Matthias Scheuber, born 27 August 1966. Graduated from the University of Freiburg, Faculty of Forest Sciences, Germany (1998). PhD, Professor and Chair for Applied Data Analysis in Forestry at Rottenburg University of Applied Forestry, Germany (2002), Vice-Rector for Rottenburg University of Applied Forestry (2007). Expert in forest inventory methods, data management and statistical analysis. PI and CoPI of various international research projects in the field of forest inventory and monitoring. Associate editor for international peer-reviewed scientific journal "Siberian Journal of Forest Science". Reviewer for various scientific journals. Author (and co-author) of numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.