Forest Sciences Centre 2900
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada
work phone: 6048220517

My research is unusually broad and involves wood anatomy, protection and bio-based composites. I am particularly interested in the surface properties of wood and their effect on the appearance, resistance to weathering and finishing properties of wood.


Projects

Weathering and surface protection of wood
Wood protection
Development of novel bio-based composites
Wood anatomy (ecological wood anatomy)

Professional Affiliations

International Academy of Wood Science
International Association of Wood Anatomists
Organising Committee Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposia
Society of Wood Science and Technology 
The Australian National University ANU

Awards

Inaugural winner of Commonwealth Forestry Association Medal (Americas) for Innovative and Successful International Forestry Research Initiatives , 2005
George Marra Award of Excellence (First Place) for excellence in research and writing exhibited in the journal Wood and Fiber Science for paper: Semple, K.E., Cunningham, R.B., Evans, P.D. 2004. Manufacture of wood-cement composites from Acacia mangium: Mechanistic study of compounds improving the compatibility of Acacia mangium heartwood with Portland cement. Wood & Fiber Science 36:250-259. , 2005
Philippine Agriculture and Resources Research Foundation R&D Award (Research Category) for research on development of innovative wood composites (shared with postgraduate student Rico Cabangon). , 2005
Canadian Foundation for Innovation, New Opportunities Fund Award , 2003
Elected Fellow of Institute of Wood Science , 2002
Elected Fellow of International Academy of Wood Science , 2001
Japanese Ministry for Science & Technology Research Award For Foreign Specialists , 1996
Peoples ‘s Republic of China Ministry of Forestry Medal , 1989
Science & Engineering Research Council (UK) Ph.D Scholarship , 1980
Oxford Commonwealth Forestry Bureau Book Prize , 1980

Current Graduate Students

Siti Hazneza Abdul Hamid, PhD
Erosion of wood during natural weathering
Kenneth J Cheng, MSc
Reducing the surface checking of wood exposed outdoors
George Chan, MSc
Surface protection of wood using PF resin
Wenchang He, PhD
Novel approaches to bonding of wood composites
Barend Lotter, MSc
Dimensional stabilization of composites using hydrophobes
Vincius Lube, MSc
3-D visualization of wood and wood composites using X-ray micro-CT
Riina Luomanpaa, MSc
Plasma modification of vinyl overlays
Sara Olsson, PhD
Pre-treatment of wood using epoxidized oils and UV absorbers

Post Doctoral Fellows and Research Assistants

Katharina Nagl: Improving the performance of clear coatings on wood

Current Courses

Winter 2017

WOOD464 Wood Finishing and Protection Sections

Introduction to polymeric coatings and finishes used in the wood products industry; surface preparation, application equipment and properties of various coatings; wood deterioration and its protection for external applications.

