Composite Research


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Personnel

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Professor
Process analytics

Groups and Facilities


(5 mentions)

Forest Products 
Drying, wood composites, manufacturing and sensors.


   

Recent Publications

Dual-Enhanced Hydrophobic and Mechanical Properties of Long-Range 3D Anisotropic Binary-Composite Nanocellulose Foams via Bidirectional Gradient Freezing.  Chen, Y., S. Yang, D. Fan, G. Li, and S. Wang.  2019.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7:8706-8714.

Reinforcing 3D print methacrylate resin/cellulose nanocrystal composites: Effect of cellulose nanocrystal modification.  Feng, X., Z. Wu, Y. Xie, and S. Wang.  2019.  BioResources, 14(2): 3701-3716.

An Efficient Physics-based Model of Structural Features in Composite Materials by Hierarchical Decomposition of the Radial Distribution Function.  Gacia-Negron, V., A. D. Oyedele, E. Ponce, O. Rios, D. P. Harper, and D. J. Keffer.  2019.  Southeast Theoretical Chemistry Association, May 2019, Knoxville, TN.

Elucidating Nano and Meso-Structures of Lignin Carbon Composites: A Comprehensive Study of Feedstock and Temperature Dependence.  Gacia-Negron, V., D. G. Kizzire, O. Rios, D. J. Keffer, and D. P. Harper.  2019.  Carbon.

Improving manufacturing data quality with data fusion and advanced algorithms for improved total data quality management.  Juriga D.  2019.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Improving manufacturing data quality with data fusion and advanced algorithms for improved total data quality management.  Juriga D., and T. M. Young.  2019.  30th International Conference on Wood Science and Technology - ICWST, Zagreb, Croatia. Dec. 12, 2019. [Abstract]

High-performance nanocomposites of lignin-based thermoplastics.  Kanbargi, N., N. Labbé, and A. K. Naskar.  2019.  American Chemical Society, March 31-April 4, 2019, Orlando, FL.

Modeling of Structural Features in Lignin Based Composite Materials by Hierarchical Decomposition of the Radial Distribution Function.  Kizirre, D. G., V. Garcia-Negron, D. P. Harper, and D. J. Keffer.  2019.  Southeast Theoretical Chemistry Association, May 2019, Knoxville, TN.

. Local Structure Analysis and Modeling of Lignin-Based Carbon Composite Anodes through the Hierarchical Decomposition of the Radial Distribution Function Software – HDRDF.  Kizirre, D. G., V. Garcia-Negron, D. P. Harper, and D. J. Keffer.  2019.  Materials Research Society, Boston, MA, November 2019.

Nanocellulose supported hierarchical structured polyaniline/nanocarbon nanocomposite electrode via layer-by-layer assembly for green flexible supercapacitors Lyu, S., Y. Chen, L. Zhang, S. Han, Y. Lu, Y. Chen, N. Yang, Z. Chen, and S. Wang.  2019.  RSC Adv., 9, 17824.

Excellent mechanical strengths and comprehensive stabilities of wood plastic composites improved by combining polyamide 6 and high temperature vapor treated wood flour Xu, K., Y. Zhang, Z. Wang, J. Zhang, C. Liu, Y. Zheng, X. Lin, Z. Zheng, and S. Wang.  2019.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 136, 47984.

A novel method to fabricate low air resistance electrospun polyvinyl alcohol/cellulose nanocrystals composite nanofibrous filter for high-efficiency particulate matter filtration Zhang Q., Q. Li, T. M. Young, D. P. Harper, and S. Wang.  2019.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7:8706-8714. [Abstract]