John Bouldin

Managing Director for the Center of Packaging and Unit Load Design

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
John Bouldin
  • (540) 231-5370
  • Brooks Forest Products Center (0503)
    1650 Research Center Drive
    Blacksburg, VA