ASCC Researcher, Dr. Douglas Gardner, Reaches 9,000+ Journal Citations

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ASCC Researcher, Dr. Douglas Gardner, Reaches 9,000+ Journal Citations

ORONO, Maine 𑁋 The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center researcher Dr. Douglas J. Gardner has recently been recognized for his published journal articles being cited over 9,000 times in other works. His articles include his research on wood-polymer composite materials, adhesion, nanocomposites, and additive manufacturing. Gardner has co-authored over 230 publications, 140 research presentations, and 5 patents.

Alongside his work at the ASCC, Gardner has many other affiliations. He is a professor and program leader of Sustainable Materials Technology in the UMaine School of Forest Resources, a member of the Forest Bioproducts Research Institute, and is a Fellow and past-President of the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST). Gardner also serves on the editorial advisory board of the publication Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives.

A graduate himself of the University of Maine, Gardner received his Bachelors of Science in Forestry and  Certificate of Advanced Study in Pulp and Paper Management before his doctoral work at Mississippi State University.

Gardner has received many awards for his work, such as the 2021 Advanced Structures and Composites Center Director’s Award, the G. Peirce and Florence Pitts Weber Outstanding Researcher in Forest Resources Award in 2004-2005, 2011-2012, and 2018-2019, and the 2007 Director’s Outstanding Faculty Award at the UMaine AEWC Center. He was also awarded the 1st place George Marra Award of Excellence in 2017 and the SWST recognized Gardner for the Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Educator Award in 2014 and 2018 respectively. 

To read more about Doug Gardner’s credentials, history, and work, visit this link.

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