NC State University, Dept. of Forest Biomaterials

The Department of Forest Biomaterials at NC State’s College of Natural Resources is home to one of the oldest and most respected paper science and engineering programs in the world and a new cutting-edge program in sustainable materials and technology. We are passionate global leaders in innovative forest biomaterials research, educators of tomorrow’s industry leaders, and creators of professional development training for current professionals. We not only deliver a modern and impactful curriculum to our students — we create sustainable solutions to address the materials and energy resources issues facing society.

Since our founding in 1929, we’ve been known for research and educational excellence, biomass utilization and sustainable biomaterials, and novel and innovative solutions to industry challenges. We serve the public, support the land-grant mission of NC State University, translate and apply research that drives discovery and generates value, advance knowledge through science, and educate and train future leaders.