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John Bouldin

Managing Director for the Center of Packaging and Unit Load Design, Ph.D. (Virginia Tech)
John Bouldin
Brooks Forest Products Center (0503)
1650 Research Center Drive
Blacksburg, VA

Currently 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.

Areas of Expertise

  • Design of custom test protocols
  • Design of custom test jig apparatuses
  • Design of custom data collection spreadsheets
  • Engineered Wood Products in Residential Construction
  • Residential Property Inspection


  • B.S.¬† ¬†Marketing, Virginia Tech, 1979
  • M.S.¬† MBA Management, Virginia Tech, 1981
  • Ph.D. Wood Science, Virginia Tech, 2011