The Forest Products Society’s 71st International Convention will be held on June 26-28, 2017 and hosted by the Mississippi State University’s College of Forest Resources. The annual International Convention is the premier event for professionals in the forest products industry. The Convention brings together hundreds of scientists, design professionals, managers, decision makers, and others from academia, government, nonprofit, and private industry sectors to discuss the state of forest products research and learn about innovations in the field. The 2017 theme is “The Future of the Global Forest Products Industry”. The program will include presentations on the newest, highly advanced production facilities and include plant tours.
Dr. Yujie Meng will be co-hosting a session covering nanomaterial development and testing and giving a presentation about mapping the mechanical properties of biopolymer composite using advanced instrumented indentation.