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Xiping Wang

Xiping Wang

Forest Products Technologist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9461
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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 Organizations (IUFRO), Coordinator
  • International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Deputy Coordinator
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), Member

Featured Publications & Products

Patents

Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


FPL-2017-102
Assessing the ability of ground-penetrating radar to detect internal moisture and fungal decay

Internal moisture and fungal decay are detected in structural bridge members using ground penetrating radar for faster evaluation of timber brid ...

2017


FPL-2018-18
Bonding Mixed Species for Advanced Biomaterials

Massive composite timbers, such as cross laminated timber (CLT), are essential for tall timber buildings that require use of locally available w ...

2018


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-2018-20
Effects of Silviculture Practices on the Engineering Properties of Northern Hardwood Species of the Lake States

Wood quality is an important determinant of its end use and therefore its value. Recent proliferation of novel engineered wood products has crea ...

2018


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-2014-187
Inspection Protocols Help Preserve Ancient Chinese Structures

Forest Service scientists worked with Chinese scientists and engineers to develop inspection procedures to aid in the preservation and restorati ...

2014


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


FPL-2016-61
Using New Technologies to Improve Log Defect Detection

Scientists from the Forest Service’s Forest Products Laboratory and Northern Research Station cooperated with West Virginia University to enha ...

2016


Last updated on : 10/03/2019