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Grants and Contracts

  • Strengthening Rheology, R2R Film Forming and Physi-sorption Facility for Nanocellulose Based Materials at LFPDC. 6/1/2018 to 6/30/2019.
  • Cellulosic Nanomaterials as Multifunctional Additives in Low-Solid Bentonite-Water- Based Drilling Fluids for Oil and Gas Industry. USDA Forest Services and US Endowment. 6/1/2017 to 5/31/2020.
  • Sustainable Composite Infill Materials for Artificial Turf. LEQSF(2017-19)-RD-B-01. 7/2017-6/2019.
  • Cellulose nanofiber supported batteries: energy density control. LEQSF RCS. Q. Wu. 7/1/2017 – 6/2018.
  • Sustainable composite infill materials for artificial turf. LSU LIFT Grant. 7/1/2016-12/31/2017.
  • Enhancing nanocellulose manufacturing facility for advanced material research and development. LA BOR Enhancement. 7/1/2016-6/30/2018.
  • Nanocellulose and 3D printing. Korea Institute of Forest Science, Seoul, Korea. 1/1/2016-12/31/2020.
  • Using nanoparticles to tailor rheological and filtration properties of drilling fluids: industrial application. LEQSF(2015-17)-RD-B-01. Q Wu. 7/2015-6/2017.
  • Cellulose Nanoparticle Reinforced Cements for Oil/Gas Well Casing Applications. LSU Economic Development Assistantship. Q. Wu. 2014-2018.
  • Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D) Monitoring for Advanced Material Research and Development. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund – Enhancement. Q. Wu. 2013-2014.
  • Developing cellulose nanofiber-based membrane for energy device application. LSU Economic Development Assistantship. Q. Wu 2013-2016.
  • Biodegradable Nano-fibrous Materials Modified by Biopolymer Nanoparticles through Coaxial Electrospinning. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund – pFund. Q. Wu. 2013-2014.
  • Developing Lost Circulation Control Material for High Temperature Drilling Applications. LSU Economic Development Assistantship. Q. Wu 2012-2015.
  • Formulation Development for Continuous Fiber Reinforced wood plastic composites. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund – EPS-OPT-IN. Q. Wu. 2011-2013.
  • Reinforced Polymer Composite Systems as Lost Circulation Control Material in Oil Drilling Industry. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund – Industrial Tie. Wu, Q. 2010-2013.
  • Nanotechnology Application for Forest Health Control. USDA 1890 Capacity Building Grant with Drs. Y Qi and K. Lian. 2008-2013.
  • Enhancing R&D Capability for Creating and Characterizing Microcellular Structured Materials in Sustainable Engineering Composite Research, Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. Q. L. Wu/John Pojiman. 2009 - 2011.
  • High performance biocomposites. LA BOR Governor Bio-Initiative with Drs. Chen, Y. and G. Henderson. 2008-2009.
  • Thermoplastics composites reinforced with natural fibers and/or inorganic nano-particles. USDA/DOE Biomass Initiative. Wu, Q., C. M. Clemons, K. Lian, and Y. Lei. 2008-2012.
  • Advanced Profile Extrusion Facility for Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite Research and Development. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. Q. L. Wu. 2007 - 2008.
  • Nano Copper Carbon Core-Shell (NCCCS) Compound for Next Generation Wood-Based Treatments: Industrial Application Development. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund – Industrial Tie. Wu, Q/Kun Lian. 2006-2010.
  • Wood Durability Testing (With Dr. Todd Shupe). Industry Support. 2007.
  • AgCenter BAIT Grant on Thermal Responsive Nanoparticles. 2007.
  • NSF/la-BOR LINK Grant. Wu, Q. 03/2006.
  • Natural Fiber and Polymer Composite as Advanced Engineering Materials. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund – Industrial Tie. Wu, Q. 2005-2008.
  • High performance biocomposites. LA BOR Governor Bio-Initiative. Chen, Y., Q. Wu, and G. Henderson. 2003 - 2008.
  • Characterization of engineering properties of strand-based composites using x-ray tomography and finite element techniques. USDA NRICGP (Wood Fiber). Wu, Q. and L.B. Wang. 2003 – 2007.
  • Industry supports on wood durability. 2005-2006.
  • Industry supports - composite processing. Q. Wu. 2004.
  • Micro-thermal analyzer (μ-TA) for advanced interfacial characterization in bio-fiber and polymer composites. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. Wu, Q. 2004-2005.
  • Enhancement of wood-based Durability Facilities at the LFPDC. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. Smith, W.R., T.F. Shupe, Q.L. Wu, R.P Vlosky. 2004 - 2005.
  • Economic Feasibility Study of Using Comrind as a Supplemental Raw Material for Structural Composite Manufacturing. American Sugar Cane League I. Wu, Q, M. E. Salassi, R.P. Vlosky, and B.L. Legendre. 2004 –2005.
  • Economic Feasibility Study of Using Comrind as a Supplemental Raw Material for Structural Composite Manufacturing II. Louisiana Department of Economic Development. Wu, Q, M. E. Salassi, R.P. Vlosky, and B.L. Legendre. 2004 – 2005.
  • Evaluating Product Performance of the Wagner Chemical for Treating Wood and Wood Composites. The Wagner Technology Company. Wu, Q., and R. Vlosky. 2003.
  • Lumber Drying Research for ROM Lumber Company . Roy Martin Lumber Company . Smith, W. R., T. F. Shupe, and Q. Wu. 2003.
  • Linear expansion study of commercial OSB. Roy Martin Lumber Company. Wu, Q. 2003.
  • Termite-related Research. AgCenter FST Fund. Smith, R. W., Wu, Q., and T. F. Shupe. 2003 – 2004.
  • Comrind and Wood OSB. Roy Martin Lumber Company. Wu, Q. 2003 .
  • Termite-related Research. Ag Center FST Funds. Smith, R. W., Wu, Q., and T. F. Shupe. 2002 – 2003.
  • Enhancing analytical capability for wood and polymer chemistry research at the Louisiana Forest Products Laboratory. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. Wu, Q. 2002 - 2003.
  • Termite-related Research. AgCenter FST Fund. Smith, R. W., Wu, Q., and T. F. Shupe. 2001 – 2002.
  • Industry support - wood composites. Wu, Q. 2000-2002.
  • Durability Analysis of Borate-modified Oriented Strandboard. National Science Fundation-PATH. Wu, Q. 2000-2004.
  • Tree Ring Properties and Environmental Interaction Evaluation Laboratory (TREE). Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. Chambers, J., Q. Wu, and Joy Young. 2000 - 2001.
  • Wood Processing. Industry/Individuals. Wu, Q. February 1999.
  • Investigating the Influence of Voids on the Engineering Constants of Oriented Strandboard. USDA NRI Competitive Grant Program. Wu, Q. 1999 - 2003.
  • Enhancing Wood Composites Manufacturing Facilities for the Louisiana Forest Products Laboratory. Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. Wu, Q., and W. R. Smith. 1998 - 1999.
  • Wood Processing. Industry supports. Wu, Q. February 1998.
  • Dimensional Stability and Durability of Oriented Strandboard II. USDA NRI Competitive Grant Program. Wu, Q. 1997 - 1999.
  • Dimensional Stability and Durability of Oriented Strandboard I. LEQSF – RCS. Wu, Q. 1997-1999.
  • Wood Processing. Industry/Individuals. Wu, Q. 1996-1997.
  • Travel Grant for Emerging Faculty. NSF/EPSCoR. September 1996.
revised: 31-May-2018 msb