swst theme:
Technology Advancement and Marketing Practices in Biomass

Student Posters

Student Poster Winners

First Place Winner
Morphology and Size Distributions of Cellulose Nanocrystals Prepared from Switchgrass
Yujie Meng, University of Tennessee

Second Place Winner
Phenol Formaldehyde (PF) and Hybrid Polyvinyl Acetate (PVAc) Wood-Adhesive Bondlines in 3D
Jesse Paris, Oregon State University

Third Place Winner
Mechanical and Thermal Properties of High Density Polyethylene/Peanut Shell Composites
Mauricio Londono, University of North Texas

Fourth Place Winner
Time Effect on Strand Size Distribution Tumbling in an Oriented Strand Board Rotary Drum Blender
Ying-Li (Ingrid) Tsai, University of British Columbia

All Student Posters

Self-Assembling Behavior of Cellulose Nanoparticles During Freeze Drying: Effect of Suspension Concentration Particle Size, Crystal Structure and Surface Charge
Jingquan Han, Louisiana State University

Renewable Energy from Lignocellulosic Biomass: Characteristics of Fast Pyrolysis Oils as Influenced by Feedstock Chemical Composition
Qi Li, Mississippi State University

Influence of Drying Schedule on Warp in Hickory
Oxana Brenes Angulo, Virginia Tech

Current Research in GIS Marketing Applications in the VA Wood Products Industry
Melissa Brenes-Bastos, Virginia Tech

Decomposition Analysis of Biodegradable Film
Meric Cakir, Istanbul University

Development of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Biocomposites for Aerospace and Automotive Applications
Zeki Candan, Istanbul University

TGA Characteristics of Wood Modified With Tannin-Based Biochemical
Zeki Candan, Istanbul University

Thermal Stability of Tannin as a Bioresource for Composite Adhesives
Zeki Candan, Istanbul University

Market Feasibility of a Coal-Biomass to Liquid Fuel in the Southern West Virginia Region
Greg Estep, West Virginia University

Analysis of Filtration Processes on Urea Pretreated Woody Biomass
Amy Everman, West Virginia University

Compostable Environmentally Benign Manufactured Pla-Kenaf Foams
Andres Garcia, University of North Texas

Characterization of Starch-Based Biodegradable Polymer
Oktay Gonultas, Istanbul University

Tannin Based Biofoam Reinforced with Boron Compound
Oktay Gonultas, Istanbul University

Developing and Characterization of Tannin Modified Gelatin Biofilm
Oktay Gonultas, Istanbul University

Electrically Conductive Paper Coated with PEDOT:PSS
Islam Hafez, University of Minnesota

Binderless Films by Enzymatic Activation of Wood Nanofibers
Islam Hafez, University of Minnesota

The Effects of Prolonged Weather Exposure on Wood I-Joists
David King, Oregon State University

Potential International Trade Between Turkish and Indiana Forest Products Industry
Arif Caglar Konukcu, Purdue University

Classification of Fast-Growing Pine Wood in Uruguay: Application of the Chilean Standards for Conifers
Maria Fernanda Laguarda Mallo, University of Minnesota

Environmental Impacts of Leachate Containing Formaldehyde from Medium Density Fiberboard Buried (MDF) in a Simulated Landfill
Min Lee, Mississippi State University

Change in Chemical Compositions of Leachate and Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) Buried in a Simulated Landfill
Min Lee, Mississippi State University

Mechanical and Thermal Properties of High Density Polyethylene/Peanut Shell Composites
Mauricio Londono, University of North Texas

Investigation of the Effects of Adding Melamine to Urea-Formaldehyde (UF) Resins at Different Synthesis Points on Resin Structure and Properties
An Mao, Mississippi State University

Morphology and Size Distributions of Cellulose Nanocrystals Prepared from Switchgrass
Yujie Meng, University of Tennessee

Effect of Morphology, Moisture Content and Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Neat Cellulose Nanocrystal Films
Yujie Meng, University of Tennessee

Validity of NDS Yield Models for Laminated Bamboo Lumber to OSB Connections
Byrne Miyamoto, Oregon State University

Analysis of MPC Wood Truss Assemblies Under Fall Arrest System (FAS) Loads
Milad Mohamadzadeh, Virginia Tech

Rigid Polyurethane Foam—Kenaf Core Sandwich Composites for Structural Applications
Mangesh Nar, University of North Texas

Phenol Formaldehyde (PF) and Hybrid Polyvinyl Acetate (PVAc) Wood-Adhesive Bondlines in 3D
Jesse Paris, Oregon State University

Influence of Drying Method on the Material Properties of Nanocellulose: Thermostability, Crystallinity and Surface Energy
Yucheng Peng, University of Maine

A Stereomicroscopic Optical Method for the Assessment of Load Transfer Patterns Across the Adhesive Bond Interphase
Matthew Schwarzkopf, Oregon State University

Effects of International Trade Show Marketing Strategies on Trade Show Performance: Does Experience Matter?
Wenping Shi, Pennsylvania State University

Isolation of Antitermitic Compound-Producing Endophytes from Western Red Cedar (WRC) and Port-Orford Cedar (POC)
Liqing Sun, Louisiana State University

Effect of Heat Treatment on Some Properties of Southern Pine and Aspen
Cağatay Taşdemir, Oklahoma State University

Time Effect on Strand Size Distribution Tumbling in an Oriented Strand Board Rotary Drum Blender
Ying-Li (Ingrid) Tsai, University of British Columbia

Environmentally Friendly Biopreservative Systems Based on Tannin
Mursit Tufan, Artvin Coruh University

Biological Durability of Thermally Modified Poplar Wood
Mursit Tufan, Artvin Coruh University

Porositization of Cellulosic Fibers for Activated Carbon
Changlei Xia, University of North Texas

Liquefaction and Characterization of Bamboo Residues with a Glycerol-Based Solvent Using Microwave Energy
Jiulong Xie, Louisiana State University

Renewable Fiber Kenaf Compare to Sugarcane Composites
Bing Yang, University of North Texas

Raw Material Procurement Policies of Turkish Wood-Based Panel Industry
Hasan Tezcan Yildirim, Research Assistant, Istanbul University

Processing Technology of Laminated Bamboo-Bundle Veneer Lumber and Its Properties
Zixuan Yu, International Centre for Bamboo and Rattan