Douglas Gardner | The University of Maine | USA
Doug Gardner is a Professor of Wood Science in the Department of Forest Management and the Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center at the University of Maine. He has a BS degree in Forestry and Certificate of Advanced Study in Pulp and Paper Management from the university of Maine and a PhD degree from Mississippi State University.
Dr. Gardner’s research, teaching, and service activities focus on polymer and interfacial science aspects of wood-polymer hybrid composite materials. He is also involved in research in the areas of adhesion and surface science, extruded wood plastic composites, and the analysis of volatile organic compound emissions from wood composite processing. He has co-authored over 100 technical publications and 95 research presentations. He is a frequent contributing author and reviewer for the Forest Products Journal and Wood and Fiber Science. Doug also serves on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology.