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Washington Pulp and Paper Foundation


We are pleased to announce that Kurt Haunreiter has accepted our offer as the new Paper Science Center Manager. Kurt brings a wealth of industry operating experience to the position and will be certain to connect hands-on lab work to our curriculum.

Kurt entered the industry in the early 1990s as an analytical chemist for James River. He then held positions as a process engineer, tissue operations manager and pulp manufacturing superintendent at Kimberly Clark. He has a BS in chemistry from the UW and an MS from the Institute of Paper Chemistry. We are looking forward to getting the labs up to speed and offering lab services to potential clients.

Kurt officially started the first week of October. The BSE team and Foundation welcome you, Kurt!.

WPPF Update: October 2015

Fall is here and the campus is full (Factoid alert: About 75,000 people show up every day at the UW Seattle campus). Read more for Mike's quarterly update!

WPPF Update: May 2015

Juliet, congratulations! The University of Washington has recognized Juliet for 10 years of service, and we certainly value the 9 years she has made the Foundation work smoothly. Please tell her thanks for all of her hard work and contributions!

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WPPF Mission

To provide the pulp, paper and bioresource industries with outstanding, dedicated graduates in Bioresource Science and Engineering from the UW who have breadth and depth of knowledge, make immediate contributions, are future leaders and are grounded in the principles of teamwork, sustainability, stewardship and economic vitality.

2015 Slideshow

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