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Lech Muszyński, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Department of Wood Science

and Engineering

106 Richardson Hall
Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon 97331-5751, USA
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Fax: (541) 737-3385
 
lech.muszynski@oregonstate.edu

 

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Education

Professional Experience

Research Fields

Current Research Projects

Teaching

Professional Societies

External Reviewer

Awards
Selected Publications and Presentations

 

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CT Scan of a red oak sample
and rendering of vessels

Cool Movie!


Biosketch

Dr. Lech Muszyński is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Wood Science and Engineering at Oregon State University.  A native of Poland, he received his M.S. in Wood Technology and Ph.D. in Forestry and Wood Technology from the Agricultural University of Poznań.  In 1998-2004 he worked in the area of wood composites in the Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center at the University of Maine.  His research area includes mechanical performance of solid wood, traditional wood-based composites as well as advanced hybrid wood-plastic and wood-FRP composites, with stress on interface performance, bonding, durability, damage assessment, fracture properties, time dependent phenomena, and hygro-mechanical behavior.  He teaches mechanics of wood and wood composites, and wood composites manufacturing.



 
 
 
 
 

Dynamic Droplet   Analysis

Education

Ph.D. in Forestry and Wood Technology, Agricultural University of Poznań

M.S. in Wood Technology, Agricultural University of Poznań

Professional Experience

2004-present

Assistant Professor, Wood Science & Engineering, Oregon State University

2004-present 

Faculty Member of the Wood-Based Composites Center (WBC)

2001-present

Associate Graduate Faculty, Department of Forest Management, University of Maine

2000-2004

Assistant Scientist, Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center, University of Maine.

1998-2000

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center, University of Maine

1997-1998

Assistant Professor in Department of Engineering Mechanics and Thermal Techniques, Agricultural University of Poznań

1987-1997

Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant in Department of Engineering Mechanics and Thermal Techniques, Agricultural University of Poznań

Research Fields

  • Nondestructive morphological and micro-mechanical characterization of bio-based composite materials
  • Advanced hybrid wood-plastic and wood-FRP composites: interface performance, bonding, durability, damage assessment, fracture properties, coatings and multifunctional barriers
  • Mechanics of wood and wood composites:  time-dependent phenomena, hygro-mechanical behavior, mechano-sorption
  • Micro-morphology and micromechanics of bio-composites; Application of advanced optical measurement techniques: Digital Image Analysis (DIA), Digital Image Correlation (DIC), Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Wood-water relations:  drying stresses in wood (detection, measurement and modeling)

Current Research Projects

  • Empirical Data for Modeling:  Development of Integrated Experimental Protocols for Wood and Wood-Based Composites
  • Mechano-sorptive characteristics of three Northwest softwood species in compression parallel to the grain, OSU Center for Wood Utilization Research
  • Application of XMT Imaging and Digital Volume Correlation for Quantitative Characterization of Micromechanical Performance and Governing Failure Mechanisms in Wood-Plastic Composites, OSU General Research Fund (GRF)

Teaching

WSE 314 Wood and Fiber Physics
WSE 442/542 Composites Manufacturing

Professional Societies

FPS

Forest Products Society, since 2000 (vice chair 2003 of the Northeast Section)

SEM 

Society for Experimental Mechanics 2000, 2002

SWST

Society of Wood Science and Technology, since 2000

External Reviewer

  • Wood and Fiber Science
  • Journal of the Society of Wood Science and Technology
  • Journal of Engineering Mechanics
  • American Society of Civil Engineering
  • Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
  • American Society of Civil Engineering
  • Holzforschung
  • International Journal of the Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Technology of Wood
  • Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology
  • Drying Technology International Journal
  • Elsevier Composites Part A: Applied Science & Manufacturing
  • Applied Science & Manufacturing
  • Cellulose A (by Springer Verlag)
  • Forest Products Journal
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Journal of Applied Polymer Science

Awards

2004

Best Testing and Design Technical Paper Award presented by American Composites Manufactures Association (ACMA) to: R. Lopez-Anido, F.W. El-Chiti, L. Muszyński, H.J. Dagher, L.D. Thompson, P.E. Hess, October 7, 2004, Tampa, FL

2004 

International Professional Visiting Scientist Award, by the Society of Wood Science and Technology

2003

The George G. Marra Award, First Place, Awarded by the Society of Wood Science and Technology: for excellence in writing and science (co-authored by F. Wang and S.M. Shaler).

