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Wood-Based Composites Center (WBC)

The Wood-Based Composites Center is a National Science Foundation multi-university Industry/ University Cooperative Research Center housed in the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials at Virginia Tech. The WBC, established with industry funding in 1999, focuses on fundamental research and education for the purpose of advancing the science and technology of wood-based composite materials. Industrial members interact on a regular basis with students and faculty from the center’s academic partners: Oregon State University, the University of Maine, the University of British Columbia, and Virginia Tech.

    National Science Foundation
Academic Partners
    Oregon State University-Wood Science & Engineering
    University of Maine-Wood Science and Technology
    University of British Columbia-Depatment of Wood Science

  •     Headshot of Linda C. Caudill
  • Linda C. Caudill
  • Managing Director, Wood-Based Composites Center
  • (540) 231-7092
  • Brooks Forest Products Center (0503)
    1650 Ramble Road
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

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