Smidt, Mathew

Mathew Smidt, Professor

SFWS 3423 | (334) 844-1038 | smidtmf@auburn.edu
BS, Doane College, 1987, Biology; MF, Duke University, 1989, Forest Management; PhD, University of Minnesota, 1996, Forestry.
Research Interests: Logger training methods and evaluation, timber harvesting impacts, auditing timber harvesting practices
Extension Specialist: Facilitate the Professional Logging Manager Training Program. Assist logging contractors and forest industry to deliver and evaluate continuing education to logging contractors. Timber harvesting methods, impacts, and economics.
Teaching: Application of Timber Harvesting Techniques, Harvesting.
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Folegatti, B .S., M.F. Smidt, E.F. Loewenstein, E. Carter, and T. McDonald.2007Productivity and cost analysis of mechanical thinning treatments in small stands at the Wildland Urban Interface.Forest Products Journal 57(11):33-38.
Lynch, S., M.F. Smidt, P. Merrill, and R. Sesek. 2014Incidence of MSDs and neck and back pain among logging machine operators in the Southern U.S.Journal of Ag Safety and Health 20(3):211-218.
McDonald, T.P., K. Haridass, J. Valenzuela, T. Gallagher, and M. Smidt. 2013Mileage savings from optimization of coordinated trucking.International Journal of Forest Engineering (Vol 24, No 1, 31-41).
Smidt, M.F., J. McDaniel.2012Utilization, cost, and landowner return from whole-tree chipping young loblolly pine thinnings. Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering 33(2):211-223.
Smidt, M.F., Y. Zhang. B. Zheng.2012Financial assessment of logging residue collection in the southeast United States.Forest Products Journal 62(1):10-17
Xu, Y., M.F. Smidt, and Y. Zhang. 2014Logging worker wage, performance, and experience.Forest Products Journal 64(5/6):210-216.
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