William B. Smith, Ph.D.

Wood Products Engineering

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, NY 13210

wbsmith@esf.edu 315/470‑6832, fax 6879

 

Professor, Wood Products Engineering

Director, SUNY Wood Utilization Service

Executive Secretary, New England Kiln Drying Association

 

Courses Taught:

Education:

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY

            Ph.D.   Environmental and Resource Engineering

            M.S.     Environmental and Resource Engineering

            B.S.      Wood Products Engineering

 

Employment (current):

Professor, Wood Products Engineering, and Director, Wood Utilization Service, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY.

Employment (past):

Assistant Professor, Wood Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Operational Manager, Creosote pressure treated wood products plant, Atlantic Wood Industries, Inc., Hainesport, NJ.

 

 

Distinguished Teacher Award, presented by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Undergraduate Student Association, April 8, 2000.

New England Kiln Drying Association 2004 Bill Rice Achievement Award, in recognition of outstanding contributions to the lumber drying industry.

Memberships in Professional Organizations:

Forest Products Society; Society of Wood Science and Technology; American Wood-Preservers' Association, also member of Technical Committees; New England Kiln Drying Association, also Executive Secretary; International Research Group on Wood Preservation; Empire State Forest Products Association; National Hardwood Lumber Association, Research Member; Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society; Lake Erie and Ontario Sawyers & Filers Association.

Professional Presentations:

            Numerous invited technical and research presentations, related to wood characteristics and properties, drying, preservation, processing, performance, and deterioration, have been made at scientific conferences, and for industrial associations and organizations, including the Forest Products Society, American Wood Protection Association, New England Kiln Drying Association, American Wood Preservers Institute, Southern Forest Products Association, Great Lakes, West Coast and Keystone Kiln Drying Associations, International Union of Forestry Research Organizations, Empire State Forest Products Association, Northeast Retail Lumber Association, Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, Quebec Wood Export Bureau, Northeastern States Highway Materials Engineers Association, and Western Wood Preservers Institute.

 

Courses taught at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the University of Massachusetts:

 

Publications:

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