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Welcome Students to the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. Students in our program study how our natural resources can be sustainably utilized to meet society’s growing needs for products that can reduce our country’s dependence on fossil fuels. We provide students with the training to work with the next generation of biomaterials from renewable forests and other renewable plant materials.

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To help you explore your interest in any of the degrees, we recommend trying some of our introductory courses:

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