WS&E Faculty

Name Office Areas of Interest Phone
Davis, Kent Peavy 119

Wood Machining, CAD/CAM/CNC, Secondary Wood Product Development
and Testing Services, Undergraduate Recruitment.


Gupta, Rakesh Richardson Hall 114

Timber Mechanics; Structural Wood Engineering; Mechanical Behavior and Properties of Wood

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541-737-4223; FAX 541 737 3385
Hansen, Eric Richardson Hall 108

Organizational innovation, environmental marketing, corporate responsibility, forest products marketing

Hermann, Anndrea

Hemp fibre and seed agronomy and breeding, hemp field trials and crop THC sampling, sales, marketing, product development, regulatory affairs, certifications and licensing, hemp building applications, project analysis, bodycare, fashion, and food.

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Kamke, Fred Richardson Hall 104
Wood-based composite science; wood/water relationships; heat and mass transfer
Knowles, Chris Richardson Hall 118

Forest products marketing; improving competitiveness of the Oregon forest products industry; innovation related resources for forest products industry

Leavengood, Scott Peavy 121

OWIC Director - Linking research and education with needs of Oregon wood products firms; assisting entrepreneurs with market assessments and product testing

Li, Kaichang Richardson Hall 102

formaldehyde-free wood adhesives, green pressure sensitive adhesvies from renewable materials, styrene-free thermosetting resins, natural-fiber-reinforced polymer  composites, green foundry sand binders, wood chemistry and polymer chemistry

Milota, Mike Richardson Hall 136
Wood liquid relations; wood drying and physical properties; VOC emissions.
Morrell, Jeff Richardson Hall 230
Wood preservation and biodeterioration; pathology
Muszyński, Lech Richardson Hall 106

composites, micromechanics, structure-properties relations in renewable
materials, with stress on internal bonding, durability, damage assessment, time
dependent phenomena, and hygro-mechanical behavior;

optical measurement techniques, advanced imaging, X-ray

Nairn, John Richardson Hall 112

Composites; nanocomposites; deformation and fracture of wood materials

Riggio, Mariapaola Richardson Hall 236

Architectural design. Use of renewable materials in the built environment, Mass timber buildings, Assessment and conservation of the built asset. Structural monitoring, Traditional structures.

Robinson, Sara Richardson Hall 232

Wood anatomy; spalting; wood aesthetics; applied wood mycology.

Schimleck, Laurence "Laurie" 119 D Richardson Hall

Development of new and innovative technologies for the measurement of wood properties.

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Simonsen, John Richardson Hall 120

Nanocellulose, biopolymers, composites

Sinha, Arijit Richardson Hall 234

Structural engineering; Connections; Green building materials; Life cycle analysis; Product development for efficient use of renewable materials

Smith, David Richardson Hall 238

Renewable Materials Manufacturing
Bioenergy Production
Undergraduate Advisor

Name Office Areas of Interest Phone
Brown, Terry

Extension education in primary processing efficiencies; quality control; total quality management (TQM); secondary manufacturing. Problem-solving short courses and assistance on lumber manufacturing; quality control; total quality management; general process improvement; plywood manufacturing.

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Brunner, Charles Richardson Hall 116

Wood processing, operations research, optical properties of wood.

Karchesy, Joe Richardson Hall 110

Natural products chemistry of polyphenols and sesquiterpenes. Wood chemistry.

McLain, Thomas

Structural mechanical connections; wood mechanical properties.

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(336) 293-7689
Wilson, Jim

Life cycle assessment of wood products to determine their environmental and energy performance. Documenting and modeling the environmental performance of wood as a building material; modeling life cycle assessment of wood during manufacturing as a means to optimize the use of wood, other raw materials, electricity and energy resources while protecting the environment; establishing the sustainability of wood products. Focus on the manufacture and use of wood composites for both residential and commercial buildings and in secondary products.

Name Office Areas of Interest Phone
Boehner, A. William

Wood-based composite science and technology; new product development; product and process evaluation and testing; continuing education in the wood-based composite area.

Bruce Broline Richardson Hall 250

Online short course development.  Adhesive technology.  Guest Lecturer.

Galligan, William L. Richardson Hall 119

Engineering properties of wood; nondestructive testing methods; mechanical testing methods, ethics, professionalism and conduct in the workplace

Lachenbruch, Barbara RH 330

Ecophysiology of living trees; wood quality for utilization; integration
of why plants produce the structures they do, and how that influences
the resulting log and wood qualities

Maureen Puettmann WoodLife Environmental Consultants, LLC

Maureen Puettmann is the owner of WoodLife Environmental Consultants, LLC, where she has been performing life cycle assessments (LCA) on forestry operations, wood products, and biofuels for 15 years. In addition to her being courtesy faculty at OSU, she currently holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Tennessee (UT).  Before founding WoodLife, she served on the faculty at OSU for six years, where she
taught environmental marketing and life cycle, wood anatomy, and wood
and fiber physics, and conducted life cycle assessments and research.

Miller, Thomas 344 Owen Hall

Professor Miller's structural engineering and structural mechanics
research interests include earthquake engineering, timber structures
and cold-formed steel structures. Current research projects involve
seismic hazard assessments, modeling and behavior of residential timber
structures, and applications of renewable materials in construction.

Name Office Areas of Interest Phone
Clauson, Milo Richardson Hall 140

Engineering Lab Manager

Huang, Jian Richardson Hall 142

Wood chemistry

Li, Anlong Richardson Hall 134

Wood Chemistry