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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. […]

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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: Saül Llacer Navarro – Role of Sulfate Half-Ester Groups on the Oxidative Modifications and Network Formation of Cellulose Nanocrystals

Chalmers | WWSC The defense is taking place at Chalmers at room Kemigarden 4, 10:a room.  The presentation part is possible to follow online via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Karen Edler, Lund University Supervisor: Associate Professor Tiina Nypelö, Chalmers / Aalto University Follow the defense on zoom here Password: 370781 Abstract: Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) are nanomaterials with

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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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Defence of doctoral thesis: Ioanna Sapouna – Biosynthesis, interactions, and structure of native lignin

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room D1, KTH campus and is possible to follow on Zoom. Opponent: Professor Claudia Crestini, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy Supervisor: Docent Lauren S. McKee, KTH  Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Wood biomass is an important resource in the development ofstrategies towards replacement of fossil-based materials.

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Maria Karlsson – Protected Lignin Biorefining: Fundamental Insights on Lignin Reactivity

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room F3, KTH campus and is possible to follow on Zoom. Opponent: Professor John Ralph, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Supervisor: Professor Martin Lawoko, KTH Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The potential to utilize lignin, which constitutes as much as 15-30% of the biomass, needs further evaluation.

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Linnea Cederholm – Thermodynamic Toolkit for Chemical Recycling to Monomer

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room F3, KTH campus and is possible to follow on Zoom. Opponent: Professor Louis Pitet, Hasselt University Supervisors: Professor Karin Odelius, professor Minna Hakkarainen, Dr Peter Olsén Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: The design of polymeric materials for a circular economy is, to a largeextent, a challenge of

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Tijana Todorovic – Polysaccharide-based wood adhesives

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room F3, KTH campus and online via Zoom. Opponent: Professor Johannes Konnerth, BOKU, Austria Supervisors: Professor Eva Malmström, KTH Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: It is highly desirable to increase the use of renewable resources and reduce fossil-dependence due to sustainability concerns. As a consequence, it

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Qilun Zhang – Materials and interfaces for sustainable organic solar cells

LiU| WWSC The defense is taking place at room K1, Kåkenhus at Campus Norrköping, Norrköping. Opponent: Professor Ronald Österbacka, Åbo Akademi University, Finland Supervisor: Professor Mats Fahlman, LiU Abstract: Photovoltaics, the apparatus utilizing green solar power to generate electricity, is one of the efficient measures to the continuously increasing energy demand and exacerbated carbon emission of

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Defence of doctoral thesis: Alexandros Alexakis – Nanolatexes: a versatile toolbox for cellulose modification

KTH | WWSC The defense is taking place at room Kollegiesalen, KTH campus and online via Zoom. Opponent: Assistant Prof. Justin Zoppe, Polytechnic University of Catalonia Supervisor: Professor Eva Malmström, KTH Follow the defense on zoom here Abstract: Cellulosic materials are widely used in our everyday lives, ranging from paperand packaging to biomedical applications. However, in most

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