Mandla A. TshabalalaForest Biopolymer Science and Engineering
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|Publication Year: 2011|
Highlight ID: 305
|Lumen filling and sol-gel reinforcement of the wood cell wall|
FPL researchers used a two-prong strategy to enhance weathering properties of wood. This dual treatment showed promise in protecting wood against the combined effects of sunlight and moisture. ...
|Publication Year: 2010|
Highlight ID: 190
|Sol-gel technology to enhance performance properties of wood or wood fiber|
With support from industry partners, FPL researchers are developing new sol-gel technologies to enhance performance properties of wood or wood fiber. Sol-gel technologies are wet-chemical techniques that are widely used in the fields of materials sci ...
|Wood Water Filter Design Wins Regional Competition|
A team of engineering students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) took first place in a recent American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) competition with a bit of guidance from FPL Research Chemist Mandla Tshabalala...