Pipiet is a research associate at Oregon State University, USA. She is an interdisciplinary scholar and social scientist researching forest governance, forest sector competitiveness, and sustainable business management of natural resources. Her current research includes engineered wood industry development, forest based circular bioeconomy, and gender dynamics in the forest industry and faculties of forestry.
She holds a PhD in Wood Science and a Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching from Oregon State University, USA, a Master in Forestry Science from University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and a Bachelor in Forestry from Bogor Agricultural/IPB University, Indonesia.
She is the deputy coordinator of the IUFRO Task Force “Forest Education” as well as a member of the IUFRO Task Force “Gender Equality in Forestry”.