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8:00-2:30 pm; authors available at posters from 1:30-2:30 pm

Adhesives / Adhesion

POSTER 1 – Curing Characteristics of Electron Beam Irradiated Formaldehyde-Based Resins
Sang-Min Lee, Sang-Bum Park, and Sun-Young Lee, Korea Forest Research Institute; Do Hung Han and HyunKug Cho, Yeungnam University

POSTER 2 – Adhesive Flow Characterization in Wood-Composites with 3-D Micro X-Ray Tomography
Jesse L. Paris and Fredrick A. Kamke, Oregon State University; Günter G. Modzel, Kronospan GmbH Lampertswalde

POSTER 3 – Liquefied Wood as Renewable Polymeric Material for Adhesives
Milan Sernek, Mirko Kariz, and Ales Ugovsek, University of Ljubljana

POSTER 4 – Characterization of Nanoclay’s Distribution in a Particleboard Resin
Diyan Xian and Gregory D. Smith, University of British Columbia

POSTER 5 – Development of Environmentally Friendly Wood Adhesives Formulated with the Enzymatic Hydrolyzates of Rapeseed Flour
In Yang; Chungbuk National University; Sei Chang Oh and Sye Hee Ahn, Deagu University; Gyu-Seong Han, Chang-won Seo, and A-ram Lee, Chungbuk National University; In-gyu Choi, Seoul National University

Biomass & Small Log Processing

POSTER 6 – Piloting Community-Based Forest Management for Curriculum Advancement and Procurement of Sustainably Sourced Woody Biomass in Vermont Public Schools
Grahm Leitner, Cecilia Marie Danks, and Kim DePasqual, University of Vermont

POSTER 7 – Biogenic Carbon Flow in the Norwegian Sawmilling Industry
Per Otto Flæte, Lars Gunnar Furelid Tellnes, and Anders Q. Nyrud, Norsk Treteknisk Institutt (Norwegian Institute of Wood Technology)

POSTER 8 – Laminated Beams and Utility Poles made from Small-Diameter Timber
Cheng Piao, Calhoun Research Station, LSU AgCenter; Leslie Groom, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Todd F. Shupe, LSU AgCenter; Michael Blazier, Hill Farm Research Station, LSU AgCenter; Mark D. Gibson, Louisiana Tech University; John F. Hunt, USDA Forest Products Laboratory; Chung Y. Hse, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; George A. Grozdits, Louisiana Tech University

POSTER 9 – Evaluation of Field Drying for Enhancing Biomass Quality of Eucalyptus  grandis Logs and Trees
Donald L. Rockwood and B. Tamang, University of Florida

POSTER 10 – Characteristics of Fuel Chips made from Forest Biomass
David Smith, Danny Way, and Jeff Traver, Oregon State University

POSTER 11 – Alternative Bio-Based Paths to Prosperity for Small and Medium Forest Landowners in the U.S. Gulf South: A Pilot Study in Louisiana
Roger Smithhart, Jr., Richard P. Vlosky, and Paul M. Darby, LSU AgCenter

POSTER 12 - A Hybrid Model Integrating Classification Trees with Local Bayesian Logistic Regression to Assess Site Locations for Biorefineries
Xia Huang, Timothy M. Young, and Russell L. Zaretzki, University of Tennessee; James H. Perdue, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Frank M. Guess, University of Tennessee

POSTER 13 – BIOSAT: A Web-Based Optimal Biomass Site Assessment Tool
Timothy M. Young, University of Tennessee; James H. Perdue, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Timothy G. Rials, University of Tennessee

POSTER 14 – Tree Physical Characteristics of Plantation Grown Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Denhn) from North Western Nigeria
A.A. Malami, Usmanu Danfodiyo University; B. Olufemi and M.B. Oyunand, Federal University of Technology (Akure, Nigeria); M. Momoh, Usmanu Danfodiyo University

POSTER 15 – The Affectivity of using Wood Biomass to Produce Thermal Energy in Albania
Mandi Marku, Agricultural University of Tirana; Armond Halebi and Firdus Haveri, Municipality of Tirana, Albania

Chemistry & Chemical Modification

POSTER 16 – Purification and Characterization of Condensed Tannins Prepared from Quebracho and Mimosa Hot-Water-Extracts using Commercial Adsorbent, Diaion HP20
Sung Phil Mun, Chonbuk National University and Mississippi State University; Moon G. Kim, Mississippi State University

POSTER 17 – Anti-Termite Properties of Superhydrophobic Wood Treated with ZnO Nano Rods – Part I: Surface Treatment
Todd F. Shupe, LSU AgCenter; Cheng Piao, Calhoun Research Station, LSU AgCenter; Cran Lucas, Louisiana State University at Shreveport; Jay P. Curole, LSU AgCenter

