Vinicius Lube

PhD Student

MS​c (UBC), BSc (UFES)​​



​Vinicius is currently working on advanced visualization techniques to monitor plants behaviour in response to stresses and pathogen invasion in different environmental conditions. His main advisor is Prof. Ikram Blilou (Plant Science), and his co-advisor is Prof. Gilles Lubineau (Mechanical Engineering). Currently, he is fully working with Prof. Ikram.



  • M.Sc., Forestry, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada (2013-2016)
  • B.Sc., Timber Industry Engineering, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Vitoria, Brazil (2008-2013)

Professional Profile

  • ​​​​​Visiting Student, COHMAS, KAUST, Saudi Arabia (May - Nov 2017)​
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP), UBC, Vancouver, Canada (Sept. 2013 - 2016)
  • Academic Internship, Wood Physics and Drying Laboratory, Vancouver (Sept 2012 - Jul 2013)​


  • Donald S. McPhee Fellowship (Aug 2015)
  • Van Dusen Graduate Fellowship in Forestry (Aug 2015)​

Research Interests Keywords

Plant Science 3D Visualization Techniques X-ray micro-Computed Tomography