International Symposium on

Transforming Mountain Forestry 

Bridging transboundary challenges with 21st century paradigms for the welfare of mountain people, forests and environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

Dehradun, India
18 - 22 January 2015

Speaker's Profile

Prof Dr Reinhard Mosandl

Prof. Mosandl is a member of the Commission for Ecology of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities and Deputy Chairman of the Bavarian Forest Society. His main research interests are primarily focused on the management of forest ecosystems in the temperate latitudes and the tropics. He is particularly interested in restoration ecology, and has undertaken related projects in Ecuador, Panama, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria and China. A key aim of his work is to bridge the gap between forestry science and forestry management.

After studying forest science at Munich’s Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Prof. Mosandl earned his doctorate (1984) and lecturer qualification (1990) from LMU’s Chair of Silviculture. After working as professor of forest management planning for three years, he took over as Director of the Bavarian Forestry Office in Selb. In 1993, he was appointed to the Chair of Silviculture and Forest Protection at TU Dresden. He has been full professor at Technische Universität München (TUM)  since 2000.