Publications (by year):


Astner A.F., T.M. Young, J.J. Bozell (2015) Lignin yield maximization of mixed biorefinery feedstocks by organosolv fractionation using Taguchi Robust Product Design. Biomass and Bioenergy 73(2):209-206. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.12.021

Carty D.M., T.M. Young, R.L. Zaretzki, F.M. Guess, A. Petutschnigg (2015) Predicting and Correlating the Strength Properties of Wood Composite Process Parameters by use of Boosted Regression Tree Models. Forest Products Journal 65(7):In Press. DOI: 10.13073/FPJ-D-12-00085

Eberhardt T.L., N. Labbé, C.L. So, K. Kim, K.G. Reed, D.J. Leduc, J.M. Warren (2015) Effects of long-term elevated CO2 treatment on the inner and outer bark chemistry of sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.) trees. Trees. DOI: 10.1007/s00468-015-1254-8.

Fan L., S. Zhang, X. Zhang, H. Zhou, Z. Lu, S. Wang (2015) Removal of arsenic from simulation wastewater using nano-iron/oyster shell composites. Journal of Environmental management 156: 109-114.

Guo J., X. Guo, S. Wang, Y. Yin (2015) Effects of ultrasonic treatment during acid hydrolysis on the yield, particle size and structure of cellulose nanocrystals. Carbohydrate Polymers (in print). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.08.068

Kim K., N. Labbé, J.M. Warren, T. Elder, T.G. Rials (2015) Chemical and anatomical changes in Liquidambar styraciflua L. xylem after long term exposure to elevated CO2. Environmental Pollution 198: 179-185.

Lebow P.K., A.M. Taylor, T.M. Young (2015) A Tool for Estimating Variability in Wood Preservative Treatment Retention. Forest Products Journal 65(5/6):278-284.

Lewis A.J., S. Ren, X. Ye, P. Kim, N. Labbé, A.P. Borole (2015) Hydrogen production from switchgrass via an integrated pyrolysis-microbial electrolysis process. Bioresource Technology 195: 231-241.

Li X., G. Du, S Wang, M. Yujie (2015) Influence of Gender on the Mechanical Properties of Fiber Cell Wall in Hemp Stalk. BioResources 10(2): 2281-2288.

Li Y., L. Yin, C. Huang, Y. Meng, F. Fu, S. Wang, Q. Wu (2015) Quasi-static and dynamic nanoindentation to determine influence of thermal treatment on mechanical properties of bamboo cell walls.  Holzforschung 69(7): 909-914. DOI: 10.1515/hf-2014-0112

Lu Q., W. Lin, L. Tang, S. Wang, X. Chen, B. Huang (2015) A mechanochemical approach to manufacturing bamboo cellulose nanocrystals. Journal of Materials Science 50(2): 611-619. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-014-8620-6

Lu Z., Fan l., Wu Z., Zhang H., Liao Y., Zheng D., Wang S. (2015) Efficient Liquefaction of Woody Biomass in Polyhydric Alcohol with Acidic Ionic Liquid as a Green Catalyst. Biomass and Bioenergy (in Print).

Lu Z., Z. Wu, L. Fan, H. Zhang, Y. Liao, D. Zheng, S. Wang (2015) Rapid and solvent-saving liquefaction of woody biomass using microwave-ultrasonic assisted technology. Bioresource Technology (in print).

Lv S., F. Fu, S. Wang, J. Huang, L. Hu (2015) Eco-friendly wood-based solid-state flexible supercapacitors from wood transverse section slice and reduced graphene oxide. Electronic Materials Letters 11(4):633-642.

Lv S., F. Fu, S. Wang, J. Huang, L. Hu  (2015) Novel wood-based all-solid-state flexible supercapacitors fabricated with natural porous wood slice and polypyrrole. RSC Advances 5: 2813-2818. DOI: 10.1039/c4ra13456g

Ma, L., Y. Zhang, Y. Meng, P. Anusonti-Inthra, S. Wang (2015) Preparing cellulose nanocrystal/acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene nanocomposites using the master-batch method. Carbohydrate Polymers, 125:352-359.

Ma L., Y. Zhang, S. Wang (2015) Fabrication and characterization of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) nanocomposites reinforced with cellulose nanocrystal via solution casting method. Polymer Composites (in print).

Madhavi M.Z., R.C. Martin, S. Allman, D. Brice, A. Wymore, N. André (2015) Quantification of Rare Earth Elements using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy. DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2015.10.005

Meng Y., X. Wang, Z. Wu, S. Wang, T.Y. Young (2015) Optimization of cellulose nanofibrils carbon aerogel fabrication using response surface methodology. European Polymer Journal (in print). DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.10.007

Meng Y., Q. Wu, T. Young, B. Huang, S. Wang, Y. Li (2015) Analyzing three-dimensional structure and geometrical shape of individual cellulose nanocrystal. Polymer Composite (in print). DOI: 10.1002/pc.23819

