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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.
Welcoming New Members
Monday, June 30, 2014
We welcome three new members to the Center, including Boise Cascade, Columbia Forest Products and Flakeboard-Aruaco. View a list of all WBC members from our Members page. Read More...
WBC Students Sweep Poster Competition at 2013 International Conference on Wood Adhesives
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
WBC students Jesse Paris (Oregon State University), Matthew Schwartzkopf (Oregon State University), and Ashley Hellenbrand (University of Maine) won first, second and third place, respectively, in the student poster competition at the recent International Conference on Wood Adhesives in Toronto. Each were awarded a cash prize. Congratulations on this prestigious accomplishment!

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Online Wood-Based Composites Short Course Series

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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


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