Area(s) of Expertise
Mechanical, chemical, and non-wood pulping, bleaching, agricultural residue processing
Dr. Medwick V. Byrd, Associate Teaching Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator for the Paper Science and Engineering program, Ph.D. North Carolina State University. His research interests are mechanical pulping, chemical pulping and bleaching, and non-wood pulping. Other areas of his research and technical service are agricultured fibers and biomass. Dr. Byrd is a member of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry.
- Pulping and bleaching of Malaysian oil palm empty fruit bunches (2017)
- On the origins of adhesion in papermaking systems (2005)
- Process for producing a pulp suitable for papermaking from nonwood fibrous materials (2001)