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 Lumber Raw Materials Competency Drying Defects Wood Resources Iran Environmental Impact Decision Making Kilns Decision Model Life Cycle Hardwoods Sensitivity Analysis Competency Model Biomass Radio Defect Resource External Factors Boilers Comparison Manufacturing

Most Recent Papers

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

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

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

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

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

Identification of the length distribution of lumber defect-free areas

Mykhailo Mysyk, Yaroslav Matsyshyn, Volodymyr Mayevskyy, Charles D. Ray, Roman Kurka, Ivan Sopushynskyy, 2017, Wood and Fiber Science on p. 396-406

Proposing a decision model for privatization of newsprint paper industry by applying ANP

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

A decision model for prioritizing geographic regions for cellulosic renewable energy

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

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

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

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

A decision model for prioritizing geographic regions for cellulosic renewable energy

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

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

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

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

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

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

Proposing a decision model for privatization of newsprint paper industry by applying ANP

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