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Prof. Militz

Prof. Dr. Holger Militz

Prof. Dr. Holger Militz

Duties at the institute and focal points of research

Prof. Dr. Holger Militz

Born 1960 in Waldbröl

Married, 2 children

Phone ++49-551-39-33541
Fax ++49-551-39-9646

E-Mail: hmilitz@gwdg.de

Head of the institute, teaching
Research especially in the fields of wood modification and wood preservation

Education and professional career

1980 - 1987
Study of Wood Science at the University of Hamburg
1987 - 1991
Head of the Department Wood Technology at TNO Centre for Timber Research, Delft, Netherlands

Research topics:

  • wood technology
  • wood drying
  • wood preservation
  • wood glueing
  • wood coating
Dissertation "The use of enzymes and chemicals to dissolve bordered pits in spruce wood" at Wageningen University
1991 - 2000
Director of SHR Timber Research, Wageningen, Netherlands

Research topics:

  • wood technology
  • wood drying
  • chemical material modification
  • wood chemistry
  • wood glueing
  • coating technology
  • building products
  • board material from lignocellulose

since 1995

Professor and head of the wood research group within the Chair of Forest Ecology (today: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group of Wageningen University)
since 2000
Professor und director of the Institute of Wood Biology and Wood Technology of the Georg-August-University of Göttingen
Cooperation in organizations
see list
List of publications from 1997 to now as PDF-file


Department of
Wood Biology & Wood Products

Faculty of
Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology

Prof. Dr. H. Militz

Büsgenweg 4
D-37077 Göttingen

Tel.: +49-(0)551-39-33541
oder +49-(0)551-39-33558

Fax: +49-(0)551-39-9646


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