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Joseph Pomponi

M.S. Candidate, Sustainable Biomaterials

Academic Background:

B.S. degree in Biorenewable Systems: Bioproducts option from Penn State University


Management trainee at Baillie Lumber in Galion, Ohio. Responsibilities included: new employee training, product quality control, management/supervision over yard employees, and inventory. Learned how to deal with a multitude of personalities, the importance of worker loyalty, how to handle stressful situations, and the process of drying lumber in a manufacturing setting.

Research interests:

Supply chain

Engineered wood products 

Major Professor:

Dr. Henry Quesada