Dr. David C. Tilotta, Professor, holds a Ph.D. from Kansas State University. Dr. Tilotta provides educational and extension programming in housing and analytical chemistry.
Dr. David C. Tilotta’s research interests include the chemical contamination and decontamination of wood and the development of analytical methodology for the detection of organic and inorganic components in wood. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Forest Products Society, and Sigma Xi.
- Thermal and storage stability of bio-oil from pyrolysis of torrefied wood (2015)
- Toward understanding of bio-oil aging: Accelerated aging of bio-oil fractions (2014)
- Identification of free radicals in pyrolysis oil and their impact on bio-oil stability (2014)
- Effectiveness of educational tools for hurricane resilience in homes (2012)
- The effect of torrefaction on the chemistry of fast-pyrolysis bio-oil (2012)
- Understanding the pyrolysis of CCA-treated wood. Part II. Effect of phosphoric acid (2008)
- Understanding the pyrolysis of CCA-treated wood Part I. Effect of metal ions (2008)
- Products and functional group distributions in pyrolysis oil of chromated copper arsenate (CCA)-Treated wood, as elucidated by gas chromatography and a novel P-31 NMR-Based method (2007)