Biotechnology and Fundamental Research

  Darrel D. Nicholas

Professor

Sustainable Bioproducts

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Research Interests:

  • Development of new wood preservatives
  • Evaluations of wood preservative systems
  • Non-enzymatic decay mechanisms of brown-rot fungi
  • Bioconversion of lignin
  • Dimensional stabilization of wood

  H. Michael Barnes

Professor

Sustainable Bioproducts

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Research Interests:

  • Physical properties of treated wood and composites
  • Preservative and fire retardant treatments to extend the durability of building components
  • Treatment variables affecting the uniformity of treatment of wood and composites
  • New treatment technologies and processes

  Tamara Franca

Assistant Professor

Sustainable Bioproducts

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Research Interests: