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Expert in Wood Design, Wood Performance

Expert ID: 716235 New York, USA

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WOOD. Expert is an expert on wood, how it grows, is processed, and used. He studies the ecology of trees including tree growth, structure, and property relationships. Expert is an authority on the philosophy and economics of tree use as well as wood aesthetics and history. He has specialized in the use of wood as an engineering material, including timber structures, and construction materials and methods.

WOOD PRODUCTS; WOOD PHYSICAL PROPERTY. Expert has expertise in the application of wood as a design material. He is proficient in the selection of wood species, physical properties, processing, and design concerns for engineers. He consults with a variety of industries on wood products and related engineering problems such as sporting goods, ladders, panel products (plywood, veneers, particleboard), energy systems, and structural design. Expert has given presentations on the use of wood in the packaging industry and athletic equipment industry. He is aware of advances in wood technology and the deterioration of wood in service conditions. He is also knowledgeable of wood cutting tools.

WOOD STRUCTURES. Expert can answer complex questions concerning assemblies of wood or wood-based components, from furniture to roof systems. His knowledge includes fasteners, adhesives, and finishing systems.

CELLULOSE. Expert is an expert in cellulose, the fundamental wood component, its strength and performance. He is familiar with cellulose products, primarily paper and fibers.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Rochester, New York - Syracuse, New York - Schenectady, New York - Utica, New York

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1965 Degree: PhD Subject: Applied Mechanics Institution: Syracuse University
Year: 1963 Degree: MS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Syracuse University
Year: 1962 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Syracuse University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1967 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of ASME, ASCE, several subcommittees of ASTM, the Forest Products Research Society, and the Society for Wood Science and Technology.
Awards / Recognition
Expert has won several teaching awards and is a member of Pi Tau Sigma Xi, American Men and Women of Science and Who's Who in Engineering and in the East.

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