Sándor F. Tóth
Tóth is Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Informatics at the UW School of
Forest Resources and serves as the ECOSEL Program Director. Apart from
overseeing operational and budgetary matters, Tóth is responsible for the
optimization modeling components of ECOSEL. The Program Director has expertise
in operations research and forest management science.
Greg Ettl is Associate Professor of Sustainable Forestry, Ecology and
Silviculture and Director of the Center for Sustainable Forestry at Pack
Forest. He recieved his PhD in Ecosystem Analysis from the University of
Washington in 1995.
Sergey S. Rabotyagov
Sergey Rabotyagov is Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Economics
at the School of Forest Resources, University of Washington. His current
research interests include ways of efficiently procuring ecosystem
services from working forests and agricultural lands, environmental
impacts of energy crop production, the economic value of urban birds,
and finding lowest-cost solutions to reduce non-point source pollution
on watershed scales. He grew up in Belgorod, Russia, and holds MS and
PhD degrees in economics from Iowa State University.
Luke W. Rogers
Luke Rogers is a Research Scientist at the UW School
of Forest Resources and works on the technical development of the ECOSEL
platform and website. Luke's research interests include forestland
conversion, alternative forest management strategies and the development
of tools to assess the forest land base.
Nóra Könnyű is a PhD student interested in the new economic perspectives of
forestry. She has been involved in both the auction and the optimization modules
of ECOSEL. She has worked on a simple game theoretical simulation model of the
auction mechanism. Her current focus is to elaborate on a harvest scheduling
algorithm that could improve upon the optimization module.
Svetlana A. Kushch
Svetlana is a graduate student at the UW School of Forest Resources.
Svetlana assists Dr. Sándor Tóth in building optimization models for
ECOSEL project. She worked on implementation of the bidding platform and
developed components of ECOSEL web page.
Gabrielle Roesch is a Graduate student working towards her an M.S. in
Environmental Economics. She will be conducting a stated preferences survey for
forest ecosystem services to aid in research and development for the ECOSEL