Ola Lindroos

Ola Lindroos
My research topic covers many various aspects of forest operations, with a main focus on evaluations and improvements of new innovations in forest technology. The main tools in my research are various computational methods and sensor-based data.


Professor of Forest Operations, SLU, since 2016.

Vice Dean for Undergraduate and graduate education, Faculty of Forest Sciences, SLU, for the terms 2019-2021 and 2022-2024.

Deputy coordinator for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Division 3, Forest operations engineering and management, for the term 2015-2019 and 2020-2024.

2012-2015: Editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Forest Engineering.

Post-doc (Research scholar) April 2010 – October 16th 2011, and Guest researcher (10%) October 21st 2011 – December 31st 2014 with the ESM program at IIASA in Laxenburg, Austria.

Associate professor in Technology, SLU, in 2011.

PhD in Forest Technology, SLU, in 2007.

Forester, advisor to private forest owners (Inspektor). Södra Skogsägarna (forest owner association), Höör, Sweden. 2000-2002.

Master of Science in Forestry, major: forest resource management, SLU, 2001.


Professor vid Institutionen för skogens biomaterial och teknologi (SBT); Teknologi
Telefon: +46907868636
Skogsmarksgränd 17
901 83 Umeå
Besöksadress: Skogsmarksgränd 17, Umeå