Meng Y., Y. Xia, T. M. Young, Z. Cai, S. Wang (2015) Viscoelasticity of wood cell walls with different moisture content as measured by nanoindentation. RSC Advances 5: 47538-47547. DOI: 10.1039/c5ra05822h

Meng Y., T. Young, P. Liu, C. Contescu, B. Huang, S. Wang (2015) Ultralight carbon aerogel from nanocellulose as a highly selective oil absorption materials. Cellulose 22:435-447. DOI :10.1007/s10570-014-0519-5

Poudyal N.C., R.L. Moore, and T.M. Young (2015) Public Attitudes Toward Regulatory and Incentive Approaches to Private Forests: An Assessment and Comparison of Resident Segments in Georgia, USA. Forest Science 61. DOI: 10.5849/forsci.14-122

Ratnaweera D.R., D. Saha, S.V. Pingali, N. Labbé, A.K. Naskar, M. Dadmun (2015) The impact of lignin source on its self-assembly in solution. RSC Advances 5: 67258-67266.

Riegler M., André N., Gronalt M., Young T.M. (2015) Real-time dynamic simulation of continuous bulk material flow to improve the statistical modelling of final product strength properties. International Journal of Production Research. DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2015.1055844.

Ryu S., N. Labbé, C.T. Trinh (2015) Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of cellulose in ionic liquid for efficient production of alpha-ketoglutaric acid by Yarrowia lipolytica. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99: 4237-4244.

Tian N., N.C. Poudyal, D.G. Hodges, T.M. Young, K.P. Hoyt (2015) Understanding the Factors Influencing Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowner Interest in Supplying Ecosystem Services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. Forests 6(11):3985-4000. DOI: 10.3390/f6113985

Wang X., Y. Li, S. Wang, Y. Deng, D. Xing, S. He (2015) Investigating the nanomechanical behavior of thermosetting polymers using high-temperature nanoindentation. European Polymer Journal 70: 360-370. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.07.037

Xu D., Y. Zhang, H. Zhou, Y. Meng, S. Wang (2015) Characterization of adhesive penetration in wood bondlines by means of scanning thermal microscopy (SThM). Holzforschung (in print). DOI: 10.1515/hf-2014-0360

Young T.M., R.V. León, C.H. Chen, W. Chen, F.M. Guess, D.J. Edwards (2015) Robustly Estimating Lower Percentiles When Observations Are Costly. Quality Engineering 27(3):361-373. DOI: 10.1080/08982112.2014.968667

Young T.M., Y. Wang, F.M. Guess, M. Fly, D.G. Hodges, N.C. Poudyal (2015) Understanding the Characteristics of Non-industrial Private Forest Landowners Who Harvest Trees. Small-scale Forestry 14:273-275. DOI: 10.1007/s11842-015-9287-9

Zhang Y., C. Liu, S. Wang, Y. Wu, Y. Meng, J. Cui, Z. Zhou, L. Ma (2015) The influence of nano-cellulose and silicon dioxide on the mechanical properties of the cell wall in the bond interface of wood and urea-formaldehyde resin. Wood and Fiber Science 47(3): 249-257.

Zhang Y., R. Yang, Y. Wu, S. Wang, C. Liu, X. Zhong, J. Wu (2015) Effect of growth period on cell–wall mechanical property of elephant grass. BioResournces, 10(3): 4252-4262.


André N., Young T.M. (2014) Real-time process modeling of oriented strand board panels. Processing technologies for the forest and biobased products industries: Proceedings of the 3rd international conference. Kuchl, Austria: 393-400.

Baxter L.H., M. Mazarei, N. Labbé, L.M. Kline et al. (2014) Two-year field analysis of reduced recalcitrance transgenic switchgrass. Plant Biotechnology Journal 12: 914-924.

Bozell J.J., A.F. Astner, D. Baker, B. Biannic, D. Cedeno, T. Elder, O. Hosseinaei, L. Delbeck, et al. (2014) Integrating Separation and Conversion-Conversion of Biorefinery Process Streams to Biobased Chemicals and Fuels. BioEnergy Research 7(3):856-866. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-014-9424-x

Edwards D.J., F.M. Guess, R.V. León, T.M. Young, K.A. Crookston (2014) Improving estimates of critical lower percentiles by induced censoring. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 123:47–56. DOI: 10.1016/j.ress.2013.10.001

Hu Y., L. Tang, Q. Lu, S. Wang, X. Chen, B. Huang (2014) Preparation of cellulose nanocrystals and carboxylated cellulose nanocrystals from borer powder of bamboo. Cellulose 21: 1611-1618. DOI: 10.1007/s10570-014-0236-0

Jackson S.W. (2014) Commercialization of Cellulosic Energy Cropping Systems. In Douglas L. Karlen (Ed.), Cellulosic Energy Cropping Systems (pp. 335-344). Wiley, New-York.

Kim P., D. Hensley, and N. Labbé (2014) Nutrient release from switchgrass derived biochar pellets embedded with fertilizers. Geoderma 232-234: 341-351.

Kim P., S. Weaver, K. Noh, and N. Labbé (2014) Characteristics of bio-oils produced by an intermediate semipilot scale pyrolysis auger reactor equipped with multistage condensers. Energy and Fuels 28: 6966-6973.

