Department of Wood Science
August 9, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Haibo Feng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Wood Science at UBC. His research area focuses on green building, building information modelling, life cycle assessment and building energy performance. He has extensive industrial and research experience in promoting sustainable building construction with the integration of advanced building systems and renewable energy supports.
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June 26, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry wishes to congratulate Professor Stavros Avramidis on becoming the 19th President of the International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS), effective June 2nd, 2023.
March 8, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Jaya Joshi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Wood Science at UBC. Her research focuses on improving the yield and nutritional values of crops, guided by the aim of successful implementation of carbon farming by 2050.
October 27, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry congratulates Assistant Professor Dr. Feng Jiang for being named one of eight Young Professionals in the Paper360º 2022 Top 50 Power List. Dr. Jiang’s research focuses on the conversion of naturally abundant biomass into functional biomaterials through cost-effective and energy-efficient methods.
October 7, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry warmly congratulates Professor Stavros Avramidis, recipient of the 2022 Linnaeus Academy Research Foundation’s Carola and Carl-Olof Ternryd Award, for significant contributions to research in forestry.
September 28, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
As a leader in sustainable timber engineering, UBC Forestry warmly welcomes Dr. Felix Wiesner to our Department of Wood Science as an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Timber-Built Environment – Fire Safety.
September 16, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry welcomes Dr. Minghao Li, Associate Professor in Sustainable Timber-build Environment, to the Department of Wood Science. With an extensive research background in high-performance engineered wood products and connection systems, multi-story mass timber and timber-steel hybrid structures, Dr. Li joins the newly formed Wood Building Science and Technology Cluster to continue to advance innovative solutions to complex structural issues.
June 28, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
“Sometimes people bug me about being a wood nerd; but, I like that I can now identify why, for example, one type of wood will give an even coat of finish or why certain types of wood last longer in wet conditions,” says UBC Forestry’s graduate from the 2022 Wood Products Processing program, Melissa Vincent.
May 25, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry congratulates Dr. Emily Cranston for receiving the 2022 LeSueur Memorial Award from the Society of Chemical Industry. Awarded to exceptional individuals for their work in the development of technical excellence, LeSueur Memorial Award recipients are honoured for their innovation and ingenuity within the Canadian chemical industry.
March 25, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry congratulates Dr. Taraneh Sowlati for being named a fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS). The designation is testimony to Dr. Sowlati’s significant scientific advancements within the field of wood science.