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Gretchen Heldmann
Gretchen Heldmann
This project will explore implications of land use change on Maine's private forest land through the use of a mail survey.
Ana Zivanovic
Ana Zivanovic
I am working with Dr. Terry Porter on the evaluation of the social acceptability of the forest bioproducts industry.
Jessica Jansujwicz
Jessica Jansujwicz
My research explores the use of community-based conservation as a management tool to protect natural resources, particularly vernal pools on private lands in Maine.
Julia Briedis
Julia Briedis
Logging residues are an important source of biomass used to produce bioenergy.
Charles Coup
Charles Coup
Harvesting different parts of the forest resource for biomass will require analyzing the way that we currently harvest trees and identifying changes that will need to be made.
Isaac Tyrone Ghampson
Isaac Tyrone Ghampson
The Fischer-Tropsch (FT) process offers a method of synthesizing hydrocarbons that are suitable for use as liquid fuels and chemicals from any hydrocarbon feedstock.
Lei Li
Lei Li
The novel and powerful technique of Sum Frequency Spectroscopy (SFS) is being employed to study the surface structure of cellulose.
James Marciano
James Marciano
My role is to analyze the general public's views and attitudes toward the emerging forest-based bioproducts industry.
Ryan Mills
Ryan Mills
Sheet Molding Compound, (SMC), is a composite material comprised of an unsaturated crosslinked polymer, reinforcing fiber, thermoplastic processing aids, mineral fillers, and lubricant (release agent).
Gloria Oporto
Gloria Oporto
The main objective of my research is to study the feasibility to use extruded wood plastic composite (WPC) as structural component in the construction area.
Juan Paredes
Juan Paredes
The general objective of this research is to investigate the influence of the hemicellulo ses by hot water extraction on physical, mechanical, and adhesion properties of wood strand and the production of OSB panels from the modified wood.
Timothy Thibodeau
We are working on ways to turn wood into liquid fuels for transportation and heating. This fuel contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
 


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