Daniel Saloni

Associate Professor

Dr. Daniel Saloni is an associate professor in the Department of Forest Biomaterials at North Carolina State University. Before applying to a faculty position at NCSU, he was a laboratory manager and research assistant in the Wood Machining and Tooling Research Program at North Carolina State University. Prior to joining NCSU, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Junior Consultant in UCAB Consulting for five years at Andres Bello Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela.

Dr. Saloni received his Ph.D. in Wood Science from the Department of Forest Biomaterials and a Master’s degree in Integrated Manufacturing System Engineering at North Carolina State University. He also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master’s degree in Project Management at Andres Bello Catholic University.

He has published various papers and participated in several conferences on process improvement, supply chain, biomass and bioenergy conversion and additive manufacturing, which are his major research areas.

Dr. Saloni is currently a affiliated faculty at the Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics (CAMAL).


Research Interests

Daniel Saloni’s research focuses on process improvement, supply chain, biomass and bioenergy conversion


A scalable high-porosity wood for sound absorption and thermal insulation
Zhao, X., Liu, Y., Zhao, L., Yazdkhasti, A., Mao, Y., Siciliano, A., … Hu, L. (2023), Nature Sustainability, 1. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-022-01035-y
Assessment of Feedstock Quality of Poplars (Populus L.) Using Selected Pellet-Quality Parameters
Ghezehei, S. B., & Saloni, D. (2023, December 22), BIOENERGY RESEARCH, Vol. 12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-023-10711-6
Energy Performance of Different Charcoal Production Systems
Bernardes, F. F., Romanelli, T. L., Pereira, A. K. S., Cupertino, G. F. M., Fernandes, M. A., Brito, J. O., … Ryu, C. (2023), ENERGIES, 16(21). https://doi.org/10.3390/en16217318
Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Premium and Ultra Hygiene Tissue Products in the United States
Brito, A., Suarez, A., Pifano, A., Reisinger, L., Wright, J., Saloni, D., … Jameel, H. (2023), BIORESOURCES, 18(2), 4006–4031. https://doi.org/10.15376/biores.18.2.4006-4031
From a Sustainability Perspective, Why Should Bioplastics Be Used for Additive Manufacturing?
Vivas, K., Gonzalez, R., & Saloni, D. (2023), Polymer Science, 4(4), 000594. https://doi.org/10.31031/PSPRJ.2023.04.000594
Irrigation in Jatropha curcas L. cultivation and its effect on biomass for bioenergy generation
Cezario, L. F. C., Júnior, A. F. D., Silva, Á. M., Santos, O. N. A., Ucella-Filho, J. G. M., Paula Protásio, T., … Rousset, P. (2023), Journal of Cleaner Production. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.139527
Is sugarcane-based polyethylene a good alternative to fight climate change?
Suarez, A., Ford, E., Venditti, R., Kelley, S., Saloni, D., & Gonzalez, R. (2023), Journal of Cleaner Production. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.136432
Photoluminous Response of Biocomposites Produced with Charcoal
Delatorre, F. M., Cupertino, G. F. M., Pereira, A. K. S., Souza, E. C., Silva, Á. M., Filho, J. G. M. U., … Júnior, A. F. D. (2023), Polymers. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym15183788
Transforming non-wood feedstocks into dissolving pulp via organosolv pulping: An alternative strategy to boost the share of natural fibers in the textile industry.
Vera, R. E., Vivas, K. A., Urdaneta, F., Franco, J., Sun, R., Forfora, N., … Gonzalez, R. (2023), JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 429. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.139394
A Novel Approach to Charcoal Fine Waste: Sustainable Use as Filling of Polymeric Matrices
Delatorre, F. M., Mayrinck Cupertino, G. F., Oliveira, M. P., Gomes, F. da S., Roberto Profeti, L. P., Profeti, D., … Dias Junior, A. F. (2022), POLYMERS, 14(24). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym14245525

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Daniel Saloni