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Our Mission

To provide undergraduate, graduate and continuing education in science and engineering to meet the needs of the pulp and paper industry and allied biomass-based industries, to conduct fundamental and applied research aligned with the industry’s research agenda, to develop and transfer advanced technology to the industry, and to provide timely technical information to the operating sector of the industry.


  • Discovery and innovation through interdisciplinary and collaborative research
  • A state of the art center for research in pulp and paper which extends the range and quality of AU’s engineering research, reputation, and academic programs
  • To foster a community for international, national and regional networking and collaborations
  • Long-term university and industry partnerships strengthened by academic research focused on areas of high relevance for industry
  • Center partners privy to the latest research in academia
  • Student research experience to enhance their education and research skills and promote their career opportunities

356 Ross Hall 
Auburn University, AL 36849

Zhihua Jiang  

Naomi Gehling


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