Posts filed under: Biographies

Ian Heffernan #9902 – Elected AustralAsia Trustee, October 18, 2019-2022  Updated October 31, 2020

IWCS Personal Biography I was born in April 1947, 4 days after the IWCS was formed. My childhood was spent in the Otway Ranges of Southern Victoria, where my father...... Read More

Willem Hurkmans #8761 – Publications Chairman, 2020 and Trustee EuroAfrica. 2018-2021. Posted October 31, 2020

Willem Hurkmans (Rotterdam is a biologist/geologist who graduated in palaeontology (Utrecht University, 1981). He spent the first half of his career (1983-2003) as a guest worker at Amsterdam University doing...... Read More

Dr. William L. Stern #311HL Posted 05-15-2017 by Jim Ciesla #9275

Dr. William L. Stern was born on September 10, 1926, in Paterson, New Jersey, where he spent his childhood. He graduated in 1944 from the agricultural curriculum at Paterson Central...... Read More

Mihaly Czako, PhD Appointed Editor of World of Wood Posted 01-17-2013

The IWCS Board has approved the appointment of Mihaly Czako PhD, #5220-L, as Editor, World of Wood effective March 1, 2013.  Mihaly is well known in IWCS as a member...... Read More

Jean Sumner #4431L

 Updated 03/19/2019 My life with wood began at an early age watching my dad build, turn and repair useful items for our house. Before I began my own wood career,...... Read More

Chuck Ray #9812 – Associate Editor for the World of Wood

Chuck has served as the Associate Editor for the World of Wood since 2013 and as the USA North East Regional trustee from 2013 -2015. Dr. Ray is an Associate Professor of...... Read More

Eric Krum #9467- Posted 04-06-2016

Eric was born in Huntington NY but has lived all over the US as his family moved around a lot due to his father’s job.  Eric joined the US Army...... Read More