Mark Rudnicki

Professor of Practice

Michigan Technological University

Areas of strength for your University: Engineering, Forest Science & Mgmt

Areas of potential collaboration for your University: Circular Economy, Forest Biomaterials, mass timber
Dr. Mark Rudnicki is currently a Professor of Practice in Forest Biomaterials in the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University where he conducts and coordinates research and teaching in sustainable bioproducts and more holistically, the circular bioeconomy. Mark is an Advisory Board member for the 2020 World Bioeconomy Forum and a founding member of the Houghton based FinnZone, a commercial launchpad for Finnish Tech Companies entering the USA. His diverse research interests include tree biomechanics, forest meteorology, circular bioeconomy, biomaterials, and mass timber. Dr. Rudnicki was also the Executive Director (2015-2019) of the Michigan Forest Biomaterials Institute since its establishment as a non-profit NGO dedicated to the facilitation of the forest bioeconomy in the State of Michigan.