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Dr. Lawrence Lewis
Lecturer II (On Leave)
Department of Forestry


  • Ordinary Diploma in Science, GOVERNMENT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, Guyana.
  • Master of Science in Forest Engineering, VORONEZH FORESTRY INSTITUTE, Russia.
  • Certificate of participation in Capacity building for the sustainability of ACP Higher Education Institutions.
  • Certificate of participation USEPA, US State Department, GFC and MOA (Course Principles of Environmental Law and Enforcement).
  • Certificate of participation ITTO and IUCN (Workshop on ITTO Guidelines for the Restoration Management and Rehabilitation of Degraded and Secondary Tropical Forest).
  • Certificate in Advance Management (BIDCO MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE).
  • Certificate in Nursery and Plantation Practices, FAO, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Certificate in Timber Grading, GUYANA FORESTRY COMMISSION.


Research interests:

  • Post plantation management and rehabilitation of mined out soils and waste rock dumps
  • Assessment of Forest Biomass and Carbon stocks in tropical forest (Guyana)
  • Evaluation of the responses of tropical hardwood species by tissue culture using apical meristems to various media
  • Drying of timber species using two methods - Solar and air drying