Anil Raj Kizha

Anil Raj KizkaAssistant Professor of Forest Operations

217 Nutting Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5755

Phone: (207) 581-2851
Fax: (207) 581-2875
Email: anil.kizha@maine.edu


  • PhD – Forestry – Louisiana State University A&M (2012)
  • MS – Environmental Sciences – Louisiana State University A&M (2012)
  • MS – Forestry – Louisiana State University A&M (2008)
  • BS – Forestry – Kerala Agriculture University (2004)

My background as a forester and environmentalist along with my passion in geo-spatial science has guided me through the realm of sustainable timber harvesting. My research primarily investigates factors required to lower the cost of timber harvesting operations with minimal impact on environment and understand how they play a pivotal role in fulfilling the growing demands. I have worked in the major timber producing belts of the nation, including the South and Pacific north coast, and in tropical forests of India. Prior to joining University of Maine, I taught Geospatial Science and Remote Sensing at Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA where I am also serving as an Adjunct Professor.