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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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Nanocellulosa ger starkare och bättre elektroder

Forskare vid KTH och Wallenberg Wood Science Center (WWSC) har använt nanocellulosa i en ny typ av starkare och billigare elektroder, som kan användas t ex för energilagring. De nya elektroderna kan möjliggöra nya typer av flexibel och bärbar elektronik. Läs mer på kth.se >> Läs publikationen på Advanced Materials >> Tian, W.,  VahidMohammadi, A.,  Reid, M. …

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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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Defence of doctoral thesis: Valentina Guccini – Nanocellulose: Energy Applications and Self- Assembly

Stockholms universitet Opponent: Prof. Olli Ikkala, Aalto University Supervisor: Germán Salazar-Alvarez, Stockholm University Welcome to take part of the thesis defense at Stockholm University. Abstract Technologies based on renewable materials are required to decrease the environmental cost and promote the development of a sustainable society. In this regard, nanocellulose extracted from wood finds many applications thanks …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Saina Kishani – On the Solubility of Wood Hemicelluloses in Water and its Influence on the Adsorption at Cellulose/Water Interfaces

KTH | WWSC Supervisor: Professor Lars Wågberg, KTH Opponent: Dr. Bernard Cathala, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Frankrike Treesearch is streaming the presentation part on this page Abstract Hemicelluloses are a group of natural polysaccharides and one of the main components of wood. The availability and biodegradability of these polymers have created a great interest …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Pernilla Karlsson – Swelling of Cellulose Fibrillar Matrices and Gels

KTH | WWSC Supervisor: Professor Lars Wågberg, KTH Opponent: Assoc. Prof. Eero Kontturi, Aalto University, Finland   Treesearch is streaming the presentation on this page. Abstract One of the major challenges of today´s society is to find a sustainable way to create a living based on the resources on earth. It is a challenge that includes …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Lilian Medina – High Clay Content Cellulose Nanocomposites for Mechanical Performance and Fire Retardancy

KTH | WWSC Supervisor: Lars Berglund, KTH Opponent: Dr. Jeffrey W. Gilman, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA   Treesearch is streaming the presentation on this page. Abstract Materials based on wood can offer sustainable alternatives to fossil-based plastics and composites, and show interesting mechanical properties. However, the issue of their flammability is generally unresolved. …

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Tobias Ingverud

Tobias Ingverud, KTH | WWSC Exploring crosslinked networks of polymers and hybrid cellulose materials To kth.se Supervisor: Michael Malkoch, KTH Opponent: Assoc. Prof. Anders Egede Daugaard, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet   Treesearch is streaming the presentation on this page.

Defence of doctoral thesis: Tobias Benselfeldt

Tobias Benselfeldt, KTH | WWSC This page will be updated with more information once the thesis is published. For more information about Tobias’ research, follow the link to his profile at kth.se. To kth.se Supervisor: Lars Wågberg, KTH Treesearch is streaming the presentation on this page.