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Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management

NREM Faculty - Salim Hiziroglu


303G Agricultural Hall (office)
008C Agricultural Hall (address)
Stillwater, OK 74078

Educational Background
BS: Karadeniz Technical University, 1979, Forest Products Engineering
MS: University of California , Berkeley, 1985, Wood Science and Technology
PhD: Michigan State University, 1989, Forest Products



  • NREM 1213: Introduction to Wood Properties and Products
  • NREM 2112: Timber Harvesting

Research Interests:

Wood composites, wood-moisture relation, mechanical processes of wood products. Value-added composite panels from under-utilized species of Oklahoma.
Evaluation of surface characteristics of wood composites.

Research in Wood Products

Professional Memberships

  • Forest Products Society (FPS)

  • International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO)

  • Aromatic Cedar Association (ACA)

  • Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS)

  • International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF)

  • Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWRS)

Refereed Journal Publications Since 2005

D’Auria, M, T. Lovaglio, A. Rita, P. Cetera, A. Romani, S. Hiziroglu, and L. Todaro. 2018. Intergrate measurements allow the surface characterization of thermos-vacuum treated alder differentially coated. Measurment.114:9372-381.

Srivabut, C, T.Ratanwilai, and S.Hiziroglu. 2018. Effect of nanoclay, talcum, and calcium carbonate as filler on properties of composites manufactured from recycled polypropylene and rubberwood fiber. Construction and Building Materials. 162:450-458.

Sulaiman, N.S, R.Hashim, O.Sulaiman, M.Nasir, M.Amini, and S.Hiziroglu. 2018. Partial  replacement of urea formaldehyde with modified oil palm starch based adhesive to fabricate particleboard. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesive. 84:1-8

Ulker, O, and S.Hiziroglu. 2018.Thermo  mechanical processing of cappodacian maple Acer c.) 2018.ProLigno (In press)

Chotikhun, A, S.Hiziroglu, B. Kard, C. Konemann, M.Buser , and S.Fraizer. 2018. Measurement of termite resistance of particleboard made from eastern redcedar using nano-particle added modified starch as binder. Measurement. 120:169-174.

Zhong,Z, Q.L.Ng, and,  S.Hiziroglu. 2018. Evaluation of bonding strength and surface quality of wood exposed to accelerated soaking. Journal of Tropical Forest Science. (In press)

Okhawilai,M,  S.Hiziroglu, and S.Rimdusit. 2018. Ballistic impact performance of fiber reinforced polybenzoxazine/polyurethane composites. Measurement. (In press)

Ulker, O, and S. Hiziroglu. 2017. Some properties of densified eastern redcedar as function of heat and pressure. Materials. MDPI. Doi: 10.3390/ma10111275.

Todaro, L, A. Rita, R. Pucciariello, M. Mecca, and S. Hiziroglu. 2017. Influence of thermo-vacuum treatment on thermal degradation of various wood species. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. Doi:10.1007/s00107-017-1230-7.

Jutikridsada, P, K.Saengprachatanarug, P. Kasemsiri, S. Hiziroglu, K.Kamwilaisak, P.Chindaprasit. 2017. Bioconversion of sacharum officnarum leaves for ethanol production using separate hydrolysis and fermentation processes. Waste and Biomass Volarization.

Chotikhun, A. S.Hiziroglu, M.Buser, S. Frazier, and B. Kard. 2017. Characterization of nano particle added composite panels manufactured from eastern redcedar. Journal of Composite Materials. Doi:10.1177/0021998317728110

Hazir, E, H. Kucuk, and S. Hiziroglu. 2017. Optimization of sanding parameters using response surface methodology. Maderas. 19(4): 407-416.

Karamuri, S, S. Hiziroglu, and K. Kalkan. 2017. The distribution and role of nanoclay in lignocellulosic-polymer blends. The Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC Advances. (7): 19407-19416.

Chotikhun, A, and S. Hiziroglu. 2017. Some properties of composite panels manufactured from eastern redcedar using modified starch as a binder. Journal of Natural Fibers. Doi:10.1080 /15440478.2016. 1240462.

Ketkaew, S, P. Kasemsiri, S. Hiziroglu, W. Mongkolthanaruk, R. Wannasutta, U. Pongsa, and P. Chindaprasirt. 2017. Effect of oregano essential oil content on properties of green biocomposites based on cassava starch and sugarcane bagasse for bioactive packaging. Journal of Polymer Environment. Doi 10.1007/s10924-017-0957-x.

