TECHNICAL INTERESTS

  • Wood quality
  • Small diameter log utilization
  • Mechanical properties of wood
  • Sustainable green building practices
  • Energy efficient wood-framed housing
  • Student service projects for the community that involve wood construction
  • Wood engineering and timber grading services
  • Short courses for professional wood workers and serious wood working hobbyists

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Wood Products Engineering -1987, S.U.N.Y., Syracuse, New York
  • M.S., Wood Products Engineering -1984, S.U.N.Y., Syracuse, New York
  • B.S., Forestry/Wood Science -1980, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2012 – present, Associate Dean, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • 2000 – 2012, Department Head and Professor, Department of Forest Products, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • 1993 – 2000, Associate Professor, Department of Forest Products, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • 1987 – 1993, Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Products, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • 1985, 1986 – 1987, Research Engineer and Extension Intern, USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI
  • 1972 – 1974, Third-class Radioman, U.S. Navy