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McNeel, Joseph

Director of Appalachian Hardwood Center
Professor of Wood Science and Technology

Dr. Joe McNeel earned a bachelor of science degree in forest management from West Virginia University, and a master of science degree and a doctorate in industrial forest management from Virginia Tech University. Dr. McNeel is the director of the Appalachian Hardwood Center and a professor in wood science and technology.


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  1. Hassler, Curt, S. Grushecky, Larry Osborn, and Joseph McNeel. 2018. Hardwood Log Grading In The Us: An Historical Perspective. Forest Products Journal. (In Review).
  2. Hassler, Curt, S. Grushecky, Larry Osborn, and Joseph McNeel. 2018. Hardwood Log Grading In The Us: A Hardwood Industry Perspective. Forest Products Journal. (In Review).
  3. Levente Denes, E. Lang, and J. McNeel. 2017. Development of Veneer-based Corrugated Composites, Part 1: Manufacture and Basic Material Properties. BioResources 12(1): pp. 774-784.
  4. Levente, Denes, E. Lang, J. McNeel, and B. McGraw. 2017. Development of Veneer-based Corrugated Composites, Part 2: Evaluation of Structural Joints and Applications. BioResources 12(2): pp. 3478-3489.
  5. Wu, Jinzhuo, J. Wang, and J. McNeel. 2011. Economic modeling of woody biomass utilization for bioenergy and its application in central Appalachia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41:165-179.
  6. Deng, J., K. Arano, C. Pierskalla, and J. McNeel. 2010. Linking urban forests and urban tourism: A case of Savannah, Georgia. Tourism Analysis. (15) 167-181.
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