C.V. Prof. Dr. Francis Schwarze


Prof. Dr. W.M.R. Francis Schwarze, Senior-Advisor, Head bio-engineered Wood, Applied Wood Materials, Empa St. Gallen
  • 1992 MSc in "Pure and Applied Plant and Fungal Taxonomy" Reading University, UK,
  • 1995 PhD at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; Germany,
  • Since 1993 by the Regierungspräsidium Freiburg officially appointed and attested expert on Arboriculture and wood decay of urban trees,
  • 1996-2003 Assistant Professor at the Institut für Forstbotanik und Baumphysiologie, Professur für Forstbotanik, with a research focus on wood decay fungi and host-fungus interactions,
  • 2001 Habilitation and founder of the Institute for Angewandte Baumpathologie GmbH, Freiburg, Germany,
  • Since 2003 Head of the research group Bio-engineered Wood, Applied Wood Material Laboratory, Empa,
  • 2006 elected as adjunct Professor by the Senate of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • 2006 Awarded with the Scholarship Neue Horizonte-Ideenpool Holz 21, Verbesserte akustische Eigenschaften von Klangholz
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