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Defence of doctoral thesis: Zhaleh Atoufi – Development and Tailoring of Low‐Density Cellulose‐Based Structures for Water Treatment

KTH The defense is taking place at F3, KTH, and is possible to follow online via zoom. Opponent: Professor Julien Bras, Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, Frankrike Supervisor: Professor Lars Wågberg Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The challenges posed by our limited clean water sources and the well-known global water pollution demand more efficient […]

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Maria Cortes Ruiz – Tailoring and Characterization of Polymer-linked Fibrillar Structures

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at F3, KTH, and is possible to follow via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Gil Garnier, Monash University, Australia Supervisor: Professor Lars Wågberg Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The development of sustainable and renewable materials is paramount in today’s society. As the most abundant biopolymer on Earth,

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Maria Wennman – Biobased and biodegradable binders for paper and nonwoven

KTH The defense is taking place at F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26, KTH Campus and is possible to follow online via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Wim Thielemans, KU Leuven, Belgien Supervisor:  Professor Mikael Hedenqvist, KTH Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Nonwovens are textile-like materials with similarities close to paper. One significant sector where nonwovens are used

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Faridah Namata – Cationic Dendritic Polymers and Their Hybridization with Cellulose Nanofibrils

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at F3, KTH, and is possible to follow via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Francisco Javier de la Mata de la Mata, University of Alcala Supervisor: Professor Michael Malkoch Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the major global threats to thehealth of

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Shirin Naserifar – Cellulose in Quaternary Ammonium-based Solvents: Dissolution, Modification and Coagulation

Chalmers | WWSC The defense is taking place at Vasa A, Vera Sandbergs Allé 8, Chalmers and is possible to follow via Zoom Opponent: Prof. Orlando J. Rojas, University of British Columbia, Canada Supervisor: Associate Prof. Merima Hasani Find link to zoom on chalmers.se Abstract: Processing cellulose through dissolution and regeneration is essential for many

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Sylwia Wojno – Exploring the nonlinear rheological behavior and optical properties of cellulose nanocrystal suspensions

Chalmers | WWSC The defense is taking place at room Virtual Development Laboratory (VDL), Chalmers Tvärgata 4C at Chalmers. Opponent: Prof. Jan Lagerwall, University of Luxembourg Supervisor: Prof. Roland Kádár Abstract: Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs), with their versatile properties, offer immense potential in a range of applications, whether used independently or as sustainable reinforcements in polymers.

Defence of doctoral thesis: Sylwia Wojno – Exploring the nonlinear rheological behavior and optical properties of cellulose nanocrystal suspensions Read More »

Defence of doctoral thesis: Gabriella Mastantuoni – Engineering of lignin in wood towards functional materials

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room F3, KTH campus and is possible to follow online via Zoom. Opponent:Professor Jean-Marie Raquez, University of Mons (UMONS), Belgien Supervisor: Professor Qi Zhou Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Through 270 million years of evolution, the finely tuned hierarchical structure of wood has been

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Licentiate seminar: Poornima Ramamohan – Structure and Dynamics in Hydrated Biopolymers

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at KTH in room L52, Drottning Kristinas väg 30, Stockholm  and is possible to follow on Zoom. External examiner:Docent Fritjof Nilson, Mittuniversitetet Supervisor: Docent Jakob Wohlert, Professor Istvan Furo Follow the seminar on zoom here Abstract: Hydrated polysaccharide systems primarily using xylans along with mutans and alternans

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Kevin Peuvot – Lignin- and PAN-based carbon fibres as negative electrodes for alkali-ion batteries

KTH The defense is taking place at room D2, KTH campus and is possible to follow on Zoom (registration needed, via the link). Opponent: Professor Enn Lust, University of Tartu, Estland, institute of chemistry Supervisor:Professor Göran Lindbergh Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The development of sodium-ion batteries (SIBs) and potassium-ion batteries (KIBs) have accelerated

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Iuliana Ribca – Lignin-Based Thermosets with Tunable Mechanical and Morphological Properties

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room F3, KTH campus and is possible to follow on Zoom. Opponent: Docent Mika Sipponen, Stockholm University Supervisor: Professor Mats Johansson Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Nowadays, there is an urgent need to decrease our dependence on fossilresources and shift towards the use of renewable resources

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Billy Hoogendoorn – Exploring cellulose as a biomacromolecule for enhanced battery metal ion recovery/recycling

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room D3, KTH campus. Opponent: Professor Aji Mathew, Stockholm University Supervisor: Associate Professor Richard Olsson, KTH Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The research focused on the effects of integrating nanocellulose in the solidification of metal ions into metal oxide particles or metallic electrodeposits.  Firstly, the cellulose was

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