OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Sinha, Arijit

Position Type: 
Faculty
Job Title: 
Associate Professor of Renewable Materials
Department: 
Wood Science & Engineering
Office Location: 

234 Richardson Hall

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-6713
Fax Number: 
(541) 737-3385
Education: 
PhD, 2010 - Wood Science and Civil Engineering (dual major), Oregon State University
MS, 2007 - Wood Science and Civil Engineering (dual major), Oregon State University
BE, 2003 - Civil Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi, India
Research Areas: 
  • Green Building and Environmental Performance
  • Timber Engineering, Mechanics, and Structural Design
Research Interests: 
  • Building Connections
  • Building Lifecycle Analysis
  • Green Building Materials
  • Renewable Materials Product Development
  • Structural Engineering
  • Wood-based Composites
My research interest and focus lies in achieving sustainability in society, especially in the built environment by using intelligent and integrated design process, and developing renewable material based green products. My specific interests are - Green building materials; Sustainable built environment; Product development for efficient use of renewable materials; Life cycle analysis.

Advising

Graduate Major Advisor
Courses Taught: 
WSE 392 (Ecampus)
Bamboolooza: The Fascinating World of Bamboo
An exploration of the world of bamboo and its application to renewable products. This course provides an in-depth understanding of a renewable material bamboo from its native form to processed products. Additionally, this course discusses the utilization and perception of bamboo in different societies of the world.
WSE 475/575
Environmental Assessment of Building Materials
WSE 592
Advanced Wood Design