Charles Ray

Associate Professor of Ecosystem Science and Management

Charles Ray

Research Summary

Analysis of natural resources systems; wood identification and taxonomy; forest industry economics; wood products operations management; process control, simulation, and optimization; statistical quality control; relationships of wood, moisture, product properties, and environmental emissions; artificial intelligence; lean manufacturing; quality management systems.

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Industry Wood Environmental Impact Life Cycle Decision Making Raw Materials Drying Kilns Resources Radio Competency Lumber Analytic Hierarchy Process Sensitivity Analysis Iran Hardwoods Comparison Sustainable Development Plastic Greenhouse Gases Product Design Decision Model Life Cycle Assessment Heat Gas Emissions

Most Recent Publications

Pennsylvania Timber Market Report, Fourth Quarter 2021

Charles Ray, 2022,

The Mysterious Wood of Wisteria

Charles Ray, 2021,

Timber Market Report: 2020 4th Quarter

Charles Ray, 2021,

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

Rahim Mohebbi Gargari, Majid Azizi, Charles D. Ray, Asghar Tarmian, Azam Dokht Safi Samghabadi, 2021, International Journal of Business and Systems Research on p. 448-467

An analysis of cleaner production planning by applying analytic hierarchy process

Fatemeh Hasani Khorshidi, Majid Azizi, Charles Ray, Mohammad Mahdi Faezipour, Hamid Zarea Hosseinabadi, 2021, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering on p. 245-254

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

Sebastian K. Anil, Junfeng Ma, Gül E. Kremer, Charles David Ray, Shirin M. Shahidi, 2020, Journal of Industrial Ecology on p. 871-886

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

Vahid Nabavi, Majid Azizi, Asghar Tarmian, Charles David Ray, 2020, Renewable Energy on p. 1-20

Jan K. Wiedenbeck, Matthew S. Scholl, Paul R. Blankenhorn, Chuck D. Ray, 2019, BioResources on p. 4085-4099

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

Majid Azizi, Yaghoob Asadizadeh, Charles Ray, Yahya Hamzeh, 2018, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering on p. 342-352

Junfeng Ma, Gul E.Okudan Kremer, Charles David Ray, 2018, Research in Engineering Design - Theory, Applications, and Concurrent Engineering on p. 469-487

Most-Cited Papers

Junfeng Ma, Gul E.Okudan Kremer, Charles David Ray, 2018, Research in Engineering Design - Theory, Applications, and Concurrent Engineering on p. 469-487

Biomass boiler conversion potential in the eastern United States

Charles David Ray, Sr., Li Ma, Thomas Wilson, Daniel Wilson, Lew McCreery, Janice K. Wiedenbeck, 2014, Renewable Energy on p. 439-453

Introducing a status of access to raw material resources for manufacturers of cellulosic industries

Majid Azizi, Charles Ray, 2015, Forest Policy and Economics on p. 17-28

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

Sebastian K. Anil, Junfeng Ma, Gül E. Kremer, Charles David Ray, Shirin M. Shahidi, 2020, Journal of Industrial Ecology on p. 871-886

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

Vahid Nabavi, Majid Azizi, Asghar Tarmian, Charles David Ray, 2020, Renewable Energy on p. 1-20

Jan Wiedenbeck, Matthew Scholl, Paul Blankenhorn, Chuck Ray, 2017, BioResources on p. 853-870

Application of sensitivity analysis for assessment of energy and environmental alternatives in the manufacture by using analytic hierarchy process

Ghorbannezhad Payam, Azizi Majid, Ray Charles, Yoo Changkyoo, Ramazani Omid, 2013, Environmental Protection Engineering on p. 5-20

Majid Azizi, Fatemeh Rahimi, Charles D. Ray, Mehdi Faezipour, Mosen Ziaie, 2016, Cogent Business and Management

Majid Azizi, Charles Ray, 2016, Cogent Business and Management

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

Majid Azizi, Yaghoob Asadizadeh, Charles Ray, Yahya Hamzeh, 2018, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering on p. 342-352