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.Browse our faculty and staff Directory
Meet a Few of Our Outstanding People
A University Faculty Scholar, Park was recently named the E.J. Woody Rice Associate Professor. He teaches courses on bioenergy and biomaterials engineering and serves on graduate committees.
Lucia is an Associate Professor with a research focus on fiber and polymer science, green chemistry and soft materials. He was recently named an ACS Class of 2017 Fellow.