Kantasiri, T, P. Kasemsiri, U. Pongsa, and S. Hiziroglu. 2017. Properties of lightweight weight concrete containing crumb rubber subjected to high temperature. Key Engineering Materials. DOI: 10.4028/ KEM.718.177.

Kasemsiri, P, N. Dulsang, U. Pongsa, S. Hiziroglu, and P. Chindaprasit. 2017. Optimization of biodegradable foam composite from cassava starch, oil palm fiber, chitosan and palm oil using taguchi method and gray relational analysis. Journal Polymers and the Environment. Doi: 10.1007/s10924-016-0818-z.  (25) :378-390.

Ketkaew, S, P. Kasemsiri, U. Pongsa, and S. Hiziroglu. 2017. Properties of cassava starch-based foam composite containing sugarcane fiber and Origanum vulgare L essential oil. Key Engineering Materials. doi:10.4028/

Amini Mohamad, M.H, R. Hashim, N.S. Sulaiman, S. Hiziroglu, O. Sulaiman, M. Mohamed, S.N. Sarmin, M. Masri, M.A. Sulaiman, and M.B. Abu Bakar. 2016. Effect of urea formaldehyde addition to the dimensional stability of particleboard made using glutardialdehyde modified corn starch as binder with FT-IR analysis. Materials Science Forum 840: 108-111.

Bekhta, P, P. Lyutyy, S. Hiziroglu, and G. Ortynska. 2016. Properties of composite panels made from tetra-pak and polyethylene waste material. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. doi: 10.1007 /s10924-016-0758-7.

CHOTIKHUN, A. S.HIZIROGLU. 2016. Measurement of Dimensional Stability of Heat Treated Southern Red Oak (Quercus falcate Michx.). Measurement. 87: 99-103.NASSER, R, M. SALEM , S. HIZIROGLU,  H. AL-MEFARREJ, M.ALAM,  I. AREF. 2016. Chemical Analysis of Different Parts of Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Using Ultimate, Proximate and Thermo-Gravimetric Techniques for Energy Production.  Energies. MDPI. (In press) 

SULAIMAN, N.S, R. HASHIM, S. HIZIROGLU, M. H. MOHAMAD AMINI, O. SULAIMAN, M. E. SELAMAT. 2016. Rubberwood Particleboard Manufactured Using Epichlorohydrin-modified Rice Starch as a Binder. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 50 (2):329-338.

CRAIGE,C.C, M.D. BUSER, R.S. FRAZIER, S. HIZIROGLU, R. HOLCOMB, R. HUHNKE. 2016. Conceptual Design of a Biofeedstock Supply Chain Model for Eastern Redcedar. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 121:12-124.

BEKHTA  P, P. LYUTYY, S. HIZIROGLU, G. ORTYNSKA. 2016. Properties of Composite Panels Made 
from Tetra-Pak and Polyethylene Waste Material. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. DOI 10. 1007 

an Environment Friendly Lightweight Concrete Containing Ethyl Vinyl Acetate Waste. Materials and 
Design. 96:350-356.

Formaldehyde Addition to the Dimensional Stability of Particleboard Made Using Glutardialdehyde 
Modified Corn Starch as Binder with FT-IR Analysis. Materials Science Forum. Vol.840:108-111.

SALIM.N., R.HASHIM., O.SULAIMAN., M.IBRAHIM., M.NASIR., M.SATO., S.HIZIROGLU. 2015 Improved Performance of Compressed Oil Palm Trunk Prepared from Modified  Pre-Steaming Technique. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science. (In press)

KARAMURI,S., S.HIZIROGLU.,  K.KALKAN. 2015. Thermoset-Crosslinked Lignocellulose: a Moldable Plant Biomass. American Chemical Society (ACS). Applied Materials and Interfaces. 7(12):6596-6604.

OZDEMIR,T., S.HIZIROGLU., M. KOCAPINAR. 2015. Effect of Heartwood and Sapwood Ratio on Adhesion Strength of Finished Wood Species. Advances in Material Science and Engineering. Article ID 418618.

DILIK,T.,S.ERDINLER.,E.HAZIR.,H.KOC.,S.HIZIROGLU. 2015. Adhesion Strength of Wood-Based Composites Coated with Cellulosic and Polyurethane Paints. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. Article ID 745675

BASKARAN, M. R.HASHIM., O.SULAIMAN., S.HIZIROGLU., M.SATO., T. SUGIMOTO. 2015. Optimization of Press Temperature and Time for Binderless Particleboard Manufactured from Oil Palm Trunk Biomass at Different Thickness Levels. Material Today Communications. 3 -87-95.