Selected Publications


Evans, P.D., Mundo, I.A., Wiemann, M.C., Chavarria, G.D., McClure, P.J., Voin, D., Espinoza, E.O. (2017). Identification of selected CITES-protected Araucariaceae using DART TOFMS International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 38(2): 266-281
He, W., Evans, P.D. (2017). Adhesive through-reinforcement improves the fracture toughness of a laminated birch wood composite Adv. Mat. Sci. Eng. Vol 2017. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5637248 11pp.
Evans, P.D., Urban, K., Chowdhury, M.J.A., Ratu, R., Ribarits, S.G., Cheng, K.J. (2017). Environmental cracking of wood: consequences, causes and control. Proceedings 13th Annual Meeting Northern European Network for Wood Science & Engineering (WSE), Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 9-20
Mallet, J., Kalyanasundaram, S., Evans, P.D. (2017). Three-dimensional digital image correlation of strains in profiled wood decking exposed to wetting & drying. Proceedings Annual Meeting International Research Group on Wood Protection, Ghent, Belgium, Doc No. IRG/WP 17-20611, 12 pp.
Zhu, Y., Evans, P.D. (2017). Surface protection of wood with metal acetylacetonates. Proceedings Annual Meeting International Research Group on Wood Protection, Ghent, Belgium, Doc No.IRG/WP 17-40802, 13 pp.
Evans, P.D., Cullis, I., Kim, J.D.W., Leung, L.L., Hazneza, S., Heady, R.D. (2017). Microstructure and mechanism of grain raising in wood. Coatings 7(9), 135; doi:10.3390/coatings7090135
Chan, G., Evans, P.D. (2016). Acetylated pine is as resistant to surface checking as the tropical hardwood ipe Proceedings of American Wood Protection Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA (1st to 3rd May 2016), 65-68.
Lube, V., Evans, P.D. (2016). Surface micro-checking of oriented strand board exposed to wetting and drying Proceedings of American Wood Protection Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA (1st to 3rd May 2016), 54-64.
Evans, P.D., Vollmer, S., Kim, J.D.W., Chan, G., Gibson, S.K. (2016). Improving the performance of clear coatings on wood through the aggregation of marginal gains Coatings 6, 66; doi:10.3390/coatings6040066
He, W., Evans, P.D. (2016). Reducing the thickness swelling of a model wood composite by creating a three-dimensional adhesive network International Wood Products Journal 7(4): 202-207.
Hazneza, S., Evans, P.D. (2016). End-grain erosion of Douglas fir wood during natural weathering International Wood Products Journal 7(1): 3-11.
Cheng, K.J., Evans, P.D. (2016). A note on the surface topography of profiled wood decking Australian Forestry 79(2): 147-152.
Evans, P.D. (2016). The effects of incising on the checking of wood: a review International Wood Products Journal 7(1): 12-25.
Chan, G., Sebe, G., Evans, P.D. (2015). Termite resistance of Scots pine modified with vinyl acetate, vinyl benzoate or phenol formaldehyde resin Abstract in Proceedings of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Meeting (Coal Harbour, Vancouver, 28th to 29th October 2014), p. 86.
Cheng, K., Evans, P.D. (2015). Optimizing profiling to reduce the checking of Pacific silver fir decking Proceedings of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Meeting (Coal Harbour, Vancouver, 28th to 29th October 2014), pp. 90-108.
Evans, P.D., Lube, V., Averdunk, H., Limaye, A., Turner, M., Senden, T.J. (2015). Micro-distribution of zinc borate in OSB. Proceedings of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Meeting (Coal Harbour, Vancouver, 28th to 29th October 2014), 12 pp.
Hazneza, S., Evans, P.D. (2015). A new mechanism to explain the erosion of softwoods during natural weathering. Abstract in Proceedings of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Meeting (Coal Harbour, Vancouver, 28th to 29th October 2014), p. 87.
He, W., Evans, P.D. (2015). Effectiveness of hot melt waxes as edge seals for OSB. Abstract in Proceedings of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Meeting (Coal Harbour, Vancouver, 28th to 29th October 2014), p. 89.
Mallett, J., Kalyanasundaram, S., Evans, P.D. (2015). Three-dimensional digital image correlation of strains in profiled wood decking exposed to wetting & drying. Abstract in Proceedings of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Meeting (Coal Harbour, Vancouver, 28th to 29th October 2014), p. 89.
Hernandez, V.A., Evans. P.D. (2015). Technical note: Melanization of the wood-staining fungus Aureobasidium pullulans in response to UV radiation. Wood & Fiber Science 46(1):120-124.
Dadswell, G., Dargavel, J., Evans, P.D. (2015). Wood collections in Australia: a history of expansion and retraction Australian Forestry 78(1): 18-28, DOI: 10.1080/00049158.2015.1011798
Evans, P.D., Lube, V., Averdunk, H., Limaye, A., Turner, M., Kingston, A., Senden, T.J. (2015). Visualizing the micro-distribution of zinc borate in oriented strand board using X-ray micro-computed tomography and SEM-EDX Journal of Composites http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/630905
Flexner, J.L., Jones, M. J., and Evans, P.D. (2015). Destruction of the 1912 Lenakel Church (Tanna, Vanuatu) in Cyclone Pam, and thoughts for the future of the site International Journal of Historical Archaeology DOI 10.1007/s10761-015-0304-7
Evans PD, Morrison O, Averdunk H, Turner M, Limaye A, Arns CH, Lube V, Vollmer S, Roberts R, Kingston A, Knackstedt MA, Senden TJ (2015). Probing the structure of particulate wood composites using x-ray micro-computed tomography Proceedings of International Panel Products Symposium, Llundudno, Wales (7th to 8th October 2015), 3-16.
He W, Evans PD. (2015). Reducing the thickness swelling of wood composites by creating a 3-dimensional adhesive network. Proceedings of International Panel Products Symposium, Llundudno, Wales (7th to 8th October 2015), 143-152.
Lube, V, Evans, P.D. (2015). An inexpensive method to simultaneously measure the swelling, shrinkage and checking of treated wood. Proceedings of American Wood Protection Association Conference, Asheville, NC, USA (12th to 14th April 2015), 39-42.
Evans PD (2015). Keeping up Appearances? Aesthetic Failure of Treated Wood used Outdoors Proceedings of American Wood Protection Association Conference, Asheville, NC, USA (12th to 14th April 2015), 30-38.
Tao, J., Evans, P.D., Saadatfar, M. (2015). Cricket bat characterization based on X-ray computed tomography and image processing. Abstract for 2nd International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures, Quebec City, June 23rd to July 3rd, 1 p.
Flexner, J.L., Jones, M.J., Evans, P.D. (2015). Because it is a holy house of god;: Buildings archaeology, globalization and community heritage in a Tana church International Journal of Historical Archaeology DOI 10.1007/s10761-015-0289-2.
Evans, P.D., Haase, J.G., Seman, A. Shakri B.M., Kiguchi, M. (2015). The search for durable exterior clear coatings for wood Coatings 5(4), 830-864; doi:10.3390/coatings5040830