Li X., G. Du, S Wang, G. Yu (2014) Physical and Mechanical Characterization of Fiber Cell Wall in Castor (Ricinus communis L.) Stalk. BioResources 9(1): 1596-1605.

Li X., S. Wang, G. Du, Z. Wu, Y. Cong  (2014) Manufacturing particleboard using hemp shiv and wood particles with low free formaldehyde emission urea-formaldehyde resin. Forest Prod. J. 64(5/6):187–191.

Liu C., Y. Zhang, S. Wang, Y. Meng, O. Hosseinaei (2014) Micromechanical properties of the interphase in cellulose nanofiber-reinforced PF bondlines. BioResources 9(3): 5529-5541.

Lu Q., L. Tang, F. Lin, S. Wang, X. Chen, B. Huang (2014) Preparation and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals via ultrasonication-assisted FeCl3-catalyzed hydrolysis. Cellulose 21(5): 3497-3506. DOI 10.1007/s10570-014-0376-2

Lu Q., L. Tang, S. Wang, B. Huang, Y. Chen, X. Chen (2014) An investigation on the characteristics of cellulose nanocrystals from Pennisetum sinese. Biomass and Bioenergy 70: 267-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.09.012

Martin M. Z., N. Labbé, and R. J. Wagner (2014)  Applications of high resolution laser: induced breakdown spectroscopy for environmental and biological samples.  Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, Springer Series in Optical Sciences 182: 439-456.

Riegler M., André N., Gronalt M., Young T.M. (2014) Dynamic real-time simulation of continuous bulk material flow. Processing technologies for the forest and biobased products industries: Proceedings of the 3rd international conference. Kuchl, Austria: pp 80-85.

Wang X., Deng Y., Wang S., Chen M., Meng Y., Pham T., Yang Y. (2014) Evaluation of the effects of compression combined with heat treatment by nanoindentation (NI) of poplar cell walls. Holzforschung 68(2): 167-176. DOI: 10.1515/hf-2013-0084

Wu Q., Y. Meng, S. Wang, Y. Li, S. Fu, L. Ma, D. Harper (2014) Rheological behavior of cellulose nanocrystal suspension: Influence of concentration and aspect ratio. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 40525, 8. DOI: 10.1002/app.40525

Young T.M., N.E. Clapp, F.M. Guess, C.H. Chen (2014) Predicting Key Reliability Response with Limited Response Data. Quality Engineering 26(2):223-232. DOI: 10.1080/08982112.2013.807930


André N., Young T.M. (2013) Real-time process modeling of particleboard manufacture using variable selection and regression methods ensemble. Eur. J. Wood Prod., 71(3):361-370
Biannic B., Bozell J. J. (2013) Efficient Cobalt-Catalyzed Oxidative Conversion of Lignin Models to Benzoquinones. Org. Lett. 15: 2730-2733.
Dyer C., Jiang Z., Bozell J., Rials T., Heller W. T., Dadmun M. (2013) Effect of chain structure on the miscibility of cellulose acetate blends: a small-angle neutron scattering study. Soft Matter 9: 3402-3411.
Elder T., Bozell J., Cedeno D. (2013) The Effect of Axial Ligand on the Oxidation of Syringyl Alcohol by Co(salen) Adducts. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15: 7328-7337.
Kim P., Johnson A.M., Essington M.E., Radosevich M., Kwon W.-T., Lee S.-H., Rials T.G., Labbé N. (2013) Effect of pH on surface characteristics of switchgrass-derived biochars produced by fast pyrolysis. Chemosphere 90: 2623–2630.
Kline L.M., A.M. Johnson, P.C. Kim, S. Jackson, N. Labbé. Monitoring switchgrass composition to optimize harvesting periods for bioenergy and value-added products. Biomas & Bioenergy. 2013, 56, 29-37.
Li X., Wang S., Du G., Wu Z, Meng Y. (2013) Variation in physical and mechanical properties of hemp stalk fibers along height of stem. Industrial Crops and Products 42: 344-348.
Meng Y., S. Wang Z. Cai, T.M. Young, G. Du, Y. Li (2013) A Novel Sample Preparation Method to Avoid Embedding Medium Influence during Nanoindentation. Applied Physics A 110(2): 361-369 (DOI 10.1007/s00339-012-7123-z).
Nair, S.S., DC Hurley, S Wang, TM Young (2013) Nanoscale characterization of interphase properties in maleated polypropylene-treated natural-fiber reinforced polymer composites. Polym Eng Sci 53(4): 888-896(DOI: 10.1002/pen.23330).
Petersen G., Bozell J., White J. (2013) Selecting Targets in Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials. P. Imhof, J. K. van der Wall, eds., Wiley, New York.
Sammons R. J., D. P. Harper, N. Labbé, J. J. Bozell, T. Elder, T. G. Rials (2013) Characterization of organosolv lignins using thermal and FT-IR spectroscopic analysis. Bioresources 8(2): 2752-2767.
Schreiber S. B., Bozell J. J., Hayes D. G., Zivanovic S. (2013) Introduction of primary antioxidant activity to chitosan for application as a multifunctional food packaging material. Food Hydrocolloids 33: 207-214.
Shi, Z., F. Fu, S. Wang, S. He and R. Yang (2013) Modification of Chinese fir with alkyl Ketene Dimmer (AKD): Processing and characterization. BioResources 8(1): 581-591.
Tang, I., B. Huang, S. Wang, W Ou, W. Lin and X. Chen (2013) Ultrasonication-assisted Manufacture of Cellulose Nanocrystals Esterified with Acetic Acid. Bioresource Technology 127:100-105.
Taylor, A. M. (2013) Editorial: Wood is better. Wood and Fiber Science 45(1):1-2.
Wang X, Y Deng, S Wang, C Liao, Y Meng, T Pham (2013) Nanoscale Characterization of Reed Stalk Fiber Cell Walls. BioResources. 8(2): 1986-1996.
Wu Q, Y Meng, K Concha, S Wang, Y Li, L Ma, S Fu (2013) Influence of temperature and humidity on nano-mechanical properties of cellulose nanocrystal films made from switchgrass and cotton. Industrial Crops and Products 48: 28-35.
Wu, Y., S. Wang, D. Zhou, Y. Zhang, X. Wang and R. Yang (2013) Biodegradable poly(vinyl alcohol) nanocomposites made from rice straw fibrils: Mechanical and thermal properties. Journal of Composite Materials 47(12): 1449-1459 (DOI: 10.1177/0021998312448497).


