Graham R. Powell
Professor Emeritus in Forestry and Environmental Management
Convocation: October 19, 1997
Graham Powell is considered to be one of only a handful of scientists worldwide who understand how trees grow.
An expert in tree growth and morphology, he published over 40 refereed papers and more than 20 technical reports and handbooks during his 34-year career in the faculty of forestry and environmental management. His contributions as an educator and administrator are also significant.
As the director of graduate studies for 10 years, Dr. Powell fostered the growth of the faculty's graduate program. In addition to supervising graduate theses, he taught 11 different graduate courses, 14 different undergraduate courses and supervised 69 undergraduate theses and 86 summer reports.
In recognition of his ongoing contributions, he was appointed honorary research professor.