Oregon State University

Department:Wood Science & Engineering

119 Richardson Hall
Corvallis, Oregon
97331 USA

Contact email: fred.kamke@oregonstate.edu

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:
Equipment available: 
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:
  Senior 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


Member email ESR/ECI WG1 WG2 WG3 WG4
Kamke, Fredfred.kamke@oregonstate.edu
Sinha, Arijitarijit.sinha@oregonstate.edu