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Defence of doctoral thesis: Angelica Avella – Reactive extrusion of lignocellulose-polyester biocomposites

Chalmers | WWSC The defense is taking place at FB-Salen, Kemigården 1, Chalmers, and is possible to follow via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Manjusri Misra, University of Guelph, Canada Supervisor: Associate Professor Giada Lo Re Find link to Zoom here Abstract: The development of biodegradable and recyclable composites based on renewable resources can mitigate the effects of plastic […]

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Farhiya Alex Sellman – Characterization and Utilization of Interactions in Wet and Dry Cellulose Nanofibrillar Networks

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at F3, KTH, and is possible to follow via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Alexander Bismarck, University of Vienna Supervisor: Professor Lars Wågberg Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Expanding our understanding of how cellulose fibers and fibrils interact with water and its effect on their inherent properties

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Rebecca Östmans – The properties of hydrated nanocellulose network structures

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at F3, KTH, and is possible to follow via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Monika Österberg, Aalto University Supervisor: Professor Lars Wågberg Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Long, slender cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) are unique with their high axial modulus, small diameter, high flexibility, and the possibility of

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Mohammad Morsali – Site-specific reactions of softwood kraft lignin for biobased vitrimers and reactive colloidal particles

Stockholm University | WWSC The defense is taking place at Magnélisalen, Stockholm University. Opponent: Prof. Lars Evenäs, Chalmers University of Technology Supervisor: Assistant Prof. Mika Sipponen  Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Lignin, a natural polyphenolic compound of wood, holds promise as a green alternative to fossil resources given the current environmental concerns. However, its complex

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Seyed Ehsan Hadi – Colloidal Processing and Alignment of Wood-Based Dispersions and Hybrid Functional Foams

Stockholm University | WWSC The defense is taking place at Magnélisalen, Stockholm University. Opponent: Professor Daniel Söderberg, KTH Supervisor: Professor Lennart Bergström Abstract: This thesis presents novel methods and approaches for designing, preparing/fabricating, and characterizing wood-based nanomaterials. It investigates how modifications in structure, process variables, and composition can enhance functional properties. It employs advanced characterization

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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: Divyaratan Kumar – Water-in-polymer salt electrolyte (WiPSE) for sustainable lignin batteries

Linköpings universitet | WWSC The defense is taking place at K2, Kåkenhus, Campus Norrköping, Norrköping Opponent: Prof. Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University, USA Supervisor: Prof. Xavier Crispin Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Organic electrolytes are widely used in energy storage technologies, but they are known to have safety, cost, and eco friendliness concerns. Water

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Van Chinh Tran – Wood Templated Organic Electronics

Linköpings universitet | WWSC The defense is taking place at K1, Kåkenhus, Campus Norrköping, Norrköping . Opponent: Dr. Gustav Nyström, EMPA & ETH Zurich, Switzerland Supervisor: Senior Associate Professor Isak Engquist Follow the defense on zoom here Passcode: 414536 Abstract: In today’s digital era, electronics are now integral to most activities in our daily lives,

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Natalia Fijol – 3D printing of Green Water Purification Filters Design towards Sustainable and Scalable Biocomposite Materials

Stockholms universitet | WWSC The defense is taking place at Magnélisalen, Arrhenius Laboratories, Stockholm University, and is possible to follow via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Alexander Bismarck, University of Vienna, Austria Supervisor: Professor Aji Mathew Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The globally escalating water pollution and water scarcity necessitates the development of efficient and

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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

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