Chan, G., Evans, P.D. (2015). Comparison of the surface checking of acetylated pine and the tropical hardwood ipe exposed to accelerated weathering Book of Abstracts, The Eighth European Conference on Wood Modification, Helsinki, Finland (26-27 Oct), pp. 167-168.
Evans, P.D., Matsunaga, H., Averdunk, H., Turner, M., Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Senden, T.J. (2015). Visualizing nanoparticles in the porous microstructure of wood Book of Abstracts for 31st Polymer Degradation Discussion Group Meeting, Royal Society of Chemistry, 30th Aug. to 3rd Sept, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, p. 74.
Evans, P.D. (2014). Innovation in the North American oriented strand board industry Progressive Media Group, London, UK Wood Based Panels International 3:38-40
Dargavel, J., Evans, P.D., Dadswell, G. (2014). From science to heritage: the history of a wood collection Historical Records of Australian Science 25(1): 43-54.
McDonald, I., Evans, P.D. (2014). Enhancing undergraduate and industry education using blended learning: Creating pedagogical and operational synergies online In: Westover, J.H, Westover, J.P. (Eds) Engaging Hybrid and Blended Learning (Part of e-learning and innovative pedagogies series), pp. 224-238. Common Ground Publishing LLC, Champaign, Illinois, USA.
Evans, P.D., Vollmer, S., Hernandez, V. (2014). Wood photostabilization & protection: Divergent evolution and future prospects. In: Aulova, A., Rogelj, A., Emri, I., (eds), Book of Abstracts, 8th International Conference on Modification and Stabilization of Polymers, August 31st to September 4th, Portorož, Slovenia. University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, p. 30.
Evans, P.D., Haase, J., Shakri, A.B.M-S., Kiguchi, M. (2014). Durable exterior clear coatings for wood: The journey towards achieving the impossible? Proceedings Paint Research Association 9th International Coatings Congress, 14th to 15th October 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 33 pp.
Jamali, A., Evans, P.D. (2014). Selective removal of carbohydrates by plasma: A potential tool to reveal the lignification pattern in wood cell walls. In: Guillon, F.; Driouich., A., Pelloux, J., (eds), Book of Abstracts, 10th Conference of French Network of Cell Wall (Réseau Français des Parois), 7th to 9th July, University of Picardie Jules Verne, Amines, France. p.26.
Evans, P.D., Matsunaga, H., Averdunk, H., Turner, M., Limaye, A., Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Senden, T.J. (2014). Micro-distribution of copper in southern pine treated with particulate wood preservatives In: T. Schultz, D.D. Nicholas, B. Goodell (Eds). Deterioration and Protection of Sustainable Biomaterials. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 1158, Chapter 13, pp. 227-238., Washington D.C.
Evans, P.D., Gibson, S.K., Cullis, I., Liu, C., Sebe, G. (2013). Photostabilization of wood using low molecular weight phenol formaldehyde resin and hindered amine light stabilizer Elsevier Polymer Degradation & Stability 98(1): 158-168.
Evans, P.D., Miesner, M., Rogerson, D. (2013). Machined tapers reduce the differential edge swelling of oriented strand board exposed to water Elsevier Composites: Part B 50: 15-21.
Vollmer, S., Evans, P.D. (2013). Performance of clear coatings on modified wood exposed to the weather for 2 years in Australia Maney Publishing International Wood Products Journal 4(3):177-182(DOI 10.1179/2042645313Y.0000000042)
Jamali, A., Evans, P.D. (2013). Plasma treatment and bleaching to remove blue-stain from lodgepole pine sapwood Springer-Verlag European Journal of Wood & Wood Products 71(5): 675-677. (10.1007/s00107-013-0717-0)
Evans, P.D. (2013). A new approach to wood preservation Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility Profile (2013), p 20
Sakagami, H., Evans, P.D. (2013). 3-D analysis of helical thickening in Douglas fir using confocal profilometry Japan Wood Research Society Proceedings of 63rd Annual Meeting of Japan Wood Research Society (Nihon Mokuzai Gakkai), March 27-29, 2013, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan
Evans, P.D., Limaye, A., Averdunk, H., Turner, M., Senden, T.J. (2013). Visualization of copper in the voids and cell walls of treated wood using X-ray micro-computed tomography International Research Group on Wood Protection Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting (June 16-20th, Stockholm, Sweden), International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 13-40640
Evans, P.D. (2012). Focussing on wood surfaces: Is it worth the effort? Salzburg University of Appled Sciences, Austria Proceedings of European Cooperation in Science and Technology, COST Action FP1006 Workshop on Basics for Chemistry of Wood Surface Modification, April 25-27, 2012, Kuchl/Salzburg, Austria, pp. 70-72.
Evans, P.D., Limaye, A., Averdunk, H., Turner, M., Senden, T.J., Knackstedt, M.A. (2012). Use of x-ray micro-computed tomography to visualize copper in preservative treated wood. International Research Group on Wood Protection. Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting (ISSN 2000-8953), (May 6-10th, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), The International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 12-20488, 9 pp.
Matsunaga, H., Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Evans, P.D. (2012). Accessibility of wood cell walls to well-defined platinum nanoparticles. International Research Group on Wood Protection. Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting (ISSN 2000-8953), (May 6-10th, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), The International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 12-20494 11 pp.
Vollmer, S., Evans, P.D. (2012). Performance of clear coatings on modified wood exposed to the weather In: Jones, D., Militz, H., Petric, M., Pohleven, F., Humar, M., Pavlic, M. Proceedings of 6th European Conference on Wood Modification (17-18th September 2012, Ljubljana, Sloevenia), pp. 389-396.
Evans, P.D., Miesner, M., Rogerson, D. (2012). Reducing the differential edge swelling of oriented strand board Wood Technological Association of Japan Proceedings of 11th Pacific Rim Bio-based Composites Symposium (Nov. 28-30, Shizuoka, Japan), 30-35.
Cheng, K.J., Evans, P.D. (2012). Weathering performance of white spruce decking treated with low molecular weight phenol formaldehyde resin Wood Technological Association of Japan Proceedings of 11th Pacific Rim Bio-based Composites Symposium (Nov. 28-30, Shizuoka, Japan, 575-577.
Vollmer, S., Evans, P.D. (2012). Coatings research at UBC: Exterior performance of clear coatings on modified wood. Canadian Wood Preservation Association Proceedings 33rd Annual Meeting of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Conference, Vancouver, B.C., (October 23rd-24th 2012), 9 pp.
Evans, P.D. (2012). Weathering of wood and wood composites CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group) Chapter 7, pp. 151-216. In Rowell, R.M. (Ed.). Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites. 2nd Edition, 687 pp. CRC Press, New York
