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Moving Toward a Sustainable Bio-based Economy

October 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Participate in this informative panel discussion where we will learn more about Alabama’s position as the leader in the bio-based economy through research and development of forest bio-based products such as cross-laminated timber and structural products\, bio-energy and chemicals\, nanocellulose\, and packaging.
Panelists:

Packaging: Marko Hakovirta\, Department Head of Forest Biomaterials at North Carolina State University (pending)

Nanotechnology: Kim Nelson\, VP of Nanocellulose Technology Development at American Process Inc.

Structural Products: Sherry Mundell\, WoodWorks Regional Director for the South Central U.S.

Structural Products: Sherry Mundell\, WoodWorks Regional Director for the South Central U.S.

Bioenergy & Chemicals: Dilpreet Bajwa\, Associate Professor\, North Dakota State University

Auburn University Moderators:

Brian Via\, Regions Professor of Forest Products\, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Maria Soledad Peresin\, Assistant Professor of Forest Biomaterials\, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Maria Auad\, Professor of Polymer and Fiber Engineering\, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

Sushil Adhikari\, Alumni Professor and Interim Department Head\, College of Agriculture\, Department of BioSystems Engineering

Details

Date:
October 4, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Organizer

School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
Phone:
sfwscom@auburn.edu
Website:
http://wp.auburn.edu/sfws/