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Maarten Nieuwenhuis

Full Professor
School of Agriculture and Food Science
01 716 7004
University College Dublin, School of Agriculture and Food Science, Agriculture and Food Science Belfield Dublin 4

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Professor Maarten Nieuwenhuis grew up in The Netherlands and he completed his Ingenieur Degree at Wageningen Agriculture University in 1981. His specialisation was forest engineering. He then went to the USA where he completed his MScF and PhD at the University of Maine. His research focused on the use of GIS in forest road planning. He started working at University College Dublin as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Forestry in 1986. His primary research interest is the planning and implementation of sustainable forest management. He is active in the International Union of Forest Reseach Organisations (IUFRO) as Working Group Leader and Deputy International Council Representative. He is the Chairman of the Academic Council Committee on Assessment Appeals.


  • Assistant Lecturer
    University College Dublin1 Sep 1986 - 1 Sep 1988
  • College Lecturer
    University College Dublin1 Oct 1988 - 30 Sep 1998
  • Senior Lecturer
    University College Dublin1 Oct 1998 - 30 Sep 2003
  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin1 Oct 2003 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Full Professor
    University College Dublin, Dublin, IrelandJan 2000 - 30 Sep 2018


  • Dip Ingenieur
    Wageningen Univ. Netherlands
  • MS Forestry
    University of Maine
  • PhD
    University of Maine


  • Dutch; Flemish
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • German
    Can read, write, speak and understand