Dr. H. Michael Barnes

Dr. H. Michael  Barnes


  • Warren S. Thompson Emeritus Professor of Wood Science and Technology

Contact Information



    SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Ph.D., Wood Material Science
    Louisiana State University, M.S., Forest Products Technology
    Louisiana State University, B.S., Forestry

Research Interests

    Durability of Lignocellulosic Composites
    Treatment Mechanics
    Properties of Treated Wood & Composites

Awards & Honors

    2016 Regions Bank-MSU DAFVM Superior Faculty Award for Service
    2015 LSU School of Renewal Natural Resources Hall of Fame
    2008 Society of Wood Science and Technology Distinguished Service Award
    2008 Forest Products Society Distinguished Service Award
    2007 Society of Wood Science and Technology Fellow
    2006 Railway Tie Association Award of Merit
    2005 MSU Office of Research and Economic Development Ralph E Powe Research Excellence Award
    2004 LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources Alumnus of the Year
    2004 American Wood Protection Association Award of Merit
    2002 Forest Products Society Gottschalk Award