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Professor was awarded an August-Wilhelm Scheer visiting professorship at the Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM), Germany

Oct. 4, 2016 – By Barry Goodell


Dr. Goodell in Germany Professor Goodell – and a bit of Professor Richter’s head - bicycling to meetings in Munich, Germany in June 2016. (Photo by K. Richter)

Professor Barry Goodell was awarded an August-Wilhelm Scheer Visiting Professorship at theTechnische Universität München (TUM), Germany this year.  Professor Klaus Richter at TUM nominated Goodell, and also served as an excellent and friendly host for Goodell’s visit.  The Scheer Professorship allowed Goodell to visit Munich in June, where he worked with Richter and Assistant Professor Phillip Benz on developing research collaboration. Goodell also gave several lectures and a keynote talk at meetings there, toured industry sites and worked with several of the students and staff at TUM; all of which was a very rewarding experience.  He is deeply indebted to Professor Richter for his hospitality, and that of his staff.  This summer, Goodell also attended and spoke at: the International Research Group on Wood Protection meetings in Lisbon, Portugal; the International Academy of Wood Scientists meeting in Paris, France, where he attended as a Fellow; Meetings of the BioMim research group in Oslo, Norway; and the LignoBiotech IV meetings in Madrid, Spain.

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