Director of URIFFM
Dr. Hab. Prof.професор, член-кореспондент НААН України
Education: Lviv Forestry Institute (National Forestry University), Faculty of Forestry, 1976
Ph.D. thesis: "Interaction of species in oak-and-beech young stands in Zakarpattia foot hill and optimisation of their growth regime"
Doctorate thesis: "Forests in flooded areas of Left-Bank Ukraine and scientific grounds for forestry management there"
Author and co-author of 220 publications, including 13 monographs and 2 patents
Areas of expertise: structural and functional organisation of forest biocoenosis of different species composition under both climate change and increasing anthropogenic impact; effect of forestry measures aimed at natural renewal of cost-efficient forest species; influence of different types and methods of cleaning cutting, renewal felling, and final felling upon stands' forest and mensuration indicators, their commercial-assortment structure as well as upon renewal processes among forest species.