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Congratulations Flavia Braghiroli!

28 June 2017
Flavia, a CRMR-UQAT postdoctoral fellow, has received a $ 140,000 Banting-NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship over two years. She will study the potential of using  wood residues in the development of new absorbent materials. For additio... Continue reading »

Conference presented by Denis Rodrigue

7 June 2017
The talk presented on June 6th by Denis Rodrigue and intititled « Nouveaux développements dans le domaine des composites avec les fibres et les biopolymères du bois » is now available online at: http://bit.ly/confRodrigue... Continue reading »

Congratulations Nicolas Auclair

30 May 2017
Nicolas successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled «Développement et amélioration d'un polymère issu de la biomasse et provenant en partie du bois». Examining committee members were: Nancy Gélinas (President), Bernard Riedl ... Continue reading »

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Potential of the resistograph for studying wood quality

24 July 2017
Wood quality depends on various parameters and attributes of the material. Wood density, which corresponds to the mass of a material per volume, is among the most studied properties for evaluating wood quality. However, the measurement of this property is time-consuming and used techniques, such as the X-ray densitometer, are expensive and requires a large number of samples. The resistograph is a device for evaluating the condition of standing trees. This non-des... Continue reading »

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