DANISH, M.T., AHMAD., R,HASHIM., M.R.HAFIZ., A.GHAZALI., O.SULAIMAN., S.HIZIROGLU. 2015. Characterization and Adsorption Kinetic Study of Surfactants Treated Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunches. Desalination and Water Treatment. Taylor and Francis. doi:10.1080/19443994.2015.1028456.

SALLEH,M.K.,R.HASHIM.,O.SULAIMAN.,S.HIZIROGLU.,W.N.A. WAN NADHARI., N.A.KARIM., N.JUMHURI.,L.Z.PING ANG. 2015. Evaluation of Properties of Starch Based Adhesives and Particleboard Manufactured from Them. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 29 (4) 319-336.

OZDEMIR, T., S.HIZIROGLU., M.KOCAPINAR. 2015. Adhesion Strength of Cellulose Varnish Coated Wood Species as Function of Their Surface Roughness. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering Volume 2015 Article ID 525496, 5 pages.

CHOOWANG, R. S.HIZIROGLU. 2015. Properties of thermally compressed oil palm wood (Elaeis guineensis  Jacq.) using hot press process. Journal of Tropical Forest Science. 27 (1): 39-36.

HEGAZY, S., K. AHMED., S.HIZIROGLU. 2015. Oriented Strandboard Production from Water Treated Date Palm Fronds. Bioresources. 10 (1): 448-456.

DILIK, T., S. HIZIROGLU,S. 2015. Some properties  of Linoleum and Wood Laminated Flooring Panels with Magnesium Substrate. Bioresources. 10 (1):1667-1674.

NASSER, R., S. HIZIROGLU, M.ABDEL, H.AL-MEFARREJ,N. SHETTA, I.AFEF. 2015. Measurement of Some Properties of Pulp and Paper Made from Date Palm Midribs and Wheat Straw by Soda-AQ Pulping Process. Measurement. 62:179-186.

BOON, J.G., R.HASHIM., O.SULAIMAN., W.N.A.WANNADHARI., C.Y LEE., S. HIZIROGLU., T.SUGIMOTO., M.SATO., M.H. IBRAHIMI. 2014. The Influence of Starch in Oil Palm Trunk Particleboard without Synthetic Adhesive. Lignocellulose. 3(2) 119-130.

SELAMAT, M.E., O. SULAIMAN, R. HASHIM, S. HIZIROGLU, W. N. AIDAWATI WAN NADHARI, N. S. SULAIMAN,  M. Z. RAZALI. 2014. Measurement of Some Particleboard Properties Bonded with Modified Carboxymethyl Starch of Oil Palm Trunk. Measurement. 53:251-259.

SEVIM-KORKUT, D., S.HIZIROGLU. 2014. Experimental Testing of Heat Treatment Effect on Physical Properties of Red Oak (Quercus falcate Michx.) and Southern Pine (Pinus taeda L.). Materials. 7:7314-7323. doi:10.3390/ma7117314.

KESIK, H. I., S.KORKUT, S.HIZIROGLU. 2014.An evaluation of properties of four heat treated wood species. Industrial Crops and Products. 60:60-65.

SALCA, E. A., S.HIZIROGLU. 2014. Evaluation of hardness and surface quality of different species as function of heat treatment. Materials and Design. 62:416-423.

KAYGIN, B., H.K.KOC., S.HIZIROGLU. 2014. Surface quality and hardness of Eastern Redcedar as Function of Steaming. Journal of Wood Science. 60 (4):243-248.

RAMACHANDRIYA, K., N.DUNFORD, H. ATIYEH,  S.HIZIROGLU, M.WILKINS. 2014. Influence of Eastern Redcedar Oil on Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Microcrystalline Cellulose and Saccharomyces Cerveslae Fermantations. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology.  (3):177-180.

RAMACHANDRIYA, K., M. WILKINS, O. PARDO-PLANAS, H. K. ATIYEH, N. DUNFORD,S. HIZIROGLU. 2014. Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation of Eastern Redcedar Heartwood and Sapwood Using a Novel Size Reduction Technique. Bioresource Technology. 161:1-9.

CHINDAPARASIT, P., S.HIZIROGLU., C.WAISURAINGHA.,P.KASEMSIRI 2014. Properties of Wood Flour/Expanded Polystyrene Waste Composites Modified With Diammonium Phosphate Flame Retardant. Polymer Composites.  DOI 10.1002/pc.

