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WWSC summer school 2022

Wood biopolymers Characterization structure properties relationships

Course content:

Treesearch students that want to attend, please register in the registration form below. 

WWSC Academy are courses that contain lectures, study visits and group work on specific topics for 3 – 4 days and are arranged by WWSC twice a year. The courses are open to all Treesearch doctoral students.

The maximum number of participants are 10 Treesearch PhD students. Apply by filling the form below. A confirmation mail will be sent out after the registration is closed. 

Learning objectives:

Know the raw materials used in biocomposites

Basics concepts for fiber composites      

Basic concepts for natural fiber biocomposites and nanocomposites

Basics of composite micromechanics (mechanical properties). Important parameters for biocomposites microstructural characterization, mechanical testing, data reduction, analysis of results.

Principles of processing using thermoset and thermoplastic polymers. Vacuum assisted resin impregnation, compounding of biocomposites, compression molding, injection molding.

Processing of industrial composite products.

Interface, interphase, moisture effects.

Biocomposite properties and product design.

Cellulose nanomaterials and processing: orientation of latest research developments and scientific challenges and applications.

August 28-Sept 2, 2022




June 17, 2022



Researchers from WWSC



As doctorial student: Enlisted as PhD student either to WWSC Academy or as associated to Treesearch to be able to register to the course. The research field should be in a scientific or engineering field related to material science/engineering, biotechnology, organic electronics, physics/physics engineering, chemistry or chemical engineering, or any other related field.

Course fee:

The course is free of charge but you have to either belong to WWSC Academy or be associated to Treesearch to be able to register to the course. The course are mandatory for all WWSC PhD-students and there are a limit number of places for Treesearch associated PhD-students.

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