Composites

POSTER 18 – Performance of Inorganic Bonded Composites made from Mixture of Ceiba pentandra and Gmelina arborea Sawdust
Babatunde Ajayi, B. Olufemi, E.A. Adelusi, and A.A. Taiwo, Federal University of Technology (Akure, Nigeria)

POSTER 19 – Determination of Strength and Dimensional Stability of Wood-Plastic Composites Produced from Groundnut Shell
Babatunde Ajayi, O.A. Awoyemi, R.D. Famotemi, and A.S. Aruwajoye, Federal University of Technology (Akure, Nigeria); K.S. Aina, Forestry Research Institute (Ibadan, Nigeria)

POSTER 20 – Effect of Board Density and Mixing Ratio on Mechanical Properties of Plastic Bonded Board Produced from Afara (Terminalia superba) Sawdust
Babatunde Ajayi, Federal University of Technology (Akure, Nigeria); A.A. Ajigbon, Federal Polytechnic (Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria); O.A. Adeyemi, Engineering Materials Development Institute (Akure, Nigeria)

POSTER 21 – Advanced Wood-Cement Compatibility with Nano Mineral
Tibor L. Alpar, Eva Selmeczi, and Levente Csoka, University of West Hungary

POSTER 22 – Characteristics of Particleboard made from Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Stalks and Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) Wood
Mohammad Dahmardeh Ghalehno, Ali Bayatkashkoli, and Morteza Nazerian, University of Zabol

POSTER 23 – The Effect of Wood Extractives and Mineral Accelerators on the Properties of Wood Cement Particleboard
Morteza Nazerian, Mohammad Dahmardeh Ghalehno, and Ali Bayat Kashkooli, University of Zabol

POSTER 24 – Determination of Cellulose-Cellulose Bond Strength and Stiffness in Cellulose Nanocrystal (CNC) Aerogel Frame
Jie Ding, Lech Muszyński, and John Simonsen, Oregon State University

POSTER 25 – Effect of Chemical Modification of Hybrid Fillers on the Mechanical and Water absorption Properties of Wood Plastic Composites
Geum-Hyun Doh and Sun-Young Lee, Korea Forest Research Institute

POSTER 26 – Mechanical Properties of Bamboo-Based Lumber Composite and Potential for Structural Use
Francois Louis Anthony Jr., Quisqueya University; Daniel P. Hindman, Virginia Tech

POSTER 27 – Properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanocomposites Reinforced with Cellulose Nanocrystals Obtained from Red Oak Residues
Peter M. Jacobson, Qingzheng Cheng, and Jingxin Wang, West Virginia University

POSTER 28 – Effect of Low-Grade Woody Biomass Content on Tensile Properties and Resistance to Environmental Exposure in Wood-HDPE Composites
Michael Karas and Lech Muszyński, Oregon State University

POSTER 29 – Effect of Low-Grade Woody Biomass Content on Impact Properties of Wood-HDPE Composites
Michael Karas and Lech Muszyński, Oregon State University

POSTER 30 – Sound Transmission Loss in Wood-Polypropylene Composites
Michael Karas, Oregon State University; Stephan Lippert, Technical University of Hamburg; Jan Lüdtke, University of Hamburg (UHH); Lech Muszyński, Oregon State University

POSTER 31 – Effect of Ozone Treatment on Properties of the Cellulose Nanofibers
Jae-Hyuk Jang, Kangwon National University; Seung-Hwan Lee and Takashi Endo, Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST, Japan); Nam-Hun Kim, Kangwon National University

POSTER 32 – A Study on Liquid Penetration / Evaporation Rates of Natural Fibers
T. Eric McConnell, Ohio State University; Sheldon Q. Shi, Mississippi State University; Chen Hong and Wang Ge, International Centre for Bamboo & Rattan (Beijing, China)

POSTER 33 – Modified Shear Block Test for Evaluation of Adhesive Bond Integrity in Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)
Lech Muszyński, Oregon State University; Mélanie Noyel and Thomas Pisaneschi, Université Henri Poincaré (University of Nancy)

POSTER 34 – Development of Wood/Biochar/Plastic Composites
David B. DeVallance, Gloria Oporto, Qingzheng Cheng, and Patrick Quigley, West Virginia University

POSTER 35 – Bio-Compounds for Improved Decay Resistance of Next Generation Engineered Composites
Adam Scouse, Fredrick A. Kamke, and Jeffrey J. Morrell, Oregon State University

