Meet the people in the programme

As a student in the Master’s Programme in Forest Sciences, you benefit from the expertise of numerous inspiring scholars with solid teaching experience and broad researcher credentials. The professors and teachers come with various disciplinary backgrounds. The disciplines involved in the programme include:

  • Forest Pathology
  • Peatland Ecology and Forestry
  • Forest-Atmosphere Interactions
  • Forest Resource Management and Geoinformatics
  • Forest Products Marketing
  • Silviculture / Applied Ecology
  • Forest Soil Science
  • Plant Biophysics
  • Tropical Silviculture
  • Logistics
  • Forest Economics and Private Forestry
  • Business Economics of Forestry
  • Forest Economics and Policy
  • Strategic Marketing and Management
  • Forest Zoology

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Degree programme board

Head of the degree programme:

Kari
Minkkinen
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Members of the degree programme board:

MK
Markku
Kanninen
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Environmental sciences

MH
Markus
Holopainen
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Computer and information sciences, Other engineering and technologies, Geosciences

AT
Anne
Toppinen
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Business and Management

Mika
Rekola
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Educational sciences

MS
Michael
Starr
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Juha
Rikala
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Student representatives:

Antti Laakkonen
Jaakko Niinisalo

Professors and lecturers

 

FA
Frederick
Asiegbu
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

SB
Sami
Berghäll
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

MB
Maria
Brockhaus
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Global Politics, Political science, Development Studies

 

Jaana
Bäck
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Plant biology, microbiology, virology, Physical sciences

 

BD
Bo
Dahlin
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

EE
Eshetu
Eshetu
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Heljä-Sisko
Helmisaari
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

 

MH
Markus
Holopainen
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Computer and information sciences, Other engineering and technologies, Geosciences

 

TH
Teemu
Hölttä
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Physical sciences

TK
Tuomo
Kalliokoski
Department
Field of science Forestry, Environmental sciences

MK
Markku
Kanninen
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Environmental sciences

KK
Kristiina
Karhu
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

HK
Heimo
Karppinen
Senior Researcher
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

RK
Risto
Kasanen
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Veli-Pekka
Kivinen
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

IK
Ilkka
Korpela
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

 

TK
Timo
Kuuluvainen
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

PL
Päivi
Lyytikäinen-Saarenmaa
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Teppo Artturi
Mattsson
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Psychology

AM
Annikki
Mäkelä-Carter
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

PN
Petri
Nummi
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

PP
Pasi
Puttonen
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Mika
Rekola
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Educational sciences

Juha
Rikala
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

MS
Marketta
Sipi
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

MS
Michael
Starr
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

AT
Anne
Toppinen
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry, Business and Management

JU
Jori
Uusitalo
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

AV
Annukka
Vainio
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Social psychology, Other social sciences

HV
Harri
Vasander
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

Jari
Vauhkonen
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

VV
Veli-Matti
Väänänen
University Lecturer
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology, Other natural sciences, Forestry