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Dawson-Andoh, Ben

Professor of Wood Science & Technology

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  1. Nkansah K., O. Adedipe, B. Dawson-Andoh, E. Atta-Obeng, J. Slahor and L. Osborn. 2015. Determination of concentration of ACQ wood preservatives components by UV-Visible spectroscopy coupled with multivariate data analysis. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems. 147: 157-166.
  2. Tidwell, J. E., B. Dawson-Andoh, E. O. Adedipe, K. Nkansah and M. J. Dietz. Can Near-Infrared spectroscopy detect and differentiate implant-associated biofilms? 2015. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. DOI.1007/s11999-015-44971-1
  3. Seehra M., S. K. Pyapalli, J. Poston, E. Atta-Obeng and B. Dawson-Andoh. 2015. Hydrothermal conversion of commercial lignin to carbonaceous materials. J. Indian Acad. Wood Sci. 12 (1): 29-36
  4. Adedipe O. E and B. Dawson-Andoh. 2012. Rapid separation of three Canadian Softwoods with spectroscopy. Journal of Wood Science and Technology Journal . 46:1193-1202
  5. Cody, R.B., A.J. Dane, B. Dawson-Andoh, E.O. Adedipe, and K. Nkansah. 2012. Rapid classification of White Oak and Northern Red Oak by using Pyrolysis Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART™) and Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. J. Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 95: 134-137.

Research Focus

  1. Chemistry, chemical analysis, characterization and processing of lignocellulose and biomaterials
  2. Fungi-mediated processing of lignocellulose and biomaterials
  3. Biodeterioration/protection of lignocellulose and biomaterials
  4. Waste-steams – characterization and valorization