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Contact Forest Industries Research Centre

General enquiries

Email the Forest Research Administration team


Street address

Forest Industries Research Centre
Building B
University of the Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs, QLD 4556, Australia

Postal address

Forest Industries Research Centre (ML45)
Locked Bag 4

Our people



Adjunct members

The Forest Industries Research Centre includes local and international adjuncts across industry and academia. These adjunct staff complement the team and provide expert advice and mentoring across the teams: centre strategy; research grant applications and programs; career development and training; scholarly publications; industry bulletins and reports.

The Centre's adjunct staff perform an integral role to the success of the centre and its ability to grow and increase social, environmental and economic impact on a local and global scale across the forestry value chain.

  • Dr Geoffrey Downes, Adjunct (Silviculture, Wood Quality Assessment, Cambial Physiology)
  • Dr Chandan Kumar, Adjunct (Forest Product Innovation, Operations Management, Drying Technologies)
  • Dr Magagnotti Natascia, Adjunct (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Dr Nahuel Pachas, Adjunct (Silvopastoral Systems, Forestry, Agroforestry, Forestry Smallholders)
  • Dr Wolfgang Stahl, Adjunct (Optimisation and MDF production)
  • Dr Raffaele Spinelli, Adjunct (Forestry)
  • Dr Luis Yerman, Adjunct (Forestry)