an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center

Academic Partners

Chip Frazier, Co-Director
Virginia Tech
Phone: (540) 231-8318

Fred Kamke, Co-Director
Oregon State University
Phone: (541) 737-8422

Linda Caudill, Managing Director
Phone: (540) 231-7092

Industry members support pre-competitive fundamental research at leading North American universities. Oregon State University and Virginia Tech are the primary center universities, each receiving support from the National Science Foundation, while others conduct center-funded research as Partner Universities.

Next WBC Short Course

OSU's Structural Plywood and Veneer-Based Composites Short Course

March 27-28, 2019

Details Coming Soon!

Online Short Courses

Online Wood-Based Composites Short Course Series:

WBC members receive a 25% discount on unlimited registrations. Register anytime.

  • Wood Structure
  • Wood/Water Relationships
  • Applied Statistics/Data Analysis
  • Wood Adhesion Science & Technology
  • Strand-based Composite Manufacturing
  • Practical Wood Adhesive Technology
  • Structural Plywood & Veneer Based Composite Manu.

Next WBC Meeting

Spring 2019 IAB Meeting

April 17-18, 2019