Wood Biology and Wood Products

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