Candan Z., T. Akbulut, S. Wang, X. Zhang, A. F. Sisci (2012) Layer thickness swell characteristics of medium density fiberboard (MDF) panels affected by some production parameters. Wood Research 57(3): 441-452.
Cedeno D., J. J. Bozell (2012) Catalytic oxidation of para-substituted phenols with cobalt-Schiff base complexes/O2 - selective conversion of syringyl and guaiacyl lignin models to benzoquinones. Tetrahedron Lett. 53: 2380-2383.
Henry N., D. P. Harper, M. Dadmun (2012) Optimizing noncovalent interactions between lignin and synthetic polymers to develop effective compatibilizers. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, doi: 10.1002/macp.201100633.
Hosseinaei O., S. Wang, A.A. Akbar, T.G. Rials (2012) Effects of hemicellulose extraction on properties of wood flour and wood–plastic composites. Composites A 43: 686-694.
Hosseinaei O, S. Wang, A. M. Taylor, and J-W. Kim (2012) Effect of hemicellulose extraction on water absorption and mold susceptibility of wood-plastic composites. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 71:29-35.
Hu G., C. Yao, L. Du, N. Pan, S. Wang, Y. Li (2012) Dynamic mechanical properties of bamboo. Zhejiang Forestry Science and Technology 4: 24-27.
Huang Y., B. Fei, Y. Yu, S. Wang, Z. Shi, R. Zhao (2012) Modulus of elasticity and hardness of compression and opposite wood cell wall of Masson Pine. BioResources 7(3): 3028-3037.
Jean-Philippe S.R., Labbe N., Damay J., Franklin J.A., Hughes K. (2012) Effect on Mercuric Compounds on Pine and Sycamore Germination And Early Survival. American Journal of Plant Science 3:150-158.
Jean-Philippe S.R., Labbe N., Franklin J.A., Johnson A.M. (2012) Detection of mercury and other metals in mercury contaminated soils using mid-infrared spectroscopy. Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences 2(3).
Kaboorani A., Riedl B., Blanchet P., Fellin M., Hosseinaei O., Wang S. (2012) Nanocrystalline Cellulose (NCC): A renewable nano-material for polyvinyl acetate (PVA) adhesive. European Polymer Journal 48(11): 1829-1837.
Kim J.-W., D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2012) Effect of epoxy embedment on micromechanical preoperties of brown-rot-decayed wood. Wood and Fiber Science. 44(1). (IF 0.752).
Kim, J.-W., D. P. Harper, and A. M. Taylor (2012) Effect of epoxy embedment on micromechanical properties of brown-rot-decayed wood cell walls assessed with nanoindentation.
Wood and Fiber Science 44(1): 103-107.
Kim J.-W., S. Park, D. P. Harper, T. G. Rials (2012) Structure and thermo-mechanical properties of stretched cellulose films. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. DOI: 10.1002/app.38149.
Kose, C, and A. M. Taylor (2012) Evaluation of mold and termite resistance of included sapwood in eastern red cedar. Wood and Fiber Science 44(3):319-324.
Labbe, N., L. M. Kline, Moens, L., Kim, K., Kim, P. C., and D. G. Hayes (2012) Activation of lignocellulosic biomass by ionic liquid for biorefinery fractionation. Bioresource Technology, 104: 701-707.
Li Y., Y. Shen, S. Wang, C. Du, Y. Wu, G. Hu (2012) A Dry-Wed Process to Manufacture Sliced Bamboo Veneer. Forest Products Journal 62(5): 395-399.
Liao C., Y. Deng, S. Wang, Y. Meng, X. Wang, N. Wang (2012) Microstructure and mechanical properties of silvergrass fibers cell evaluated by nanoindentation. Wood and Fiber Science 44(1): 63-70.
Lippke, B., R. Bergman, A. M. Taylor, and M.E. Puettmann (2012) Evaluating the Environmental Performance of Wood-Based Biofuels. Forest Products Journal 62(4):244-246.
Lippke, B., Puettmann, M., Johnson, L., Gustavson, R., Venditti, R., Steele, P., Katers, J., A. M. Taylor, Volk, T., Oneil, E., Skog, K., and Budsberg, E. (2012) Carbon Emission Reduction Impacts from Alternative Biofuels. Forest Products Journal 62(4):296-304.
Liu L., X. P. Ye, J. Bozell (2012) A comparative review of petroleum based and bio-based acrolein production. ChemSusChem 5: 1162-1180.
Martin M.Z., Allman S., Brice D.J., Martin R.C., André N. (2012) Exploring laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for nuclear materials analysis and in-situ applications. Spectrochimica Acta B 74-75: 177-183.
Owen B., Haupert L., Jarrell T., Marcum C., Parsell T., Abu-Omar M., Bozell J., Black S., Kenttamaa H. (2012) High Performance Liquid Chromatography/High-Resolution Multiple Stage Tandem Mass Spectrometry Using Negative-Ion Mode Hydroxide-Doped Electrospray Ionization for the Characterization of Lignin Degradation Products. Anal. Chem. 84: 6000-6007.
Reed D., R. Bergman, J. W. Kim, A. M. Taylor, D. P. Harper, D. Jones, C. Knowles, C., and M. Puettmann (2012) Cradle-to-Gate Life-Cycle Inventory and Impact Assessment of Wood Fuel Pellets Manufacturing from Hardwood FlooringResidues in the Southeastern United States. Forest Products Journal. 62(4): 280-288.
Shi Z., F. Fu, S. Wang, S. He and R. Yang (2012) A study on hydrophobic property of chemical modified fir wood. China Wood Industry 26(4): 16-20.
Yang, R., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Zhang and Y. Wu (2012) Research status of surface hydrophobic performance of wood. China Wood Industry 26(6): 26-29, 41.
Zhang Y., Y. Meng, Y. Wu, S. Wang, G. Du, H. Jiang, Z. Zhou (2012) Effect of enzyme treatment on the mechanical properties of wood cell walls by nanoindentation. BioResources. 7(2): 2249-2259.
Zhang, Y., S Wang, O. Hosseinaei, Z. Zhou (2012) Effect of compressive deformation on the wettability and water uptake behavior of poplar. Forest Products Journal 62(6): 450-455.
Bergman, R., and A. M. Taylor (2011) EPD - Environmental Product Declaration for Wood Products. Forest Products Journal 61(3):192-201.


