FBRI's Mission

  • To advance understanding of the scientific underpinnings, system behavior and policy implications for the production of forest-based bioproducts.
  • To provide and promote technology validation and partnerships that will meet societal needs for materials, chemicals and fuels in an economically and ecologically sustainable manner.
Promote Forest Health for a Stable Bio-Economy
Understand and Separate Wood Components
Create and Commercialize New Bioproducts

Featured Faculty

  • M. Clayton Wheeler,Ph.D., P.E.

    Professor, UMaine Chemical and Biomedical Engineering; Associate Director, Forest Bioproducts Research Institute

    (207) 581-2280

    Wheeler Biography

Featured Staff