Jacek Oleksyn

Jacek Oleksyn

PAS Institute of Dendrology in Kórnik
Jacek Oleksyn graduated from the Faculty of Forestry in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1976, obtained his doctorate in Natural Sciences from the University of Silesia in Katowice in 1982, his DSc (habilitation) in Forestry Sciences from the University of Life Sciences in Poznań in 1994, and earned a professorship in Biological Sciences from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań in 2002. His main areas of interest are functional ecology, ecophysiology, and plant biology. Between 1988 and 2010, he worked at the University of Arizona (Tucson), University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Minnesota (St. Paul). He received the Foundation for Polish Science Award for natural and medical sciences (2008). He has published over 100 research papers indexed by Thomson Reuters, receiving approx. 6000 citations. Since 1976, he has been working at the PAS Institute of Dendrology in Kórnik.

In natural forests trees tend to die slowly and gradually, whereas commercial forests are managed by chainsaw-wielding lumberjacks who take a rather different approach – says Prof. Jacek Oleksyn


It is a scientific website run by the Polish Academy of Sciences` „Academia” magazine editorial staff.Academia We invite you to send us information on your research, your scientific projects being currently carried out and any events that aim at propagating science.


For users: Terms of Use

Use of Cookies

We use cookies to personalize and maximize your online experience, to collect statistical information, show ads and make some parts of the website function more effectively. Cookies are text files that are placed on your hard drive by a web page server. By using our websites you accept all cookies according to the present browser setting.

For more information on use of cookies and how to modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer, click HERE

Digital Edition


  • Send us a letter

    Redakcja serwisu online
    Academia. Magazyn Polskiej Akademii Nauk
    PKiN, pl. Defilad 1, pok. 2110
    (XXI piętro)
    00-901 Warszawa, Poland

  • E-mail:

    e-mail: academia@pan.pl