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Dec 19, 2019

Former NC State Professor Establishes Forest Biomaterials Lecture with $100K Donation

Dr. Richard Thomas, alumnus, former professor and department head in the College of Natural Resources, has generously donated $100,000 to establish an annual lecture in forest biomaterials. The Dr. Richard J. and Margaret M. Thomas Endowed Lecture in Natural Resources […]

Dec 17, 2019

CLT: The Future of Residential Timber Construction

This year, the Wood Products Cooperative Extension team embarked on a new project — a feasibility study — using Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) for residential construction. The project is funded by the United States Forest Service (USFS) and includes team […]

Dec 13, 2019

3 Awards for Dr. Yao’s Sustainability Systems Analysis Lab

This fall, three PhD students from Dr. Yuan Yao’s Sustainability Systems Analysis Lab were awarded for their research poster Darlene Echeverria, The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) XIX Conference,“Generating Life Cycle Inventory Data of Pre-hydrolysis Kraft Pulp from […]

Dec 12, 2019

Building a Culture of Safety

Research Operations Manager Barbara White is dedicated to a culture of safety, leading by example. Before arriving at NC State in 2005 she built a career managing analytical laboratories, including USDA’s Agricultural Research Center. It’s no surprise she’s being recognized […]

Dec 9, 2019

Tiago de Assis, Ph.D. – Class of ’19

Tiago de Assis, Ph.D. in Forest Biomaterials, began his post-doctoral career with the international chemical industry giant Kemira in the Summer of 2019. He will work out of Atlanta, GA in the pulp and paper division. Tiago holds a B.S. […]

Dec 1, 2019

Mary Kathryn Wallace – Class of ’19

Mary Kathryn Wallace graduates December 2019 at the top of her class with an undergraduate degree in both Paper Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering as well as a minor in Outdoor Leadership. Throughout her time at NC State, she’s […]

Nov 25, 2019

Goldsboro High School Students Level-up their Biology & Chemistry Experience with a Visit to Pulp & Paper Labs

On November 18th, the College of Natural Resources hosted fifteen biology and chemistry high school students from Goldsboro High School in a day of exploring natural resources careers and bioproducts and bioenergy laboratory activities. Their teacher, Jonas Almerino, a participant […]

Nov 20, 2019

bioMASON® building with Nature.

Written by guest blogger: Caroline Laughlin The Introduction to Sustainable Materials and Technology class (SMT 200) took a field trip to bioMASON this Fall, as part of their learning experience. bioMASON is a technology company that develops bricks and aesthetic […]

Nov 13, 2019

Jeff Reese: A Life of Devotion, a Legacy of Impact

Esteemed alumnus, Jeff Reese, died October 30, 2019, at the age of 56. An Ohio native, Reese graduated Summa Cum Laude from NC State University in 1985 with degrees in pulp and paper technology and chemical engineering. For more than 30-years, he was committed to the advancement of the pulp and paper industry and worked tirelessly…

Nov 7, 2019

Kaleb Estridge – A Student Making a Difference

My name is Kaleb Estridge.  I am from Cleveland County, NC and am a first-year Paper Science and Engineering student at NC State University. High School Students Want to Know Over fall break, October 10 – 11, 2019, I took […]