POSTER 36 – Effect of Pressing Schedules on Mechanical Properties of Multi-layered Lightweight Panels
Ali Shalbafan, University of Hamburg; Johannes Welling and Jan Luedtke, Johann Heinrich von Thuenen-Institute (vTI)

POSTER 37 – Torsional and Bending Stiffness of Small- and Medium-Sized Samples of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Panels as Compared to Full Sized Structural Panels using DIC Optical Measurements and FEM Simulations
Benjamin Sundberg and Lech Muszyński, Oregon State University; Mélanie Noyel and Thomas Pisaneschi, Université Henri Poincaré (University of Nancy); Vaclav Sebera, Mendel University

POSTER 38 – Experimental Study on Effect of Matrix Melt Flow Behavior on Recycling Wood-HDPE Composites
Majid TabkhPaz Sarabi, Amir Hosein Behravesh, and Peyman Shahi, Tarbiat Modares University

POSTER 39 – Operational Parameters for a Viscoelastic Thermal Compression Process
Josef Weissensteiner and Frederick A. Kamke, Oregon State University

POSTER 40 – Flexural Performance of Coextruded Wood / Polyethylene Composite
Fei Yao and Qinglin Wu, LSU AgCenter

POSTER 41 – The Effect of Na Montmorillonite (NaMMT) Nanoclay on Air Permeability Properties of Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Amir Sepehr and Reza Zahedsheijani, University of Tehran and Arian Saeed INC.

POSTER 42 – Effect of Fire Retardant Chemicals on Combustion Properties of LVL Panels
Zeki Candan, Nadir Ayrilmis, and Turker Dundar, Istanbul University; Musa Atar, Gazi University

POSTER 43 – Evaluating Oriented Strand Board Subjected to Flood Conditions
Tyler A. Strayhorn, Dave C. Tilotta, Phil H. Mitchell, and Sudipta Dasmohapatra, North Carolina State University

Energy Conversion Technology

POSTER 44 – Properties of Pyrolytic-Oil from Hardwood Residues and Potential for Bioenergy in Nigeria
Adeola J. Fuwape, Federal University of Technology (Akure, Nigeria); Adebola B. Adebayo and Jingxin Wang, West Virginia University

POSTER 45 – Characterization of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oils from White Oak and Sweet Gum Woods
El Barbary Hassan, Mississippi State University; Emad El-Giar, University of Louisiana at Monroe; Brian Mitchell and Philip H. Steele, Mississippi State University

POSTER 46 – New Route for Fuels and Chemicals from Aqueous Fraction Bio-oil
El Barbary Hassan, Khaled El-Tahlawy, Qi Li, and Philip H. Steele, Mississippi State University

POSTER 47 – Optimization of Hot-Compressed Water (HCW) Pretreatment and Membrane Filtration Processes to Isolate and Characterize Southern Pinewood Hemicelluloses
El Barbary Hassan, Badamkhand Sukhbaatar, Sung Phil Mun, Moon Kim, and Philip H. Steele, Mississippi State University

POSTER 48 – Determination of Levoglucosan and Other Degradation Products Derived from Fast Pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass
Qi Li, Philip H. Steele, Fei Yu, and El-Barbary M. Hassan, Mississippi State University

POSTER 49 – The Study on Feasibility of Eco-Coal made from Biomass Waste by Torrefaction Method
Kwan-Yu Lin and Far-Ching Lin, National Taiwan University

POSTER 50 – Holocellulose Content of Partially Hydrolyzed Southern Hardwoods
T. Eric McConnell, Ohio State University; Sheldon Q. Shi, Mississippi State University

POSTER 51 – Torrefied Wood  for use as a Cofiring Fuel in Pulverized Coal Facilities: An International Review
David L. Nicholls, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; John I. Zerbe, USDA Forest Products Laboratory

POSTER 52 – Influence of Environmental Decomposition of Logging Residues on Fuel Properties
Kaushlendra Singh, Jingxin Wang, Litha Sivanandan, Jagpinder Singh Brar, and Saurabh Kumar, West Virginia University

POSTER 53 – Production of Fuels from Pine Plantation Understory Biomass
Philip H. Steele, Priyanka Bhattacharya, Brian Mitchell, and Qi Li, Mississippi State University

POSTER 54 – Bioenergy Production Potential from Woody Biomass and its Utilization Policy in Turkey
Hasan Tezcan Yildirim and Zeki Candan, Istanbul University

Furniture

POSTER 55 – Measuring and Characterizing Face Checking Development in Maple Veneered Panels using Digital Image Correlation
Michael Burnard, Lech Muszyński, Scott Leavengood, and Lisa Ganio, Oregon State University

