Expertise

Keywords: Wood Composites, Chemometrics, Bio-oil & Epoxy Polymer, Wood Quality

Expertise: Via is an expert in areas of feedstock quality, structural wood composites and timber, sustainable adhesives, and statistical modeling for chemistry (chemometrics).

Research Interests: Via is interested in new product development, nano-composites, the effects of wood quality on wood composite performance, and bio-composites.


Subject areas:

  • Sustainability
  • Biomaterials and Products
  • Sustainable Biomaterials and Packaging
  • Forestry
Communities
Wildlife and Wetlands Science, Forestry
Degrees
PhD, Louisiana State University, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering, 2004
MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Wood Mechanics Engineering, 1998
BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Wood Science and Technology, 1996
Keywords
forestry and woodlands