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Defence of doctoral thesis: Pierre Munier – Assembly and alignment in cellulose nanomaterial-based composite dispersions and thermally insulating foams

Stockholm University | WWSC Supervisor: Professor Lennart Bergström,  Stockholm University The defense will be held online. Join the zoom webinar If you have trouble with the link try to past https://stockholmuniversity.zoom.us/j/68095581784 into your browser. Abstract: Research on nanoparticles extracted from renewable and highly available sources is motivated by both the development of functional nanomaterials and …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Varvara Apostolopoulou – Thermal Conductivity of Hygroscopic Foams Based on Cellulose Nanomaterials

SU | WWSC Supervisor: Lennart Bergström, Stockholm University The defense will be held online via Zoom. Join by clicking the button below or by pasting the adress into your browser: https://stockholmuniversity.zoom.us/j/69050945529 Follow the defense on zoom here Biobased super-insulating materials could mitigate climate change by minimizing the use of petroleum-based materials, creating artificial carbon sinks and minimizing the …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Calvin Brett – Neutron and X-ray Surface Scattering Reveals the Morphology of Soft Matter Thin Films

KTH | WWSC Opponent: Professor Orlando Rojas, University of British Columbia Supervisors: Professor Daniel Söderberg, KTH and professor Mats Johansson, KTH Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The last decades have been overshadowed by reports about the seemingly endless increase use of fossil-based resources. With the development of new products, our mindset is changing so that …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Malin Nordenström – Colloidal interactions and arrested dynamics of cellulose nanofibrils

KTH | WWSC Opponent: Professor Wim Thielemans, KU Leuven Supervisor: Professor Lars Wågberg, KTH Co-supervisors: Torbjörn Pettersson, KTH,  Professor Lars Göran Ödberg, KTH,  Andreas Fall, RISE Bioeconomy The defense is held online in a Zoom webinar. Register to attend the defense at https://kth-se.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wiozRA2pQouX_V86UAOGYA or by clicking the button below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Hyeyun Kim – Wood-Based Nanocellulose In Lithium Ion Batteries and Electrochemical Coatings

KTH / WWSC Opponent: Doctor Davide Beneventi, Centre national de la recherche scientifique Supervisor: Professor Ann M. Cornell, Kemiteknik, Tillämpad elektrokemi, Wallenberg Wood Science Center The presentation will be streamed on this page Abstract Lithium ion batteries contain diverse functional polymeric materials, e.g. binders and separators. Naturally self-assembled wood cellulose can be disintegrated to nanosized …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Jennie Berglund – Wood Hemicelluloses – Fundamental Insights on Biological and Technical Properties

KTH, WWSC Supervisor: Prof. Mikael Lindström, KTHOpponent:Prof. Maija Tenkanen, Helsingfors universitet, Finland “Hemicelluloses make up about 30% of wood, a renewable resource that can be used as a raw material replacing fossil based products. However, the hemicellulose fraction in wood has a large potential to be used in a better way. One global sustainability goal is …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Justin Xuan Yang – Eco-friendly Holocellulose Materials for Mechanical Performance and Optical Transmittance

KTH / WWSC Opponent: Associate professor Eero Kontturi, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland Supervisor: Lars Berglund KTH The seminar will be streamed on this page Abstract Cellulosic materials can be sustainable replacements for fossil-based plastics; yet for some applications improvements are needed for mechanical properties, optical transmittance and eco-friendly characteristics. In this thesis, holocellulose materials are …

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