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Forest Biomaterials Newsletter


Mar 12, 2019

Meet Michele Serrano

Michele Serrano is the new Forest Biomaterials Program Coordinator, which means she spends her time increasing the visibility of our programs, while supporting extension services and strengthening the Forest Biomaterials… 


Mar 12, 2019

Extension: Serving North Carolina and Increasing Consumer Understanding of Wood Products

The mission of Wood Products Extension is to increase the competitiveness and profitability of North Carolina’s wood products industry, improve markets, increase consumer understanding of wood products and their proper… 


Mar 12, 2019

Yao receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Dr. Yuan Yao is the recipient of the National Science Foundation career award, the most prestigious award for early career faculty. 

talley student

Mar 12, 2019

Student Spotlight: Darlene Echeverria

Darlene Echeverria joined the Forest Biomaterials graduate program in Spring of 2017, with a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad de Los Andes in Merida, Venezuela. Her research is… 

Biomaterials research

Mar 12, 2019

Franklin Zambrano Wins Grand Prize at The College of Natural Resources Research Symposium

Forest Biomaterials Ph.D. student Franklin Zambrano says his chosen research focus comes from a passion to use  the always-wise Mother Nature’s resources in an informed, smart way.  His dedication won… 


Mar 8, 2019

USDA Education Grant Supports Student Interns & Bolsters Industry Partnerships

Fifteen undergraduate students participating in the Sustainable Bioproducts & Bioenergy Program will intern at companies and organizations across the country related to the bioeconomy this summer. Students will engage in… 

Jamie Stapleton

Feb 20, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Jamie Stapleton

What was your favorite thing about NC State? I really loved how you are always receiving valuable information. Once you’re out of school, it’s no one’s job to teach you. It’s… 

global institute group

Oct 3, 2018

2018-19 Global Engagement Institute Participants Announced

The Office of Global Engagement has announced the participants of the 2018-19 Global Engagement Institute. The program provides professional development, support, guidance and consultation for faculty and staff interested in developing research, scholarship or academic programs with an international focus. […]