Professor and Extension Specialist
Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, Virginia Tech
Brian H. Bond, Ph.D., serves as a professor and extension specialist in the area of wood products manufacturing. His focus is on improving the manufacture and sustainable use of wood products. He has twenty years experience in wood drying, sawmill performance, and the performance of wood products (flooring, furniture, etc.). Brian has a teaching, extension and research appointment, has taught over 300 continuing education courses, published 40 scientific papers and 60 trade journal articles on the subjects of manufacturing and using wood products He also has an interest in training preparing students to take on leadership roles in the area of natural resources and is director of the College of Natural Resources Leadership Institute.