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Stan Lebow

Research Forest Products Technologist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726

Research Interests

  • Accelerated methods for predicting performance of durable wood products
  • Evaluating and minimizing environmental impacts of preservative treated wood
  • Methods of applying preservatives to wood
  • New approaches to wood protection


  • Oregon State University, Ph.D. Forest Products, 1992
  • Oregon State University, M.S. Forest Products, 1986
  • Oregon State University, B.S. Forest Products, 1983

Professional Organizations

  • American Wood Protection Association, Member
  • Forest Products Society, Member
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), Member
  • International Research Group on Wood Protection, Member

Featured Publications & Products

Publications & Products

Research Highlights


Centennial Edition, Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material

The Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material serves as a primary reference document for a wide variety of users-from the general publ ...


Durable wood product evaluations

In an effort to reduce the amount of time required to obtain meaningful durability data for wood products, it has become widely accepted to use ...


Improving Accelerated Testing of Durable Wood Products

Durable wood products such as posts, poles and timbers are expected to resist decay and termite attack for several decades. Testing the durabili ...


New Guide Advises Treatments and Technologies To Protect Historic Wooden Bridges

Forest Service and university researchers collaborate to evaluate methods of protecting wooden bridges from fire and biodegradation.


Last updated on : 10/20/2014