TITLE: Wood Composites Technologist DATE: September 2016 DEPT: Advanced Structures and Composites Center REPORTS TO: Sr. Laboratory Operations Manager, Wood Composites Manager Purpose: The purpose of this position is to conduct and manage the many wood-related projects in thelaboratory. To identify industrial partners in the composites industry, to develop proposals for federal,state and industry-funded R&D and demonstration programs in cooperation with industry partners, andto manage industry-cooperative R&D programs. Background: Established by the National Science Foundation in 1996, the Advanced Structures andComposites Center is a recognized leader in the development of advanced materials in structural, civil infrastructure, offshore wind, defense, and boatbuilding ...

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OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:   Evaluates and executes technical service and product development projects in area of wood protection for internal and external customers.  Conducts applied research to produce new commercial products and new end uses of experimental and existing products.  Evaluates customer projects and provides solutions. Accountable for leading the wood protection testing as well as the evaluation of various products to ensure compatibility with existing and new product applications.  Maintains contact with customers’ scientific community in order to resolve inquiries in a cost effective and timely manner. Reports progress of research work and significance of the results to management. REPORTS ...

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University of California, Berkeley Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist – Forest Products and Woody Biomass – Environmental Science, Policy & Management Recruitment Period Open date: August 5th, 2016 Next review date: September 15th, 2016 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: December 1st, 2016 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Description The Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley seeks an Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist in Forest ...

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IAWS celebrated its 50th anniversary in the city where the Academy was founded in 1966; Paris, France from June 1 to 6, 2016.  Over 70 attendees from 20 countries were treated to an excellent conference with the theme: ‘Wood Science for the Future,’ held in the historic rooms of the French Academy of Agriculture in central Paris near the Seine River.  Thirty technical talks were presented related to the theme of the conference.  SWST has had several of its members elected to the Academy since its inception and three of us participated in the celebration. SWST was represented by Salim ...

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