NOOR AIDAWATI WAN NADHARI, W., R. HASHIM, S.HIZIROGLU, O. SULAIMAN, J. G. BOON. K.M. SALLEH, M. F. AWALLUDIN, M.SATO, T. SUGIMOTO. 2014. Measurement of some properties of binderless composites manufactured from oil palm trunks and acacia mangium. Measurement. 250-254.

HIZIROGLU, S., Z.W. ZHONG, H, W.K.ONG. 2014. Evaluation of bonding strength of pine , oak and nyatoh wood species as function of their surface roughness. Measurement.  49:397-400.

NOOR AIDAWATI WAN NADHARI, W., R.HASHIM, O.SULAIMAN, S.HIZIROGLU. 2014. A model on drying kinetics of acacia mangium wood at different temperatures. Drying Technology, Taylor &Francis. 32:361-270.

SAARI, N., R.HASHIM, O.SULAIMAN, S.HIZIROGLU, M.SATO, T.SUGIMOTO. 2014. Properties of steam treated particleboard made from oil palm trunks. Composite Part-B Engineering. 56:344-349.

LAMAMING,J. R.HASHIM, O.SULAIMAN, T. SUGIMOTO,M. SATO, S.HIZIROGLU. 2014. Measurement of Some Properties of Binderless Particleboards Made from Young and Old Oil Palms Trunks. Measurement. 47:813-819.

FUEANGVIVAT,W., S. JARUSOMBUTI, S.HIZIROGLU., P.BAUCHONGKOL. 2014. Properties of Sandwich Type of Particleboard Panels Made from Rubberwood and Eastern Redcedar. Forest Products Journal. 64 (1/2):72-76.

TASDEMIR,C., S.HIZIROGLU. 2014. Measurement of Various Properties of Southern Pine and Aspen as Function of Heat Treatment. Measurement. 49: 91-98.

HIZIROGLU, S., Z.W. ZHONG, H. L.TAN. 2013. Measurement of Bonding Strength of Pine, Kapur and Meranti Wood Species as Function of Their Surface Quality. Measurement. 46 (9): 3189-3201.

BASKARAN, M. R.HASHIM, K.SUDAH, O.SULAIMAN, S.HIZIROGLU, T.ARAI, A.KOSUGI. 2013. Influence of Steam Treatment on the Properties of Particleboard Made from Oil Palm Trunk with Addition of Polyhydroxyalkanoates. Industrial Crops and Products. 51:334-341.

RAMACHANDRIYA.K., M.WILKINS, H. ATIYEH, N. DUNFORD, S.HIZIROGLU. 2013. Effect of High Dry Solid Loading on Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Acid Bisulfite Pretreated Eastern Redcedar.  Bioresource Technology. 147:168-176.

BOON. J. G., R. HASHIM, O.SULAIMAN, S.HIZIROGLU, T.SUGIMOTO, M.SATO. 2013. Influence of Processing Parameters on Some Properties of Oil Palm Trunk Binderless Particleboard. European Journal of Wood Products.71:583-589.

KORKUT, S., S.HIZIROGLU. 2013. Selected Properties of Heat Treated Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana L. ) Wood. Bioresources 8(3): 4756-4765.

BEKHTA, P., S.KORKUT, S. HIZIROGLU. 2013. Effect of pretreatment of Raw Material on Properties of Particleboard Panels Made from Wheat Straw. Bioresources. 8(3): 4766-4774.

DONMEZ-CAVDAR, A., H. YEL, H. KALAYCIOGLU, S.HIZIROGLU. 2013. Effect of Waste Melamine Impregnated Paper on Properties of Oriented Strand Board. Materials and Design. 51:751-755.

SALIM, N., R. HASHIM, O.SULAIMAN, N.A.NORDIN, M.IBRAHIM, H.MD.AKIL, M.SATO, T.SUGIMOTO, S.HIZIROGLU.2013. Effect of Steaming on Some Properties of Compressed Oil Palm Trunk Lumber. Bioresources. 8(2): 2310-2324.

NORDIN, A, O.SULAIMAN, R.HASHIM, N.SALIM, M. SATO, S.HIZIROGLU. 2013. Properties of Laminated Panels Made from Compressed Oil Palm Trunk. Composites Part B: Engineering. 52:100-105.

AMINI, M.H. ,  R.HASHIM, S.HIZIROGLU, N.SYUHADA, O.SULAIMAN. 2013. Properties of Particleboard Made From Rubberwood Using Modified Starch as Binder. Composites Part-B. Engineering 50: 259-264.

