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Category: Paper Science and Engineering

May 6, 2022

Dr. Lokendra Pal’s Paper Process Analysis

The roar of thousands of pounds of water draining… The whirring of several large pumps… The shouting of several dozen students… All these sounds fill the department’s pilot plant every… 

Brendan Tumpey - Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey Tackles Packaging Problems - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Apr 26, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey Tackles Packaging Problems

Upon graduation, Tumpey will work as a REACH engineer at International Paper in Springfield, Oregon. 

Meagan - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Apr 15, 2022

Alumna Spotlight: Meagan Harrison

Maegan Harrison graduated from the PSE/CHE dual degree program in December 2020 and began working at James Hardie.  We got a chance to speak with Maegan at the James Hardie… 

Apr 15, 2022

Professor Hasan Jameel’s Bleaching Labs

The Paper Science and Engineering program is known for many things: dedicated faculty and students, supportive alumnae and great industry relationships. However, what really separates this program from all others… 

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Apr 14, 2022

Pulp & Paper Events Back in Person…Nothing Compares

Going to the annual pulp and paper reception and celebration banquet there was a feeling of anxious anticipation in the air. For many students in the program this would be… 

Apr 8, 2022

James Hardie Sponsored Professional Development Event at NCSU’s Forest Biomaterials

Change is not easy. Any life transition can feel like a new beginning but also be a dive into the unknown. As a way to guide upcoming graduates through the… 

Wesley Decker - Alumni Spotlight: Westley Decker Class of '15 - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Apr 1, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Westley Decker Class of ’15

Westley Decker graduated from NC State in 2015 with a degree in Paper Science & Engineering.  We reached out to Westley to find out about his experiences since graduating from NC State,… 

Lucian Lucia - Lucian Lucia Appointed TAPPI Fellow - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Mar 16, 2022

Lucian Lucia Appointed TAPPI Fellow

TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry) is the international professional association for the pulp & paper industry. TAPPI facilitates collaboration, research, and support across the different companies… 

Ian Seidel - Student Spotlight - Ian Seidel - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Mar 15, 2022

Student Spotlight – Ian Seidel

Ian Seidel Hometown: Anderson, SC High School Graduation Year:  2020 Degrees: BS, Paper Science and Engineering, 2024 BS, Chemical Engineering, 2024 Work Experience:  Product Development Intern at First Quality Tissue… 

Paper Science Engineering Students - PSE 2nd Year Team Building Event - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Feb 11, 2022

PSE 2nd Year Team Building Event

“The second we paired up and began activities, the room became lively.  We were all glad to be spending time together.  That is what I will take away and remember…