1998

Rector’s Award for scientific achievements for AY 1997/8, Agricultural University of Poznań.

1996

IUFRO Development Fund competition - travel-grant to participate in the 5th IUFRO Wood Drying Conference held in Quebec, Canada, in 1996

1996

Travel-grant from Stefan Batory Foundation (agency of Soros Foundation in Poland).

1995

Rector’s Award for scientific achievements for AY 1994/5, Agricultural University of Poznań

Selected Publications and Presentations

  1. Zhang X., L. Muszyński, D.J. Gardner (2009): Measuring resin-adhesive spray characteristics using a laser diffraction analyzer. Forest Products Journal, 59(1/2): 83-87
  2. Zhang X., D.J. Gardner, L. Muszyński (2009): Ultrasonic atomization of pMDI wood resin-adhesive. Wood and Fiber Science, 41(1): 84-89
  3. Zhang X., L. Muszyński, D.J. Gardner (2008): Spinning disk atomization of wood resin-adhesives: I. Spray characteristics, atomization mechanism and resin efficiency. Forest Products Journal, 58(11): 62-68
  4. Wolcott M., L. Muszyński (2008): Materials and Wood-Based Composites, in: “Wood Engineering Challenges in the New Millennium – Critical Research Needs”, Material of Pre-Conference Workshop for ASCE Structures Congress April 23-24, 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada (in press)
  5. Wang Y., L. Muszyński, J. Simonsen (2007): Gold as an X-ray CT Scanning Contrast Agent: Effect on the Mechanical Properties of Wood Plastic Composites. Holzforschung, 61(6): 723-730
  6. Kang H.-Y., L. Muszyński, M. Milota (2007): Full-field Optical Measurement of Deformations in Early Stages of Drying Oregon White Oak and Western Hemlock Lumber. 10th International IUFRO Wood Drying Conference, August26-30, Orono, ME, 6p.
  7. L. Muszyński. (2007): Imaging WPCs: X-ray computed tomography, few other promising techniques and why you should pay attention. Proceedings of the Wood Plastics Composites Workshop: WPC’s 2007 – The changing technology in WPCs, April 1-4, Seattle, WA, 9 p. (invited presentation)
  8. L. Muszyński. (2006): Empirical Data for Modeling: Methodological Aspects in Experimentation Involving Hygro-Mechanical Characteristics of Wood. Drying Technology Drying Technology 24(9): 1115-1120
  9. L. Muszyński., R. Lagana, and S.M. Shaler, (2006): Hygro-mechanical Behavior of Red Spruce in Tension Parallel to the Grain. Wood and Fiber Science 38(1): 155-165
  10. L. Muszyński., D. Baptista, D.J. Gardner (2006): A simple geometrical model to predict evaporative behavior of spherical sessile droplets on impermeable surfaces. in: Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion. vol. 4, Ed. K.L. Mital, VSP, Utrecht the Netherlands: 61-76.
  11. Sinha A., R. Gupta, L. Muszyński (2006): Load Sharing Between Gypsum Wall Board and Structural Wood Panel in Wood Frame Shear Walls. To be presented at the 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering, WCTE 2006, August 6-10, Portland, OR
  12. L. Muszyński, H.L. Frandsen (2006): Experimental characterization of the variability of Poisson effect in wood and wood-based composites. Integrated Approach to Wood Structure, Behaviour and Applications. Joint meeting of ESWM and COST Actions E35, May 14 -17, 2006, Florence, Italy: 72-75
  13. Frandsen H.L., L. Muszyński (2006): Significance of the time and strain dependent Poisson effect in wood and wood-based composites. Integrated Approach to Wood Structure, Behaviour and Applications. Joint meeting of ESWM and COST Actions E35, May 14 -17, 2006, Florence, Italy: 143-148
  14. Lopez-Anido R., L. Muszyński, D.J. Gardner , B. Goodell, and B. Herzog, (2005): Performance-based material evaluation of fiber-reinforced polymer-wood interfaces in reinforced glulam members. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 33 (6): 385-394