PRIADI, T., S.HIZIROGLU. 2013 Characterization of heat treated wood species. Materials and Design. 49: 575-582.

RAMACHANDRIYA, K., M.WILKINS, S.HIZIROGLU,  N. DUNFORD, H.ATIYEH. 2013. Development of an Efficient Pretreatment Process for Enzymatic Saccharification of Eastern Redcedar. Bioresource Technology. 136:131-139.

KORKUT-SEVIM, D., S. HIZIROGLU, A.AYTIN. 2013. Effect of Heat  Treatment of Surface Characteristics of Wild Cherry Wood. Bioresources. 8(2): 1582-1590.

ZHONG, Z.W., S.HIZIROGLU, C.T.M CHAN. 2013.Measurement of the Surface Roughness of Wood Based Materials Used in Furniture Manufacture.  Measurement. 46 (6) :1482-1487.

BAKAR, F.B., S.HIZIROGLU, P.TAHIR. 2013. Properties of Some Thermally Modified Wood Species. Materials and Design. 43:348-355.

SULAIMAN , N.S.,  R. HASHIM, M.H.M.AMINI, O.SULAIMAN, S.HIZIROGLU.  2013. Evaluation of Properties of Particleboard Made Using Oil Palm Starch Modified with Epichlorohydrin. Bioresources. 8(1): 283-301.

HIZIROGLU, S., 2012. Some properties of Sandwich Type Composites Panels Manufactured from Eastern Redcedar. Composites Part-B.  3288-3292.

PEREZ,G.A., E.A.SALCA, I.B.MALDONADO, S.HIZIROGLU. 2012. Evaluation of Surface Quality of Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) and Particleboard as Function of Weathering. ProLigno. Journal. Vol.8 (4): 10-17.

OZGENC, O., S. HIZIROGLU,  U. YILDIZ. 2012. Weathering Properties of Wood Species Treated with Different Coating Applications. Bioresource 7(4) 4875- 4888.

JARUSOMBUTI. S., P. BAUCHONGKOL, S. HIZIROGLU, V. FUENGVIVAT. 2012. Properties of Rubberwood Medium Density Fiberboard(MDF) Bonded with Starch and Urea Formaldehyde. Forest Products Journal. 62:58-62.

DILIK.T., S. HIZIROGLU. 2012 Bonding Strength of Heat Treated Compressed Eastern Redcedar Wood. Materials and Design. 42 :317-320.

SALCA, E., S.HIZIROGLU. 2012. Analysis of Surface Roughness of Black Alder as Function of Various Processing Parameters. Pro Ligno Journal Vol 8 (2) :68-79.

HASHIM, R., W.NOOR AIDAWATI WAN NADHARI, O. SULAIMAN, M.SATO, S. HIZIROGLU,F.  KAWAMURA, T G. SENG, T.SUGIMOTO, T.G.SENG, R. TANAKA. 2012. Properties of Binderless Particleboard Panels Manufactured from Oil Palm Biomass. Bioresource. 7(1) 1352-1365.

KASEMSIRI, P., S.HIZIROGLU, S.RIMDUSIT. 2012.Characterization of Heat Treated Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana L.)  Journal of Material Processing Technology. 212 (6) 1324-1330.

SALIM,N., R.HASHIM, O.SULAIMAN, M.IBRAHIM, M.SATO, S.HIZIROGLU. 2012. Optimum Manufacturing Parameters for Compressed Lumber from Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) Trunks: Respond Surface Approach. Composites Part-B. 43(3) 988-996.

BUYUKSARI, U. , S.HIZIROGLU, H.AKKILIC, N.AYRILMIS. 2012. Mechanical and Physical Properties of Medium Density Fiberboard Panels Laminated with Thermally Compressed Veneer. Composite Part-B. 43, 110-114.

TOKER, H., S.HIZIROGLU, A. OZCIFCI. 2012. Influence of Weathering on Adhesion Strength of Chemically Treated and Coated Wood Species. Progress in Organic Coating.  73(2/3):211-214.

OZCAN.S., A.OZCIFCI,  S. HIZIROGLU, H.TOKER. 2012. Effect of Heat Treatment and Surface Roughness on Bonding Strength. Construction and Building Materials. (33):7-13.

KORDKHEILI, H., S.HIZIROGLU, M.FARSI. 2012. Some of the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cement Composites Manufactured from Carbon Nanotubes and Bagasse Fiber. Materials and Design. 33: 395-398.