POSTER 56 – Developing a Furniture Design and Aesthetics Course Considering Student Interest and Engagement
Scott MacDonald and Daniel P. Hindman, Virginia Tech

POSTER 57 – Exploring International Opportunities Through Chinese International Furniture Trade Shows
Wenping “Wendy” Shi and Paul M. Smith, Pennsylvania State University

POSTER 58 – A Comparison of Innovation in the Furniture Manufacturing Sectors of Croatia and the United States
Andreja Pirc, University of Zagreb; Richard P. Vlosky, LSU AgCenter

POSTER 59 – Applying Lean Thinking to Streamline the Wood Furniture Engineering Process
Chao Wang and Henry Quesada-Pineda, Virginia Tech

POSTER 60 – Assessing Consumer Purchase Perceptions of Wood Household Furniture
Nathan E. Irby, Sudipta Dasmohapatra, and Phil Mitchell, North Carolina State University

Process Control / Quality Control

POSTER 61 – Ultrasonic Assessment of Finger Joint in Beech Wood
Saeed Kazemi Najafi and Sepideh Masoudifar, Tarbiat Modares University; Mohammad Ghofrani, Shahid Rajaee Teaching Training University (SRTTU)

Pulp & Paper

POSTER 62 – Cellulose-Reinforced Poly(Lactic Acid) Composites
Katalin Halász, Levente Csóka, and Rita Rákosa, University of West Hungary,

POSTER 63 – Ultra-Strength Nanopaper from Cellullose Nanofibrils and its Application
Sun-Young Lee, Geum-Hyun Doh, and Sang-Jin Chun, Korea Forest Research Institute

POSTER 64 – Modeling and Optimization of Ultrasound Reactor for Digestion of Lignocellulose Materials
Bob Mbouyem Yimmou and Asylzat Iskalieva, University of West Hungary; Miklos Horvath, Obuda University; Levente Csoka, University of West Hungary

POSTER 65 – Use of Sawdust in Recycled Roofing Felt to Improve Bitumen Up-take
George A. Grozdits, Mark D. Gibson, and Yuri Lvov, Louisiana Tech University; Scott Robertson, Stephans Paper Company

POSTER 66 – FlaTech: Measuring Fiber / Particle Properties Required for Recycled Pulp Utilization
Victor Strimbu, University of British Columbia

Wood Anatomy & Quality

POSTER 67 – Geographical Variation in Wood Properties of Loblolly Pine
Finto Antony, University of Georgia; Lewis Jordan, Weyerhaeuser, Southern Timberlands Group; Laurence R. Schimleck and Richard F. Daniels, University of Georgia

POSTER 68 – The Effect of Planting Space on the Morphology and the Number of Longitudinal Cells Divided from Cambium and Biomass of Acer Velutinum L.
Ali Rafighi and Marzieh Fallahnia, University of Agricultural & Natural Resources of Gorgan

POSTER 69 – The Preliminary Study on Nano-Mechanical Properties of Taiwanese Species by Nano Indentation Method
Tun-Chieh Hsu, National Taiwan University; Kuen Ting, Longhwa Science & Technology University; Far-Ching Lin, National Taiwan University

POSTER 70 – Structural Properties, Chemical Constitutes and the Expand Technique of Cork (Quercus variabilis B.)
Yafang Lei and Yanzhen Liu, Northwest A&F University (Yangling, China); Hongling Liu, Oregon State University

POSTER 71 – Develop a Micro-Tension Tester for Measuring Tensile Properties of Cellulosic Fibers
Ge Wang, International Center for Bamboo & Rattan (Beijing, China); Sheldon Q. Shi and Jinwu Wang, Mississippi State University; Yan Yu, Shuangping Cao, and Haitao Cheng, International Center for Bamboo & Rattan (Beijing, China)

Wood Physics / Moisture Relations

POSTER 72 – The Effect of Thermal Treatment on Wood Abrasion: Case Study of Populus nigra, Alnus glutinosa, Pinus alderica, and Fraxinus excelsior
Ali Bayatkashkoli, University of Zabol

POSTER 73 – Radio-Frequency Dielectric Heating Characteristics of Softwood Lumbers
Ioan Bogdan Bedelean, Ciprian Lazarescu, and Stavros Avramidis, University of British Columbia

POSTER 74 – Vacuum Steam Technology for Rapid Wood Plasticization and Bending
Bob Wright and Brian H. Bond, Virginia Tech

POSTER 75 – Wettability Properties of Heat-Treated European Rowan (Sorbus Aucuparia) Wood
Nadir Ayrilmis and Zeki Candan, Istanbul University; Suleyman Korkut, Duzce University