  15. Hong Y., L. Muszyński and R. Lopez-Anido (2005): Modeling and Calibration of a Laminating Press Prototype for FRP-Glulam Billets. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 33(6): (395-405)
  16. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, W. Davids, and S.M. Shaler, (2005): Comments on the experimental methodology for quantitative determination of the hygro-mechanical properties of wood. Holzforschung, 59(2): 232-239.
  17. Herzog B., B. Goodell, R. Lopez-Anido, L. Muszyński , D.J. Gardner, W. Halteman , and Y. Qian, (2004): The Effect of Creosote and Copper Naphthanate Preservative Systems on The Adhesive Bondlines of FRP/Glulam Composite Beams. Forest Products Journal, 54(10): 82-90.
  18. Lagana R., W.G. Davids, L. Muszyński , S.M. Shaler (2004): Modeling of long term loaded wooden structural elements in variable climate, (in Slovak). In: Proceedings of 4th symposium Drevo v stavebnych konstrukciach [Wood in Engineering structures], Bratislava-Kocovce, Slovakia, October 28-29, 2004: 91-104
  19. Lopez-Anido R., F.W. El-Chiti, L. Muszyński , H.J. Dagher, L.D. Thompson, P.E. Hess (2004): Composite Material Testing Using a 3-D Digital Image Correlation System. COMPOSITES 2004, Convention and Trade Show, American Composites Manufacturers Association, Tampa, FL, October 6-8, 2004: 7pp (ACMA award)
  20. Melrose P., R. Lopez-Anido, L. Muszyński (2004): Elastic Properties of Sandwich Composite Panels using 3-D Digital Image Correlation with the Hydromat Test System. To be presented at the 2004 SEM X International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, Costa Mesa, CA, June 7-10, 2004
  21. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, and S.M. Shaler, (2004): Characterization of hygro-mechanical properties of solid wood on the material level. Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Timber Engineering, WCTE 2004, June 14-17, Lahti, Finland, Vol 2: 161-166.
  22. Hong Y., L. Muszyński and R. Lopez-Anido (2004): Modeling and Calibration of a Laminating Press Prototype for FRP-Glulam Billets. Journal of Testing and Evaluation. Accepted (Paper ID: 12096).
  23. Muszyński, L., D. Baptista, D.J. Gardner (2004): Effect of sessile droplet geometry on the intensity of evaporation in non-saturated environments. in: Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion. vol. 4, Ed. K.L. Mital, VSP, Utrecht the Netherlands: in review.
  24. Muszyński, L., D. Baptista, D.J. Gardner (2004): A simple geometrical model to predict evaporative behavior of spherical sessile droplets on impermeable surfaces. in: Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion. vol. 4, Ed. K.L. Mital, VSP, Utrecht the Netherlands: in review.
  25. Lagana R., R. Lopez-Anido, L. Muszyński , S.M. Shaler (2004): Model for hygro-mechanical time-dependent behavior of multi-directional phenolic matrix composite laminates with mechano-sorptive response. Composite Science and Technology. submitted
  26. Herzog B, B. Goodell, R. Lopez-Anido, L. Muszyński , D.J. Gardner, and C. Tascioglu (2004): Effect of Creosote or Copper Naphthenate Preservative Treatments on Properties of FRP Composite Materials Used for Wood Reinforcement. Journal of Advanced Materials, SAMPE, 36(4): 25-33.
  27. Muszyński, L., M.E.P. Wålinder, C. Pîrvu, D.J. Gardner, S.M. Shaler, (2003): Application of droplet dynamics analysis for assessment of water penetration resistance of coatings. in: Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion. vol. 3, Ed. K.L. Mital, VSP, Utrecht the Netherlands: 463 – 478.
  28. Muszyński, L., F. Wang, S.M. Shaler, (2002): Short Term Creep Tests on Phenol Resorcinol Formaldehyde (PRF) Resin Undergoing Moisture Content Changes. Wood and Fiber Sience. 34 (4): 612-624. (Marra Award 2003)
