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Rebecca E. Ibach

Rebecca E. Ibach

Research Chemist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9472
Fax: 608-231-9262
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Research Interests


  • Chemical modification for improvement of wood properties
  • Solid wood polymer composites
  • Integrated approach to wood protection
  • Woodfiber-plastic composites durability:
  • laboratory and field evaluations

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Ph.D. Wood Chemistry

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Publications

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-2011-19
Lumen filling and sol-gel reinforcement of the wood cell wall

FPL researchers used a two-prong strategy to enhance weathering properties of wood. This dual treatment showed promise in protecting wood agains ...

2011


FPL-2018-14
Termite Resistance of Wood–Plastic Composites

Wood–plastic composite (WPC) specimens were exposed to termites both in the laboratory and the field in Bogor, Indonesia. On a scale of 0 (com ...

2018


Last updated on : 10/09/2019