POSTER 76 – Hygrothermal Performance of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
Yoon-Seong Chang, Yeonjung Han, and Jun-Ho Park, Seoul National University; Chang-Deuk Eom, Joo-Saeng Park, and Moon-Jae Park, Korea Forest Research Institute; Hwanmyeong Yeo, Seoul National University

POSTER 77 – Analysis of Surface and Internal Drying Stress Profile on and in Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.) Lumber
Yeonjung Han, Seoul National University; Chang-Deuk Eom, Korea Forest Research Institute; Yoon-Seong Chang, Sang-Yun Yang, and Hwanmyeong Yeo, Seoul National University

POSTER 78 – Predicting Moisture Content of Yellow Poplar Wood Using Microwave Non-Destructive Test
Sang-Yun Yang, Seoul National University; Chang-Deuk Eom, Korea Forest Research Institute; Yoon-Seong Chang, Yeonjung Han, and Hwanmyeong Yeo, Seoul National University

Other – Environmental Issues

POSTER 79 – The Environmental Movement and the U.S. Hardwood Industry
Omar A. Espinoza, Robert L. Smith, Urs Buehlmann, and Brian H. Bond, Virginia Tech

Other – Management, Marketing & Economics

POSTER 80 – Identifying Success Factors in the Wood Pallet Supply Chain
Leslie Scarlett Sanchez Gomez, Henry Quesada-Pineda, and Mark White, Virginia Tech; Alexander Hagedorn, Packaging Professional (Louisville, KY)

8:00-2:30 pm; authors available at posters from 1:30-2:30 pm

Design, Safety, & Performance of Structures

POSTER 1 – Recent Full Scale Testing of Typical Residential Roof Structures of Various Pitches
William Kirkham, Rakesh Gupta, and Thomas H. Miller, Oregon State University

POSTER 2 – Tsunami Loads on Wood Frame Walls: Large-Scale Experiments at the NEES Tsunami Facility
David Linton, Rakesh Gupta, and Dan Cox, Oregon State University; John van de Lindt, University of Alabama; Francisco Aguinga, Texas A&M University

POSTER 3 – Rapid Visual Screening for Plan Irregularity for Single-Family, Wood-Frame Dwellings
Kraisorn Lucksiri, Thomas H. Miller, and Rakesh Gupta, Oregon State University

POSTER 4 – The Viability of a Traditional Building Method vs. Regulation and Policy
Rob Pickett, Rob Pickett & Associates, LLC

POSTER 5 – Evaluation of Critical Load Paths and System Effects in a Wood-Framed House with Realistic, Complex Geometry
Kathryn Pfretzschner, Rakesh Gupta, and Thomas H. Miller, Oregon State University

Environmental Issues

POSTER 6 – Analysis of Mold on Residential Wall Materials Subjected to Flooding
Susan V. Diehl, Mississippi State University; Robin L. Brigmon, Savannah River National Laboratory, Department of Energy; Heshmat A. Aglan, Tuskegee University; Scott Miller, Savannah River National Laboratory, Department of Energy; Peter D.R. Moeller, NOAA Hollings Marine Laboratory, National Ocean Service; Shane Kitchens, Mississippi State University

POSTER 7 – Preparation of the Functionality Enhanced Carbonized Medium-Density Fiberboard by Pretreatment of Photocatalyst Precursor, Titanium Tetraisopropoxide
Sung Phil Mun, Chonbuk National University and Mississippi State University; Sang Bum Park, Korea Forest Research Institute

POSTER 8 – Potential use of Forest-Based Tree Products for the Sustainable Management of Mosquito Vectors
Kadarkarai Murugan, Bharathiar University

POSTER 9 – Comparison of Pallet Types and Treatment Methods using LCA and Dynamic Programming
Charles D. Ray, Sebastian K. Anil, Li Ma, and Shirin Shahidi, Pennsylvania State University

Education / Extension

POSTER 10 – Heat Treating Firewood for Invasive Species, Meeting Challenges in the 21st Century
Xiping Wang, USDA Forest Products Laboratory; Brian K. Brashaw, University of Minnesota Duluth; Rick Bergman, USDA Forest Products Laboratory; Scott Myers, USDA-APHIS-PPQ Center for Plant Health Science & Technology

POSTER 11 – Teaching Local Entrepreneurs to Build and Operate Low-Cost Solar Kilns in One Community in Southern Malawi to Improve Product Quality, Reduce Waste, and Reduce Pressure on Indigenous Hardwoods
E. Bradley Hager, Virginia Tech; Ndalapa Adrian Chimusi Mhango, Domasi College of Education (Domasi, Malawi); Brian H. Bond, Virginia Tech; Philip A. Araman, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station