  29. Shaler, S M., E. Landis, L. Muszyński , S. Vasic, Q. Cheng, (2003): Damage Assessment in Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) by Means of Material Level Microstructural Characterization. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Woodfiber-Plastic Composites, Madison, WI, May 19-20, 2003: 151 – 156.
  30. Muszyński, L., M.E.P. Wålinder, C. Pîrvu, D.J. Gardner, (2003): Application of droplet dynamic method for characterization of water penetration into permeable surfaces. Proceedings of the 8th International IUFRO Wood Drying Conference. Brasov, Romania (August 24-29): 360-365.
  31. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, and S.M. Shaler, (2003): An optical method for characterization of basic hygro-mechanical properties of solid wood in tension. Proceedings of the 8th International IUFRO Wood Drying Conference. Brasov, Romania (August 24-29): 77-82.
  32. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, and S.M. Shaler, (2002): Requirements for experimental methods for quantification of the mechano-sorptive behavior of wood. Proceedings of “Quality Drying: The Key to Profitable Manufacturing” FPS Conference in Montreal (September 23-25): 185-188.
  33. Lopez-Anido, R., L. Muszyński , D.J. Gardner, B. Goodell, Y. Hong, L. Eisenheld, and B. Herzog, (2002), Performance-Based Material Evaluation of FRP Composite Reinforcement Bonded to Glulam Members. Proceedings of 10th Japan-US Conference on Composite Materials, September 16-18, Stanford University, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 462-471.
  34. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, S.M. Shaler, (2002): Optical Measurements of Wood Deformations in Changing Climate. Proceedings of 2002 SEM IX International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, June, 10-12, 2002, Milwaukee, WI: pp 298-301.
  35. Lopez-Anido, R., D.J. Gardner, L. Muszyński , B. Goodell, H. Dagher, Y. Hong, and L. Eisenheld, (2002), "Performance-Based material Evaluation of FRP Composite Reinforcement Bonded to Glulam Members. in: Benmokrane B. (Ed.), 2002: Proceedings of Second International Conference on Durability of Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Construction (CDCC 2002)., (Peer-reviewed). Montréal, (Québec) Canada. May 29-31.
  36. Lopez-Anido R., L. Muszyński , D.J. Gardner, and B. Goodell (2001): FRP-Glulam Structures: From Material and Processing Issues to a Performance-Based Evaluation Methodology. In: Proceedings of Workshop - Composites in Construction: A Reality, Capri, Italy, July 20-21. (Peer-reviewed), Special Publication, ASCE Press, Reston, VA: 149-159.
  37. Moliński, W., J. Raczkowski, L. Muszyński , (2000): Acoustic Emission Generated upon Mechano-Sorptive Creep of Wood Bent Across to the Grain under Asymmetrical Moistening. Holzforschung, 54: 305–308.
  38. Muszyński, L., F. Wang, S.M. Shaler, (2000): Short Term Creep Tests on PRF Resin Undergoing Moisture Content Changes. in: Proceedings of Wood Adhesives 2000 Conference June 22-23, 2000 in South Lake Tahoe, NV, (Peer-reviewed): pp. 299 – 305.
  39. Muszyński, L., R. Lopez-Anido, S.M. Shaler, (2000): Image Correlation Analysis Applied to Measurement of Shear Strains in Laminated Composites. in: Proceedings of the SEM IX International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, June, 5-7, 2000, Orando FL: pp. 163-166.
  40. Muszyński, L., S. Bąk, (1998): Determination of the Mechano-Sorptive Characteristics of Wood by Means of a Simple Experimental Method. in: S. Kurjatko, J. Kudela (ed.): Wood Structure and Properties ’98. Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Wood Structure and Properties. Zvolen, Slovakia, 25-27.08.1998: 149-152.
  41. Cyra G., C. Tanaka, and L. Muszyński , (1998): Evaluation of Surface Finishing Using Non-Contact Laser Sensor Displacement Device. in: S. Kurjatko, J. Kudela (ed): Wood Structure and Properties ’98. Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Wood Structure and Properties. Zvolen, Slovakia, 25-27.08.1998: 115-119.
