Article taken from: https://blog.providence.org/leadership-perspectives/innovation-and-partnership-for-healthier-housing

"As an interested partner in the use of wood products in healthcare, PSJH Real Estate Strategy and Operations (RESO) has recently endorsed two grant applications through the University of Oregon’s Institute for Health in the Built Environment (located in Portland, OR) to study both cross-laminated timber (CLT) and mass plywood panels (MPP).  

Position Announcement

This 9-month, 1.0 FTE, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Advanced Wood

Manufacturing is a shared position with the College of Forestry (COF) and the College of Engineering

(COE) at Oregon State University (OSU). Duties include research, teaching and service. PhD required by

the time of hire focusing on Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Electrical Engineering, Wood Science,

Study at a leading epicenter of the U.S. mass timber movement and earn a Master of Science in Architecture with a focus in Mass Timber Design from the University of Oregon School of Architecture & Environment!

The Architecture Department at the University of Oregon is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position in Mass Timber Design and Construction to begin Fall 2020. Candidates should have the potential to make a strong contribution to the design and technical areas of the curriculum and to pursue a well-defined research and/or creative practice agenda with a commitment to sustained inquiry into emerging issues in the field. 

 

The new 25-foot tall reaction wall and 60-by-80-foot strong floor at the A.A. “Red” Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Lab will be used for large scale testing of mass timber assemblies and building systems, including three-story systems in Arijit Sinha’s upcoming lateral design research.  

 

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