Dr. Bouldin received his B.S. in Marketing from Virginia Tech in 1979. He went on to earn his M.S. in MBA Management in 1981 and his Ph.D. in Wood Science in 2011 both from Virginia Tech as well.
His main areas of expertise include: the design of custom test protocols, the design of custom test apparatuses, and the design of custom data collection spreadsheets. He has previous knowledge of and experience with the use of engineered wood products in residential construction and residential property inspections.
Currently Dr. Bouldin is working on a project involving cross-laminated timber panels made of southern yellow pine. This exciting new engineered wood product has broad potential applications in mid-rise construction as a sustainable alternative to concrete in certain structural uses.
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