Bozell J. J., S. K. Black, M. Myers, D. Cahill, W. Paul Miller (2011) Solvent Fractionation of Renewable Woody Feedstocks: Organosolv Generation of Biorefinery Process Streams for the Production of Biobased Chemicals. Biomass Bioenergy 35: 4197-4208.
Bozell J. J., C. J. O'Lenick, S. Warwick (2011) Biomass fractionation for the biorefinery: HMQC-NMR investigation of lignin isolated from solvent fractionation of switchgrass. J. Agric. Food Chem. 59: 9232-9242.
Crookston, K.A., T.M. Young, D. Harper, and F.M. Guess (2011) A comparison of two wood plastic composite extrusion processes using statistical reliability analysis. Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 96:172-177. doi:10.1016/j.ress.2010.08.005.
Edwards D.J., F.M. Guess, T.M. Young (2011) Improved estimation of the lower percentiles of material properties. Wood Sci Technol. 45:533–546.
Hosseinaei O., S. Wang, T. G. Rials, C. Xing, A. M. Taylor, and S.S. Kelley (2011) Effect of hemicellulose extraction on physical/mechanical properties and mold susceptibility of flakeboard. Forest Products Journal 61(1):31-37.
Hosseinaei O., S. Wang, T.G. Rials, C. Xing, Y. Zhang (2011) Effects of decreasing carbohydrate content of wood strand on their properties. Cellulose 18: 841-850.
Jebrane M., D. P. Harper, N. Labbé, G. Sèbe (2011) Comparative determination of the grafting distribution and viscoelastic properties of wood blocks acetylated by vinyl acetate or acetic anhydride. Carbohydrate Polymers. 84: 1314–1320 doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.01.026.
Kim H., F.M. Guess, and T.M. Young (2011) An extension of regression trees to generate better predictive models. IIE Transactions. 43(11):43-54. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2011.590441. [1.186 IF (2010)]
Kim P.C., Edmunds, C.W., A. M. Johnson, M. A. Radosevich, Vogt, F., T.G. Rials, and N. Labbé (2011) Surface functionality and carbon structures in lignocellulosic-derived biochars produced by fast pyrolysis. Energy & Fuels 25:4693-4703.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang (2011) Improving the thickness-swelling (TS) of Castor-stalk based panel. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 2095-2099.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang, H. Mao (2011) The pyrogenation-characters of different layers of the castor stalk. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 2105-2109.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Shao (2011) The caster stalk based particle board with different resin. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 1066-1070.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang, D. Xu (2011) The micro-structure of the castor stalk based panel. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 2100-2104.
Li Z-H., N. Labbé, S.G. Driese, H.D. Grissino-Mayer (2011) Micro-scale analysis of tree-ring δ18O and δ13C on α-cellulose spline reveals high-resolution intra-annual climate variability and tropical cyclone activity. Chemical Geology 284:138-147.
Liang, K., G. Du, O. Hosseinaei, S. Wang, H. Wang (2011) Mechanical properties of secondary wall and compound corner middle lamella near the phenol-formaldehyde (PF) adhesive bond line measured by nanoindentation. Advanced Materials Research 236-238: 1746-1751.
Rousset P., C. Aguiar, N. Labbé, J.M. Commandré (2011) Enhancing the combustible properties of bamboo by torrefaction. Bioresource Technology 102:8225-8231.
Taylor A. M., A. Perchermeier, T. M. Young, and S. Zivanovic (2011) A test of high intensity ultrasound for the phytosanitation of wood. Forest Products Journal 61(5):365-366.
Young T.M., R.L. Zaretzki, J.H. Perdue, F.M. Guess, and X. Liu (2011) Logistic regression models of factors influencing the location of bioenergy and biofuels plants. BioResources. 6(1):329-343.
Wang Y., M.A. Radosevich, D.G. Hayes, and N. Labbé (2011) Compatible ionic liquid-cellulases system for hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 108:1042-1048.
Wu Y., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Zhang, Y. Shen, Z. Wu (2011) Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Nanocomposite Material Reinforced with Rice Straw Fibril and Fibril Aggregates. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 1883-1887.
Wu Y., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Zhang, X. Wang, H. Mao (2011) Influence of extruder conditions on mechanical properties of polypropylene nanocomposites reinforced with rice straw micro/nano fibrils. Advanced Materials Research 236-238: 1877-1880.
Ye L., Q. Zhong, S. Wang, and Z. Cai (2011) Correlating physical changes and enhanced enzymatic saccharification of pine flour pretreated by N-methylmorpholine-N-oxide. Biomacromolecules 12: 2626-2632.
Zhang Y., O. Hosseinaei, S Wang, Z. Zhou (2011) Influence of the hemicellulose extraction on the water uptake behavior of wood strand. Wood and Fiber Science 43(3): 244-250.
Bozell J. J. (2010) An evolution from pretreatment to fractionation will enable successful development of the integrated biorefinery. BioResources 5: 1326-1327.
Bozell J. J. (2010) Connecting Biomass and Petroleum Refining with a Chemical Bridge. Science 329: 522-523.
Bozell J. J. (2010) Renewable carbon for biorefinery production of biobased chemicals, Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food. D. R. Heldman, A. Bridges, D. Hoover, M. B. Wheeler, eds.


