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People

  • Dr. Han Chen, Professor
  • Wenya Xiao (Visiting PhD student, 2017-)
  • Ziapeng Yu (Visiting PhD student, 2017-)
  • Chen Chen (MSc student, 2017-)
  • Aaron Brecka (MSc student, co-supervised, 2016-)
  • Xinli Chen (PhD student, 2015-)
  • Masumi Hisano (PhD student, 2015-)
  • Eric Searle (PhD student, 2015-)
  • Si Chen (PhD candidate, co-supervised, 2014-)
  • Zilong Ma (PhD Candidate, 2014-)
  • Praveen Kumar (PhD Candidate, 2014-)
  • Bilei Gao (PhD candidate, 2013-)
  •  Completed students

 PhD

  • Daniel Yeboah (PhD student, 2011-16)
  • Samuel Bartels (PhD, 2010-2014)
  • Yu Zhang (PhD, 2010-2014)
  • Dominic Lafontaine-Senici (PhD, co-supervised, 2009-2014)
  • Yong Luo (PhD, 2009-2013)
  • Meelis Seedre (PhD, co-supervised, 2009- 2013)
  • Rebecca MacDonald (PhD 2012, co-supervised). Understory vegetation diversity in riparian forests
  • Zhiyou Yuan (PhD, 2007-11). Fine root dynamics in boreal forest.
  • Xavier Cavard (PhD, 2006-10). Species mixture effect on aboveground productivity. (co-supervised)
  • Brian Brassard (PhD, 2006-2010). Species mixture effect on belowground production.
  • Triin Ilisson (PhD, 2006-2009). Post-disturbance succession.
  • Anthony Taylor (PhD, 2005-2009). Multiple successional pathways of boreal forest.

 MSc

  • Alxandra Hume (MSc student, 2014-16)
  • Eric Searle (MSc student, 2013-2015)
  • Timothy Sobey (MSc, 2012-2014)
  • Amber Brant (MSc, 2012-2014)
  • Yu Zhang (MSc, 2008-2010). Diversity and productivity relationships.
  • Samuel Bartels (MSc, 2008-2010). Understory plant diversity.
  • Dave Samayah (MSc, 2007-09). Nesting dynamics of the Scarlet Ibis. (co-supervised with Brian McLaren).
  • Meelis Seedre (MSc, 2006-09). Carbon dynamics of boreal forest.
  • Dominic Lafontaine-Senici (MSc, 2007-09). Fire regimes in central boreal mixedwood forest. (co-supervised with Y. Bergeron)
  • Brian Brassard (MSc, 2004-06). Stand structure dynamics of boreal forest.
  • Stephen Hart (MSc, 2004-06). Understory plant diversity dynamics of boreal forest.
  • Steve Hill (MSc, 2005). Gap dynamics. (co-supervised with A.U. Mallik).

 PDF and VS

  • Dr. Shekhar Biswas (2015-17)
  • Bo Liu, Visiting student (2015-16)
  • Dr. Yu Zhang (PDF, 2014-2016)
  • Dr. Hua Liu, Visiting scholar (2015-16)
  • Dr. Jianguo Huang, Visiting scholar (2015)
  • Xiaoping Guo, Visiting PhD student (2015-16)
  • Dr. Dominic Lafontaine-Senici (PDF, 2014-2015)
  • Dr. Samuel Bartels (PDF, 2014-2015)
  • Dr. Yong Luo (PDF, 2014)
  • Dr. Sa Xiao (PDF, 2013-2014)
  • Dr. Yin Chu, Visiting scholar (2013-2014)
  • Dr. Zhiyou Yuan (PDF, 2011-2014)
  • Dr. Rebecca MacDonald (PDF, co-supervised, 2013)
  • Dr. Triin Hart (PDF, NSERC IRDF, 2009-12)
  • Dr. Brian Brassard (PDF, 2010-11). Factors controlling fine root longevity.
  • Dr. Bharat Shrestha (PDF, 2008-10). Effects of fire and logging on soils.
  • Dr. Yassine Messaoud (PDF, 2008-10). Global climate change influences tree height growth.
  • Dr. Shuli Wang (Visiting scholar, 2008-09). Diversity of northern plantations.
  • Dr. Songling Fu (Visiting scholar, 2005-08). Long-term effect of intensive silviculture.
  • Dr. Stan Vasiliauskas (Project forester, 1999-2003). Boreal forest succession.
  • Dr. Roman Popadiouk (Project forester, 2002-2003). Dynamics of boreal mixedwoods.

 Undergraduate Honors

  • Joseph Silva, NSERC USRA (2016)
  • Kaylee Busniuk, NSERC USRA (2014)
  • Alxandra Hume (undergraduate honors thesis, 2013-2014)
  • Andrew Schafer (HBSc, 2012-13)
  • Jessica Hochins (HBSc, 2012-13)
  • Patrick Howe, HBSc, 2006-07, Supervised, Competition effects on trees, MSc student at Lakehead
  • Kevin Pruys, HBSc, 2005-06, Supervised, Modeling trembling aspen mortality, Forester, Bowater, Thunder Bay
  • Jon Marriot, HBSc, 2005-06, Supervised, Modeling black spruce mortality, Forester, Weyerhaeuser
  • Gareth Davies, HBSc, 2005-06, Supervised, Horizontal stand structure, MSc student, Lakehead
  • Ian Gillies, HBSc, 2004-05, Supervised, Modeling jack pine mortality, MSc student, Lakehead
  • Will Byman, HBSc, 2004-05, Supervised, Site preparation on productivity, Forester, Manitoba
  • Chris Reynolds, HBSc, 2003-04, Supervised, Validating yield curves, Forester, Manitoba