Dr. Edward D. Entsminger

Dr. Edward D. Entsminger

Title

  • Research Associate III (L,P,S)

Contact Information

Edward.Entsminger@msstate.edu
Office: 662-325-4028
Sustainable Bioproducts, Building 1, Room 1109

Overview

Education

  • Mississippi State University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Forest Resources
  • Mississippi State University, Master of Science (M.S.), Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Sciences
  • University of Rio Grande, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Wildlife and Fish Conservation and Management
  • Hocking College, Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Parks and Recreation and Wildlife Management
  • Hocking College, Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Fish Management and Aquaculture
  • Hocking College, Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Wildlife and Fisheries Management

Research Interests

Research Focus:
Plant and Tree Identification
Fish and Wildlife Identification
Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation
Ecology
Prairies
Reclamation Sites
Forested Environments
Wetlands
Mowing Roadside Right-of-Ways
Using ArcGIS Mapping Software
Mechanical Testing
Lumber Manufacturing
Bio-Based Adhesives
Plywood Manufacturing
Oriented Strand Board (OSB) Manufacturing
Using Guayule Resin into Forest Products
Wood Anatomy and Identification
Forestry
Forest Products
Natural Resources

Skills:
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Outlook
ArcMap GIS Software
Adobe Acrobat Pro
SAS v. 9.4

Teaching Interests

Natural Resources
Wildlife and Fisheries Science
Plant and Tree Identification
Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Mechanical Testing
Lumber Manufacturing
Bio-Based Adhesives
Wood Anatomy and Identification
Coordinates the Wood Magic Science Fair (WMSF) Mobile Unit

Websites

Publications

Year Publications
2021

Lopes, D. V., Bobadilha, G., Burgreen, G., Entsminger, E. D. 2021. Identification of North American Softwoods via Machine Learning. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 51(9):1245-1252.

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2021

Shmulsky, R., Dowd, M. K., Lopes, D. V., Miller, G. D., Entsminger, E. D. 2021. Production of yellow poplar interior plywood with cottonseed-based protein adhesives. Wood Fiber and Science 53(3):206-215.

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2021

Lopes, D. J., Monti, G. F., Burgreen, G. W., Moulin, J. C., Bobadilha, G., Entsminger, E. D., Oliveira, R. F. 2021. Creating high-resolution microscopic cross-section images of hardwood species using generative adversarial networks. Frontiers in Plant Science Journal 12:2282.

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2020

Entsminger, E. D., Brashaw, B. K., Seale, R. D., Ross, R. J. 2020. Machine grading of lumber—Practical concerns for lumber producers. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL–GTR–279 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory

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2020

Turkot, C. G., Seale, R. D., Entsminger, E. D., Franca, F., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Nondestructive Evaluation of Red Oak and White Oak Species. Forest Products Journal 70(3):370-377.

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2020

Maafi, N., Entsminger, E. D., Ingram, L. L., Jeremic Nikolic, D. 2020. Assessment of volatile metabolites for in situ detection of fungal decay in wooden structures. Building and Environment 183(2020):107140.

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2020

Lopes, D. V., Burgreen, G., Entsminger, E. D. 2020. North American hardwoods identification using machine-learning. Forests 11(3):298.

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2019

Entsminger, E. D., Jones, J. C., Guyton, J. W., Leopold, B. D., Strickland, B. K. 2019. Mowing Effects on Woody Stem Density and Woody and Herbaceous Vegetation Heights along Mississippi Highway Right-of-Ways. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 10(1):19-37.

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2019

Cao, G., Shmulsky, R., Liu, M., Entsminger, E. D., Via, B. K., Wan, H. 2019. Characterizing Star-Sawn Pattern Produced and Orthogonally Glued Specimens of Southern Pine. Forest Products Journal 69(1):53-60.

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2018

Junaid, O., Owens, F. C., Entsminger, E. D., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2018. Strength and stiffness properties of small clear specimens taken from commercially procured No.2 2x8 and 2x10 southern pine dimension lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 50(3):363-369.

