Position description: The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate / Postdoctoral Researcher for developing lignin‐based bioproducts. The researcher will be working on multiple research projects under the supervision of Dr. Mojgan Nejad. The candidate will be required to conduct biopolymer characterization, resin formulation, performance evaluation and to write project reports and refereed papers. These multidisciplinary projects are performed in close collaboration with multiple industry partners and the individual will have the opportunity to interact with major polymeric industry leaders on a regular basis. It is expected for the researcher to mentor graduate ...

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  A fully funded three year position for an exceptional doctoral student is available at the Dwivedi Forest Sustainability Lab located at the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. The incoming doctoral student will pursue research on ascertaining the extent of heirs’ property (inherited land passed on intestate, without clear title, typically to family members) and its impacts on minority forest landowners and their forest management practices in South Central Georgia. More details of the position are available at: http://forestsustainabilitylab.uga.edu/announcements.html. Interested candidates are encouraged to directly contact Dr. Puneet Dwivedi (puneetd@uga.edu) with a cover letter, curriculum ...

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2017 Wood Adhesives Conference – Save the Date! Held every four years,​ ​the International Conference on Wood Adhesives, is the premier technical conference on advances in adhesion of wood and biomass. The next event will be held October 25-27, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.  Since 1980, the conference has attracted an international audience including companies that make and use adhesives, their suppliers, researchers and students. Topics include: Structure and properties Bio-based and novel raw materials; adhesive systems; resin chemistry Fundamental understanding of wood bonding and adhesive substrate interactions Bonding untraditional substrates Issues with commercial implementation of new adhesives Composites Modeling New ...

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Assistant Research Professor Position Announcement Department of Sustainable Bioproducts,  Forest and Wildlife Research Center, College of Forest Resources Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine Mississippi State University The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill two time limited, 12-month, non-tenure track, full time appointments for individuals with research responsibilities in the area of lumber and forest products standards and evaluation. Consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and high potential in fundamental aspects of 1. Natural Resources: Lumber standards, statistical distribution analyses, evaluation, testing, and sampling (Job#495498) and 2. Material ...

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The Michigan Technological University (MTU) School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science (SFRES) is seeking outstanding and motivated applicants for a 3-year Graduate Research Assistantship at PhD level to study lignocellulosic biomaterials, focusing on lignin utilization and biomass-based carbon. The assistantship includes full stipend and tuition. Applicants must have strong background in organic chemistry and polymer science. A degree in chemistry, applied chemistry, chemical engineering, and research experience in renewable biopolymers is preferred. Preference will also be given to applicants with a Master’s degree. The applicants must be willing to collaborate with others and able to work as a team ...

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The 1st International Conference on Timber Structures is being organised by the Wessex Institute in collaboration with the Technical Centre of Wood Industry in Belgium. Rapid advances have recently been made in the development and processing of innovative ecologically friendly wood products. A wide range of new structural shapes can now be fabricated and used to construct buildings and bridges which have minimal impact on the environment. Wood is particularly attractive since it is renewable and has no carbon footprint when it is harvested in a sustainable way. Timber structures are ecologically sound and comparatively low cost. The material lends ...

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The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a 12-month, Tenure-track, fulltime, Assistant/Associate Professor Position with research, teaching and service responsibilities in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and high potential in fundamental aspects of adhesion technology which may include resins, coatings, polymers, engineered composites, polymer chemistry, or similar field. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, from an accredited institution of higher learning in either wood science/forest products/sustainable bioproducts or an allied scientific discipline such as polymer science, ...

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Franklin International, world class manufacturer of Titebond products, is looking for a full time Technical Service Representative. This position is responsible for serving as a technical expert with regard to the use and application of Franklin’s products and supporting internal and external customers. Fundamental Job Tasks: >Enhances customer satisfaction by partnering with customers to develop solutions to problems. >Gathers and interprets information from technical data, experience, and co-workers to better answer questions and formulate answers. >Expands technical knowledge by product testing, researching, training, and interaction with technical staff members. >Uses test equipment to collect information on properties and performance of ...

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As the RNRF Board Member for SWST, I attended the RNRF Congress on Congress on Harnessing Big Data for the Environment at the American Geophysical Union Conference Facility in Washington, DC, December 5-6, 2016. The Congress brought together 54 attendees from federal agencies, associations, institutes, academia, and private companies. The subject, “Big Data”, was defined as data sets that are too large and too complex to be processed by traditional applications. Thirteen experts gave excellent talks on a variety of aspects about big data. They explored opportunities to use big data for decision-making in natural resource management and environmental policy, ...

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