About Us

Welcome to the Department of Wood Science at the Faculty of Forestry, UBC. We encourage you to go through our website to learn more about our undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, and extension activities. We invite your comments, suggestions, or questions on any facet of wood science or on our programs and offerings. Please feel free to contact me at any time at stavros.avramidis@ubc.ca or +1 (604) 822-6153. – Dr. Stavros Avramidis, Head.

About the Department

The Department of Wood Science was formed in 1982 as one of the three departments including Forest and Conservation Sciences, and Forest Resources Management that comprise the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to BSc, and MSc, MASc and PhD degrees, respectively. The undergraduate program includes advanced wood products processing, industrial processing technology, business management and marketing, and science, engineering and biotechnology. The graduate degrees are offered in many fields related to wood science & technology, biotechnology and the forest products industry, processing and business.