POSTER 12 – The Case of Forestry Undergraduate Student Engaging in Earthquake Engineering Competition
Far-Ching Lin, National Taiwan University

Management, Marketing & Economics

POSTER 13 – Gender, Income-Level, and Education: Do they Affect Hardwood Preference?
Delton R. Alderman, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station

POSTER 14 – The Effect of OPEC Crude Oil Price Volatility on Global Price of Wood and Paper Products
Ali Bayatkashkoli, University of Zabol

POSTER 15 – Green Building Program in China: Potential Impact on Wood Products Demand
Tait Bowers, Indroneil Ganguly, and Ivan Eastin, CINTRAFOR, University of Washington

POSTER 16 – Assessment of “Green” Wood Product Demand in Affordable Housing Construction in the Central Appalachian Region
David B. DeVallance and Shawn Grushecky, West Virginia University

POSTER 17 – Comparative Analysis of British Columbia’s Forest Products Industry and Its Socio-Economic Contributions
Yu Li and P.N. McFarlane, University of British Columbia

POSTER 18 – An Economic Model for Wood Pellet Production Costs in the Northeastern United States
Ning Lu and Robert W. Rice, University of Maine

POSTER 19 – Breaking Down Barriers: Opportunities for Appalachian Forest Products in Central America
Scott W. Lyon and Henry Quesada-Pineda, Virginia Tech

POSTER 20 – Customer Relationship Management, A Construct to Promote Innovation in the Forest Products Industry: Insights from Pacific Northwest Companies
Eric N. Hansen, Scott Leavengood, and Richard Mosier, Oregon State University

POSTER 21 – Market Opportunities for Underutilized Appalachian Hardwoods
Liberty Olea Moya and David B. DeVallance, West Virginia University

POSTER 22 – A Comparison of Two Resource Dependent Communities in Southeast Alaska: What is the Role of Wood Product Clusters in Economic Growth?
David L. Nicholls and Allen M. Brackley, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station

POSTER 23 – Learning Orientation, Innovativeness, and Financial Performance: Lessons Learned from Norwegian Wood Industry
Erlend Nybakk, Norwegian Forest & Landscape Institute

POSTER 24 – Wood Watch
Travis Roth and Christopher D. Knowles, Oregon State University

POSTER 25 – Assessing Barriers to the Trade and Marketing of Bamboo Products in Ghana
Stephen Lartey Tekpetey and Emmanuel Appiah-Kubi, Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG)

POSTER 26 – Green Jobs in the Forest Sector Supply-Chain in Louisiana
Ryan D. Olson, Richard P. Vlosky, Paul M. Darby, and Dek Terrell, LSU AgCenter

POSTER 27 – A Temporal Study of Certification from the U.S. Consumer Perspective: A Comparison of 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2010
Richard P. Vlosky, LSU AgCenter; Lucie K. Ozanne, University of Canterbury

POSTER 28 – Analysis of Biomass Supply Logistics Economics in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan using the Fuel Reduction Cost Simulator Model
Dalia Abbas Saleh, Michigan State University; Robert Handler, Michigan Technological University; G.C. Shivan, Karen Potter-Witter, Mike Schira, and Larry Hembroff, Michigan State University; David Shonnard, Michigan Technological University; Ajit Srivastava. Michigan State University

Innovation Systems

POSTER 29 – The Innovation System of Oregon's Forest Product Industry           
Nadine Orozco, Eric N. Hansen, Christopher D. Knowles, and Scott Leavengood, Oregon State University

Recycling & Residue Utilization

POSTER 30 – A Study on the Method for Improving the Surface Performance of Carbonized Boards
Jong-In Kim and Sang-Bum Park, Korea Forest Research Institute

POSTER 31 – Biomass and Coal Cofiring for Fossil Fuel Reduction and Other Benefits: Status of North American Facilities in 2010
David L. Nicholls, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; John I. Zerbe, USDA Forest Products Laboratory

POSTER 32 – Wood Energy for Residential Heating in Alaska: How do Demographic Factors Influence Use?
David L. Nicholls and Allen M. Brackley, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Valerie A. Barber, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

POSTER 33 – Colorization Technology of Carbonized Medium-Density Fiberboard
Sang Bum Park, Jong In Kim, Sang Min Lee, Ho Won Jung, and Sun Young Lee, Korea Forest Research Institute

POSTER 34 – Recycling of Pentachlorophenol-Treated Southern Pine Utility Poles
Cheng Piao, Calhoun Research Station, LSU AgCenter; Todd F. Shupe, LSU AgCenter; Mark D. Gibson, Louisiana Tech University; Leslie Groom, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Jim Wang, LSU AgCenter

