Oregon State University
Department:Wood Science & Engineering
119 Richardson Hall
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web page: http://woodscience.oregonstate.edu/
Brief presentation of the institution:
Oregon State University (OSU) is a coeducational, public research university in Corvallis, Oregon, United States. The university offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs and has the largest total enrollment in Oregon. More than 160,000 people have attended OSU since its founding. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the Oregon State University as a research university with very high research activity. In addition, it is designated by Carnigie Foundation with 'Community Engagement' classification.
Main FP1407 related research topics:
Thermal-hydro-mechanical modification of wood; Chemical treatment of wood; Life cycle assessment
Brief information on available facilities:
Facilities located in the Department of Wood Science & Engineering at OSU include: Structures Laboratory, Composites Manufacturing Laboratory, Green Building Materials Laboratory, and Wood Pathology Laboratory. Examples of specific equipment include: hot-press, sealed hot-press with steam injection; multi-axis servo hydraulic test frame, 4 universal test machines, fluorescence microscope, 3 FTIR spectrometers, IR microscope, Gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer.
Willingness to accept/host visiting researchers:
Projects related to FP1407:
Accelerated weathering study of full-scale CLT; Multi-scale accelerated weathering of wood-based composites; Outdoor weathering of structural wood-based composites; THM processing of wood veneer