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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Lili Cai

Lili Cai, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Renewable Materials

Office

CNR 203C

Phone

208-885-8638

Mailing Address

Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 2019
  • M.S., Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, 2015
  • B.S., Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, 2012

Research Interests

  • Development of green wood preservatives
  • Bio-based fire retardants
  • Wood modification and functionalization

  • Cai, L., Jeremic, D., Lim, H., & Kim, Y. (2019). β-Cyclodextrins as sustained-release carriers for natural wood preservatives. Industrial Crops and Products, 130, 42-48.
  • Chen, T., Xie, Y., Cai, L., Zhuang, B., Wang, X. A., Wu, Z., ... & Lin, M. (2016). Mesoporous aluminosilicate material with hierarchical porosity for ultralow density wood fiber composite (ULD_WFC). ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4(7), 3888-3896.
  • Cai, L., Fu, Q., Niu, M., Wu, Z., & Xie, Y. (2016). Effect of chlorinated paraffin nanoemulsion on the microstructure and water repellency of ultra-low density fiberboard. BioResources, 11(2), 4579-4592.
  • Cai, L., Zhuang, B., Hang, D., Wang, W., Niu, M., Xie, Y., ... & Wang, A. (2016). Ultra-low density fibreboard with improved fire retardance and thermal stability using a novel fire-resistant adhesive. BioResources, 11(2), 5215-5229.
  • Cai, L., Chen, T., Wang, W., Huang, D., Wei, Q., Lin, M., & Xie, Y. (2016). Optimization of aluminum/silicon compounds on fire resistance of old corrugated container fiber foam material. BioResources, 11(3), 6505-6517.

Contact Us

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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