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Qirong Fu

 

Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Wood and Paper Science
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8005
Phone: 919-515-5795
E-mail: qfu@unity.ncsu.edu
 

 

 

 

 

Education:

M.Sc., Pulp and Paper Engineering, 1999, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tianjin Institute of Light Industry, P.R. China

Ph.D., Wood and Paper Science, 2006, Department of Wood and Paper ScienceNorth Carolina State University, USA

 

Research:

 Copper-Chromium-Arsenic Behavior during Wood Pyrolysis.

 

Started:

 August 2002

 

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Ilari Filpponen

 

Ph.D. Candidate, Hofmann Fellow

Department of Wood and Paper Science

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-8005

Phone: 919-515-5795

E-mail: eifilppo@ncsu.edu

 

 

Education:

M.Sc., Chemistry, 2003, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland

 

Research:

Novel Applications for Cellulose Nanocrystals;

Conversion of Biomass to Fuels and Novel Chemicals.

 

Started:

October 2004

 

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Irma Sofia Contreras

 

Master Student 

Department of Wood and Paper Science

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-8005

Phone: 919-515-5795

E-mail: iscontre@ncsu.edu

 

 

 

Education:

1997-2003 Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Los Andes University, Merida, Venezuela.

 

Research:

Characterization of lignocellulosic materials using Light Scattering and NMR.

 

Started:

January 2006

 

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Tabatha  L. Blalock

 

Undergraduate Student

Department of Wood and Paper Science

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-8005

E-mail: tlblalo2@ncsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

B.Sc. candidate in Pulp and Paper Engineering, Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA.

 B.Sc. candidate in Chemical Engineering, Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA.

 

Started:

January 2005 - September 2005

January 2006 - April 2006

September 2006 - to date

 

 

 

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Hui  Sun

 

Postdoctoral Scientist

Forest Biomaterials Laboratory

College of Natural Resources

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-8005

Phone: 919-515-5797

E-mail: cnhsun@yahoo.com

E-mail hsun2@unity.ncsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

Ph.D, Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Jillin University, China

 

Research:

Development of biomaterials from renewable resources

 

 

Started:

February 2007

 

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Luca  Zoia

 

Postdoctoral Research, UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy

 

Contacts

Forest Biomaterials Laboratory

College of Natural Resources

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-8005

Phone: 919-515-5797

E-mail: lzoia@ncsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

Ph.D., Environmental Sciences  UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, 2005, Italy

M.Sc.,  Environmental Sciences UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca,  2002, Italy

Research:

Using Spin Traps and 31P-NMR in lignin chemistry.

 

Started:

July 2007

 

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Bin Li

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

Contacts

Forest Biomaterials Laboratory

College of Natural Resources

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-8005

Phone: 919-515-5795

E-mail: bli@ncsu.edu

E-mail: bli73@vt.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

Ph.D., Chemistry, 2000, Department of Chemistry, Nankai University

P. R. China

 

Research:

Utilization of biorenewable resources with ionic liquids as processing platform

 

Started:

November 2007

 

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