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Friday Photo: 3/25/2022

Friday Photo is a series of weekly photographs chronicling life in the College of Agriculture.

Tom Campbell

Jamille St Hilaire

Jamille St Hilaire, sustainable biomaterials major in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) oversees that can shake a chair up to 25,000 times in 24-hours. The rocking and shaking simulates a lifetime of people sitting on and standing up from the chairs. 

The chairs were manufactured in southern Indiana, but Prof. Eva Haviarova’s team, including St Hilaire, is testing the chairs to gather data for a forest products circular economy study and showcasing the testing method in the course Furniture Product Development and Strength Design.

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