Bohumil Kasal


Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Germany

Bohumil Kasal, PhD, PE.  Engineering degree from TU in Zvolen (1980, Slovakia); MS, Wood Science Virginia Tech (1989); MS, Civil Engineering (1992) and PhD, Wood Science (1992), Oregon State University;  Bernard and Henrietta Hankin Chair of Residential Building Construction, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Architectural Engineering at Pennsylvania State University (2005-2010 ); Director of the Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (2005-2010); since October 2010 Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Professor and Chair of Organic Building Materials, Carolo-Wilhelmina University, Braunschweig (Germany) and Professor, Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic) and Professor, University of Primorska (Slovenia).