Experimental and Computational Micro-Characterization Techniques in Wood Mechanics

Curriculum Vitae


Education/Professional Career

2002:

Master in Wood Science (University of West Hungary (UWH), Sopron, Hungary)

2004:

Visiting researcher, Institute of Wood Technology, Noshiro, Japan

2005:

Master in Cellulose and Paper Science (University of West Hungary (UWH), Sopron, Hungary)

2007:

Ph.D. in Wood Technology

2005:

Assistant Professor, Institute of Wood and Paper Technology, UWH

since 2008:

Associate Professor, Institute of Wood and Paper Technology, UWH

Others

Research Projects (relevant to Action)

Micro characterization of wood stem by mathematical transformations. Application of Fourier and Wavelet transformations on X-ray density function of tree rings.

Finite element modeling of cellulose chain. Characterization of the functional chemical groups of the fiber surface and their role in the bonding mechanism. 

Selected Publications (relevant to Action)

Csoka L., Zhu J., Takata K. Application of the Fourier analysis to determine the demarcation between juvenile and mature wood. J Wood Sci (2005) 51:309-311

Csoka L., Divos F., Takata K. Utilization of Fourier transform of the absolute amplitude spectrum in wood anatomy. Applied Mathematics and Computation 193 (2007) 385-388