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Dept. of Wood and Paper Science

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Wood and paper are eco-bio materials that are environment-friendly.

This discipline is a field of material science that includes studies on the structure of wood, the material characteristics of wood, living environment, new processing methods and machinery development, polymer materials used for wood processing, the manufacturing and characteristics of pulp and paper, industrial ingredients, development of new wooden materials and even forestry engineering.

The specialized field of wood, paper and science studies covers such topics as bio energy, development of new substances from carbon derivatives of wood, forestry biotechnology using micro-organisms, improving the quality of traditional Korean paper, development of high function paper, treatment for the preservation of wooden national treasures and the history of wooden resources.