Bozell J. J., G. R. Petersen (2010) Technology development for the production of biobased products from biorefinery carbohydrates – the US Department of Energy 'Top 10' revisited. Green Chemistry 12: 539-554.
Cheng Q., Neimsuwan, T., S. Wang, J. Wang (2010) Tensile and Impact Properties of Steam-Exploded Wood Polypropylene Composites. Wood and Fiber Science 42(2): 158-164.
Cheng Q., S. Wang, and Q. Han (2010) A Novel Process to Isolate Fibrils from Cellulose Fibers by High-Intensity Ultrasonication. Part 2. Fibril characterization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 115: 2756-2762.
Du G., S. Wang, H. Lei (2010) Over-pressing of thin medium density fiberboard. Journal of Beijing Forestry University 32(1): 114-117.
Edwards D.J., F.M. Guess, and T.M. Young (2010) Bootstrap confidence intervals for percentiles of reliability of modern engineered wood. Wood Science and Technology. In Press. DOI 10.1007/s00226-010-0346-2.
Jackson S.W. (Ed), J.G. Bozell, K.M. Norris, T.G. Rials, and A.M. Taylor. 2010. Wood2Energy: A State of the Science and Technology Report. 56 p.
Kim H., F.M. Guess, and T.M. Young (2010) An extension of regression trees to generate better predictive models. IIE Transactions. In Press
Kline L. M., D.G. Hayes, A. R. Womac, and N. Labbé (2010) Rapid determination of lignin content in hard and soft woods via UV-spectrophotometric analysis of biomass dissolved in ionic liquids. Bioresources 5(3), 1366-1383.
Lippke B., J. Wilson, J. Meil, and A. M. Taylor (2010) Characterizing the Importance Of Carbon Stored In Wood Products. Wood and Fiber Science. 42 CORRIM Special Issue 5-14.
Martin M.Z., N. Labbé, N. André, S.D. Wullschleger, R.H. Harris, M.H. Ebinger. Novel multivariate analysis for soil carbon measurement using Laser-Induced breakdown Spectroscopy. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 2010, 74, 87-93.
Nair S.S., S. Wang, D. Hurley (2010) Nanoscale characterization of natural fiber and its composite using contact resonance force microscopy. Composites Part A 41: 624-631.
Qu P., H. Tang, Y. Gao, L. Zhang, and S. Wang (2010) Polyethersulfone composite membrane blended with cellulose fibrils. Bioresources 5(4): 2323-2336.
Singh M., F.M. Guess, T.M. Young, and L. Liu (2010) Dynamic system simulations of randomness for decision making. International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science. Springer, New York. In Press.
Steele J.C., F.M. Guess, T.M. Young, and D.J. Edwards (2010) Mean residual life. Springer's International Lexicon of Statistical Sciences. In Press.
Taylor A. M., N. Labbe, and A. Noehmer (2010) NIR-based prediction of extractives in American white oak heartwood. Holzforschung 65:185-190.
Taylor A. M., Lippke, B., and Park, W (2010) Carbon credit schemes for forest landowners are counterproductive. Environmental Science and Policy. 13(2):150-153.
Wang S., S.S. Nair, D. Hurley, S-H. Lee (2010) Characterizing Interphase Properties in Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite with Advanced AFM Based Tools. Advanced Materials Research 123-125: 403-406.
Wu Y., S. Wang, D. Zhou, C. Xing, Y. Zhang, Z. Cai (2010) Evaluation of nanomechanical properties of agricultural crops by nanoindentation. Bioresource Technology 101(8):2867-2871 (doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2009.10.074).
Wu Y., D. Zhou, S. Wang, C. Xing, Y. Zhang (2010) Nano-mechanical properties of the cell wall of crop straws. Scientia Silvae Sinicae 46(9): 140-143.
Zhang X., Q. Zhao, S. Wang, R. Trejo, E. Lara-Curzio, G. Du (2010) Characterizing strength and fracture of wood cell wall through uniaxial micro-compression test. Composites Part A 41: 632-638.
Zhou Z., Z. Xu, Y. Zhang, S. Wang (2010) Dimension parameters and nanoindentation of Populus adenopoda wood cell. Scientia Silvae Sinicae 46(11): 138-143.