Jamali, A., Evans, P.D. (2011). Etching of wood surfaces by glow discharge plasma Springer Wood Science & Technology 45: 169-182.
Evans, P.D., Limaye, A., Turner, M., Senden, T.J., Knackstedt, M.A. (2011). Visualization of copper in treated wood using X-ray micro-computed tomography Canadian Wood Preservation Association Proceedings 32nd Annual Meeting of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Conference, Halifax, N.S., (October 4-5th 2011), 8 pp.
Jamali, A., Evans, P.D. (2011). Water vapour plasma processing of wood Canadian Wood Preservation Association Proceedings 32nd Annual Meeting of Canadian Wood Preservation Association Conference, Halifax, N.S., (October 4-5th 2011), 8 pp.
Evans, P.D. Vollmer, S. (2011). Wood surface photostabilisation and coating performance Innventia AB In: Salmen, L. (Ed.) Novel Materials from Wood or Cellulose. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of IAWS (Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, Stockholm, Sweden), pp. 39-40.
Olsson, S., Westin, M., Johansson, M., Evans, P.D., Ostmark, E. (2011). Improving UV-protection of exterior wood by utilizing UV-absorber in combination with epoxy functionalized soybean oil. Innventia AB In: Salmen, L. (Ed.) Novel Materials from Wood or Cellulose. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of IAWS (Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, Stockholm, Sweden), pp. 63-64.
Evans, P.D., Cullis, I., Morris, P.I. (2011). The effectiveness of machined profiles at reducing the checking of wooden decking. International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP/11-40541.
Matsunaga, H., Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Evans, P.D. (2011). Copper nanoparticles in southern pine wood treated with a micronised preservative: Nanodistribution of copper in the pit membrane and border of an earlywood bordered pit. International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP/11-30566.
Evans, P.D., MacDonald, I. (2011). Furniture finishing: The Canadian approach Maney Publishing Wood Focus 3: 21-25
Evans, P.D., Borough, C., Wingate-Hill, R. Cunningham, R. B. (2010). The suitability of young fast-grown radiata pine clones for conversion into vineyard trellis posts. Society of Wood Science & Technology Wood & Fiber Sci. 42(2):248-251.
Evans, P.D. (2010). Wood in space Reed Business Information New Scientist 19th June page 27
Evans, P.D., Morrison, O., Senden, T.J., Vollmer, S., Roberts, R., Limaye, A., Arns, C.H., Averdunk, H., Lowe, A., Knackstedt, M.A. (2010). Visualization & numerical analysis of adhesive distribution in particleboard using X-ray micro-computed tomography Elsevier International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 30: 754-762.
Evans, P.D., Cullis, I. (2010). A note on the effect of wood moisture content and clear coating on the color of veneer panels stained with solvent-borne stain Forest Products Society Forest Products Journal 60(3): 273-275.
Heady, R.D., Peters, G.N., Evans, P.D. (2010). Identification of the woods used to make the Riley cabinet. A historically-significant example of early Australian, convict-built, furniture National Herbarium Nederland, Leiden, The Netherlands International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 31(4):385-397.
Evans, P.D., Macdonald, I., Rypstra, T., Mortimer, J., Wessels, C.B., Muller, R., Muller, B., Louw, J. (2010). South Africa’s wood processing industry education strategy: A north south partnership to develop a globally competitive workforce for the 21st century Maney Publishing International Wood Products Journal 1(1): 48-56.
Evans, P.D., Cullis, I. Morris, P.I. (2010). Checking of profiled southern pine and Pacific silver fir deck boards Forest Products Society Forest Products Journal 60(6): 501-507.
Meincken, M., Evans, P.D. (2010). Use of atomic force microscopy to detect wavelength dependent changes in wood veneers and spin-coated lignin and cellulose films exposed to solar radiation Maney Publishing International Wood Products Journal 1(2):75-80
Evans, P.D. Chowdhury, M.J.A (2010). Photoprotection of wood using polyester-type UV-Absorbers derived from the reaction of 2-hydroxy-4(2,3-epoxypropoxy)-benzophenone with dicarboxylic acid anhydrides. Taylor & Francis J. Wood Chemistry & Tech. 30(2): 186-204.
Macdonald, I., Evans, P.D. (2010). Integrating and enhancing professional and undergraduate education using blended learning, pp 251-268. Common Ground In: Westover, J.H. (ed) Training the Next Generation of Knowledge Workers. Readings for Effective Secondary Education and Learning Practices, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois.
Ribarits, S., Evans, P.D. (2010). Finite element modelling of the surface checking of wood CWPA Proceedings Canadian Wood Preservation Conference (Vancouver, BC, October 19th-20th), 18 pp.
Evans, P.D. (2010). Photostability of modified wood CWPA Proceedings Canadian Wood Preservation Conference (Vancouver, BC, October 19th-20th), 1 p.
Mai, C., Xie, Y., Xiao, Z., Evans, P.D., Militz, H. (2010). The use of micro-tensile testing to assess weathering decay and oxidative degradation of wooden items. International Research Group on Wood Protection International Research Group on Wood Protection Document. IRG/WP 10-20433.
Evans, P.D., Chowdhury, M.J.A. (2010). Photostabilization of wood with higher molecular weight UV absorbers. International Research Group on Wood Protection. International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 10-30524.
Matsunaga, H., Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Evans, P.D. (2010). Copper nanoparticles in southern pine wood treated with a micronised preservative: Can nanoparticles penetrate the cell walls of tracheids and ray parenchyma? International Research Group on Wood Protection International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 10-30547.
Liu, C., Ahniyaz, A., Evans, P.D. (2010). Preliminary observations of the photostabilization of wood surfaces with cerium oxide nanoparticles. International Research Group on Wood Protection International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 10-40504.
Haase, J., Evans, P.D. (2010). Plasma modification of wood surfaces to improve the performance of clear coatings In: C.A.S. Hill, H. Militz, B. Andersons (Eds.). Proceedings of 5th European Conference on Wood Modification (20-21st September, Riga, Latvia), pp. 271-274.
Evans, P.D., Cullis, I. Morris, P.I. (2009). The effect of profiling on the checking of southern pine and amabilis fir decking boards Canadian Wood Preservation Association Proceedings 30th Annual Meeting of Canadian Wood Preservation Association, 10 pp.
Evans, P.D. (2009). Weathering and photostability of modified wood In: F. Englund, B.K. Segerholm, C.A.S. Hill, H. Militz, (Eds.). Proceedings of 4th European Conference on Wood Modification (27-29th April, Stockholm, Sweden), pp. 541-550.
