Thesis / Dissertation Titles

Oregon State University Thesis/Dissertation Titles – Summer 2016-Spring 2018

  • Geisel J 2017 Management Strategies for Small, Structurally Diverse & Income-Generating Forests. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: E Hansen and K Puettmann). 91 pp.
  • Schwarzmann G 2017 Establishing New Markets for CLT- Lessons Learned. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: E Hansen and K Li). 130 pp.
  • Fernando S 2017 Organizational Cultural Compatibility of Engineered Wood Products Manufacturers and Building Specifiers in the Pacific Northwest. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: A Sinha and E Hansen). 86 pp.
  • Romanaggi B 2017 Effect of Hole Edge Distance on Strength of Through-Bored Utility Poles. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: J Morrell and A Sinha). Pp 173.
  • Hammerquist C 2017 Further Development of MPM and its Applications in Modeling Wood-Adhesive Bonds. PhD Dissertation. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: J Nairn). 154 pp.
  • Lawrence C 2017 Utilization of Low-value Lumber from Small-diameter Timber Harvested in Pacific Northwest Forest Restoration Programs in Hybrid Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Core Layers: Technical Feasibility. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: L Muszynski and C Knowles). 166 pp.
  • Wilson E 2018 Check Characterization in Maple Plywood. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: S Leavengood). 149 pp.
  • Torres Andrade P 2017 Characterization of Fungal Communities in Selected Wood Species by Field Exposure Tests. PhD dissertation. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: J Morrell). pp 253.
  • Vega Gutierrez P 2018 Perceptions on Spalted Wood: The Influence of Historic Spalting Patterns and Valuation of Spalted Wood around the World. PhD dissertation. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: S Robinson). pp 266.
  • Conroy K 2018 Architect Perceptions of Current Trends in Wood Construction: A Survey of the United States West Coast. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: C Knowles and M Riggio). 120 pp.
  • Hinsch E 2018 Oils Colored with wood-Staining Fungal Pigments: Color Loss, Oxidation, and Structural Breakdown. PhD dissertation. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: S Robinson). pp 147.
  • McKinley P 2016 Multi-scale Investigation of Adhesive Bond Durability. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: F Kamke and A Sinha). pp 201.
  • Shir Mohammadi M 2016 Developing Design Model for Cellulose Nanocomposites. PhD dissertation. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: J Simonsen and J Nairn). pp 180.
  • Milaj K 2016 Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Wood Substitution in Commercial Construction. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: A Sinha and T Miller). pp 185.
  • Sullivan K 2017 Behavior of Cross-Laminated Timber Diaphragm Panel-to-Panel Connections with Self-Tapping Screws. MS Thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: R Gupta and T Miller). pp 192.
  • Vega Gutierrez S 2016 Spalting Fungi: Genetic Identification, Material Interactions and Microscopically characteristics of Extracted Pigments. PhD dissertation. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: S Robinson). pp 194.
  • Larkin B 2017 Effective Bonding Parameters for hybrid Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT). MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: L Muszynski). pp 184.
  • Lawrence B 2017 Utilization of Low-value Lumber from Small-diameter Logs Harvested in Pacific Northwest Forest Restoration Programs in Hybrid Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Core Layers: A Market Response. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: C Knowles and L Muszynski). pp 114.
  • Miyamoto B 2017 Establishing Design Values for Potential Utilization of Western Juniper as a Building Material. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: A Sinha). pp 156.
  • Trebelhorn D 2017 Developing a Standard to Assess Water Repellency and Dimensional Stability of Preservative Treated Railroad Ties or Other Large timbers. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (adviser: J Morrell). pp 198.
  • Mahdavifar V 2017 Cyclic Performance of Connections Used in Hybrid Cross-Laminated Timber. MS thesis. Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America (advisers: A Sinha and A Barbosa). pp 215