Fundamental Research for the Innovation of Tomorrow

We are a Cooperative Research Center that since 1999 advances the study and education of wood-based composites in a successful collaboration between Industry and Academia.

Over $7 million devoted to research, education, and outreach on wood composites and renewable materials.

Join an international community of industry and academia advancing the science of wood composites.

Amazing talent, our students develop exciting research. 25% were recruited by our industry members.