Cornelis F. "Niels" de Hoop
is an Associate Professor in the Louisiana Forest Products Development Center at the LSU AgCenter, where he has worked since 1992. Prior to obtaining his Ph.D. at Texas A&M, he worked 12 years in the forest products industry, mostly in logging supervision, timber procurement and log yards in Canada and east Texas. He also has two years of experience in government forestry in Kentucky (USFS) and Hawaii (state). He has an MBA from Stephen F. Austin and a B.S. in Forestry from Kentucky. At LSU, he teaches courses in timber harvesting, procurement and GIS. His research activities have included expert systems for veneer lathe diagnosis, assessment of cut-to-length harvesting, stormwater runoff from log yards, wood supply for chip mill, wood residue supply and demand, accidents in the forest products industry and biomass energy.
Expertise: Worker accidents and safety, environmental aspects of wood products processing, wood residue utilization and operations research/expert systems/GIS applications to the forest products industry.
School of Renewable Natural Resources Bldg
Phone: (225) 578-4242
Dr. de Hoop's webpage
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