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Wood and Paper Chemistry – research and researchers

Wood and Paper Chemistry – research and researchers

Tools and Techniques in Wood and Paper Chemistry

Wood, fibre, and paper chemistry

  • Extractives
  • Polymerised extractives
  • Polysaccharides
  • Lignin
  • Bark chemistry
  • Bleaching of mechanical pulps
  • Interactions in fibre suspensions
  • Wet end chemistry
  • Deposits and stickies
  • Renewable process chemicals

Biorefinery

  • Hemicelluloses
  • Nanocellulose
  • Polyphenols: lignans, pinosylvins, oligomeric polyphenols
  • Fats and resins, polymerisation
  • Lignin
  • Knots and bark
  • Utilisation of process side streams
  • 3D bioprinting of biopolymers
  • Biocomposites
  • Biopolymers and extractives in biomedical applikations

Analytical methods and analyses in industry

  • Analyses for the forest industry
  • Analyses in new biorefineries
  • Preparative methods, chromatography, mass spectrometry
  • Hot water extraction, ASE
  • Flow cytometry for process waters
  • VOC analyses

 

Research staff

Chunlin Xu, Research Director, docent in polysaccharide chemistry

Stefan Willför, Vice-rector for Research Affairs, Professor

Anna Sundberg, Senior Lecturer, docent in fibre and paper chemistry

Annika Smeds, Senior Researcher, docent in organic environmental and bioanalytics, Laboratory Technician

Juha Pekka Sunila, Laboratory Technician

 

Researchers and Doctoral Students

Yury Brusentsev, Post-doctoral researcher

Jarl Hemming, Senior Researcher

Liqiu Hu, Doctoral Student

Ekaterina Korotkova, Coordinator for analytical services

Rui Liu, Doctoral Dtudent

Andrey Pranovich, Senior Researcher, docent in wood chemistry

Luyao Wang, Doctoral Student

Qingbo Wang, doctoral student

Xiaoju Wang, Senior Researcher

Wenyang Xu, Doctoral Student

Weihua Zhang, Doctoral Student

Yongchao Zhang, Doctoral Student

 

Visiting Researchers

Maryam El Hajam

Liping Tan

Xiaodeng Yang

Hichem Zergane

 

Docents

Johanna Buchert, docent in biotechnology for forest industry

Kenneth Sundberg, docent in chemistry of forest products

Chunlin Xu, docent in polysaccharide chemistry

Updated 17.1.2020