About us

Last changed: 20 August 2020

The Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology (SBT) was formed on January 1st, 2013 by a merger of the Biomass Technology and Chemistry Department, Forest Technology at the Department of Forest Resource Management, and parts of the Department of Forest Ecology Management.

Our department, in line with SLU's strategy, is investing in the subject of forest science, with the aim of highlighting education and research on the innovative use of biofuels to replace fossil raw materials.
Below you will find contact information and directions to us.

Contact information

Visiting address SBT Skogsmarksgränd  Plan 2 och 3 901 83 Umeå

Visiting address BTC Verkstadsgatan 22  904 32 Umeå  

Head of the department

Michael Finell (michael.finell@slu.se, Phone: +46(0) 90-786 87 96 )

Deputy Head of Department

Tomas Nordfjell (tomas.nordfjell@slu.se, Phone: +46(0)90-786 83 99)

Assistent Head of Department,  in charge of undergraduate education

Emanuel Erlandsson (emanuel.erlandsson@slu.se, telefon; Phone:  +46(0)90-786 8437)

Assistent Head of Department in charge of postgraduate education

Dan Bergström (dan.bergstrom@slu.se, telefon: Phone: +46(0)90-786 82 14)

Director BTC

Sylvia Larsson (sylvia.larsson@slu.se, telefon: Phone: +46(0)90-786 87 90)

Department Economist

Jenny Högström (jenny.hogstrom@slu.se, telefon: Phone: +46(0)90-786 87 30)

Department administrator

 Minh Nguyen (minh.nguyen@slu.se, telefon: Phone: +46(0)90-786 82 31)

Find us here

 SLU Umeå is mostly located at the university campus in Umeå.

To SLU in Umeå: by airport bus, by local bus from Vasaplan in Umeå city center (stop Universum or Växthuset).

Page editor: malin.sandberg@slu.se