Area(s) of Expertise
Housing and analytical chemistry, chemical contamination and decontamination of wood and the development of analytical methodology for the detection of organic and inorganic components in wood
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.
- Spectroscopic Interrogation of the Acetylation Selectivity of Hardwood Biopolymers (2019)
- Structural characterization of loblolly pine derived biochar by X-ray diffraction and electron energy loss spectroscopy (2018)
- Effect of different headspace concentrations of bornyl acetate on fecundity ofgreen peach aphid and balsam woolly adelgid (2017)
- Qualitative analysis of the extractives of orange wood (2017)
- Morphological and interfacial properties of chemically-modified tropical hardwood (2016)
- Thermal and storage stability of bio-oil from pyrolysis of torrefied wood (2015)
- Identification of free radicals in pyrolysis oil and their impact on bio-oil stability (2014)
- Toward understanding of bio-oil aging: Accelerated aging of bio-oil fractions (2014)
- Effectiveness of educational tools for hurricane resilience in homes (2012)
- The effect of torrefaction on the chemistry of fast-pyrolysis bio-oil (2012)