Sebe, G., Jebrane, M., Cullis, I., Evans, P.D. (2009). Weathering and photostability of wood modified with aromatic vinyl esters In: F. Englund, B.K. Segerholm, C.A.S. Hill, H. Militz, (Eds.). Proceedings of 4th European Conference on Wood Modification (27-29th April, Stockholm, Sweden), pp. 245-252.
Heady, R., Cunningham, R., Evans, P. (2009). Wart morphology can distinguish white cypress pine from the less durable species, black cypress pine International Research Group on Wood Protection Doc. IRG/WP 09-20406, 12 pp.
Liu, C., Evans, P. (2009). Use of confocal profilometry to quantify the weathering of wood International Research Group on Wood Protection Doc IRG/WP 09-20421, 10 pp.
Jebrane, M., Sebe, G., Cullis, I., Evans, P. (2009). Vinyl benzoate photostabilizes wood whereas vinyl cinnamate and vinyl-T-butylbenzoate are less effective International Research Group on Wood Protection Doc IRG/WP 09-40452, 10 pp.
Mai, C., Xie, Y., Krause, A., Urban, K., Evans, P.D., Richter, K., Militz, H. (2009). Weathering of wood modified with the N-Methylol compound 1,3-dimethylol-4,5-dihydroxyethyleneurea (DMDHEU) International Research Group on Wood Protection Doc IRG/WP 09-40467, 13 pp.
Blanchard, V., Riedl, B., Blanchet, P., Evans, P. (2009). Modification of sugar maple wood board surface by plasma treatments at low pressure VSP, Leiden, The Netherlands In: Mittal, K.L. Ed., Contact angle, Wettability and Adhesion, Vol 6, pp. 311-323.
Meincken, M., Evans, P.D. (2009). Nanoscale characterization of wood photodegradation using atomic force microscopy Springer Holz als Roh und Wekstoff 67(2):229-231
Evans, P.D., Wingate-Hill, R., Cunningham, R.B. (2009). Wax and oil emulsion additives: How effective are they at improving the performance of preservative-treated wood Forest Products Society Forest Products Journal, 59(1/2): 66-70.
Jebrane M., Sèbe G., Cullis I., Evans, P.D. (2009). Photostabilization of wood using aromatic vinyl esters Elsevier Polymer Degradation & Stability 94(2):151-157.
Matsunaga, H., Kiguchi, M., Evans, P.D. (2009). Microdistribution of copper carbonate and iron oxide nanoparticles in treated wood Springer Journal of Nanoparticle Research 11(5):1087-1098
Evans, P.D. (2009). Review of the weathering and photostability of modified wood Taylor & Francis Wood Material Science and Engineering 4(1):2-13
Macdonald, I., Evans, P.D. (2008). Integrating professional and undergraduate education using blended learning: Creating pedagogical and operational synergies online Common Ground Publishing The International Journal of Learning 15(8):85-93.
Evans, P.D., Matsunaga, H., Kiguchi, M. (2008). Large-scale application of nanotechnology for wood protection Nature Publishing Group, London Nature Nanotechnology 3(10):577
Thompson, D.W., R.A. Kozak and P.D. Evans (2008). Thermal Modification of Color in Red Alder Veneer. Part II. Effects of Season, Log Storage Time, and Location of Wood in Stems. Wood and Fiber Science 40(1):80-90.
Evans, P.D., Urban, K., Chowdhury, M.J.A (2008). Surface checking of wood is increased by photodegradation caused by ultraviolet and visible light. Wood Science & Technology 42:251-265.
Heady, R.D., Cunningham, R.B., Evans, P.D. (2008). Differences in the ultrastructure of their large warts allow white cypress pine (Callitris glaucophylla) to be distinguished from black cypress pine (C. endlicheri). Wood Science & Technology 42:313-323.
Evans, P.D., Cullis, I (2008). Effect of sanding and coating with UV-cured finishes on the surface roughness, dimensional stability and fire resistance of oriented strandboard Holz als Roh und Werkstoff 66(3):191-199
Evans, P.D., Heady, R.D., Cunningham, R.B. (2008). Identification of yellow stringybark (E. muelleriana) and silvertop ash (E. sieberi) wood is improved by canonical variate analysis of ray anatomy. Institute of Foresters of Australia Australian Forestry Journal 71(2):94-99.
Matsunaga, H., Kiguchi, M., Roth, B., Evans, P.D. (2008). Visualisation of metals in pine treated with preservative containing copper and iron nanoparticles. International Association of Wood Anatomists J. 29(4): 387-396.
Evans, P.D (2008). Weathering and photoprotection of wood. American Chemical Society In: Development of Wood Preservative Systems, Schulz, T., Nicholas, D. (Eds). American Chemical Society Symposium Series, 480 pp.
Evans, P.D., Morrison, O., Senden, T.J., Knackstedt, M.A. (2008). Three-dimensional visualization of UF resin distribution in particleboard using X-ray micro-computed tomography Proceedings of 9th Pacific Rim Bio-based Composites Symposium, 5th to 8th November 2008, Rotorua, New Zealand, pp. 35-48.
Ratu, R., Evans, P.D. (2008). Development of a weatherometer to accelerate the surface checking of wood. International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 08-20388
Evans, P.D., Schmalzl, K.J., Forsyth, C.M., Fallon, G.D., Schmid, S., Bendixen, B., Heimdal, S. (2008). Formation and structure of metal azole complexes International Research Group on Wood Protection Document IRG/WP 08-30469
Ratu, R., Evans, P.D. (2008). Methodology for accelerating the surface checking of wood Proceedings Canadian Wood Preservation Association, pp. 11-21
Kiguchi, M., Kataoka, Y., Matsunaga, H., Momohara I., Evans, P.D. (2007). New exterior products in Japan -Possibility and problems of woodfiber-plastic composites in Japanese market. Abstracts of the International Symposium on Advanced Biomass Science and Technology for Bio-based Products (in Beijing), 48.
Evans, P.D., Ramos, M., Senden, T. (2007). Modification of wood using a glow-discharge plasma derived from water. In: Proceedings of 3rd European Conference on Wood Modification: Hill, C.A.S., Jones, D., Militz, H., Ormondroyd, G.A. (Eds.), pp 123-132
Matsunaga, H., Kiguchi, M., Evans, P.D. (2007). Micro-distribution of metals in wood treated with a nano-copper wood preservative. International Research Group on Wood Protection. Int. Res. Group on Wood Preservation IRG/WP 07-40360.
Ratu, R., Weizenegger, J., Evans, P.D. (2007). Preliminary observations of the effect of kerfing on the surface checking and warping of flat sawn southern pine decking. International Research Group on Wood Protection. Int. Res. Group on Wood Preservation IRG/WP 07-20360.
Evans, P.D., Urban, K. (2007). The effect of solar radiation on the surface checking of wood. International Research Group on Wood Protection. Int. Res. Group on Wood Preservation IRG/WP 07-40356.
Kiguchi, M., Kataoka, Y., Matsunaga, H., Yamamoto, K., Evans, P.D (2007). Surface deterioration of wood-flour polypropylene composites by weathering trials. J. Wood Sci. 53(3): 234-238.
Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Williams, R.S., Evans, P.D. (2007). Violet light causes photodegradation of wood beyond the zone affected by ultraviolet light. Holzforschung 61(1):23-27.
