Brazilian Scientists Thrive Professionally Through Partnership Between FPL and MSU

The Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), in cooperation with Mississippi State University (MSU), has developed a strong graduate education and research program over the past several years that has attracted outstanding scholars from South America. Many have completed graduate degrees and are now providing leadership in academic, research and industry programs, both here in the United States and abroad.

“I’m very proud of the strong partnership between FPL and MSU,” said Rubin Shmulsky, professor and head of the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University. “It’s humbling for me to be a part of this team’s efforts to attract and train the next generation of diverse professionals and leaders in support of sustainable forest products research and development.” 

Two Brazilian scientists are excellent examples of how effective this relationship is.

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