Student Poster Winners 2005
The 2005 Student Poster Competition was held on
Sunday, June 19, 2005 at the Delta Quebec Hotel in Quebec City,
Quebec, Canada. Judges for the Competition were: Perry Peralta, Jerrold Winandy, Mohammad Mohammad, and Jan Wiedenbeck.
The winners were:
Place - $500 - Awarded to: Hermanus van Dyk, North
Carolina State University,
"Mosture content determination in frozen
and unfrozen lumber using ultrasound"
Second Place -
$250 - Awarded to: Suzana Radivojevic, University of Toronto,
"Effect of solution PH and ionic composition
on the solubility of chromium and arsenic from CCA-treated aspen".
Third Place - $125
- Awarded to: Sudip Chowdhury, Washington State University,
"Mechanism to improve toughness and moisture
resistance of a typical OSB resin".
Other Participants were:
Gina Almeida, Universite Laval, "How
porosity can explain wood desorption at high humdities"
Marcia Vidal Bastias, Universite
Laval, "A finite element model for the evaluation of MDF hot pressing process"
Slobodan Bradic, University of
British Columbia, "Juvenile wood impact on the kiln drying
characteristics of Pacific Coast Hemlock square timbers"
Pablo Crespell, Oregon State
University, "Mortel intelligence for Latin American ESC-certified wood
panels in the US and Caribbean markets"
Luis Fernando de Moura, Universite
Laval, "Effects of abrasive mineral, grit size, and feed speed on the
quality of sanded surfaces of sugar maple wood"
Dragica Jeremic, University of
Toronto, "Penetration of polyethylene glycol in wood cell walls"
Roncs Ese-Etame, Virginia Tech,
"Impact of log ellipticality on red oak (quercus rubra) lumber grade
and volume recovery for current sawing practices"
Brad Gething, Pennsylvania State
University, "Quantification of CCA in wood using laser-induced
Judith Gisip, Purdue University, "The
application of refrigerated air and cryogenic treatment reduces tool
wear when machining medium density fiberboard"
Emmanuel Kodzi, Purdue University,
"Mass customizing US furniture - wooden furniture dynamics"
Sangyeob Lee, Louisiana
State University, "Droplet behavior and shape analysis of wood
adhesives on the wood surface"
Crystal L. Pilon, Michigan
Technological University, "Effectiveness of nondestructive evaluation
techniques for assessing standing timber quality"
Williams Munoz Toro, Universite
Laval, "Evaluation and improvement of connection systems for
prefabricated wall panels"
Minghui Zhang, Purdue University,
"Water vapor sorption in dried red oak lumber package stored in a high
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