Forestry & Wood Science
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Extraordinary Professors and Lecturers


Mariu​​​s Barbu​​​

​Affiliated with:​​ Fachhochschule Salzburg, Holztechnologie & Holzwirtschaft

Field of expertise: ​Composites and building materials​​


Paxie Chirwa

Affiliated with: University of Pretoria

Field of expertise: Forestry Development


 Coert Geldenhuys

Affiliated with: ForestWood cc

Field of expertise: Ecolog​​​y and Management of Indigenous Forests & Woodlands


Mike Jacobson

Affiliated with: Pennsylvania State University, USA

Field of expertise: Forest Management

Christoph Kleinn

Affiliated with: University of Goettingen, Germany

Field of expertise: 

Reino Pulkki

Affiliated with: Lakehead University, Canada

Field of expertise: Forest Engineering


 Thomas Seifert

Affiliated with: Scientes Mondium UG, Germany / Linnaeus University, ​Sweden

Field of expertise: 


Klaus von Gadow

Affiliated with: Professor in Emeritus

Field of expertise: Forest Management


Dr Andre Nel

Affiliated with​: Sappi, South Africa

Field of expertise: 


​Dr Steven B. Dovey

Affiliated with​: Sappi, South Africa

Field of expertise: Silviculture