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Society of Wood Science and Technology


SWST 45th Annual Meeting
June 23, 2002
Madison, Wisconsin

The 2002 SWST Annual Meeting took place on Sunday, June 23, 2002 in Madison, Wisconsin,at the Monona Terrace Convention Center/Hilton Hotel.

The technical session, titled "State of the Profession: Reviewing our Accomplishments, Establishing our Breadth, Outlining our Future", was held from 7:30 am to 11:20 am.
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An Awards Presentation took place from 11:20 am to 12:00 noon. Awards which were presented include:

  1. Distinguished Service Award - Frank C. Beall

  2. George G. Marra Award for Excellence in Writing

    • Dai, Chunping, "Viscoelasticity of wood composite mats during consolidation", Volume 33(3): 353-363 -- First Place

    • Tabarsa, Taghi and Chui, Ying Hei, "Characterizing microscopic behavior of wood under transverse compression. Part II. Effect of species and loading direction", Volume 33(2): 223-232 -- Second Place

  3. Student Poster Competition Winners - Judges for the competition were: Bruce Cutter, Steve Verrill,
    and Robert Meyer.
    1st Place - Iris Vazquez-Cooz , SUNY-ESF
    2nd Place - Patrick Rappold,

The Annual Business Meeting ran from 12:00 noon to 12:45 pm (along with lunch).
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minutes from the meeting.

Joint Society of Wood Science and Technology/Forest Products Society events were as follows:

  • Plenary Sessions from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

  • Technical Forum and Student Posters from 4:00 to 5:30

  • Joint SWST/FPS Host Reception from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Last updated: 10/7/02
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