  42. Ganowicz R., L. Muszyński , (1996). Recent trends in mechano-sorptive creep models for wood. in: A. Jakowluk (ed.). Creep and Coupled Processes. Selected and revised papers of the 5th International Symposium on Creep and Coupled Processes, Białystok 28-30.09.1995: 17-22.
  43. Muszyński, L., P. Olejniczak, (1996): A simple experimental method to determine some basic parameters for mechano-sorptive creep model for wood. Proceedings of the 5th International Wood drying Conference. Quebec, Canada, 13 17.08.1996: pp. 479-483
  44. Ganowicz, R., L. Muszyński, (1995): A simulation method for stresses in drying wood determination. (in Polish). Zeszyty Naukowe Politechniki Gdańskiej. Series: Budownictwo Lądowe. L, 520: 111-124.
  45. Muszyński, L. (1995): Drying stress development in glue-laminated beam undergoing non-symmetrical MC changes. Proceedings of International Seminar on Drying Stresses in Wood. Poznań 26-27.06.1995
  46. Muszyński, L., R. Szukała, (1995): On the Influence of loading heads profile on the determined bending strength. Proceedings of 28th CIB-W18, Copenhagen 1995. CIB-W 18(A)/28-6-3
  47. Muszyński, L. (1994): Stress concentration in wooden specimens during the bending test. Holzforschung und Holzverwertung, 46(1): 12-13.
  48. Szukała R. and L. Muszyński , (1994): The influence of loading head profile on the bending strength determined in standard tests. Proceedings of the 1st European NDE Symposium. Sopron, Hungary 21-23.09.1994, pp.381-389
  49. Ganowicz R. and L. Muszyński , (1994): Stresses in Drying Timber - theoretical analysis. in: Pozgaj A. and Babiak M. (ed.): Wood Structure and Properties ’94. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Wood Structure and Properties. Zvolen, Slovakia, 5-9.09.1994: pp. 83-90
  50. Ganowicz R. and L. Muszyński , (1994): Simulation of Drying Stress in Wood. Proceedings of the 4th IUFRO Wood Drying Conference. Rotorua, New Zealand, 9-13.08.1994, pp.211-220.
  51. Ganowicz R. and L. Muszyński , (1994): Stresses in Drying Wood. (in Polish) Proceedings of 'VIII Sympozjum Suszarnictwa'. SGGW - Warsaw 20-24.06.1994. vol. 1, pp. 96-106.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (Abstracts only)
  1. Zhang X., D.J. Gardner, L. Muszyński (2008): A Review of Resin Droplet Size andSize Distribution in Wood Composite Production. 62nd International Convention FPS/SWST, June 22-24, St. Louis, MO (presentation)
  2. Muszyński, L., Y. Wang and F. Hussain (2008): Characterization of Wood/Polymer Interphase, 10th International Conference on Progress in Biofibre Plastic Composites, May 12-13, Toronto, Canada (presentation)
  3. Muszyński, L., Y. Wang and F. Hussain (2008): Coupling X-Ray Computed Tomography and Advanced Imaging Techniques for Morphological Characterization of WPCs, 10th International Conference on Progress in Biofibre Plastic Composites, May 12-13, Toronto, Canada (poster)
  4. Muszyński, L., Y. Wang and F. Hussain (2008): Assessment of The Effect of Environmental Exposure on Wood Plastic Composites Using X-Ray CT Imaging, 10th International Conference on Progress in Biofibre Plastic Composites, May 12-13, Toronto, Canada (poster)
  5. Muszyński, L., J. Nairn (2008): Coupling Advanced Imaging Analysis and Morphology Based Modeling for Integrated Characterization of Micro-Mechanics of Wood And Wood-Based Composites, International Conference PHOTOMECHANICS 2008, July 7th-9th, Loughborough, UK (poster)
  6. Muszyński, L., B. Clouet and R. Pommier (2008): Optical Measurement of Local Strains Development in Finger-Jointed Wood Subjected to Static and Sustained Loads, International Conference PHOTOMECHANICS 2008, July 7th-9th, Loughborough, UK (poster)