Semple, K.E., Evans, P.D. (2007). Manufacture of wood-cement composites from Acacia mangium. II. Use of accelerators in the manufacture of wood-wool cement boards from A. mangium. Wood & Fiber Science 39(1): 120-131.
Evans, PD, Palmer, G., Chowdhury, M. (2007). Bleaching treatments for blue-stained lodgepole pine affected by the mountain pine beetle Dendroctonus ponderosae. Holz als Roh und Werkstoff. 65:485-486
Evans, P.D., Schmalzl, K.J., Forsyth, C.M., Fallon, G.D., Schmid, S., Bendixen, B., Heimdal, S. (2007). Formation and structure of metal complexes with the fungicides tebuconazole and propiconazole. J. Wood Chemistry & Technology. 27(3/4):243-256.
Ellis, S.C., R.A. Kozak, W. Spetic and P.D. Evans (2006). Human Resource Needs and Demand for Post-Secondary Education in the Canadian Secondary Wood Products Industry. Wood and Fiber Science 38(1):5-16.
Ximenes, F.A., Evans, P.D. (2006). Protection of wood using oxy-aluminum compounds. Forest Products Society Forest Products Journal. 56(11/12):116-122.
Kiguchi, M, Kataoka, Y., Matsunaga, H., Nishimura, T., Matsui, H., Yamamoto, K. and Evans, P.D. (2006). Weathering performance of wood-fibre plastic composites made from recycled materials. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Environmentally-Compatible Forest Products (in Porto) 59-69 (2006.09).
Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Williams, R.S., Evans, P.D. (2006). The effects of wavelength on photodegradation depth profiles in Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) earlywood. Proceedings of 5th Woodcoatings Congress (in Prague), Paper 9, 1-11.
Evans, P.D., Chowdhury, M.J., Mathews, B., Schmalzl, K.J., Ayer, S. and Kiguchi, M. (2005). Weathering and Wood Protection William Andrew Publishing, Norwich, NY Kutz, M. (Ed.) In: Handbook of Environmental Degradation of Materials, Chapeter 14, 277-297
Urban, K., Evans, P.D. (2005). Preliminary observations of the effect of growth ring orientation on the surface checking of flat sawn Southern pine decking. Int. Res. Group on Wood Preservation (IRG/WP 05-20313)
Schmalzl, K.J., Evans, P.D. (2005). Surface protection of wood with titanium, zirconium and manganese compounds. Int. Res. Group on Wood Preservation Document (IRG/WP 05-30376)
Thompson, D.W., R.A. Kozak and P.D. Evans (2005). Thermal Modification of Color in Red Alder Veneer. I. Effects of Temperature, Heating Time, and Wood Type. Wood and Fiber Science 37(4):653-661.
Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Fujiwara, T., Evans, P.D. (2005). The effects of within-species and between-species variation in wood density on the photodegradation depth profiles of sugi (Crptomeria japonica) and hionki (Chamaecyparis obtusa). Journal of Wood Science, 51 (5):531-536
Thompson, D.W., Kozak, R.A., Evans, P.D. (2005). Thermal modification of color in red alder veneer. 1, Effects of temperature, heating time and wood type. Wood & Fiber Science. 37(4) 9pp.
Xie, Y., Krause, A., Mai, C., Militz, H., Richter, K., Urban, K., Evans, P.D. (2005). Weathering of wood modified with the N-methylol compound 1, 3-dimethylol-4, 5-dihydroxyethyleneures. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 89: 189-199.
Christy, A.G., Senden, T.J., Evans, P.D. (2005). Automated measurement of checks at wood surfaces. Measurement 37: 109-118
Heady, R.D., Evans, P.D. (2005). Wood anatomy of Actinostrobus (Cupressaceae) IAWA Journal 26 (1):79-92
Roberts, R.J., Evans, P.D. (2005). Effects of manufacturing variables on surface quality and distribution of melamine formaldehyde resin in paper laminates. Composites, Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 36A(1):5-104
Roberts, R.J., Evans, P.D. (2005). Effects of manufacturing variables on surface quality and distribution of melamine formaldehyde resin in paper laminates Composites, Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 36A(1):5-104.
Cabangon, R.J., Eusebio, D.A., Soriano, F.P., Cunningham, R.B., Evans, P.D. (2004). Response of Acacia mangium Willd. and Eucalyptus pellita F. Muell. to accelerators used in the manufacture of wood wool cement boards. Forest Products Research & Development Institute of Philippines FPRDI J. 26(1 & 2):68-80
Cabangon, R.J., Evans, P.D. (2004). Influence of white rot in mangium (Acacia mangium willd.) on the hydration characteristics of portland cement Forest Products Research & Development Institute of Philippines FPRDI J. 27(1 & 2):15-26
Orton, C.R., Parkinson, D.Y., Evans, P. D. and Owen, N.L (2004). Fourier transform infrared studies of heterogeneity, photodegradation, and lignin/hemicellulose ratios within hardwoods and softwoods. Applied Spectroscopy 58(11):1265-1271.
Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M. and Evans, P.D. (2004). Photodegradation depth profile and penetration of light in Japanese cedar earlywood (Cryptomeria japonica D Don) exposed to artificial solar radiation Surface Coatings International Part B: Coatings Transactions 87(B3): 187-193
Schmalzl, K.J., Forsyth, C.M. and Evans, P.D. (2004). Mechanism for the photostabilisation of wood with chromium trioxide Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Surfacing and Finishing of Wood, Kyoto, Japan (Nov 24-26th), 17-36.
Kataoka, Y., Kiguchi, M., Fujiwara, T. and Evans, P.D. (2004). Depth profiling and photodegradation and light penetration into sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) and hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa End.) earlywood Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Surfacing and Finishing of Wood, Kyoto, Japan (Nov 24-26th), 285-294.
Heimdal, S., Bendixen, B., and Evans, P.D. (2004). The challenge and opportunity in wood preservation. Proceedings of 4th International Wood Coatings Congress (25-27 October 2004, The Hague, The Netherlands) 9pp
Schmalzl, K.J., and Evans, P.D. (2003). Wood surface protection with some titanium, zirconium and manganese compounds. Elsevier Polymer Degradation and Stability. 82: 409-419.
Evans, P.D., N.L. Owen, S. Schmid, and R.D. Webster. (2002). Weathering and photostability of benzoylated wood. Polymer Degradation and Stability 76:291-303.
Christy, A.G. and P.D. Evans. (2001). Development of software to automate the quantification of checking occurring in preservative treated wood exposed to weathering. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Preserv. Document IRG/WP 01-20228.
Evans, P.D. (2001). Wood products: Weathering. Elsevier Science, Oxford. In: Bushow, K.H.T., R.W. Cahn, M.C. Flemings, B. Iischner, E.J. Kramer, and S. Mahagen (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Technology. 6 pp.
Evans, P.D., S. Dimitriades, C. Donnelly, and R.B. Cunningham. (2001). MDF manufactured from blends of cypress pine and radiata pine shows enhanced resistance to subterranean termite attack. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Preserv. Document IRG/WP 01-40314.
Kiguchi, M., P.D. Evans, J. Ekstedt, R.W. Williams, and Y. Kataoka. (2001). Improvement of the durability of clear coatings by grafting of UV-absorbers on to wood. Surface Coatings International Part B: Coatings Transactions. 84(B4):243-336.