Timber Production & Harvesting

POSTER 35 – Sustainable Management Practices for Non-Timber Forest Products: The Case of Newbouldia laevis or "African hyssop" in Cameroon
Mbonji Edjenguele, University of Yaounde 1; Roncs Ese-Etame, INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital; Augustin Ellong, University of Yaounde 1

Wood Engineering & Mechanical Properties

POSTER 36 – Bondability Study of Three Guianese Woods for Glulam Manufacturing
Damien Bourreau, Pôle Universitaire de Troubiran; Bernard Thibaut, LMGC Université de Montpellier; Ouahcène Nait-Rabah, Jacques Beauchene, and Yamina Aimene, UMR Ecofog (Cayenne, French Guiana)

POSTER 37 – Use of Artificial Neural Networks in the Structural Plywood Industry: Modeling the Bending Strength and Modulus of Elasticity Test
Luis G. Esteban, Titular de Universidad; Paloma de Palacios, Francisco Garcia Fernandez, and Alberto Garcia-Iruela, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

POSTER 38 – Moment Resistant Behavior of Wood Connections
Robert N. Emerson, Billy Wiginton, and Joe LaValley, Oklahoma State University

POSTER 39 – Modeling Temperature and Moisture State Effects on Acoustic Velocity in Wood
Shan Gao, Northeast Forestry University (currently at USDA Forest Products Laboratory); Xiping Wang, USDA Forest Product Laboratory; Lihai Wang, Northeast Forestry University; R. Bruce Allison, University of Wisconsin-Madison

POSTER 40 – Thermal Degradation of Yield Strength of Nailed Wood Connections
Arijit Sinha, Rakesh Gupta, and John A. Nairn, Oregon State University

POSTER 41 – Micromechanical Properties of Beech and Oak Wood Bended Different Radii
Umit Buyuksari, Istanbul University Bahcekoy; Daniel P. Hindman, Virginia Tech; Nusret As, Istanbul University Bahcekoy

POSTER 42 – Three Dimensional Nonlinear Finite Element Analyses of Bolted Joints in Wood-Steel Structures Subjected to Large Deformations
Aneesh Ramesh Kaliyanda and Robert Rowlands, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Douglas R. Rammer, USDA Forest Products Laboratory

POSTER 43 – Local Strain Development of the Wood-Matrix Interphase in Wood-Plastic Composites
Matthew Schwarzkopf, Lech Muszyński, John A. Nairn, Xiang Lin, and Farzana Hussain, Oregon State University

POSTER 44 – Investigation on the Structural Performance of Beam-Column Connection using Hidden Threaded Rods
Min-Chyuan Yeh and Yu-Li Lin, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology

POSTER 45 – An Effect of Crown Development Conditions on Beech Timber Quality
Marian Babiak and Rastislav Lagana, Technical University in Zvolen

POSTER 46 – Numerical Modeling and Experiment of Wood Strand Composites: Effect of Strand Geometry and Strand Orientation on Mechanical Properties
Edward A. Le and Chunping Dai, FPInnovations; John A. Nairn, Oregon State University

Wood Preservation / Deterioration

POSTER 47 – Effects of Organo-Clays on the Fire Retardancy of Intumescent Formulation
Chih-Shen Chuang, National Taiwan University; Kuang-Chung Tsai, National Kaohsiung First University of Science & Technology; Te-Hsin Yang, National Chung Hsing University; Tsung-Yao Tseng, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute; Ming-Kuang Wang, National Taiwan University

POSTER 48 – Bio-availability and Form of Copper in Copper-Based Preservatives Treated Wood
Swati Dhyani and D. Pascal Kamdem, Michigan State University

POSTER 49 – Preservative-Treated Wood: A Responsible Consumer Investment
Nathan E. Irby, North Carolina State University; T. Eric McConnell, Ohio State University; Kevin W. Ragon, Quality Pole Inspection & Maintenance Inc.

