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Sustainable Biomaterials – Process and Product Design

Students learn the basics of sustainability of biomaterials, product design, processing and conservation. Studies focus on sustainable materials resource evaluation, product strength design, lean manufacturing, end of life options, cradle to grave, cradle to cradle, zero impact theories, and use of life cycle assessment techniques.

You will gain experience with complex natural resources utilization issues on a local and global scale. You are prepared for management positions in manufacturing industries, particularly the wood products manufacturing and the hardwood cabinet and furniture industries.

Plan of Study

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Transfer to Sustainable Biomaterials – Process and Product Design

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5


Contact Information

Forestry and Natural Resources
(765) 494-3591
JoinFNR@purdue.edu

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Careers in Sustainable Biomaterials – Process and Product Design

  •   Product designer
  •   Production manager
  •   Sustainable project leader
  •   Life Cycle Assessment modeler
  •   Computer Numerical Control machines manager

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