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2017

Entsminger, E. D., Jones, J. C., Guyton, J. W., Strickland, B. K., Leopold, B. D. 2017. Evaluation of Mowing Frequency on Right-of-Way Plant Communities in Mississippi. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 8(1):125-139.

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2016

Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R., Entsminger, E. D., Bartuli, A., Belalami, S. 2016. Field Test of a Novel Nondestructive Testing Device on Wood Distribution Poles. Wood and Fiber Science 48(3):156-161.

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2016

Luo, Y., Street, J. T., Steele, P. H., Entsminger, E. D., Guda, V. K. 2016. Activated carbon derived from pyrolyzed pinewood char using elevated temperature, KOH, H3PO4, and H2O2. BioResources 11(4):10433-10447.

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Awards & Honors

  • Certified Ordained Deacon since September 2020
    Baptist Association
  • 5 Years of Service Certificate Letter and Pin to Mississippi State University May 2020
    Mississippi State University
  • 2019 Mississippi State University Research Support Award
    Mississippi State University, College of Forest Resources, Forest and Wildlife Research Center
  • 2018 Doris Lee Memorial Staff Award, Professional Non-Faculty Category
    Mississippi State University, College of Forest Resources, Forest and Wildlife Research Center
  • Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB) e-Learning Online Training Course Certification for Southern Yellow Pine (SYP) No. 2 Dimension Lumber Grading Professional Certification since 2015
    Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB)
  • Wetland Professional In Training (WPIT) Professional Certification since 2015
    Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)
  • Associate Fisheries Professional (FP-A) Professional Certification since 2015
    American Fisheries Society (AFS)
  • Associate Wildlife Biologist (AWB®) Professional Certification since 2015
    The Wildlife Society (TWS)
  • QPR Suicide Prevention Training Certification
    Mississippi State University
  • Certified Pack Test Red-Card Wildland Fire Fighter
    United States Forest Service (USFS)
  • Certificate of Training in Exploring Differences
    Mississippi State University, Office of Diversity and Equity
  • Project Learning Tree (PLT) Certificate of Achievement and Training in Mississippi
    Project Learning Tree Educators Workshop
  • Basic Plus CPR, AED, and Medic First Aid for Adults Certification since 2010
    Mississippi State University
  • Bloodborne Pathogens and OPIM Certification since 2010
    Mississippi State University
  • Watershed Management Training Certificate
    United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water
  • Certificate of Academic Achievement Award
    University of Rio Grande
  • Certified Pack Test Red-Card Wildland Fire Fighter
    Hocking College
  • Herbicide Applicator Training
    Wayne National Forest USFS
  • Occupational Certificate for Aquaculture & Fish Hatchery Aide
    Hocking College
  • Occupational Certificate for Fisheries Management Aide
    Hocking College
  • Occupational Certificate for Wildlife Conservation Aide
    Hocking College
  • Certificate of Welding
    Hocking College
  • The Soren Eriksson Ecosystem Training Center Chain Saw Training Level I
    Hocking College

Society Memberships

  • American Wood Protection Association (AWPA)
  • Forest Products Society (FPS)
  • Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society
  • International Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST)
  • Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity Member
  • The Society for Collegiate Leadership and Achievement (SCLA) Honor Society
  • Bass Anglers Sportsman’s Society (BASS)
  • Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS)
  • North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)
  • Weed Science Society of America (WSSA)
  • Ecological Society of America (ESA)
  • Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)
  • The Wildlife Society (TWS)
  • Student Association for Fire Ecology (SAFE)
  • Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA)
  • Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)
  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
  • Alpha Theta Chapter of Xi Sigma Pi at Mississippi State University, College of Forest Resources
  • American Fisheries Society (AFS)
  • Society of American Foresters (SAF)
  • Boone and Crockett Club (B&C)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP)
  • Mississippi Environmental Education Alliance (MEEA)
  • Mississippi Native Plant Society (MSNPS)
  • National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
  • Sierra Club Organization
  • The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
  • Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)
  • Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society, Alpha Mu Delta Chapter