TECHNICAL INTERESTS

  • Mechanics of wood and wood composites; modeling of engineered wood composites; structure and behavior of wood joints; industrial extension/outreach in forest products

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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Materials Engineering Science, 1989 – Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
  • M.S., Forestry, 1985 – University of Maine at Orono
  • B.S., Wood Science, 1982 – University of Maine at Orono

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2017 – present, Associate Vice President for Research and Director, Office of Clean Technology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2012 – present, Regents Professor, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2008 – present, Director, Institute for Sustainable Design, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2004 – 2012,  Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 1996 – 2004,  Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 1989 – 1996,  Assistant Professor of Wood Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • 1985 – 1989,  Graduate Project, Research, and Teaching Assistant, VPI&SU, Blacksburg, VA

AWARDS

  • President, Society of Wood Science and Technology, 2014-15, Madison, WI
  • Fellow, International Academy of Wood Science, 2012, meritorious recognition of wood scientists in evidence of high scientific standards
  • Leon Luck Most Effective Professor, 2009, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Career Achievement Award, 2009, College of Natural Resources (Alumnus), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Outstanding Teaching Faculty, 2007, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Anjan Bose Outstanding Researcher Award, 2005, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Outstanding Research Faculty, 2004, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Outstanding Research Faculty, 2004 and 2005, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Distinguished Alumnus, University of Maine, 2002
  • Louisiana-Pacific Professorship of Wood Materials and Engineering, Endowed professorship for research in wood materials and engineering.  Washington State University, 1998 to present

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