Behind every advancement in science and education is a group of dedicated thought leaders. In the Department of Forest Biomaterials, our people are at the core of what makes us a leader in natural resource discoveries. Our dedication to teamwork, exceptional learning and creating global impacts, makes us the go-to place for future and current leaders in bioresource industries.
Our People Are Our Greatest Asset
Our people are recognized worldwide for their cutting-edge research in advanced manufacturing, novel forest-based biomaterials, paper science and processes, renewable chemicals and energy, business processes and innovation, and sustainable materials and technology. We are a powerhouse with an ecosystem built for achievement and collaboration. Our research teams are cross-disciplinary and are often comprised of experts from a variety of fields within Forest Biomaterials, the broader College of Natural Resources, other colleges at NC State and representatives from government agencies, the private sector, industry or other universities.