Dr. Kevin Ragon

Dr. Kevin  Ragon

Title

  • Assistant Extension Professor

Contact Information

kwr2@msstate.edu
Office: 662-325-7601

Overview

Education

  • Mississippi State University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) , Forest Resources
  • Mississippi State University, Master of Science (M.S.), Forest Products
  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) , Forestry

Website

Publications

Year Publications
2024

Pradhan, S., Mohammadabadi, M., Entsminger, E. D., Ragon, K. 2024. Influence of densification on structural performance and failure mode of cross-laminated timber under bending load. BioResources 19(2):2342-2352.

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2023

Pradhan, S., Entsminger, E. D., Mohammadabadi, M., Ragon, K. W., Nkeuwa, W. N. 2023. The effects of densification on rolling shear performance of southern yellow pine cross-laminated timber (CLT). Construction and Building Materials 392(August 2023):132024.

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2023

Pradhan, S., Mohammadabadi, M., Entsminger, E. D., Ragon, K., Khademibami, L., Street, J. T. 2023. Development of a High-Performance Building Material Using Wood-Based Corrugated Panels Manufactured via Cold-Forming Technique. BioResources 18(3):4666-4675.

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2023

Mohammadabadi, M., Miller, J., Street, J. T., Kim, Y., Ragon, K. 2023. Wood-based Corrugated Core Sandwich Panels Manufactured Using a Wooden Mold. BioResources

2023

Mohammadabadi, M., Ragon, K., Entsminger, E. D., Pe, T., Martinez, R. 2023. Improving Water Resistance of Wood and Wood-Based Products. American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) 119th Conference Proceedings 119:134-140.

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2023

Pradhan, S., Entsminger, E. D., Mohammadabadi, M., Seale, R. D., Ragon, K. 2023. Evaluation of Rice Husk Composite Boards Prepared Using Different Adhesives and Processing Methods. BioResources 19(1):595-604.

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Graduate Students

  • Ershad Ahmmed

Society Memberships

  • American Society of the International Association for Testing and Materials
  • American Wood Protection Association
  • National Hardwood Lumber Association
  • North American Wood Pole Council
  • Southern Pressure Treaters Association
  • Southwestern Hardwood Manufacturers Club
  • The American National Standards Institute
  • Treated Wood Council
  • Western Wood Preservers Institute
  • American Wood Protection Association
  • ANSI Accredited Standards Committee O5
  • ASTM International
  • Mississippi Forestry Association
  • Mississippi Loggers Association
  • North American Wood Pole Council
  • Southern Pressure Treaters Association
  • Timber Piling Council
  • Treated Wood Council
  • Western Wood Preservation Institute