Composite Research

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David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Process analytics

Groups and Facilities

(5 mentions)

Forest Products 
Drying, wood composites, manufacturing and sensors.


Recent Publications

The Health of Trees in Bioretention: A Survey and Analysis of Influential Variables.  Tirpak, A., J. M. Hathaway, J. A. Franklin, and A. Khojandi.  2018.  Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment. [Abstract]

Chitosan/Nanocrystalline Cellulose Biocomposites Isolation and Preparation from Rice Straw: Physicochemical Characterization and Evaluation of Interfacial Compatibility.  Xu, K., C. Liu, K. Kang, Z. Tang, W. Yang, and S. Wang.  2018.  Composites Science and Technology, 154(18): 8-17.

Lignin-coated cellulose nanocrystal filled methacrylate composites prepared via 3D stereolithography printing: Mechanical reinforcement and thermal stabilization Feng, X., Z. Yang, S. C. Chmely, Q. Wang, S. Wang, and Y. Xie.  2017.  Carbohydrate Polymers, 169:272-281.

Structural, mechanical, and thermal properties of 3D printed L-CNC/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene nanocomposites Feng, X., Z. Yang, S. Rostom, M. Dadmum, Y. Xie, and S. Wang.  2017.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134(31): 45082.

Effect of immersion process on the properties and structure of cellulose nanofibril/silica composite aerogels.  Fu, J., C. He, and S. Wang.  2017.  Spectroscopy and Special Analysis, 37(7): 2019-2023.

Evaluation of Nano- and Mesoscale Structural Features in Carbon Composites through Hierarchical Decomposition of the Radial Distribution Function Garcia-Negron, V., A. Oyedele, E. Ponce, O. Rios, D. P. Harper, and D. J. Keffer.  2017.  Journal of Applied Crystallography.

Cellulose Nanocrystals: A Candidate Layered Host for Fabricating Intercalated Nanocomposites.  Guo, J., W. Du, S. Wang, Y. Yin, and Y. Cao.  2017.  Carbohydrate Polymers, 157, 79-85.

Green preparation of PVA/ Nanocrystalline cellulose composite superhydrophobic coating with excellent abrasion resistance.  Huang, J., S. Lyu, F. Fu, and S. Wang.  2017.  IUFRO 2017 Division 5 Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 12-16, 2017.

Green preparation of cellulose nanocrystals/polyvinyl alcohol composite superhydrophobic coating.  Huang, J., S. Lyu, F. Fu, Y. wu, and S. Wang.  2017.  RSC Advances, 7: 20152-20159.

Cellulose nanocrystal (CNC) based nanocomposites for UV curable high solid coating systems Kaboorani, A., N. Aucliair, B. Riedl, O. Hosseinaei, and S. Wang.  2017.  Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 14(5): 1137-1145.

Electrocatalytic activity and stability enhancement via preferential deposition of phosphide on carbide Regmi, Y. N., A. Roy, G. A. Goenaga, J. R. McBride, B. R. Rogers, T. A. Zawodzinski, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2017.  ChemCatChem. [Abstract]

Scalable and Tunable Carbide-Phosphide Composite Catalyst System for the Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass Regmi, Y. N., B. R. Rogers, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2017.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. [Abstract]