Forest Products Marketing & Business Development
School of Renewable Natural Resources
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
For FALL 2016, The Louisiana Forest Products Development Center at Louisiana State University is soliciting graduate research applications for either a M.S. (2 years) or Ph.D. (4 years) degree candidate to work with Dr. Richard Vlosky, Director, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center and Crosby Land & Resources Endowed Professor of Forest Sector Business Development.
The Forest Products and Business Development Program offers a multi-disciplinary approach that provides students an opportunity to develop practical skills and academic depth in a variety of areas of specialization. The research area will depend on the interests of the successful candidate. Preference given to: IT applications to the forest sector/eBusiness, certification, supply chain management efficiencies from the forest to finished products, wood-based biofuels-bioprocessing markets/marketing, innovation, and forest-based economic development/policy.