Jason W. Miesbauer

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Jason Miesbauer’s role at The Morton Arboretum is to establish a research program in biomechanics, the architecture of trees, and applied arboriculture, which focuses on the growth, maintenance, and function of urban landscape trees.  He is working with Gary Watson, Head of Research at The Morton Arboretum, to establish the new program.



Email: jmiesbauer@mortonarb.org


PhD, Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida

BS, Urban Forestry, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

BS, Business Administration, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point 


Jason Miesbauer worked in tree care for several years before pursuing his doctorate at the University of Florida. He is an ISA Certified Arborist, has published several scientific articles on tree biomechanics, and has presented his research at a number of conferences and symposia. 

2014 curriculum vitae

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