BLACKSBURG, Va., May 22, 2014 – Geza Ifju, professor emeritus and founding head of the Department of Wood Science and Forest Products in the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Tech, has died at his Blacksburg, Va., home at the age of 83. Ifju joined the university faculty in 1964, built a career in wood science and education, and led the department for 22 years. He taught a dozen different courses, from the introductory to the graduate level, and advised undergraduate and graduate students. “He helped develop the department as one of the top wood science programs in ...

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The University of West Hungary, the BOKU University and the International Academy of Wood Science are pleased to announce the call for papers for the conference “Eco-efficient Resource Wood”. Eco-efficient Resource Wood with special focus on hardwoods Sopron & Vienna, 2014. (14) 15-18th September Discover two Cities in the heart of Europe, and meet scientists, young researchers from all over the world, by accepting the invitation of the three organizers!

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Title: Assistant Professor of Sustainable Bioproducts The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a 9–month, Tenure-track, fulltime, Assistant Professor Position with research, teaching and service responsibilities in Department of Sustainable Bioproducts. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and high potential in fundamental science which may include resins, coatings, polymers, adhesion, biotechnology, nanotechnology, engineered composites, chemistry, or similar. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher learning in either wood science/forest products/sustainable bioproducts or an allied scientific discipline such as polymer science, engineering, chemistry, ...

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