Research Scientist.


  • Fire retardants development/modification.
  • Wood physics and mechanics.
  • Wood composites.
  • Wood adhesives (MUF, UF, PF & MDI).
  • Phenolic/PU foams.
  • Bioenergy/fuel.

Relevant Qualifications

  • BSc in Wood Science and Engineering.
  • MSc in Wood Science and Technology.
  • PhD in Forestry Science.


Not only does Shawn have over 10 years’ experience in wood science/engineering, he also has eight years in bio-based polymer development (adhesives, CMC, bio-plastics).