FB Outreach to Industry & Communities
NC State’s Department of Forest Biomaterials engages in industry and community through such outreach initiatives as continuing education and distance courses for professionals and participation in a variety of industry organizations:
- Paper Science Outreach & K-12 activities include courses and workshops for students and teachers as well as a huge on-line library of downloadable presentations that can enrich classroom learning for students of all ages.
- Our continuing education and short course options include evening, summer and non-traditional classes in a variety of subjects related to wood products or paper and science engineering.
- Our Distance Education options provide industry professionals and other interested students with a way to take individual courses or earn advanced degrees from remote locations.
- Professional organizations benefiting from the participation of our faculty, staff, and students cover the gamut of industry sectors, including the American Chemical Society — Cellulose Division, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Forest Products Society, the Paper Industry Management Association, the Society of Wood Science and Technology, and the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry.