Dr. R. Daniel Seale

Dr. R. Daniel  Seale

Title

  • Warren S. Thompson Professor of Wood Science and Technology
    James R. Moreton Fellow in Sustainable Bioproducts

Contact Information

rds9@msstate.edu
Office: 662-325-3072
Rm #218, Franklin Center

Overview

Education

  • Clemson University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Applied Economics
  • Mississippi State University, Master of Science (M.S.), Ag Economics
  • Mississippi State University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Ag Economics

Research Interests

Manufacturing economics
Composite wood products development
Lumber Testing
Product Commercialization

Websites

Publications

Year Publications
2022

Shmulsky, R., Khademibami, L., Senalik, C., Seale, R., Ross, R. 2022. The influence of foam discontinuity in the shear zone of structural insulated panel beams. Wood and Fiber Science 54(3):187-195.

2021

Lee, Y., Nistal Franca, F., Seale, R. D., Winandy, J. E., Senalik, C. A. 2021. Correlation Analysis of Ultrasonic Stress Wave Characteristics and the Destructive Strength Measurements in Cylindrical Wooden Structure. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 69(1):350-358.

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2021

Franca, F., Shmulsky, R., Ratcliff, J. T., Farber, B., Senalik, C., Ross, R. J., Seale, R. D. 2021. Yellow Pine Small Clear Flexural Properties across Five Decades. Forest Products Journal 71(3):233-239.

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2021

Shmulsky, R., Franca, F., Ratcliff, J. T., Farber, B., Senalik, C. A., Ross, R. J., Seale, R. D. 2021. Compression Properties of Small Clear Southern Yellow Pine Specimens Tested across Five Decades. Forest Products Journal 71(3):240-245.

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2021

Franca, F., Shmulsky, R., Ratcliff, T., Farber, B., Senalik, C. A., Ross, R. J., Seale, R. D. 2021. Interrelationships of specific gravity, stiffness, and strength of yellow pine across five decades. Bioresources 16(2):3815-3826.

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2021

Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R., Franca, F. 2021. Non-Destructive Lumber and Engineered Pine Products Research in the Gulf South U.S. 2005–2020. Forests 12(1):91.

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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

Owens, F. C., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Strength and stiffness of 8-inch deep mixed hardwood composite timber mats. BioResources 15(2):2495-2500.

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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

Irby, N., Franca, F., Barnes, H., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Effect of growth rings per inch and specific gravity on compression perpendicular to grain in no. 2: 2 by 8 and 2 by 10 Southern pine lumber. Forest Products Journal 70(2):213-220.

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2020

Irby, N., Franca, F., Barnes, H., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Effect of growth rings per inch and density on compression parallel to grain in Southern pine lumber. BioResources 15(2):2310-2325.

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2020

Carmona Uzcategui, M., Seale, R. D., Franca, F. 2020. Physical and mechanical properties of clear wood from red oak (Quercus spp.) and white oak (Quercus spp.). Bioresources 15(3):4960-4971.

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2020

Franca, F., Amorim, T., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Nondestructive evaluation of 2 by 8 and 2 by 10 southern pine dimensional lumber. Forest Products Journal 70(1):79-87.

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2020

Griffin, J. W., Seale, R. D., Owens, F. C., Grace, L. A. 2020. Construction of an economic model for prospective forest products manufacturing facilities. Bioresources 15(2):3874-3887.

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2020

Senalik, C., Franca, F., Seale, R. D., Ross, R. J., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Grading lumber with acoustic-based technologies Part 1: modeling acoustic (stress) wave behavior in clear wood and lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 52(4):380-389.

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2020

Senalik, C., Franca, F., Seale, R. D., Ross, R. J., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Grading lumber with acoustic-based technologies Part 2: ultimate tension stress estimation from time- and frequency-domain parameters. Wood and Fiber Science 52(4):390-399.

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2020

Franca, F., Amorim, T., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2020. Use of longitudinal vibration and visual characteristics to predict mechanical properties of No. 2 Southern pine 2x8 and 2x10 Lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 52(3):280-291.

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2020

Carmona Uzcartegui, M., Seale, R. D., Franca, F. 2020. Physical and Mechanical Properties of Hard Maple (Acer saccharum) and Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera). Forest Products Journal 70(3):326-334.

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2019

Franca, F., Amorim, T., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2019. Modeling mechanical properties of 2 by 4 and 2 by 6 Southern pine lumber using longitudinal vibration and visual characteristics. Forest Products Journal 68(3):286-294.

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2019

Franca, F., Amorim, T., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2019. Assessing Southern pine 2x4 and 2x6 lumber quality: Longitudinal and transverse vibration. Wood and Fiber Science 51(1):2-15.

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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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2018

Cao, Y., Street, J. T., Mitchell, B., To, S. D., DuBien, J. L., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2018. Effect of Knots on Horizontal Shear Strength in Southern Yellow Pine. BioResources 13(2):4509-4520.

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2018

Franca, F., Seale, R. D., Ross, R. J., Shmulsky, R., Amorim, T. 2018. Using Transverse Vibration Nondestructive Testing Techniques to Estimate Stiffness and Strength of Southern Pine Lumber. USDA FS FPL Research Paper FPL-RP-695.

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2018

Amorim, T., Franca, F., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2018. Bending strength and stiffness of no. 2 grade southern pine lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 50(2):205-219.

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2017

Yang, B. Z., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R., Dahlen, J., Wang, X. 2017. Comparison of nondestructive testing methods for evaluating No. 2 southern pine lumber: Part B, modulus of rupture. Wood and Fiber Science 49(2):134-145.

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2017

Catchot, T., Owens, F. C., Shmulsky, R., Seale, R. D. 2017. Technical note: Using nondestructive testing to identify premium grades in southern pine and Douglas-fir utility crossarms. Wood and Fiber Science 49(1):105-112.

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2017

Han, S., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2017. An exploratory study of smartphone and smartphone application use in the U.S. forest products industry. BioResources 13(1):869-880.

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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

Kitchens, S. C., Amburgey, T. L., Barnes, M. H., Seale, R. D. 2016. Mechanical and durability properties of steam-pressed scrim lumber. BioResources 11(2):5343-5357.

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2016

Kraszewska, K., Borazjani, A., Baldwin, B. S., Seale, R. D., Jeremic Nikolic, D. 2016. Treatment of bio-oil refinery storm water by a simulated constructed wetland: A sustainable management alternative. Forest Products Journal 66(5-6):338-342.

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2015

Shmulsky, R., Seale, R. D., Dahlen, J., Wang, X., Yang, B. 2015. Comparison of Nondestructive Testing Methods for Evaluating No. 2 Southern Pine Lumber: Part A, Modulus of Elasticity. Wood and Fiber Science 47(4):375-384.

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2014

Seale, R. D., Dahlen, J., Jones, P. D., Shmulsky, R. 2014. Bending strength and stiffness of wide dimension southern pine No. 2 lumber. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 72:759-768.

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2014

Seale, R. D., Zhang, J., Yu, X., Tor, O., Quin, F. 2014. Screwdriving torques in particleboards. Wood and Fiber Science 47(1):1-14.

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2014

Jones, P. D., Dahlen, J., Seale, R. D., Shmulsky, R. 2014. Sorting Lumber By Pith and Its Effect On Stiffness and Strength In Southern Pine No. 2 2X4 Lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 46(2):186-194.

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Graduate Students

  • Keith Ward

Society Memberships

  • Forest Products Society, Mid-South Section
  • Lumber Education Foundation
  • Forest Products Society, Mid-South Section
  • Forest Products Society, Mid-South Section