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Dr. Marius Aleinikovas

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E-mail: marius.aleinikovas@lammc.lt
Liepų St. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas dist., Lithuania



2002–2006 PhD studies, Lithuanian Institute of Forestry.

1994–2000 MSc of Industry Engineering, Kaunas University of Technology.

Academic degree

2007 Doctor in Biomedicine Sciences, dissertation “Influence of bioecological factors on scot pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) physical and mechanical wood properties in normal humidity forest sites”.

Research fields

  • Quality of wood and its products
  • Wood structure and properties
  • Assessment of biomass resources for energy, quality and production technologies


Since 2021 Deputy Director for Institute of Forestry Activities, LAMMC.

Since 2019 Senior Researcher, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

Since 2015 Associated Professor, Kaunas Forestry and Environmental Engineering University of Applied Sciences.

Since 2013 Associated Professor, Aleksandras Stulginskis University.

2016–2017 Director, Association of Institution of Agriculture and Forestry.

Since 2014 Head of Laboratory of Timber Use, Quality and Processing Technologies, Resources of Open Access Joint Research Centre of Agricultural and Forestry.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organisations

  • Member of Estonian Scientific journal “Forest Studies“
  • Member of Association “Society of Wood Science and Technology”
  • 2013–2015 National member of COST Forests, their Products and Services (FPS) Domain Committee
  • Member of Scientific council of LAMMC
  • Member of scientific journals “Baltic Forestry” and “Miškininkyste” (Forestry)
  • Member of Agriculture Research Council of the Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture
  • Member of Research Council of Faculty of Forest Science and Ecology of VMU Agriculture Academy
  • Member of Directorate General of State Forests at the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Member of Forestry Section of Division of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
  • Member of Research Council of the Lithuanian Biomass Energy Association (LITBIOMA)

Involvement in programmes and projects

International projects

  • 2017–2019 ERA-NET Sumforest – Sustainable forest management; multifunctional forestry, European forest policy project “Benchmarking the sustainability performances of value chains”, coordinator.
  • 2016–2018 INTERREG IVC project “Water Management in Baltic Forests (WAMBAF) of Interreg Baltic Sea Region”, partner.
  • 2010–2012 INTERREG IVC project EFFMIS – European Forest Fire Monitoring using Information Systems), partner.
  • 2013–2017 COST Action FP1303 Performance of bio-based building materials, partner.
  • 2013–2017 COST Action FP1301Innovative management and multifunctional utilization of traditional coppice forests – an answer to future ecological, economic and social challenges in the European forestry sector (EuroCoppice), MC member.
  • 2007–2011 COST Action FP0603 Forest models for research and decision support in sustainable forest management, MC member.
  • 2006–2010 COST Action E53 Quality control for wood and wood products, MC member.
  • 2004–2008 COST Action E44 Wood processing strategy, partner.
  • 2005–2007 NETBIOCOF – Integrated European Network for Biomass Co. FP6 project, partner.
  • 2003–2005 Larch wood potential for exterior use SNS Nordic Forest Research, partner.
  • 2001–2003 Wood fuel development in Lithuania Swedish Energy Agency, partner.

National projects

  • 2016 Ministry of Environment project “Carbon accounting in harvested wood products: recommendations for Lithuania, leader.
  • 2015 Ministry of Environment project “Assessment for the period 2012–2014 of the implementation of the National Forestry Sector Development Programme for 2012–2020”, leader.
  • 2014–2015 Anykščiai, Biržai, Kupiškis, Pakruojis, and Panevėžys Forest Enterprises contract “Methodological basis on estimation and assessment of potential forest residues resurces to be used by industrial boilers”, leader.
  • Prienai, Veisėjai, Pakruojis, and Šilutė Forest Enterprises contract „Estimation of the influence of internal rot on Norwy spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) wood properties”, leader.
  • 2011–2012 Ministry of Environment project “Stumpwood use as biofuel: resources, technologies, economic, ecological factors”, leader.
  • 2008–2010 “Wood quality and fuel resources in pine forests”.
  • 2008 Ministry of Environment project “Preparation of standards and determination of the timber volume by weighing”, leader.
  • 2008–2009 Ministry of Environment project “Priority direction of applied science of forestry research funded by the special joint forestry needs financing program fund”, leader.
  • 2007–2008 Ministry of Environment project “Preparation of standards for thickness and volume of logs of deciduous tree species”, leader.
  • 2007–2009 Ministry of Environment project “Recommendations for use of underbrush biomass, suitable for biofuel, from wet fertile habitats”, leader.
  • Jurbarkas, Kretinga, Pakruojis, Valkininkai, and Vilnius Forest Enterprises contract “Determination of the influence of different stands densities of pure pine and spruce young stands on the productivity and sustainability of stands”, leader.
  •  AB “Lietuvos geležinkeliai” branch “Kauno geležinkelių infrastruktūra” contract “Wooden sleepers laboratory tests”, leader.
  • Institute of Green Politics contract “Recommendations for restoration of the fire site in the Curonian Spit National Park (130 ha)”, leader.
  • UAB “Grigo” contract “Perform modified and modified oak wood density tests”, leader.
  • 2007 UAB “Renerga” contract “Conclusions of the assessment of the potential of forest residues suitable for forest fuel in Lithuania”, leader.
  • 2008 UAB “Radviliškio šiluma” contract “Study on the supplyof wood resources to the new boiler-houses UAB “Radviliškio šiluma”, leader.

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