dr. h.c. Uwe  Schmitt
Address
Leuschnerstraße 91
21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf
Phone
+49 40 73962 400
Fax
+49 40 73962 499
E-Mail
uwe.schmitt@thuenen.de

Personal background

  • 2014-2017: President of 'International Academy of Wood Science'
  • 2013: Honorary Doctorate of the West Hungarian University of Sopron
  • Since 2011-2017: Acting Director of the Institute of Wood Research
  • 2008 - 2011: Teamleader Wood Biology
  • 2005: Research Director
  • 2004-2007: Acting Director of the Institute for Wood Biology and Wood Protection
  • Since 1985: Senior Research Scientist at the Federal Research Centre for Forestry and Forest Products (BFH), Hamburg and since 2008 in the Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries (Thünen Institute), Hamburg
  • 1983-1985: Research Scientist at the Federal Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry in Berlin
  • 1983: Dr. rer. nat. at the University of HeidelbergDegree: Diploma 1980Study of Biology at the University of Heidelberg
  • Born 1954 in Wiesbaden 

More Informations

 

Elected Vice-President of the International Academy of Wood Science/IAWS

Elected Fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science/IAWS and since 2002 member of the Executive Committee and Secretary (http://www.iaws-web.org/)

National delegate to the management committee of the EU-COST Action FP0802 Micro-Characterization Techniques in Wood Mechanics, 2009-2014 (http://cost-fp0802.tuwien.ac.at/)

Member of the International Association of Wood Anatomists/IAWA (http://bio.kuleuven.be/sys/iawa/)

Associate Editor of the IAWA Journal (http://bio.kuleuven.be/sys/iawa/)

Mitglied im Editorial Board der Zeitschrift Holzforschung (http://www.degruyter.de/journals/holz/detailEn.cfm)

German Coordinator of the bilateral Cooperation Plant Cell Wall Group between Germany and New Zealand

Member of the Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft /German Botanical Society

German Coordinator of the bilateral Cooperation Plant Cell Wall Group between Germany and New Zealand

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Allgemeine Holzbiologie
  • Struktur, Eigenschaften und Qualität von Holz- und Holzwerkstoffen
  • Auswirkungen von Umwelt- und Klimaveränderungen auf Holzbildung und -eigenschaften

Research Projects

Publications