  7. Muszyński, L., B. Clouet and R. Pommier (2008): Optical Measurement of Local Strains Development in Finger-Jointed Wood Subjected to Static and Sustained Loads, (Ref: 2745), 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM VIII) and 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Science and Engineering (ECCOMAS V), Venice, Italy, June 30 - July 5 (presentation)
  8. Muszyński, L. and Y. Wang (2008): Morphological Characterization of Wood/Polymer Interphase in Wood-Plastic Composites Using Advanced Imaging Tools, (Ref: 2744), 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM VIII) and 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Science and Engineering (ECCOMAS V), Venice, Italy, June 30 - July 5 (presentation)
  9. Wang Y. and L. Muszyński (2007): Application of X-ray computed tomography (CT) for assessment of environmental durability of wood-PVC composites. 61st International Convention FPS/SWST, June 10-13, Knoxville, TN (poster)
  10. Zhang X., D.J. Gardner, L. Muszyński (2007): Spray Characteristics and Resin Efficiency Using a Spinning Disk Atomizer. 61st International Convention FPS/SWST, June 10-13, Knoxville, TN (poster)
  11. Muszyński, L., H.-Y. Kang and M. Milota (2007): Title: Full-field optical measurement of non-uniform drying deformations and drying check formation in refractory species. 61st International Convention FPS/SWST, June 10-13, Knoxville, TN (poster)
  12. Muszyński, L. and Y. Wang (2007): Telling Wood from Plastic: Segmentation of X-ray CT Images of Wood-Plastic Composite Samples. 61st International Convention FPS/SWST, June 10-13, Knoxville, TN (presentation)
  13. Muszyński, L., E. Toplikar, M. Stuart, Y. Wang (2007): Sources of Error and Bias in an Automated Bond Line Thickness Measurement Technique Based on Digital Image Analysis. 61st International Convention FPS/SWST, June 10-13, Knoxville, TN (presentation)
  14. Modzel G.R., A. Kamke, and L. Muszyński (2007): 3-D Reconstruction of Adhesive Bondline. 61st International Convention FPS/SWST, June 10-13, Knoxville, TN (presentation)
  15. Muszyński, L., F. A. Kamke, Y. Wang and G.R. Modzel (2007): Where is the Glue? Development of Non-Destructive In-situ Methods for Characterization of Adhesive Bonds. 61st International Convention FPS/SWST, June 10-13, Knoxville, TN (presentation)
  16. Pommier R., L. Muszyński (2007): Evaluation du comportement d’un assemblage colle par methodes de caracterisation optiques. to be presented at the annual meeting of Association Universitaire de Génie Civil, May 23-25, Bordeaux, France
  17. Kang H.-Y., L. Muszyński , M. Milota (2006): Optical measurement of non-uniform drying strains and drying check formation in refractory species. Quality Drying for the 21st Century: Energy and Market Realities. November 15-17, 2006, Seattle, WA
  18. Frandsen H.L., L. Muszyński , Y. Wang, A. Sevrain (2006): Application of Full Field Optical Measurement Techniques to Investigate Variability of Poisson Effect in Wood And Wood-Plastic Composites (WPC) in Creep Conditions. International Conference PHOTOMECHANICS 2006, July 10th-12th, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  19. Muszyński, L., J. Simonsen, Y. Wang (2006): Effect of gold (Au) nano- and micro-spheres used as high-contrast medium for CT scanning, on tensile properties of WPC specimens. To be presented at the 60th Annual Convention FPS/SWST, June 26, Newport Beach, CA
  20. Muszyński, L., H.L. Frandsen (2006): Experimental characterization of the variability of Poisson effect in solid wood and WPCs. To be presented at the 60th Annual Convention FPS/SWST, June 26, Newport Beach, CA
  21. Frandsen H.L., L. Muszyński (2006): On the Poisson effect in wood and WPCs and its significance for modeling of the time dependent deformations. To be presented at the 60th Annual Convention FPS/SWST, June 26, Newport Beach, CA