Kiguchi, M., Y. Kataoka, P.D. Evans, Y. Kadegaru, and Y. Imamura. (2001). Pretreatment of wood surfaces for improving weatherability of clear finishing. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Preserv. Document IRG/WP 01-40195.
Kiguchi, M., Y. Kataoka, M. Mori, S. Doi, M. Hasegawa, S. Morita, Y. Kadegaru, P. Ahola, G. Hora, K. Jenang, P.D. Evans, and Y. Imamura.- (2001). Progress towards the development of a weathering map of wood in Japan. High-Performance Utilization of Wood for Outdoor Uses. Wood Research Inst., Kyoto University Press-Net, Kyoto. pp. 1-13 in Imamura, Y. (ed.)
Beutel, P.J. and P.D. Evans. (2000). A comparison of the diffusion of boron from two types of solid preservative rods into the heartwood of 3 eucalypt pole species. International Research Group on Wood Preservation Conference (15-19 May, Kona, Hawaii). Document IRG/WP 00-30227, 6 pp.
Cabangon, R., D. Eusebio, F. Soriano, R.B. Cunningham, and P.D. Evans. (2000). Effect of Post Harvest Storage on the Suitability of Acacia mangium for the Manufacture of Wood Wool Cement Boards. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 9 pp.
Cabangon, R. and P.D. Evans. (2000). Manual Strand Orientation as a Means of Improving the Flexural Properties of Wood-Wool Cement Boards in the Philippines. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 10 pp.
Eusebio, D., R. Cabangon, F. Soriano, and P.D. Evans. (2000). Manufacture of Low-Cost Wood-Cement Composites in the Philippines using Plantation Grown Australian Species I. Eucalypts. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 9 pp.
Eusebio, D., R. Cabangon, F. Soriano, and P.D. Evans. (2000). Manufacture of Low-Cost Wood-Cement Composites in the Philippines using Plantation Grown Australian Species II. Acacias. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 8 pp.
Evans, P.D., P.J. Beutel, C.F. Donnelly, and R.B. Cunningham. (2000). Surface checking of CCA-treated radiata pine decking timber exposed to natural weathering. International Research Group on Wood Preservation Conference (15-19 May, Kona, Hawaii). Document IRG/WP 00-40165, 7 pp.
Evans, P.D. and S. Dimitriades. (2000). Manufacture of termite resistant MDF from white cypress pine residues. Proc. 26th Forest Products Research Conference (June 19-21, CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products, Clayton, Victoria), 2 pp (ISBN 0643 063188).
Evans, P.D., S. Dimitriades, R.B. Cunningham, and C.F. Donnelly. (2000). Medium density fibreboard manufactured from blends of white cypress pine and non-durable wood species shows increased resistance to attack by the subterranean termite C. lacteus. Holzforschung 54(6): 585-590.
Evans, P.D. and N. Owen. (2000). Photoprotection of Chemically Modified Wood. Weathering of Benzoylated Scots Pine. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 11 pp.
Evans, P.D., K.E. Semple, D. Eusebio, R. Cabangon, P. Warden, and R. Coutts. (2000). The suitability of eucalypts for wood-cement composites. Proc. IUFRO Conference on ‘The Future of Eucalyptus for Wood Products’ (19-24 March, Launceston, Australia), 8 pp.
Evans, P.D., A.F.A. Wallis and N.L. Owen. (2000). Weathering of chemically modified wood surfaces – Natural weathering of Scots pine acetylated to different weight gains. Wood Science and Technology 34(2): 151-165.
Evans, P.D., R. Wingate-Hill and S.C. Barry. (2000). The effects of different kerfing and center-boring treatments on the checking of ACQ treated pine posts exposed to the weather. Forest Products Journal 50(2): 59-64.
Heady, R.D. and P.D. Evans. (2000). Callitroid (callitrisoid) thickening in Callitris. International Association Wood Anatomists Journal 21(3): 293-319.
Kiguchi, M., P.D. Evans, J. Eksted, and R.S. Williams. (2000). Improvement of clear coating durability by grafting of UV absorbers to wood surfaces. Published by Paint Research Association, UK Proceedings 2nd Woodcoatings Congress (23-25 October, Hague, The Netherlands). 16 pp.
Kiguchi, M., Y. Kataoka, H. Kaneiwa, K. Akita, and P.D. Evans. (2000). Photostabilisation of Woodfibre-Plastic Composites by Chemical Modification of Woodfibre. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 5 pp.
Roberts, R., T. Senden and P.D. Evans. (2000). Effects of Paper Type and UF Resin Treatment on Surface Quality and MF Resin Distribution in Treated Pressed Décor Paper. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 9 pp.
Schmid, S., R. Webster and P.D. Evans. (2000). The use of ESR Spectroscopy to assess the photostabilising effects of wood preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Preservation Conference (15-19 May, Kona, Hawaii). Document IRG/WP 00-20186, 9 pp.
Semple, K. and P.D. Evans. (2000). Adverse effects of heartwood on the mechanical properties of wood-wool cement boards manufactured from radiata pine wood. Wood and Fiber Science 32(1): 37-43.
Semple, K., P.D. Evans and R.B. Cunningham. (2000). Compatibility of 8 temperate Australian Eucalyptus species with Portland cement. Holz Roh u- Werkstoff 58(5): 315-316.
Semple K. and P.D. Evans. (2000). Screening Inorganic Additives to Ameliorate the Inhibition of Hydration of Portland Cement by the Heartwood of Acacia mangium. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 6 pp.
Semple, K.E., R.B. Cunningham and P.D. Evans. (2000). Compatibility of Eight Temperate Australian Eucalyptus Species with Portland Cement. Proceedings 5th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (10-13th December, Canberra, Australia), 6 pp
Kiguchi, M., Y. Imamura, K. Kamiyama, T. Shirahama, S. Yata, and P.D. Evans. (1999). Exterior woods in foreign Countries. Examples from Australia. Central Committee for Promoting Wood Products Utilization, Japan Wood-Products Information and Research Center.
Semple, K.E., R.B. Cunningham and P.D. Evans. (1999). Selected wood characteristics of tropical acacia and eucalypt species growing in provenance trials in north Queensland, Australia. International Forestry Review 1(2): 79-86.
Semple, K.E., R.B. Cunningham and P.D. Evans. (1999). Cement hydration tests using wood flour may not predict the suitability of Acacia mangium and Eucalyptus pellita for the manufacture of wood-wool cement boards. Holzforschung 53(3): 225-334.
Bhati, U.N., S. Mahendrarajah and P.D. Evans. (1998). Australian woodchip export markets. Proceedings of Australian Forest Growers Conference (Lismore, NSW, 6-9th July 1998), 177-188.
Cabangon, R., D.A. Eusebio, R.B. Cunningham, C. Donnelly, and P.D. Evans. (1998). Eucalypts and acacia differ in their response to the accelerators used in the manufacture of wood wool cement board. Proceeding of 4th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (Bogor, Indonesia 2-5 November 1998), 437-445.
Evans, P.D. (1998). Weather resistance of wood esterified with dicarboxylic acid anhydrides. Holz Roh u- Werkstoff 56(5):294.
