Dr. Joe Denig is a Professor and Departmental Extension Leader. He focuses primarily on ensuring the financial profitability of the primary wood products manufacturing industry. His time is focused on industry assistance, providing both technical assistance and leadership to the lumber manufactur?ing industry. His projects range from financial evaluations of mill upgrades, evaluating sawmill scanning and optimization systems, to lumber drying technical assistance. He also serves as the facilitator of three sawmill owners? round tables. He is a member of the Forest Products Society and serves as Treasurer of the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club. Dr. Denig holds a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
- Pirraglia, A., Gonzalez, R., Denig, J., & Saloni, D. (2013). Technical and economic modeling for the production of torrefied lignocellulosic biomass for the U.S. densified fuel industry. Bioenergy Research, 6(1), 263-275. [ Article ]
- Pirraglia, A., Gonzalez, R., Saloni, D., & Denig, J. (2013). Technical and economic assessment for the production of torrefied ligno-cellulosic biomass pellets in the US. Energy Conversion and Management, 66, 153-164. [ Article ]
- Pirraglia, A., Gonzalez, R., Saloni, D., Wright, J., & Denig, J. (2012). Fuel properties and suitability of eucalyptus benthamii and eucalyptus macarthurii for torrefied wood and pellets. BioResources, 7(1), 217-235. [ Article ]
- Bergman, R., Ibach, R. E., LaPasha, C., & Denig, J. (2009). Evaluating physical property changes for small-diameter, plantation-grown southern pine after in situ polymerization of an acrylic monomer. Forest Products Journal, 59(10), 64-71. [ Article ]
- Denig, J., Wengert, E. M., & Simpson, W. T. (2000). Drying Hardwood Lumber. General Technical Report - Forest Products Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, (-). [ Article ]