Dr. Qinglin WuQinglin Wu

Cain Chair and Roy O. Martin Sr. Professor
Composites and Engineered Wood Products

Forest Products

Room 107 RNR Bldg
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

phone: (225) 578-8369
fax:  (225) 578-4251
email:  qwu@agcenter.lsu.edu

Wu Lab
Composite Engineering Lab
Wood Durability Lab


  • Ph. D. - 1993 - Forest Products with a minor in Mechanical Engineering (Solid Mechanics), Oregon State University, Corvallis,Oregon.
  • M. Eng. Sci. - 1989 - Mechanical Engineering, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia.
  • B. S. - 1983 - Agricultural Engineering, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, P. R. China.


Wood/natural fiber polymer composites, biomaterials from natural polymers, composite durability and engineering performance, and nano-composite materials .


  • Nanocellulose and it applications
  • Lost circulation control materials development
  • Natural fiber reinforced plastic composites – coextrusion processing
  • Dimensional stability and durability of wood-based composites

Courses Taught

  • RNR 7029A – Mechanics of Wood and Wood Composites
  • RNR 7029B – Wood Composite Manufacturing
  • RNR 2042 – Introduction to Wood Science and Forest Products