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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!
WBC Awarded NSF Supplement for Innovative Managing Director Model
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The NSF\'s Industry/University Cooperative Research Center program has recognized the innovative Managing Director model employed by the WBC, and has awarded the Center funding to allow expansion of the role. The award will last for up to three years.
Oregon State Awarded a National Science Foundation I/UCRC Fundamental Research Program Grant
Thursday, July 18, 2013
OSU faculty Fred Kamke and Ari Sinha have been awarded a $200,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Fundamental Research Grant, Multi-scale investigation of adhesive bond durability. These awards are reserved for NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers, I/UCRC. This is the second such award received by the WBC in as many years. Congratulations Drs. Kamke and Sinha! Read More...
WBC Fellow Ingrid Tsai Receives Award From The FPS Wood Preservation Fund
Monday, June 10, 2013
University of British Columbia WBC student Ingrid Tsai has been awarded a merit-based scholarship from the Forest Products Society (FPS) Wood Preservation Fund. The award provides financial assistance to a FPS student member, enabling him or her to participate in the annual FPS International Conference. Ingrid will attend this years conference in Austin, Texas, where she will give an oral presentation and technical poster on her WBC research project. Congratulations, Ingrid!

Next WBC Short Course

Online Short Courses

Online Wood-Based Composites Short Course Series

Wood/Water Relationships

June 19, 2014

Applied Statistics/Data Analysis

August 18, 2014

Wood Adhesion Science & Technology

September 4, 2014

Strand-based Composite Manufacturing

November 6, 2014


Next WBC Meeting

Fall 2014 IAB Meeting
October 15-16, 2014