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WBC Sites Oregon State and Virginia Tech join CPA
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
I/UCRC Sites Oregon State University and Virginia Tech have joined the Composite Panel Association as Academia Members. Dr. David Smith will represent OSU and Linda Caudill, VT. Read More...
Former WBC Student Wins 2014 Wood Award
Monday, September 29, 2014
Congratulations to Jessie Paris, first place winner of the 2014 Wood Award, for his paper Quantitative Wood-Adhesive Penetration with X-Ray Computed Tomography. Jesse recently completed his PhD at Oregon State University and is currently employed by WBC member Willamette Valley Company.

Next WBC Short Course

Schedule Under Development

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Online Short Courses

Online Wood-Based Composites Short Course Series

Register by dates below to be included in course cohort with instructor(s)

Wood Structure

March 1, 2015

Wood/Water Relationships

May 1, 2015

Applied Statistics/Data Analysis

July 1, 2015

Wood Adhesion Science & Technology

September 1, 2015

Strand-based Composite Manufacturing

November 1, 2015


Next WBC Meeting

Fall 2015 IAB Meeting
October 14-15, 2015