PROF Barbara Ozarska

PROF Barbara Ozarska


  • Decorative wood veneer technology and veneered products (Sliced veneers, veneered products)
  • Enhancing key elements in value chain of wood products production (maximising value, improving production efficiency)
  • The use of timber for production of high value added wood products (Utilization of plantation timbers, product development, manufacturing processes: machining, bending, jointing, gluing. Wood waste utilization.)
  • Wood products performance in various environmental conditions (Long-term performance)



Member of

  • Australian Furnishing Research and Development Institute.. Board Director 2008 -
  • Forest Products Society. Member 2008 -
  • CEFFOR Furniture Foresight Centre. Management Committee, CEFFOR 2007 -
  • Research Priorities and Coordination Committee (RPCC). Secretary, Research Working Group 8 (RWG 8). 2007 -
  • Innovawood (The European Network of Forestry, Forest Products and Furniture Universities and Research Organisations). The Australian Coordinator. 2002 -
  • Decorative Wood Veneer Association.. Chair of Technical Committee 2001 -


Selected publications


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Education and training

  • PhD in Timber Engineering, Institute of Wood Technology
  • MWdTech, Institute of Wood Technology

Awards and honors

  • MSLE Award for Excellence in Outreach, 2011
  • Fellow of the Institute of Wood Science, 2005



Available for supervision

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