Chastain J., T.M. Young, F.M. Guess, H. Bensmail, and R.V. León (2009) Using reliability analyses to characterize wood strand thickness for oriented strand board panels. International Journal of Reliability and Application 10(4):89-99.
Cheng Q., S. Wang, D. P. Harper (2009) Effects of process and source on elastic modulus of single cellulose fibrils evaluated by atomic force microscopy. Composites Part A. 40(5): 583-588. doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2009.02.011.
Cho, H. W., S. H. Baek, E. Youn, M. K. Jeong, and A. M. Taylor (2009) A Two-Stage Classification Procedure for Near-Infrared Spectra Based on Multi-scale Vertical Energy Wavelet Thresholding and SVM-Based Gradient-Recursive Feature Elimination. Journal of the Operational Research Society 60: 1107-1115.
Harper D. P., M. P. Laborie, M. P. Wolcott (2009) The Impact of Polypropylene-graft-Maleic Anhydride on the Crystallization and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Isotactic Polypropylene. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 111: 753-758.
Kim J.-W., D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2009) Effect of extractives on water sorption and durability of wood-plastic composites. Wood and Fiber Science 41(3): 279-290.
Kim J.-W. , D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2009) Effect of wood species on the mechanical and thermal properties of WPCs. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 112: 1378-1385.
Lee S.H, H.W. Cho, N. Labbé, M.K. Jeong, T.G. Rials (2009) Quick assessment of thermal decomposition behavior of lignocellulosic biomass by near infrared spectroscopy and its statistical analysis. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 114: 3229-3234.
Mann D.G.J., N. Labbé, R.W. Sykes, K. Gracom, L. Kline, I.M. Swamidoss, J.N. Burris, M. Davis, C.N. Stewart Jr. (2009) Rapid assessment of lignin content and structure in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) grown under different environmental conditions. BioEnergy Research 2: 243-256.
Taylor A., T.M. Young, and F.M. Guess (2009) Estimating the error in the moisture content of white oak kiln sample boards. Drying Technology 27(10): 1235-1239.
Tingaut P., N. S. Çetin, N. Özmen, N. Henry, D. P. Harper, M. Dadmun, G. Sèbe (2009) The acetylation of cellulose nanowhiskers with vinyl acetate under moderateconditions. Macromolecular Bioscience 9(10): 997-1003. 10.1002/mabi.200900073.
Young T.M., J. Chastain, F.M. Guess, and R.V. León (2009) Estimating upper percentiles of strand thickness for oriented strand board. Forest Products Journal 59(10): 79-88.
Xu Z., D. Zhang, J. Hu, X. Zhou, X. Ye, K. L. Reichel, N. R. Stewart, R. D. Syrenne, X. Yang, P. Gao, W. Shi, C. Doeppke, R. W. Sykes, J. N. Burris, J. J. Bozell, Z.-M. Cheng, D. G. Hayes, N. Labbé, M. Davis, C. N. Stewart Jr., J. S. Yuan (2009) Comparative genome analysis of lignin biosynthesis gene families across the plant kingdom. BMC Bioinformatics 10 (Suppl. 11), S3.


