OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Strimbu, Bogdan

Position Type: 
Faculty
Job Title: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Office Location: 

322 Snell Hall

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-1604
Education: 
Ph.D., 2009, Forest Management, University of British Columbia
M.S.c, 2003, Forest Management, University of British Columbia
M.S.c, 2011, Mathematics/Statistics, Louisiana Tech University
B.S., 1992, Forest Operations, Transilvania University, Romania
Research Areas: 
  • Forest Biometrics and Geomatics
  • Forest Operations Planning and Management
Research Interests: 
  • Biometrics
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Modeling
  • Forest Planning
  • Geosciences
  • Remote Sensing
  • Statistics
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles
Strategic forest planning, UAV, fractals, algorithms

Advising

Graduate Major Advisor
Graduate Students: 
Selected Publications: 
  1. Strimbu BM, Paun M, Popescu SC, Montes C. 2018. A scalar measure tracing tree species composition in space or time.Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 512: 682-692
  2. Strimbu BM, Amarioarei A, McTague JP, Paun M 2018. A posteriori bias correction of three models used for environmental reporting. Forestry 91(1): 49-62
  3. Zhou, T., Popescu S.C., Lawing, A.M., Eriksson, M., Strimbu, B.M., Bukner, P.C. Bayesian and Classical Machine Learning Methods: A Comparison for Tree Species Classification with LiDAR Waveform Signatures. Remote Sensing 10(1): 39
  4. Strimbu, B. M., A. Amarioarei, and M. Paun. 2017. A parsimonious approach for modeling uncertainty within complex nonlinear relationships. Ecosphere 8(9):e01945.10.1002/ecs2.1945
  5. Strimbu, B.M., Petritan, I.C., Montes, C., Biris, I.A., 2017. An assessment of the O-ring methodology using virgin stands of mixed European beech – Sessile oak. Forest Ecology and Management 384, 378-388.
  6. Feldbacher, E., Paun, M., Reckendorfer, W., Sidoroff, M., Stanica, A., Strimbu, B., Tusa, I., Vulturescu, V., Hein, T., 2016. Twenty years of research on water management issues in the Danube Macro-region — past developments and future directions. Science of The Total Environment 572, 1297-1306.
  7. Strimbu, V.F., Strimbu, B.M., 2015. A graph-based segmentation algorithm for tree crown extraction using airborne LiDAR data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 104, 30-43.
  8. Strimbu, B.M. and Burkhart H. 2015. Complex Forest Ecosystems: From Tree to Landscape. Forest Science 61(3): 409-410
  9. Strimbu, V.M. and Strimbu, B.M. 2015. A graph-based segmentation algorithm for tree crown extraction using airborne LiDAR data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 104:30-43
  10. Strimbu, B.M. 2014. Comparing the efficiency of intensity based forest inventories with sampling error based forest inventories. Forestry. 87(2): 249-255
  11. Strimbu, B.M. (2014) Comparing the efficiency of intensity based forest inventories with sampling error based forest inventories. Forestry. 87(2): 249-255
  12. Strimbu, B.M. and Paun, M. (in press) Sensitivity of forest plan value to parameters of simulated annealing Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48(1): 28-38
  13. Strimbu, B.M. (2012) Correction for bias of models with lognormal distributed variables in absence of original data. Annals of Forest Research 55(2): 265-279
  14. Strimbu, B.M. and Innes, J.L. (2012) Framework for assessing the impact of human activities on the environment: the impact of forest harvesting and petroleum drilling on habitat of moose (Alces alces) and marten (Martens americana)Biodiversity and Conservation 21(4): 933-955
  15. Strimbu, B.M. and Innes, J.L. (2011) An analytical platform for cumulative impact assessment based on multiple futures: the impact of petroleum drilling and forest harvesting on moose (Alces alces) and marten (Martes americana) habitats in northeastern British Columbia. Journal of Environmental Management 92(7): 1740-1752
  16. Strimbu, B.M. (2011) Modeling the travel distances of debris flows and debris slides: quantifying hillside morphology. Annals of Forest Research 54-1:119-134
  17. Strimbu, B.M. (2010) Defining conditions for a measure describing the composition of mixed-species stands. Journal of Forests 125-6:11-16
  18. Strimbu, B.M., Innes, J.L. and Strimbu, V.F. (2010) A deterministic harvest scheduler using perfect bin-packing theorem. European Journal of Forest Research 129-5:961-974
  19. Long, W.D. and Strimbu, B.M. (2010) Generating 3D forests for resources inventory. Journal of Forests 125-3:32-37
  20. Strimbu, B.M., Hickey, G.M., Strimbu, V.G. and Innes, J.L. (2009) On the use of statistical tests with non-normally distributed data in landscape change detection. Forest Science 55-1:72-83