Student Poster Winners 2006
The 2006 Student Poster Competition was held on
Sunday, June 25, 2006 at the Newport Beach Marriott, Newport Beach,
California. Judges for the Competition were: Les Groom, Steve Kelly,
and Rakesh Gupta.
The winners were:
Place - $500 - Awarded to: Samuel L. Zelinka,
University of Wisconsin-Madison,
"Equivalent Circuit Modeling of Southern Pine"
Second Place -
$250 - Awarded to: Jinwu Wang, Washington State University,
"Characterization of Cure Kinetics of a
Third Place - $125
- Awarded to: Emmanuel T. Kodzi, Jr., Purdue University,
"Line Extension Opportunities in Manufacturing
Other Participants were:
Jay Curole, Louisiana State University, "Effect
of Termite Collection Method and Geographic Location on the
Variability of Control Samples Used in the AWPA E1-97 Jar Test "
James S. Fabiyi, University of Idaho,
"Chemical Characterization of Accelerated Weathered Wood-Plastic Composites"
William E. Gacitua, Washington State
University, "Morphology of Wood Species Affecting Wood-Plastic
Interaction. Part I: Mechanical Interlocking"
Heng Gao, Louisiana State University,
"Antioxidant Activity of Extracts from the Wood and Bark of Port-Oxford-Cedar"
Emmanuel T. Kodzi, Jr., Purdue
University, "Facilitating Cultural Acceptance of Advanced
Manufacturing - The Case of Effective Instruction"
Sangyeob Lee, Louisiana State
University, "Interfacial and Fracture Properties of Maleated
Polypropylene Film and Wood Fiber HAndsheet Laminates"
Diana N. Obanda, Louisiana State University,
"Improving the Performance of Boron Compounds in Outdoor Wood
Hui Pan, Louisiana State University,
"Effects of Liquefaction Conditions on Liquefied Wood Residues"
Brian Perkins, Virginia Tech, "A
Business Model for a Small-Diameter Processing Facility in Southwest Virginia"
Silas Tora, Purdue University,
"Identifying and Analyzing the Spatial Clustering of the Value-Added
Forest Products Sub-Cluster in Indiana"
Yi Wang, Oregon State University,
"Suitability of Gold Particles as a High Contrast Agent for X-ray CT
Scanning of Wood-Plastic Composites (WPC)"
Hongtao Zhou, Purdue University,
"Seating Furniture of Plus-Size Population"
Last updated: 3/7/07
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