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Dr. Lina Beniušienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-4369-2815
Tel. +370 678 37 255
E-mail: lina.beniusiene@lammc.lt
Liepų St. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas distr., Lithuania


2017–2022 Joint  PhD studines, LAMMC and Aleksandras Stulginskis University (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

1993–1995 Master of Industrial Engineering degree, Kaunas University of Technology.

1989–1993 Woodworking Technologist (baccalaureate), Kaunas University of Technology.

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2022 Doctoral degree in Agricultural Sciences, Forestry, dissertation topic “Influence of initial stand density and cuttings on conifers stand yield and stem quality”.

Research fields

  • Estimating of wood biomass
  • The quality of wood
  • The quality of wood products
  • Wood physical and mechanical properties
  • Carbon accounting in wood and harvested wood products

Professional experience

Since 2015 Engineer in Forest Resources, Economics and Policy Department, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

In-service training

  • 2019 July 1–5 Summer camp for PhD students at Vytautas Magnus University, “How to Write a Scientific Text: Ways, Forms, and Challenges”, Kaunas (Lithuania).
  • 2019 June 3–8 A short research internship “Methods for research tree roots” at the Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu (Estonia).

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2020–2021 Participating in the research work “Influence of initial stand density and early fellings on the quality of spruce stems” funded by the Ministry of Environment.

  • 2017–2021 High-level research and experimental development (SMART) project “Development of wood modifying eco-friendly technology for higher value products”, junior researcher, implementer.
  • 2016 Participating in „Pure pine and spruce undergrowth growing influence of varying density stands productivity and sustainability of setting“ Project (data gathering and processing).
  • 2016 Participating in „Carbon accounting in harvested wood products: recommendations for Lithuania“ Project (data gathering and processing).


Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Beniušienė L., Petrauskas E., Aleinikovas M., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I., Beniušis R., Šilinskas B. 2021. Norway spruce stem parameters in sites with different stand densities in Lithuanian hemiboreal forest. Forests, 12 (2): 201. IF – 3,282
  2. Aleinikovas M., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I., Povilaitienė A., Šilinskas B., Škėma M., Beniušienė L. 2021. Resistance of wood treated with iron compounds against wood-destroying decay and mould fungi. Forests, 12 (5): 645. IF – 3,282
  3. Beniušienė L., Šilinskas B., Beniušis R., Aleinikovas M., Petrauskas E., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I. 2020. Scots pine stem parameters in sites with different stand densities in Lithuania. Forests, 11 (7): 716. IF – 2,633
  4. Kuliešis A., Kasperavičius A., Kulbokas G., Kuliešis A. A., Pivoriūnas A., Aleinikovas M., Šilinskas B., Škėma M., Beniušienė L. 2020. Using continuous forest inventory data for control of wood production and use in large areas: a case study in Lithuania. Forests, 11 (10): 1039. IF – 2,633
  5. Šilinskas B., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I., Aleinikovas M., Beniušienė L., Aleinikovienė J., Škėma M. 2020. Scots pine and Norway spruce wood properties at sites with different stand densities. Forests, 11 (5): 587. IF – 2,633
  6. Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I., Lukminė D., Mizaras S., Beniušienė L., Armolaitis K. 2019. Lithuanian forest biomass resources: Legal, economic and ecological aspects of their use and potential. Energy, Sustainability and Society, 9: 41. IF – 1,961
  7. Aleinikovas M., Jasinevičius G., Škėma M., Beniušienė L., Šilinskas B., Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė I. 2018. Assessing the effects of accounting methods for carbon storage in harvested wood products on the national carbon budget of Lithuania. Forests, 9 (12): 737. IF – 2,166
  8. Kuliešis A., Aleinikovas M., Linkevičius E., Andrius A., Kuliešis A. A., Saladis J., Škėma M., Šilinskas B., Beniušienė L. 2018. The impact of strip roads on the productivity of spruce plantations. Forests, 9 (10): 640. IF – 2,166

Peer reviewed publications

  1. Petrauskas E., Rupšys P., Narmontas M., Aleinikovas M., Beniušienė L., Šilinskas B. 2020. Stochastic Models to Qualify Stem Tapers. Algorithms, 13 (4): 94.
  2. Šilinskas B., Aleinikovas M., Beniušienė L., Varnagirytė- Kabašinskienė I., Škėma M. 2017. Paprastosios eglės (Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.) medienos tampros modulio ir mechaninių medienos savybių tarpusavio ryšio analizė. Miškininkystė, 1 (81): 18–29.