US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Ted Bilek

One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: 608-231-9507

Research Interests

  • The economics of carbon sequestration
  • Machine cost analysis
  • The economics of wood gasification for conversion to energy products


  • University of Minnesota, St. Paul, College of Forestry, Ph.D. Forestry Economics and Policy, 1986
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, M.B.A. Finance, 1980
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, B.B.A. Finance and Marketing with International Business Specialization, 1977

Professional Organizations

  • Society of American Foresters, Member
  • New Zealand Institute of Forestry, Member

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Publications & Products

Research Highlights


Engineering and Economic Modeling of Biofuels Production

FPL researchers developed a flexible and customizable computer model that allows users to do a preliminary evaluation of the feasibility of inco ...


Wood Construction Goes Beyond Its Traditional Roots

As interest in sustainable building options continues to grow. Wood construction is going beyond its traditional roots in housing and expanding ...


Last updated on : 08/06/2014