André N., Cho H.-W., Baek S.H., Jeong M.-K., Young T.M. (2008) Prediction of Internal Bond Strength in a Medium Density Fiberboard Process Using Multivariate Statistical Methods and Variable Selection. Wood Science and Technology 42(7): 521-534.
Çelen, D. P. Harper, N. Labbé (2008) A multivariate approach to acetylated poplar wood samples using NIR. Holzforschung 62: 189-196.
Clapp N.E. Jr., T.M. Young, and F.M. Guess (2008) Predictive modeling the internal bond of medium density fiberboard using a modified principal component analysis. Forest Products Journal 58(4):49-55.
Kim J.-W., D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2008) Effect of wood species on water sorption and durability of wood plastic composites. Wood and Fiber Science 40(4): 519-531.
Konnerth J., D. P. Harper, S.-H. Lee, T. G. Rials, W. Gindl (2008) Adhesive penetration of wood cell walls investigated by scanning thermal microscopy. Holzforschung 62(1): 91-98.
Labbé N., N. André, T.G. Rials, S.S Kelley (2008) Two dimensional homo and hetero-correlation technique applied to NIR and py-MBMS spectra of wood. Holzforschung 62: 176-182.
Labbé N., Franklin J., P. Ye, A. Womac, T.G. Rials (2008) Analysis of switchgrass characteristics using near infrared techniques. Bioresources 3: 1329-1348.
Labbé N., S.H. Lee, M.K. Jeong, H.W Cho, N. André (2008) Enhanced discrimination and calibration of biomass using non linear kernel methods. Bioresource Technology 99: 8445-8452.
Labbé N, I. M. Swamidoss, N. André, M. Z. Martin, T. M. Young, T. G. Rials (2008) Extraction of information from LIBS spectral data by multivariate analysis. Applied Optics 47: G158-G165
Sattler C., Labbé N., D. Harper, T. Elder, T. Rials (2008) Effects of hot water extraction on physical and chemical characteristics of oriented strand board (OSB) wood flakes. Clean 36: 674-681
Tingaut P. , N. Henry, T. G. Rials, D. P. Harper, M. Dadmun (2008) Compatibilization of natural fibers with synthetic polymers using triblock copolymers as coupling agents. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 209(8): 832-845.
Young, T.M., D.G. Perhac, F.M. Guess, and R.V. León (2008) Bootstrap confidence intervals for percentiles of reliability data for wood plastic composites. Forest Products Journal 58(11): 106-114.
Young, T.M., L.B. Shaffer, F.M. Guess, H. Bensmail, and R.V. León (2008) A comparison of multiple linear regression and quantile regression for modeling the internal bond of medium density fiberboard. Forest Products Journal 58(4): 39-48.


Eberhardt T.L., T. Elder, N. Labbé (2007) Analysis of Ethanol-Soluble Extractives in Southern Pine Wood by Low-Field Proton NMR. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 27: 35-47.
Gaugler M., W. J. Grigsby, D. P. Harper, T. G. Rials (2007) Chemical imaging of the spatial distribution and interaction of tannin dispersal in bioplastic systems. Advanced Materials Research 29-30: 173-176.
Labbé N., T.G. Rials, S.S. Kelley, M.Z. Martin (2007) High throughput material characterization techniques in Materials, Chemicals and Energy from Forest Biomass, Oxford University Press, ed. Dimitris S. Argyropoulos.
Martin M., N. Labbé, N. André, S. Wullschleger, A. Vass, R. Harris, M. Ebinger (2007) High resolution applications of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for environmental and forensic applications. SpectrochimicActa Part B 62: 1426-1432.


André N., Young T.M., Rials T.G. (2006) On-line monitoring of the buffer capacity of particleboard furnish by near-infrared spectroscopy. Applied Spectroscopy 60(10): 1204-1209.
André N., Labbé N., Rials T.G., Kelley S.S. (2006) Assessment of wood load condition by near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy. Journal of Material Science 41: 1879-1886.
Harper D. P. , M. P. Wolcott (2006) Chemical imaging of wood-polypropylene composites. Applied Spectroscopy. 60(8): 898-905.
Jackson S.W., D.S. Buckley, B.F. Miller, and C.A. Harper (2006) Short-term effects of silvicultural treatments on microsite heterogeneity and plant diversity in mature Tennessee oak-hickory forests. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 23(3):197-203.
Labbé N., T.G. Rials, S.S. Kelley (2006) Characterization of Wood and Wood Composites by FTIR Chemical Imaging/Advanced Analytical Tools for Characterization of Wood in Characterization of the Cellulosic Cell Wall, Blackwell Publishing, ed. Douglas D. Stokke and Leslie H. Groom.