Modeling the interacting influence of wood fiber geometry and orientations on the physical and strength properties of wood based composites through the applications of stochastic theory, engineering mechanics, finite element methods, and robot-based forming systems.
Use of fiber reinforcement to enhance the performance of wood products.
Modeling and testing of timber components and structures subject to seismic and other loadings.
Development of random field model to study the within member variation of strength properties in lumber.
Establishing in-grade based test data to evaluate mechanical properties of wood products.
Development of advance grading techniques to improve strength predictions of lumber.
Reliability-based evaluation of performance.
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE
Member, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC APEGBC
Member, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers CSCE
Fellow, International Academy of Wood Science IAWS
Fellow, Institute of Wood Science
Nov., 1992, University of British Columbia, Wood Mechanics, Ph.D.
May, 1985, University of British Columbia, Structural Engineering, M.A.Sc.
May, 1982, University of British Columbia, Civil Engineering, B.A.Sc.
Mechanics of Materials、Applied Wood Mechanics、Advanced Wood Mechanics、Timber Design、木结构（同济）