Jeffrey Wimer

Wimer, Jeffrey

Position Type:
Job Title:
Senior Instructor II, Manager of Student Logging Program
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Office Location:
250 Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC)
Phone Number:
BS, 1983, Oregon State University
Research Areas
Engineering for Sustainable Forestry
Forest Operations Planning and Management
Logging unit layout and design, harvesting systems/payload analysis, logging safety, forest truck transportation.
Jeffery is the Richard Strachan Faculty Scholar of Logging Technology.
Professional Affiliations:
Oregon Logging Conference – President 2017;
Pacific Logging Congress – President 2018;
Western Region Council on Forest Engineering - Chairman;
OR-OSHA Safety Code Committee – member;
College of Forestry Safety Committee
Courses Taught:
  • FE 472
    Mechanized Harvesting and Simulations
Selected Publications:
  1. Belart, F., Leshchinsky, B., Sessions, J., Chung, W., Preston, G., Jeff, W., Brett, M. (2019). Sliding Stability of Cable-Assisted Tracked Equipment on Steep Slopes. Forest Science: In Press, https://doi/org/10.1093/forsci/fxy064.
  2. Garland, J., Belart, F., Crawford, R., Chung, W., Cushing, T., Kincl, L., Leshchinsky, B. A., Sessions, J., Wimer, J. A. (2017). Operators in Steep Slope Logging and Safety Measurement. Brasov: Proceedings of FORMEC 2017.
  3. Green, P., Chung, W., Crawford, R., Garland, J., Leshchinsky, B. A., Sessions, J., Wimer, J. A. (2017). Productivity and cost of cable-assisted felling and extraction in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Freiburg: Book of Abstracts of the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress.
  4. Green, P., Chung, W., Leshchinsky, B. A., Sessions, J., Fitzgerald, S. A., Wimer, J. A. (2017). Soil Disturbance of a Cable-assisted CTL Harvester-Forwarder Thinning in Northwest US. Brasov: Proceedings of FORMEC 2017.
  5. Sessions, J., Leshchinsky, B. A., Chung, W., Boston, K. D., Wimer, J. A. (2017). Theoretical Stability and Traction of Steep Slope Tethered Feller-Bunchers. Forest Science, 63(2), 192-200.
  6. Wimer, J. A. (2017). Why is Logging the Most Dangerous Job in America?. The Penny Hoarder.
  7. Leshchinsky, B. A., Sessions, J., Clauson, M. L., Wimer, J. A. (2016). Designing Mobile Anchors to Yield: A Tension Relief System for Tail Anchoring. Croation Journal of Forest Engineering, 37(2), 269-278