WANG,Y., W.SU,  P.KASEMSIRI, S.HIZIROGLU.2011. A comparison of the Withdrawal Resistance Load of Nails Using Experimental and Interference Approaches.Wood Material Science and Engineering. Taylor Francis. 6:213-218.

KASEMSIRI, P., S.HIZIROGLU, S.RIMDUSIT. 2011. Properties of Wood Composites from Eastern  Redcedar Particle Reinforced with Benzoxazine Resin/Cashew Nut Shell Liquid Copolymer. Composite Part A. 42 (10)-1454-1462.

HASHIM, R., W .NOOR AIDAWATI WAN NADHARI, O. SULAIMAN, S. HIZIROGLU, M. SATO, F. KAWAMURA, T G. SENG, T.SUGIMOTO, R. TANAKA. 2011. Evaluations of Some Properties of Exterior Particleboard  Made from Oil Palm Biomass. Journal of Composite Material. 45 (16) 1659-1665.

KASEMSIRI, P., S.HIZIROGLU, S.RIMDUSIT. 2011.Effect of Cashew Nut Shell Liquid on Gelatin, Cure Kinetics, and Thermomechanical Properties of Benzoxanine Resin. Thermochimica Acta. 520 (84-92).

HASHIM, R., N. SAID, J.LAMAMING, M. BASKARAN, O.SULAIMAN, M.SATO, S.HIZIROGLU, T.SUGIMOTO. 2011. Influence of Press Temperature on the Properties of Binderless Particleboard Made from Oil Palm. Materials and Design. Vol.32 Issue 5 2520-2525.

HASHIM, R. M.AMINI, O SULAIMAN, S HIZIROGLU, F.KAWAMURA, F.ABOOD, R. WAHAB. 2011. Some Properties of Particleboard Panels Treated with Extractives of Cerbera Odllam Tree. Journal of Composite Material.Vol 45 (8)  p: 901-906.

ANWAR , U.K.M., S.HIZIROGLU, H. HAMDAN, ABD LATIF.M. 2011. Effect of Outdoor Exposure on Some Properties of Resin Treated Plybamboo. Industrial Crops and Products. 33 :140-145.

HASHIM, R.,W. NADHARI, O. SULAIMAN,  F.KAWAMURA,  S.HIZIROGLU, M.SATO,  T.SUGIMOTO, T. SENG, R.TANAKA  2011. Characterization of Raw Material Binderless Particleboard  Manufactured from Oil Palm Biomass. Materials and Design. 31 Issue 1 :246-254.

SATOSHI, S., S. HIZIROGLU. 2010. Evaluation of  shear strength of Japanese Wood Species as Function of Surface Roughness. Forest Products Journal. 60 (4):400-404

KORKUT,S., S.KARAYILMAZLAR, S.HIZIROGLU, T.SANLI. 2010. Some of the Properties of Heat Treated Sessile Oak. Forest Products Journal.  60 (5): 473-480.

DIFEI, Z., S. HIZIROGLU. 2010. Impact Assessment and Utilization  of Eastern redcedar. American Journal of Applied  Science. Science Publications. 7 (8):1032-1037.

CANDAN, Z.,  S.HIZIROGLU, A. MCDONALD. 2010. Surface Quality of Thermally Compressed Douglas Fir Veneer. Materials and Design. (31) 3574-3577.

HASHIM,R. N.SAARI, O.SULAIMAN, T.SUGIMOTO, S.HIZIROGLU, M.SATO, R.TANAKA. 2010. Effect of Particle Geometry on the Properties of Binderless Particleboard Manufactured from Oil Palm Trunk. Materials and Design. (31) 4251-4257.

JARUSOMBUTI, S., S. HIZIROGLU, P.BAUCHONGKOL, V.FUEANGVIVAT. 2009. Properties of Sandwich Type Panels Made from Bamboo and Rice Straw. Forest Products Journal.Vol 59(10) 52-57.

HIZIROGLU, S. 2009 Properties of Strandboard Panels Manufactured from Eastern Redcedar. Materials. 2: 926-933.

HIZIROGLU,S., S.SUZUKI. 2009. Surface Characteristics of Overlaid Japanese Wood Composites. Journal of Tropical Forest Science. 21(3):1-5.

BEKHTA, P., S. HIZIROGLU, O. POTAPOVA, J. SEDIACIK. 2009. Shear Strength of Exterior Plywood Panels Pressed at Low Temperature.  Materials. 2: 876-882.

OZDEMIR, T.,  S. HIZIROGLU. 2009. Influence of Surface Roughness and Species on Bond Strength between the Wood and the Finish. Forest Products Journal. 59 (6): 90-95.

