Advanced Forest Bio-Materials Laboratory

Based at the University of Toronto, the Advanced Forest Bio-Materials Laboratory is a research group that specializes in forest-based biomaterials science and composites, bio-based adhesives and adhesion, digital printing, and surface sciences of paper. The Advanced Forest Bio-Materials Laboratory is focused on developing novel environmentally-friendly green bio-based composites, producing green chemicals using renewable forestry biomass as feedstock, and the next generation high valued paper-based products.


Graduate Department of Forestry (Institute of Forestry and Conservation)
John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design
University of Toronto
33 Willcocks Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3B3

Areas of Expertise

Green chemicals and adhesives
Bio-based composites
Novel nanocellulose crystal-based composite films
Development of lightweight sandwich panels for construction and automotive applications
Paper-based inexpensive sensors and devices
High-yield pulp utilization in digital printing papers
Bark Biorefinery


Product R&D
Materials R&D

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Published: September 20, 2021

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