POSTER 50 – Biodeterioration Modeling with Ordinal Measures
Patricia Lebow, Bessie Woodward, and Stan Lebow, USDA Forest Products Laboratory

POSTER 51 – Screening of Eastern Red Cedar Heartwood Extracts for Growth Inhibition of Wood Decay Fungi
Sung Phil Mun, Chonbuk National University and Mississippi State University; Lynn Prewitt, Mississippi State University

POSTER 52 – Effect of Procyanidins Prepared from Pinus radiata Bark on Termite Feeding Deterrence
Sung Phil Mun, Chonbuk National University and Mississippi State University; Tor P. Schultz and Darrel D. Nicholas, Mississippi State University

POSTER 53 – Effect of Profistinidin- and Prorobinetinidin-Type Polyphenols on Termite Feeding Deterrence and Mortality
Sung Phil Mun, Chonbuk National University and Mississippi State University; Tor P. Schultz and Darrel D. Nicholas, Mississippi State University

POSTER 54 – Tannin-Boron Wood Preservatives
Gianluca Tondi, University of Applied Science of Salzburg; Antonio Pizzi, University of Nancy; Stefanie Wieland, University of Applied Science of Salzburg; Marie-France Thevenon, CIRAD Persyst; Gianluca Tondi, University of Applied Science of Salzburg

POSTER 55 – A Field Test of Fungal Growth on Wooden Claddings as Affected by Wood Properties, Microclimate, and Wood Moisture and Temperature
Geir I. Vestøl, Norwegian University of Life Sciences; Lone Ross Gobakken, Norwegian Forest & Landscape Institute

POSTER 56 – Extending the Durability of Furniture and Other Wood Materials against Influences of Environmental Properties
Mandi Marku, Agricultural University of Tirana; Laura Shumka and Armond Halebi, Municipality of Tirana, Albania

POSTER 57 – Gene Expression of Ligninolytic Enzymes of Trametes Elegans during Decay of Different Resistant Woods
Min Lee and Lynn Prewitt, Mississippi State University; Youngmin Kang, USDA-ARS

POSTER 58 – Investigating Novel Treatments of Wood Packaging Materials to Provide Residual for, or Replace Current Phytosanitization Methods
Todd E. Johnson and Shane C. Kitchens, Mississippi State University

POSTER 59 – Observed Color Phenomena and Behavioral Abnormalities of Reticulitermes spp. in AWPA E1-09 Standard Laboratory Termite Test
Todd E. Johnson, Shane C. Kitchens, and Terry L. Amburgey, Mississippi State University

Wood Drying

POSTER 60 – Drying of Korea Domestic Red Pine Timber with 200200 mm Cross Section
Chang-Deuk Eom, Kwang-Mo Kim, and Kweon-Hwan Hwang, Korea Forest Research Institute; Nam-Ho Lee, Chonbuk National University; Yonggun Park and Hwanmyeong Yeo, Seoul National University

POSTER 61 – Check-Free Drying Method for Center-Bored Timber and Optimal Jointing Design for the Timber used as Member of Post & Beam Construction
Jun-Ho Park, Yonggun Park, Sang-Yun Yang, Joon-Weon Choi, In-gyu Choi, Jun-Jae Lee, and Hwanmyeong Yeo, Seoul National University

POSTER 62 – Effect of Super-Heated Steam Treatment on Removing Resin in Korean Pine
Yonggun Park, Yeonjung Han, Jun-Ho Park, Yoon-Seong Chang, Sang-Yun Yang, and Hwanmyeong Yeo, Seoul National University

Wood-Based Materials

POSTER 63 – Aging Effect Intensity as a Parameter for Evaluating the Durability Performance of Wood-Based Panels
Shigehiko Suzuki, Tomoya Shimoda, and Yoichi Kojima, Shizuoka University

Other

POSTER 64 – Measurement of Wood Shrinkage in Jack Pine Using Three Dimensional Digital Image Correlation (DIC)
Mingkai Peng, University of New Brunswick

POSTER 65 – Structural Performance of Cross Laminated Timber System used in Floor Applications
Yue Chen, University of British Columbia

Other – Energy Conversion Technology

POSTER 66 – Higher Value By-products from Forest Biomass Using a Hot Water Based Biorefinery Concept
Eini C. Lowell, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Thomas E. Amidon and Timothy Chaffee, State University New York-ESF; Vikram Yadama, Washington State University

Other – Biomass & Small Log Processing

POSTER 67 – Woody and Agronomic Web-Based Biomass Database of Louisiana
Cornelis F. de Hoop, G.A. Breitenbeck, S.J. Chang, R.D. Hendrick, F. Piazza, C. Theegala, A. Kizhakkepurakkal, and S. Razi, LSU AgCenter

POSTER 68 – International Journal of Forest Engineering
Cornelis F. de Hoop, LSU AgCenter

Other – Composites

POSTER 69 – An Optimization Study of Flexural Properties of Coextruded Wood-Plastic Composites
Fei Yao, Wen Xiong, and Qinglin Wu, LSU AgCenter

POSTER 70 – Nanofibrous Composites from Electrospun Polyethylene Oxide and Cellulose Nanocrystals
Chengjun Zhou and Qinglin Wu, LSU AgCenter

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