Mohammadali Azadfar

Mohammadali Azadfar, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of environmental & renewable resources in the State University of New York Morrisville School of Agriculture, Business & Technology. Prior to joining Morrisville in 2019, he was a postdoctoral research associate in the Composite Materials and Engineering Center's Wood Materials Engineering Laboratory at Washington State University (Pullman, Wash.). He received his Ph.D. in bioenergy and bioproducts engineering from the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at Washington State University in 2016 and completed his M.S. and B.S. in natural resources engineering-wood science and engineering in Tehran, Iran.

Technical Interests

  • Wood materials science and engineering
  • Lignocellulosic biomass conversion
  • Industrial extension/outreach in forest products

Teaching Interests

  • Engineered wood products
  • Lignocellulosic biomass processing
  • Primary, secondary, and advanced wood processing
  • Chemical-analytical techniques and mechanical testing
  • Implement QFD in forest products and technology roadmapping