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- Fri, 01 SeptAalto UniversityA. Ketola: Surface and inter-fibre interactions in aqueous cellulose-based systems for open fibrous structures01 Sept, 12:00 – 15:00 EESTAalto University, Lecture hall L1, Vuorimiehentie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThe thesis' findings increase the general understanding of fibre surface properties and interaction mechanisms between bubbles and cellulose fibres and can be applied in material design i
- Fri, 25 AugAalto University25 Aug, 12:00 – 15:00 EESTAalto University, Lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis thesis presents a comprehensive biorefinery concept based on wood fractionation in gamma-valerolactone.
- Fri, 18 AugAalto UniversityI. Leppänen: Inherent and Tailored Properties of Cellulose - A Versatile Toolbox for Materials Engineering18 Aug, 12:00 – 15:00 EESTAalto University, Lecture hall L1, Vuorimiehentie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis thesis explored the inherent properties of cellulose and aimed to exploit them in innovative material solutions.
- Fri, 30 JunAalto University30 Jun, 12:00 – 15:00 EESTAalto University, Lecture hall Ke1, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThe primary objective of this thesis is to analyse the suitability of spectroscopic-based imaging methods to reveal the distribution of chemical reagents in modified wood at different length scales.
- Fri, 26 MayAalto University26 May, 12:00 – 15:00 EESTAalto University, Lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis thesis aimed to develop a faster and less energy-demanding bleaching technology by using hypochlorous acid as a bleaching chemical for kraft pulp.
- Wed, 24 MayAalto University24 May, 12:00 – 14:30 EESTAalto University, , Lecture room Ke2, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis dissertation studied the effects of the self-assembly on both structural and optical properties of dried films and coatings.
- Wed, 14 DecEspooV. Durairaj: Nanocellulose / Nanocarbon Composites for Direct Electrochemical Detection of Small Molecules14 Dec 2022, 12:00 – 15:00 EETEspoo, Circular Raw Materials Hub, lecture hall Aluminium, Vuorimiehentie 2, Espoo, FinlandIn this thesis, nanocellulosic materials with different geometries and functionalizations have been used to develop composite electrode architectures with commercial multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT).
- Fri, 07 OctEspoo07 Oct 2022, 13:00 – 15:00 EESTEspoo, Lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis thesis furthers understanding of how the choice of the processing method affects the structural and physical properties of the feather keratin and its interactions with lignocellulosics.
- Fri, 26 AugEspoo26 Aug 2022, 12:00 – 14:00 EESTEspoo, Lecture hall L1, Vuorimiehentie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis thesis studies whether it is possible to assess pulp reactivity by monitoring the rheological behavior of fiber suspensions during dissolution.
- Fri, 20 MayEspooK. Moriam: Modification of Ioncell spinning technology to increase fiber toughness and create a water-repellent surface20 May 2022, 14:00 – 16:00 EESTEspoo, Lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis thesis presents an eco-friendly way of hydrophobizing the Ioncell fibers and strategies to improve the mechanical properties of the Ioncell fibers.
- Fri, 13 MayEspoo13 May 2022, 12:00 – 15:00Espoo, Lecture hall Aluminium, Vuorimiehentie 2, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThis thesis investigates the performance of technical lignin—a primary waste from biomass processing industries—as an organic binder in anticorrosion coatings, with a focus on the industrial applicability of these materials and associated deposition techniques.
- Thu, 05 MayEspoo05 May 2022, 12:00 – 15:00Espoo, Lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandIn this thesis, cellulosic nanomaterials were investigated for application as fluidic and sensing platforms.
- Fri, 22 AprEspooRahul P.B. Ashok: Industrial production of colloidal lignin particles and biomass-based platform chemicals22 Apr 2022, 12:00 – 15:00Espoo, Lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1, 02150 Espoo, FinlandThe main goal of this doctoral research was the development of economically, technically feasible, sustainable, and profitable processes to produce valuable products from biomass.
- Fri, 08 AprEspoo08 Apr 2022, 15:00 – 18:00 EESTEspoo, Lecture hall AluminiumThe goal is to renew the paper and board industry to produce higher value-added products for future markets.
- Fri, 08 AprEspoo08 Apr 2022, 12:00 – 15:00 EESTEspoo, Lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1This thesis provides insights into the chemical and physical characteristics of biocolorants, understanding of the multicomponent nature and its effect on coloration, and introduces the potential applications for functional materials composed of cellulose and biocolorants.
- Tue, 29 MarZoom29 Mar 2022, 12:00 – 15:00 EESTZoomThis work explores inkjet printed surface modification of custom-designed pigment coatings intended as analytical device substrates.
- Fri, 04 FebZoom04 Feb 2022, 15:00 EETZoomIn this thesis, extremely water repellent (superhydrophobic) surfaces were used for guiding the biosynthesis of bacterially produced nanocellulose.
- Thu, 27 JanZoom27 Jan 2022, 18:00 EETZoomThis thesis investigates fundamental and practical aspects of the materials and methods used to assemble 3D structures from bio-based materials using mono- to multi-component systems through bottom-up and other processes.
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