Dr. David N. Hon
103 Charissa Drive
Clemson SC, 29631
I have focused on all aspects of wood and cellulose chemistry over the past 30 years of research, familiar with a broad range of wood products.
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Education: 1977 Ph.D. (Wood Chemistry), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1974 M.S. (Polymer Science), Gunma University 1972 B.Eng. (Industrial Chemistry), Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology Professional Positions 2002 - Present Professor Emeritus of Wood Chemistry, Department of Forest Resources, Clemson University 1986 - 2002 Professor of Wood Chemistry and Coordinator for Wood, Fiber and Polymer Research, Department of Forest Resources, Clemson University 1982 - 1983 Associate Professor of Wood Chemistry, Department of Forest Products, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University 1977 - 1982 Assistant Professor of Wood Chemistry, Department of Forest Products, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University 1974 Analytical Chemist, Lian Hoe Brothers Poultry Co. Selected Publications Hon, D. N.-S. 1981. Photochemical degradation of lignocellulosic materials. In Developments in Polymer Degradation--3. N. Grassie, ed. Applied Science Publishers, London. pp.519-529. Hon, D. N.-S. 1989. Surface chemistry of oxidized wood. In Cellulose and Wood: Chemistry and Technology. C. Schuerch, ed., pp. 1401-1427. Hon, D. N.-S. and W. Y. Chao. 1992. Commingled plastic and newspaper composites. Plastics Engineering. 48(10):25-28. Hon, D. N.-S. 1994. Degradative effects of ultraviolet light and acid rain on wood surface quality. Wood and Fiber Science. 26(2): 185-191. Hon, D. N.-S. 1994. Analysis of adhesives. In Handbook of Adhesives Technology. A. Pizzi and K. L. Mittal (eds.), Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 129-150. Hon, D. N.-S., editor. 1996. Chemical Modification of Lignocellulosic Materials. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York. Hon, D. N.-S. 1996. Cellulose and its derivatives: Structures, reactions, and medical uses. In Polysaccharides in Medicine and Biotechnology. D. Severian, ed. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York. Chapter 4. Pp. 87-105. Hon, D. N.-S. and N. Shiraishi, eds. 2000. Wood and Cellulosic Chemistry, Second edition (Revised and expanded), Marcel Dekker, New York.