Description The West Virginia University’s Renewable Materials and Bioenergy Research Center is seeking applicants to fill two Graduate Research Assistant positions in: (1) Advanced Biomass Logistics, and (2) Lignocellulose-based Products. Both positions will be available in August, 2016. Qualifications We are looking for motivated applicants with good work ethic, who are interested in participating in multidisciplinary research projects. 1. Advanced Biomass Logistics MS in forest management, forest or agricultural engineering, or related sciences with Demonstrated knowledge in computation, modeling, and statistics Experience in life cycle analysis and techno-economic analysis Strong communication skills 2. Lignocellulose-based Products MS in applied chemistry, wood ...

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https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427715100 JOB SUMMARY: A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies. It’s an awesome responsibility – but the rewards are as limitless as the views. This position is with the USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory’s Engineering Composites Science Research Work Unit, and is located in Orono, ME. The selectee will be expected to use material science approaches to optimize processes, ...

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28th Annual WMI Workshop on Design, Operation and Maintenance of Saws and Knives, Holiday Inn, Portland Airport, Portland, OR.  Call 925-943-5240; visit woodmachining.com. 

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The 2017 IUFRO All-Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada from June 12th to 16th, 2017. The Conference is organized jointly by IUFRO Division 5, the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, FPInnovations, and the Society of Wood Science and Technology. In recognition of the pressing global need for the forest sector to be a leader in sustainability, diversification, and innovation, the theme of the 2017 IUFRO Division 5 Conference is: Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future. This Innovation/Sustainability theme will form a unifying basis for the week-long Conference and will guide ...

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