2015 IAWS PhD Award – Call for Submissions

IAWS wishes to provide recognition to outstanding thesis/dissertation research at the PhD level by students throughout the world. The competition is limited to students receiving their degrees in other than their native country. The purpose is to foster and recognize cross-national interaction.

Deadline for receipt of the submission is 30 September 2014.


Prof. Jiang Zehui honoured with the IAWS Distinguished Service Award

At the 2013 IAWS Annual Meeting in Nanjing/China, the IAWS Distinguished Service Award was given to Professor Jiang Zehui in recognition of her activities as a driving force in all areas of wood science and especially advancing international programs throughout the world.


2013 Marcus Wallenberg Prize awarded to Derek Gray

Professor Derek Gray, McGill University/Canada and Fellow IAWS was honoured for his contributions to the path breaking research on nano-crystalline cellulose (NCC), its fundamental properties and applications.


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Welcome to the International Academy of Wood Science,
the worldwide Academy encompassing scientists and institutions working on all aspects of wood science.



International Academy of Wood Science
  • Uwe SCHMITT,
  • Robert EVANS,
  • Howard ROSEN,
  • Yoon Soo KIM,
  • Lennart SALMÉN,
  • Roberta FARRELL,
    Bulletin Editor
  • Holger MILITZ
    Chair Academy Board





2015 IAWS Plenary Meeting

September 15 to 18, Québec City, Canada