Charles Ray

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Associate Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management

Research Summary

Research interests include wood products operations management; operations research; process control, simulation and optimization; statistical quality control; relationships of wood, moisture, product properties and environmental emissions; artificial int

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Recent Publications

Multiple-criteria location selection for wood kiln operations using AHP/TOPSIS

Gargari, R. M., Azizi, M., Ray, C. D., Tarmian, A. & Samghabadi, A. D. S., 2021, In: International Journal of Business and Systems Research. 15, 4, p. 448-467 20 p.

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An analysis of cleaner production planning by applying analytic hierarchy process: a wood industry case study

Hasani Khorshidi, F., Azizi, M., Ray, C., Faezipour, M. M. & Zarea Hosseinabadi, H., 2021, In: International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 14, 3, p. 245-254 10 p.

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Life cycle assessment comparison of wooden and plastic pallets in the grocery industry

Anil, S. K., Ma, J., Kremer, G. E., Ray, C. D. & Shahidi, S. M., Aug 1 2020, In: Journal of Industrial Ecology. 24, 4, p. 871-886 16 p.

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Feasibility study on the production and consumption of wood pellets in Iran to meet return-on-investment and greenhouse gas emissions targets

Nabavi, V., Azizi, M., Tarmian, A. & Ray, C. D., May 2020, In: Renewable Energy. 151, p. 1-20 20 p.

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Defects and grading after kiln drying hardwood lumber sawn from small-diameter logs

Wiedenbeck, J. K., Scholl, M. S., Blankenhorn, P. R. & Ray, C. D., 2019, In: BioResources. 14, 2, p. 4085-4099 15 p.

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Cleaner production solution selection for paper making – a case study of Latif paper products Co. Iran

Azizi, M., Asadizadeh, Y., Ray, C. & Hamzeh, Y., Sep 3 2018, In: International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 11, 5, p. 342-352 11 p.

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A comprehensive end-of-life strategy decision making approach to handle uncertainty in the product design stage

Ma, J., Kremer, G. E. O. & Ray, C. D., Jul 1 2018, In: Research in Engineering Design. 29, 3, p. 469-487 19 p.

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Identification of the length distribution of lumber defect-free areas

Mysyk, M., Matsyshyn, Y., Mayevskyy, V., Ray, C. D., Kurka, R. & Sopushynskyy, I., Jan 1 2017, In: Wood and Fiber Science. 49, 4, p. 396-406 11 p.

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Lumber Volume and Value Recovery from Small- Diameter Black Cherry, Sugar Maple, and Red Oak Logs

Wiedenbeck, J., Scholl, M., Blankenhorn, P. & Ray, C., Feb 2017, In: BioResources. 12, 1, p. 853-870 18 p.

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A decision model for prioritizing geographic regions for cellulosic renewable energy

Azizi, M., Rahimi, F., Ray, C. D., Faezipour, M. & Ziaie, M., Dec 31 2016, In: Cogent Business and Management. 3, 1, 1249233.

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