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

Forest Products Technologist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: 608-231-9461


Research Interests

  • Nondestructive evaluation
  • Structural condition assessment
  • Tree decay detection
  • Heat sterilization

Education

  • Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, Ph.D. Wood Science,
  • Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China, M.S. Forest Engineering,
  • Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China, B.S. Mechanical Engineering,

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), Member
  • Forest Products Society (FPS), Member
  • Great Lakes Kiln Drying Association (GLKDA), Member
  • International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO), Coordinator
  • International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO), Deputy Coordinator
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), Member

Featured Publications & Products

Publications & Products

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


FPL-2010-001
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 ...

2010


FPL-2011-04
Develop thermal verification guidelines for firewood heat treatment

To stop further spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has enforced a heat treatment ...

2011


FPL-2010-017
Heat Sterilization of Firewood for Thermal Eradication of Emerald Ash Borer

FPL researchers have led a joint research effort with USDA APHIS and state regulatory staff to evaluate various heat treatment options and heati ...

2010


FPL-2011-07
Heat treating wooden ammunition pallets for invasive species

Wood pallets serve as support for munitions loads and other military supplies transported within the continental U.S. and internationally. Despi ...

2011


FPL-2013-138
New Acoustic Technology Evaluates Wood Quality of Standing Trees

Lack of techniques to assess the quality of standing trees results in inefficient allocation of timber resources and also limits the ability of ...

2013


Last updated on : 10/17/2014