  22. Muszyński, L., B. K. Bay, J. Simonsen, Y. Geng, Y. Wang (2005): Evaluation of Durability in Wood-Plastic Composites using X-ray Tomography. Intertech Conference: The Global Outlook for Natural Fiber & Wood Composites 2005. November 14-16. Orlando, FL.
  23. Zhang X., D.J. Gardner, L. Muszyński (2005): Measurement of droplet size and size distribution in resin-adhesive sprays using a laser diffraction analyzer. 3rd International Conference on the Advanced Engineered Wood Composites, July 10-14, Bar Harbor, ME.
  24. Lopez-Anido R., L. Muszyński , D.J. Gardner, B. Goodell, and B. Herzog (2005): Performance-Based Material Evaluation of Reinforced Glued Laminated Timber (Glulam) Beams. 3rd International Conference on the Advanced Engineered Wood Composites, July 10-14, Bar Harbor, ME.
  25. Muszyński, L., B.K. Bay, J. Simonsen, Y. Geng (2005): XMT Imaging and Digital Volume Correlation for Characterization of Micromechanical Performance in Wood-Plastic Composites. 48th Annual Convention SWST, June 19, Quebec City, PQ, Canada
  26. Muszyński, L., D. Baptista, D.J. Gardner (2005): Accelerated experimental method for characterization of water resistance of surface treatments and coatings on wood composites. 39th International Wood Composites Symposium & Technical Workshop, April 4-7, Pullman, WA (invited presentation)
  27. Muszyński, L., D. Baptista, D.J. Gardner (2004): Effect of sessile droplet geometry on the intensity of evaporation in non-saturated environments. The Fourth International Symposium on Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, June 14 - 16, 2004, Philadelphia, PA.
  28. Muszyński, L., D. Baptista, D.J. Gardner (2004): A simple geometrical model to predict evaporative behavior of spherical sessile droplets on impermeable surfaces. The Fourth International Symposium on Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, June 14 - 16, 2004, Philadelphia, PA.
  29. Landis E.N., S.M. Shaler, L. Muszyński , and Q. Cheng (2004): Microtomographic Investigations of Damage in Wood Composites. 3rd International Conference of the European Society for Wood Mechanics, July 5-7, 2004, Vila Real, Portugal.
  30. Shaler, S M., E. Landis, L. Muszyński , Q. Cheng, (2004): X-Ray Microtomography (XMT) and Image Analysis Techniques for Visualization and Quantification of Microstructural Material Features. Forest Product Society 58th Annual Meeting, June 27-30, Grand Rapids, MI: p. 6
  31. Lagana R., L. Muszyński , S. M. Shaler, (2004): Creep of small Red Spruce beams subjected to varying climate conditions. Forest Product Society 58th Annual Meeting, June 27-30, Grand Rapids, MI: p. 35
  32. Lagana R., L. Muszyński , S. M. Shaler, (2004): Hygro-Mechanical properties of Red Spruce in compression parallel to grain in varying climate conditions. Forest Product Society 58th Annual Meeting, June 27-30, Grand Rapids, MI: p. 35
  33. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, S. M. Shaler, (2004): Optical Measurement of Poisson Effect in Small Spruce Specimens in Changing Climate Conditions. Forest Product Society 58th Annual Meeting, June 27-30, Grand Rapids, MI: p. 5
  34. Shaler, S M., E. Landis, L. Muszyński , S. Vasic, (2003):Damage Assessment in Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) by Means of Material Level Microstructural Characterization. 7th International Conference on Woodfiber-Plastic Composites, Madison, WI, May 19-20, 2003.
  35. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, S. M. Shaler, (2003): Remarks on experimental methods for quantification of the mechano-sorptive behavior of wood. Forest Product Society 57th Annual Meeting, June 22-25, Seattle, WA: p. 47
