Kyle Foster
Graduate Student • Living Materials Laboratory (Wil Srubar)


BS, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, 2015

Research Interests

Wood-based composite materials


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (2017-2020)

Selected Publications

K. E. O. Foster, R. Jones, G. M. Miyake, and W. V. Srubar III, “Mechanics, Optics, and Thermodynamics of Water Transport of Chemically Modified Transparent Wood Composites,” Compos. Sci. Technol. vol. 208, 108737, 2021.

K. E. O. Foster, K. M. Hess, G. M. Miyake, and W. V. Srubar III, “Optical Properties and Mechanical Modeling of Acetylated Transparent Wood Composite Laminates,” Materials, vol. 12, no. 14, 1–15, 2019.

L. Liang, R. Liu, K. E. O. Foster, A. Choudhury, S. Cook, J. C. Cameron, W. V. Srubar III, and R. T. Gill, “Genome engineering of E. coli for improved styrene production,” Metabolic Engineering, vol. 57, pp. 74–84, 2020