From the reviews of the 1st edition:
"It will surely remain the most comprehensive work in this field for a long time to come. It belongs on the bookshelf of every material scientist and structural engineer."
CAS Journal, USA
"(...) the author has done an admirable job, collecting, organizing, and reviewing the disparate literature on most aspects of the Acoustics of Wood."
Journal of the Acoustical Society of Amerika, USA
2005 Silver medal "Societe d'Encouragement au Progres" Paris, France
1993-1994 cited in Who's Who - Publications Board
1999 Professor - honorific- University Transylvania- Brasov, Roumania
1978-2005 senior Scientist at INRA -Centre de Recherches Forestieres de Nancy, France
since 1979- participation to numerous international conferences on nondestructive testing, ultrasonics, wood, musical instruments
- 1984 Ph D thesis - Dr. Ing. on "ultrasonics and wood" -Institut Superieur de Materiaux, St. Ouen- Paris, France
1962 diploma on "wood mechanics " Polytechnic Institute, University Transylvania, Brasov, Roumania