Chung, Woodam

Position Type: 
Job Title: 
Stewart Professor of Forest Operations
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
Office Location: 

238 Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC)

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-8248
PhD, 2003, Forest Engineering, Oregon State University
MS, 1995, Forestry, Seoul National University, Korea
BS, 1993, Forestry, Seoul National University, Korea
Research Areas: 
  • Forest Operations Planning and Management
Research Interests: 
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Planning
  • Harvesting
Forest operations planning and management, forest biomass, forest management planning, wildland fire management


Graduate Major Advisor
Graduate Students: 
Selected Publications: 
  1. Chung, W., J. Sessions, K. Lyons, and K. Wigginton (Eds). 2021. Proceedings of the Joint 43rd Annual Meeting of Council on Forest Engineering and the 53rd International Symposium on Forest Mechanization. September 27-30, Corvallis, OR. Published by Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, Oregon State University, 320 p.
  2. Swezy C., J. Bailey and W. Chung. 2021. Linking Federal Forest Restoration with Wood Utilization: Modeling Biomass Prices and Analyzing Forest Restoration Costs in the Northern Sierra Nevada. Energies 2021, 14, 2696.
  3. Belavenutti, P., W. Chung, A. Ager. 2021. The Economic Reality of the Forest and Fuel Management Deficit on a Fire Prone Western US National Forest. Journal of Environmental Management 293 (2021) 112825.
  4. Holzfeind, T., R. Visser, W. Chung, F. Holzleitner, G. Erber. 2020. Development and benefits of winch-assist harvesting. Current Forestry Reports 6(3): 201-209.
  5. Bellavenutte, P., W. Chung and L. Diaz-Balteiro. 2020. Partitioning and Solving Large-scale Tactical Harvest Scheduling Problems for Industrial Plantation Forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 50(8): 811-818.
  6. Wells, L. and W. Chung. 2020. Evaluation of Ground Plane Detection for Estimating Breast Height in Stereo Images. Forest Science 66(5): 612-622.
  7. She, J. W. Chung and H. Vergara. 2020. Multi-objective Record-to-Record Travel metaheuristic method for solving forest supply chain management problems with economic and environmental objectives. Natural Resource Modeling. Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1111/nrm.12256.
  8. Green, P., W. Chung, B. Leshchinsky, F. Belart, J. Sessions, S. Fitzgerald, J. Wimer, T. Cushing, and J. Garland. 2020. Insight into the Productivity, Cost and Soil Impacts of Cable-assisted Harvester-forwarder Thinning in Western Oregon. Forest Science 66(1): 82-96.
  9. Chung, W., K. Lyons and L. Wells. 2019. Chapter 18. Innovations in Forest Harvesting Technology. In Achieving Sustainable Forestry Volume 1: Boreal and Temperate Forests, John Stanturf (Ed.), Cambridge, Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing.