US Forest Service Research & Development
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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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Michael Ritter

Assistant Director
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
United States

Phone: 608-231-9493
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Current Research

As the Assistant Director for Wood Products Research group at FPL, Mike provides program oversight for the units conducting research in the areas of wood anatomy, wood engineering, biodeterioration of wood, protection from decay, fire, and weathering, and evaluation of the economics of wood utilization. He also heads the Advanced Housing Research Center at the Forest Products Laboratory which evaluates and develops technology for both new and existing housing in which wood and/or wood-based products are used as primary or secondary building components. Mike is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Alaska and Wisconsin.

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Last updated on : 07/12/2019