Dr. Timothy L. White, Emeritus Professor & Past SFRC Director (2003-2016)
Tim White, Professor and SFRC Director, joined the School in 1985 in a research and instruction faculty position. He worked for International Paper Company in Oregon from 1979-85 as a forest geneticist, biometrician, and manager of technical services. From 1986-2003 he was Director of the Cooperative Forest Genetics Program, which consists of 13 private companies and state agencies. These organizations have been working cooperatively since 1950 to breed varieties of southern pines that grow faster and are more disease resistant. From 1995-2003 he was also Director of the Forest Biology Research Cooperative in which a team of scientists and members seek to understand the biological mechanisms controlling forest productivity. Since 2003, he has been Director of the School of Forest Resources and Conservation.
Past experience or ongoing projects in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, New Zealand, Uruguay, Venezuela, South Africa, and Zimbabwe
Forest genetics, quantitative genetics, mixed linear models and best linear unbiased prediction, tree improvement and international forest resources and conservation
PhD, Oregon State University, 1980
MS, North Carolina State University, 1975
BS, University of California, Berkeley, 1973