OZDEMIR, T., S. HIZIROGLU, A. MALKOCOGLU. 2009. Influence of Relative Humidity on Surface Quality and Adhesion Strength of Coated Medium Density (MDF) Fiberboard. Journal of Materials and Design. Elsevier Science. Vol.30.2543-2546.

JUBSILP, C., T.TAKEICHI,  S. HIZIROGLU, S.RIMDUSIT. 2009. Effect of Resin Compositions on Microwave Processing and Thermophysical Properties of Benzoxaine-Epoxy-Phenolic Ternary Systems Filled with Silicon Carbide (SiC) Whisker. Polymer Engineering and Science. Vol 49 (5): 1022-1029.

NEMLI, G., S.HIZIROGLU. 2009. Effect of Press Parameters on Scratch and Absorption Resistance of Overlaid Particleboard Panels. Journal of Composite Material. 43 (13) : 1413-1420.

KORKUT, S., S. HIZIROGLU. 2009. Effect of Heat Treatment on Mechanical Properties of Hazelnut Wood (Corylus   colurna L.) Journal of Materials and Design. Elsevier Science. Vol. 30. 1853-1858.

BEKHTA,P.,  S.HIZIROGLU, O. SHEPELYUK. 2009. Properties of Plywood Manufactured from Compressed  Veneer as Building Material. Journal of Materials and Design. Elsevier Science.Vol 30 (4):947-953.

JUBSILP,C., S.RIMDUSIT, S.HIZIROGLU. 2008. High Performance Wood Composites Based on Benzoxazine-Epoxy Alloys. Bioresource Technology, Elsevier Science.  99: 8880-8886.

AYRILMIS, N.,  Z.CANDAN, S.HIZIROGLU. 2008. Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cardboard Panels Made from Used Beverage Carton with Veneer Overlays. Journal of Materials and Design. Elsevier Science. 29:1897-1903.

HIZIROGLU, S., Y.S. HADI, D.HARAWAN. 2008. Surface Quality of Commercially Manufactured Particleboard  Panels in Indonesia. Journal of Tropical Wood Science and Technology. Vol. 6 No 1. 13-16.

HIZIROGLU, S., S.JARUSOMBUTI, P.BAUCHONGKOL, V.FUEANGVIVAT. 2008. Overlaying Properties  of Fiberboard from Bamboo and Rice straw. Industrial Crops and Products, Elsevier Science.  28:107-111.

DONMEZ-CAVDAR,A., H. KALAYCIOGLU, S. HIZIROGLU. 2008. Some of the Properties of Oriented Strandboard Manufactured Using Kraft Lignin Phenolic Resin. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier  Science. 202 (559-563).

HIZIROGLU, S., U.M.K.ANWAR, H . HAMDAN, P.MD. TAHIR. 2008. Evaluation of Surface Quality of  Some Malaysian Species as Function of Outdoor Exposure. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Science. 199 (156-162).

KILIC, M., S. HIZIROGLU, C.GULLU, Z.SEZGIN. 2008. Influence of Steaming on Surface Roughness of  Beech and Sapele Flooring Material. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Science. 199 (448-451).

USTAOMER, D., M.USTA, S. HIZIROGLU. 2008. Effect of Boron Treatment on Surface Characteristics of Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF). Journal Material Processing Technology, Elsevier Science. 199 (440-444).

LIN,C. J.,  S. HIZIROGLU, S. MIN KAN, H. WEN LAI. 2008. Manufacturing Particleboard Panels from Betel Palm (Areca catechu linn.). Journal Material Processing Technology, Elsevier Science.197 (445-448).

KARD, B., S.HIZIROGLU,  M.E.PAYTON. 2007. Resistance of Eastern Redcedar Panels to Damage by Subterranean Termites (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae). Forest Products Journal. 57(11):74-79.

HIZIROGLU, S., P.BAUCHONGKOL, V.FUEANGVIVAT, W.SOONTONBURA, S. JARUSOMBUTI. 2007. Selected Properties of Medium Density fiberboard (MDF) Panels Made  from Bamboo and Rice Straw. Forest Products Journal.57 (6): 46-50.

HIZIROGLU. S., S.ZARATE. 2007.  Mechnanical Properties and Surface Characteristics of Colombian Wood Composites. Journal of Composite Materials. Vol 41, No:18, 2225-2234.

HIZIROGLU, S., 2007. Some of the Properties of Three-Layer Particleboard Panels Made from Under-utilized Species in Oklahoma. Journal of Composite Materials. Sage Publications. 41(4):467-476.