  36. Herzog B, B. Goodell, R. Lopez-Anido, D.J. Gardner, and L. Muszyński, (2003): Evaluation of Preservative treatments on Mechanical Properties of Wood-FRP Composite Materials. Forest Product Society 57th Annual Meeting, June 22-25, Seattle, WA: pp. 22-23
  37. Lagana, R., S.M. Shaler, L. Muszyński , (2003): Hygro-mechanical behavior of thin spruce specimens under tensile load. Forest Product Society 57th Annual Meeting, June 22-25, Seattle, WA: p. 46
  38. L. Muszyński, Shaler, S M., E. Landis, Q. Cheng, S. Vasic, (2003): X-Ray Microtomography: A Tool for Microstructural Assessment of Wood Composite Materials. Forest Product Society 57th Annual Meeting, June 22-25, Seattle, WA: p. 47.
  39. Shaler, S M., E. Landis, L. Muszyński , Q. Cheng, S. Vasic, (2003): Material Level Microstructural Characterization for Assessment of Damage in Wood Plastic Composites. Forest Product Society 57th Annual Meeting, June 22-25, Seattle, WA: p. 47
  40. Muszyński, L., R. Lagana, S. M. Shaler, (2002): Measurement of Mechano-Sorptive Deformations of Small Wooden Specimens by Means of Digital Image Correlation (DIC) Method. Forest Product Society 56th Annual Meeting, June 23-26, 2002, Madison, WI: p.15
  41. Muszyński, L., M.E.P. Wålinder, C. Pîrvu, D.J. Gardner, S.M. Shaler, (2002): Assessment of water penetration resistance of coatings on wood and wood composites by droplet dynamics analysis. Forest Product Society 56th Annual Meeting, June 23-26, 2002, Madison, WI: p. 15
  42. Muszyński, L., M.E.P. Wålinder, C. Pîrvu, D.J. Gardner and S.M. Shaler. 2002. Application of droplet dynamics analysis for assessment of water penetration resistance of coatings. Third International Symposium on Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion. May 20–22, Providence, RI: p. 50
  43. Ciprian Pîrvu, Magnus E. P. Wålinder, L. Muszyński , Douglas J. Gardner, Stephen M. Shaler, (2002): Performance of edge coatings for structural OSB panels exposed to moist environments. 36th International Wood Composite Materials Symposium, April 8-11, 2002, Pullman, WA.
  44. Muszyński, L., Shaler S.M., Lagana, R. (2001): Material Level Testing for Determination of the Mechano-Sorptive Properties of Wood. Presented at: Second International Conference on Advanced Engineered Wood Composites, August 2001, Bethel, ME.
  45. Lopez-Anido R., D.J. Gardner, L. Muszyński , B. Goodell, H. Dagher, S. O’Neill, Y. Hong and L. Eisenheld, (2001): Material Qualification of FRP Reinforcement Bonded to Glulam Members Presented at: Second International Conference on Advanced Engineered Wood Composites, August 2001, Bethel, ME.
  46. Yong Hong, Muszyński, L., Lopez-Anido R. (2001): Design, Calibration and Application of a Laminating Press Prototype for FRP-glulam Material Specimens. Presented at Second International Conference on Advanced Engineered Wood Composites, August 2001, Bethel, ME.
  47. Muszyński, L., Shaler S.M., Lagana, R. (2001): Material Level Tests for Determination of the Mechano-Sorptive Properties of Wood. Forest Product Society 55th Annual Meeting, June 23-27, 2001, Baltimore, MD: p. 41.
  48. Yong Hong, L. Muszyński , R. Lopez-Anido (2001): Design, Calibration and Application of a Laminating Press Prototype for FRP-glulam Material Specimens. Forest Product Society 55th Annual Meeting, June 23-27, 2001, Baltimore, MD: p. 60.
  49. Lopez-Anido R., L. Muszyński , D. Gardner, B. Goodell (2001): Performance-Based Material Evaluation Methodology for FRP-Glulam Beams. Forest Product Society 55th Annual Meeting, June 23-27, 2001, Baltimore, MD: p. 59.
  50. Wang, F., Muszyński, L., Shaler, S.M., (1999): Machine Vision Gaging Application to Creep of PRF Resin Films. in: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advanced Engineered Wood Composites. Bar Harbor, Maine, USA. July 5-8. 1999: p. 41.

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