Academic degree:
Doctor of Agricultural Sciences
Academic rank:
Associate Professor (Docent)
Position:
Professor at Department of Botany,
Wood Science and Non-Wood Forest Products, UNFU
Phone number(s):
+380687297137
E-mail:
sopushynskyy@nltu.edu.ua

Short biography

Since 2017 – Professor at the Department of Botany, Wood Science and Non-Wood Forest Products of UNFU.
2014 – Doctor of Agricultural Science (Habilitation), UNFU.
Thesis: “Intraspecific differentiation of sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus L.), European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Common ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) by decorative wood”.
2001 – Candidate of Agricultural Science, UNFU. Thesis: “The Influence of biotopes of the southwestern megaslope of Ukrainian Carpathian on beech wood properties (Fagus sylvatica L.)”.
1999 – Diploma of Economic Engineer, UNFU.
Thesis: “Economic effectiveness of non-wood forest products in State Enterprise “Osmoloda””.
1996 – Diploma of Forestry Engineer, UNFU.
Thesis: “Wood quality of European beech growing in biotopes of Ukrainian Pre-Carpathians”.
1989 – Forestry Technician, College in Storozhynetsk.

Research interests

  • research on anatomical, physical and mechanical properties of wood
  • study of the influence of silvicultural and ecological factors on wood quality
  • diagnose and cultivation of forest trees with desired wood properties
  • diagnose of resonance and decorative wood
  • dendrochronological research
  • wood grading and wood qualimetry

Courses

  • Wood Science
  • Wood Science and Forest Products
  • Forest Certification
  • Wood Qualimetry

Main scientific publications

Textbooks:

  1. Vintoniv I., Sopushynskyy I., Teischinger A. (2007): Wood Science. – Lviv: Apriori Publisher. – 312 p.
  2. Vintoniv I., Sopushynskyy I., Teischinger A. (2005): Wood Science. – Lviv: UNFU Publisher. – 256 p.

Workbooks:

  1. Sopushynskyy I., Vintoniv I. (2014): Workbook of Wood Science. – Lviv: Liga-Press. – 144 p.
  2. Sopushynskyy I., Vintoniv I. (2012): Workbook of Wood Science. – Lviv: UNFU Publisher. – 127 p.
  3. Sopushynskyy I., Vintoniv I. (2012): Workbook of Wood Science. – Lviv: Apriory Publisher. – 42 p.

Scientific papers:

  1. Mysyk M., Matsyshyn Ya., Mayevskyy V., Ray Ch., Kurka R., Sopushynskyy I. (2017). Identification of the length distribution of lumber defect free-areas, Wood and Fiber Science, 49 (4): 1-11.
  2. Sopushynskyy I., Kharyton I., Teischinger A., Mayevskyy V., Hrynyk H. 2017). Wood density and annual growth variability of Picea abies (L.) Karst. growing in the Ukrainian Carpathians, Eur. J. Wood Prod., 75 (3): 419-428. DOI 10.1007/s00107-016-1079-1
  3. Sopushynskyy I., Ray C.D., Zayachuk V., Ostashuk R., Sopushynskyy M. (2017). Manual and Mechanized Forest Operations in Ukrainian coppicing: Products Diversity and Economic Assessment // Proceedings “EuroCoppice Final Conference” COST Action FP1301: 19-21 June, Limoges: 17.
  4. Sopushynskyy I., Zayachuk V., Maksymchuk R., Sopushynska M. 2017. Ukrainian Hutsul’s wooden musical instruments and their preservations Proceedings “Preservation of Wooden Musical Instruments: Ethics, Practice and Assessment”. COST Action FP1302: 05-07 Oct., 2017, Brussels: 123-127.
  5. Sopushynskyy I., Ray Ch. D., Zhmurko S., Borisov V., Kharyton І., Sopushynskyy M. (2016). Acoustic wood properties of Norway spruce growing in the Ukrainian Carpathians. Making wooden musical instruments an integration of different form of knowledge: 3rd Annual conference COST FP 1302 WoodMusICK, 7-9 Sept. 2016, Barcelona: 67-70.
  6. Sopushynskyy I., Zayachuk V., Bardarov N., Sopushynskyy M., Maksymchuk R. (2016) Some features of timber quality of Betula pendula Roth growing in Carpathian agroforestry // Иновации в горската промишленост и инженерния дизайн: научно-техническа конференция 3-5.11.2016, Sofia, 2016: 41.