DUNFORD, N., S.HIZIROGLU, R. HOLCOMB. 2007. Effect of Age on the Distribution of Oil in Eastern Redcedar Tree Segments. Bioresource Technology. Elsevier Science. 98(14):2636-2640.

OZDEMIR,T., S.HIZIROGLU. 2007. Evaluation of Surface Quality and Adhesion Strength of Treated Solidwood. Adhesion strength. Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Elsevier Science. 186 (311-314).

DILIK,T.,  T.DUNDAR,  A. KURTOGLU, S. HIZIROGLU. 2007. Effect of Adhesive Types on Some of the Properties of Laminated Window Profiles. Journal of  Materials Processing Technology. Elsevier  Science. 189 (320-324).

WECHSLER, A.,  S.HIZIROGLU. 2007. Some of the Properties of Wood-Plastic Composites. Journal of Building and Environment. Elsevier Science. 42 (7) 2637-2644.

HIZIROGLU,S., S. SUZUKI. 2007. Evaluation of Surface Roughness of Commercially Manufactured Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard in Japan. Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Elsevier Science. 184 (436-440).

NEMLI, G., S. HIZIROGLU, H. SERIN, K.C.AKYUZ, I.AKYUZ,  D. TOKSOY. 2007. A Perspective from  Furniture and Cabinet Manufacturers in Turkey. Journal of Building and Environment. Elsevier Science.42 (4 ):1699-1706.

KILIC, M., S. HIZIROGLU,  E.BURDURLU. 2006. Effect of  Machining  on Surface Roughness of Wood. Journal of Building and Environment. Elsevier Science. (41) 8: 1074-1078.

AYDIN, I., G. COLAKOGLU, S. HIZIROGLU. 2006. Effect of Log Temperature on Some of the Properties of Veneer and Plywood Manufactured from Eastern Spruce (Picea orientalis L). International Journal of Solids and Structures. Elsevier Science. 23 (20): 6140-6147.

TANRITANIR, E., S. HIZIROGLU, N.AS. 2006. Effect of Steaming Time on Surface Roughness of Beech Veneer. Journal of Building and Environment. Elsevier Science. 41(11):1494-1497.

AYRILMIS, N., S.KORKUT, E.TANRITANIR,  J.WINANDY,  S. HIZIROGLU. 2006. Effect of Various Fire Retardants  on Surface Roughness of Plywood. Journal of Building and Environment. 41(7): 887-892.

KALAYCIOGLU, H., S. HIZIROGLU. 2006. Evaluation of Surface Characteristics of Laminated Flooring. Journal of Building and Environment. Elsevier Science.  41(6):756-762.

BEKHTA, P.,  I.OZARKIV, S. ALAVI, S. HIZIROGLU. 2006. A Theoretical Expression for Drying Time of Thin Lumber. Bioresource Technology. Elsevier Science. 97 (13): 1572-1577.

HIZIROGLU, S., P. KOSONKARN. 2006. Evaluation of Surface Roughness of Thai  Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF). Journal of Building and Environment. Elsevier Science.  41(4): 527-533.

HIZIROGLU, S., S. JARUSOMBUTI, V.FUEANGVIVAT, P.BAUCHONGKOL, W.SOONTONBURA, T. DARAPAK. 2005. Properties of Bamboo-Rice Straw-Eucalyptus Composite Panels. Forest Products Journal. 55 (12): 221-225.

SEMEN, E., S. HIZIROGLU. 2005. Production, Yield, and Derivatives of Volatile Oils from Eastern Redcedar   (Juniperus virginiana L.). American Journal of Environmental Science. 1 (2): 133-138.

HIZIROGLU, S.,  R. RABIEJ. 2005. Factors Affecting Adhesive Shear Strength of Overlaid Composite Panels. American  Journal of Applied Sciences. (Special Issue) 1-4.

NACAR, M.,  S. HIZIROGLU, H. KALAYCIOGLU. 2005. Some of the Properties of Particleboard Panels Made from Eucalyptus. American Journal of Applied Science. (Special Issue) 5-8.

KALAYCIOGLU, H.,  I. DENIZ, S. HIZIROGLU. 2005. Some of the Properties of Particleboard Made from Paulownia. Journal of Wood Science. Springer-Verlag . 51:410-414.

HIZIROGLU, S,  R.HOLCOMB. 2005. Some of the Properties of Three-Layer Particleboard Made from Eastern  Redcedar. Journal of Building and Environment. Elsevier Science. 40 (5): 719-723.