Evans, P.D. and M. Kiguchi. (1998). Weathering and photoprotection of chemically modified wood. Proceeding of 4th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (Bogor, Indonesia 2-5 November 1998), 271-279.
Kiguchi, M. and P.D. Evans. (1998). Photostabilisation of wood surfaces using a grafted benzophenone UV absorber. Polymer Degradation and Stability 61:33-45.
Kiguchi, M. and P.D. Evans. (1998). Improvement of weather resistance of wood by overlaying veneers grafted with UV absorber. Abstract of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society. Shizuoka Univ. Japan 3-5 April 1998.
Kiguchi, M., M. Ohkoshi, Y. Kataoka, and P.D. Evans. (1998). Development of high weatherability wooden materials by grafting of UVA to wood surfaces. Japanese Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute Selected Superior Research Results for 1997, 18-19.
Kiguchi, M., M. Ohkoshi, Y. Kataoka, and P.D. Evans. (1998). Keep the natural appearance of exterior wood products by UV care. Japanese National Institute Understanding Research Series for 1997, 24.
Semple, K.E. and P.D. Evans. (1998). Compatibility of some Australian acacias with Portland cement. Holz Roh u- Werkstoff 56:24.
Semple, K.E., R.B. Cunningham and P.D. Evans. (1998). The use of cement hydration tests to predict the suitability of Acacia mangium and Eucalyptus pellita for the manufacture of wood-wool cement boards. Proceeding of 4th Pacific Rim Biobased Composites Symposium (Bogor, Indonesia 2-5 November 1998), 377-385.
Semple, K.E. and P.D. Evans. (1998). The suitability of tropical acacias for wood-wool cement composites. Proceedings ACACIA 98 Conference, (Penang, Malaysia 15-18th March 1998), 126-134.
Thay, P.D. and P.D. Evans. (1998). The adhesion of an acrylic primer to weathered radiata pine surfaces. Wood and Fiber Science 30(2):198-204.
Evans, P.D. (1997). Congress Report on the 28th International Research Group on Wood Preservation Conference held in Whistler, Canada. Holzforschung 51: 1 p.
Evans, P.D. (1997). Wood durability research at The Australian National University. Proc. Forum on Improving the Durability of Timber Structure. A United Vision. 22nd Oct, CSIRO Forestry & Forest Products, Clayton Vic. 22nd Oct. 1997, 38 p.
Evans, P.D., J.W. Creffield, J.S.G. Conroy, and S.C. Barry. (1997). Natural durability and physical properties of particleboard composed of white cypress pine and radiata pine. Forest Products Journal, 47(6): 87-94.
Evans, P.D., J.W. Creffield, J.S.G. Conroy, and S.C. Barry. (1997). Termite and decay resistance of particleboard composed of white cypress pine and radiata pine. International Research Group on Wood Preservation Document IRG/WP/97-10200.
Evans, P.D., P.D. Thay and K.J. Schmalzl. (1997). Natural weathering of wood in a sunny climate. Effects on surface chemistry and paint adhesion. International Research Group on Wood Preservation Document IRG/WP/97-20109.
Evans, P. D., R. Wingate-Hill and R.B. Cunningham. (1997). The ability of physical treatments to reduce checking in preservative-treated slash pine posts. Forest Products Journal 47(5): 51-55.
Evans, P.D., R. Wingate-Hill and R.B. Cunningham. (1997). Kerfing and center-boring reduce checking in preservative-treated slash pine posts. International Research Group on Wood Preservation Document IRG/WP/97-40082.
Kiguchi, M. and P.D. Evans. (1997). Photostabilisation of wood surfaces by grafting of UV absorber. Published by Materials Life Society, Japan, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Weatherability (3rd ISW) (15-16 May 1997, Automobile Assemble Hall Tokyo Japan). pp. 180-189.
Semple, K.E. and P.D. Evans. (1997). The use of acacias for wood-wool cement composites. Paper presented to ACIAR Acacia Workshop, Hanoi, Vietnam 26-30 Oct 1997, 13 p.
Soriano, F.P. and P.D. Evans. (1997). The effect of extractives on monomolecular sorption and cluster formation in King William Pine (Athrotaxis selaginoides D.Don) wood strips. Forest Products Research and Development Institute Journal 23(1): 41-60.
Soriano, F.P., D.A. Eusebio, R.J., Cabangon, P.L., Alcachupas, and P.D. Evans. (1997). The effect of wood/cement ration and accelerators on the properties of wood wool cement boards made from Acacia mangium. Forest Products Research and Development Institute Journal 23(1): 67-74.
Soriano, F.P., D.A. Eusebio, R.J. Cabangon, P.L. Alcachupas, and P.D. Evans. (1997). The effect of wood cement ratio and cement setting accelerators on the properties of wood wool cement board made from Acacia mangium Willd. Paper presented to ACIAR Acacia Workshop, Hanoi, Vietnam 26-30 Oct 1997, 9 p.
Balfas, J. and P.D. Evans. (1996). Improving the weather resistance of glue-laminated karri and jarrah by chemical modification. Proc. Joint Australian/Japanese Workshop, Australia (Canberra, 23-27 Oct. 1995), Eds. Eldridge, K.G., Crowe, M.P., Old, K.M., pp. 167-173. CSIRO Publishing, Vic.
Evans, P.D. (1996). The influence of season and angle of exposure on the weathering of wood. Holz Roh u- Werkstoff 54(3): 200.
Evans, P.D. (1996). Timber Features of the Department of Forestry. Published by School of Resource & Environmental Science, Canberra, Australia 4 page handbook, ISBN 085926 006 2.
Evans, P.D., P.J. Beutel, R. Wingate-Hill, and R.B. Cunningham. (1996). The ability of physical and chemical treatments to reduce checking in CCA treated slash pine posts. CSIRO Division of Forestry & Forest Products, Clayton, Vic. Proc. 25th Forest Products Research Conference (Clayton, Vic, 18-21 November 1996), Vol 1/9. Pub.
Evans, P.D., J.S.G. Conroy, S.C. Barry, and J.W. Creffield. (1996). Manufacture of a biodurable particleboard from white cypress pine and radiata pine. Pub. Wood Research Institute, Kyoto Japan Proc. 3rd Pacific Rim Bio-based Composites Symposium (2-5 December 1996 Kyoto, Japan), Compiled by Kajita, H., Tsunoda, K., pages 98-105.
Evans, P.D., P.D. Thay and K.J. Schmalzl. (1996). Degradation of surfaces during natural weathering. Effects on lignin and cellulose and on the adhesion of acrylic latex primers. Wood Science and Technology 30(6): 411-422.
Kiguchi, M. and P.D. Evans. (1996). Photostabilisation of wood surfaces by grafting of UV absorbers. Wood Res. Inst, Kyoto, Japan. Proceedings of the 3rd Pacific Rim Bio-based Composites Symposium (2-5 December 1996 Kyoto, Japan), Compiled by Kajita, H., Tsunoda, K., page 533.
Soriano, F.P. and P.D. Evans. (1996). A microtensile testing technique. Part 1: Theory and application in thin King William pine (Athrotaxis selaginoides D. Don) wood strips. Forest Products Research & Development Institute Journal 22(2): 6 pp.
Soriano, F.P. and P.D. Evans. (1996). The structural roles of hemicelluloses in King William Pine (Athrotaxis selaginoides D. Don). Abstract of a paper presented to 211th annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, Paper and Textile Division, New Orleans March 24-28 (1996). Abstract published in the Spring issue of The Fibril Angle, abstract No. 186. Pub. American Chemical Society, Paper and Textile Division.