TECHNICAL INTERESTS

  • Wood and natural fiber composites; polymer processing with natural fiber reinforcement; natural fiber composite properties

OUTREACH/EXTENSION

  • Applied industrial research and development
  • Natural fiber
  • Polymers

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2001 – Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • M.S., Wood Science, 1991 – West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • B.S., Forestry, 1988 – West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2014 to present, Associate Research Professor, Composite Materials and Engineering Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2007 to 2014, Assistant Research Professor & Extension Specialist, Composite Materials and Engineering Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2003 to 2007, Associate in Research, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2001 to 2003, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 1996 – 2001, Graduate Research Assistant, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 1994 – 1995, Research Technician, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • 1992 – 1994, Plant Technical Director/Quality Control Supervisor, Trus Joist MacMillan-Parallam Plant, Colbert, GA

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