RISE PFIPublicationsPublications


Journal Articles

Joseph P., Ottesen V., Tanase-Opedal M., Moe T.S., 2022: Morphology of lignin Structures on fiber surfaces after organosolv pretreatment, accepted in Biopolymers.

Ghoreishi S., Løhre C., Hermundsgård D.H., Molnes L.J., Tanase-Opedal M., Brusletto R., Barth T., 2022: Identification and quantification of valuable platform chemicals in aqueous product streams from a preliminary study of large pilot-scale steam explosion of woody biomass using quantitative nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-022-02712-w

Ruwoldt, J.; Tanase-Opedal, M.; Green materials from added-lignin thermoformed pulps, Industrial Crops and Products, 185, 115102, org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2022.115102

Fall A., Henriksson M, Karppinen A, Opstad A, Heggset E and Syverud K, The effect of ionic strength and pH on the dewatering rate of cellulose nanofibril dispersions, Accepted for publication in Cellulose

Rodríguez-Fabià, S., Torstensen, J., Johansson, L., Syverud, K. Hydrophobisation of lignocellulosic materials part I: physical modification. Cellulose 29, 5375–5393 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-022-04620-8

Rodríguez-Fabià, S., Torstensen, J., Johansson, L., Syverud, K. Hydrophobisation of lignocellulosic materials part III: modification with polymers. Accepted for publication in Cellulose.

Tarrés,J. Kvakland Melbø,M. Delgado-Aguilar,F.X. Espinach,P. Mutjé &G. Chinga-Carrasco. Micromechanics of Tensile Strength of Thermo-mechanical Pulp Reinforced Poly(lactic) Acid Biodegradable Composites. Journal of Natural Fibers, 2022 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15440478.2021.1993419

Sandra Rodríguez-Fabià, Gary Chinga-Carrasco. Effects of a poly(hydroxyalkanoate) elastomer and kraft pulp fibres on biocomposite properties and three-dimensional (3D) printability of filaments for fused deposition modelling,  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2369969822000226

Dudek, M., J. Ruwoldt, and G. Øye.  Characterization and assessment of wax and wax inhibitors systems in microfluidic oil-in-water coalescence experiments. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2022. 636: p. 128186.



Tanase-Opedal M, 2022: FISK- Uttesting av GROT som fiskefôr, Seminar 31.mars-01.april Bodø, https://arktisklandbruk.no/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Program-seminar-BGINN-EnMac-31-mars-1-april-2022-oppdatert.pdf

Tanase-Opedal M, 2022: Skogvirke for utvinning av cellulosesuker og sukkerbasert produksjon av proteiner, Seminar: Norske Løsninger for sirkulær økonomi, 24 Mars, Steinkjer, https://vimeo.com/693479736/808f1f2bc0

Pettersen I., Dombu V.S., Standal B.I., Tanase M., 2022: Innlegg: Bakterier og insektlarver kan avhjelpe matkrisen, https://www.dn.no/innlegg/mat/ernaring/forsyningskrise/innlegg-bakterier-og-insektlarver-kan-avhjelpe-matkrisen/2-1-1189627

Chiara Zarna, Sandra Rodríguez-Fabià, Andreas Echtermeyer and Gary Chinga-Carrasco,  “Influence of compounding parameters on the tensile properties and fibre dispersion of injection moulded polylactic acid (PLA) and TMP fibre biocomposites”, CIADICYP 2022 Iberoamerican Congress on Pulp and Paper Research, Biocomposite session, June 28th – July 1st, Girona, Spain.

Sandra Rodríguez-Fabià and Gary Chinga-Carrasco, “The effects of biocomposite formulations on the mechanical properties and 3D printability of filaments for fused deposition modelling”, CIADICYP 2022 Iberoamerican Congress on Pulp and Paper Research, Biocomposite session, June 28th – July 1st, Girona, Spain.

 Gary Chinga-Carrasco, “Nanocellulose – The little giant in the biomedical area”. Invited keynote (In Spanish), NANOCELIA Workshop, June 27th, Girona, Spain.


Journal Articles

Chinga-Carrasco G, Zarna C, Rodríguez-Fabià S, Leirset I, Tanase-Opedal M, Molteberg D, Echtermeyer A and Hindersland LK. Side streams from flooring laminate production – Characterisation and recycling in biocomposite formulations for injection moulding. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing

Ioana Chiulan, Ellinor Bævre Heggset, Ştefan Ioan Voicu, Gary Chinga-Carrasco (2021). Photopolymerization of Bio-Based Polymers in a Biomedical Engineering Perspective. Biomacromolecules 2021, 22, 5, 1795–1814, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01745

Knutsen MF, Agrenius K, Ugland H, Petronis S, Haglerod C, Håkansson J and Chinga-Carrasco G. Oxygenated nanocellulose – A material platform for antibacterial wound dressing devices. ACS Appl. Bio Mater. 2021, 4, 10, 7554–7562

Michel B, Imberty A, Heggset EB, Syverud K, Bras J and Dufresne A. Adsorption characterization of various modified β-cyclodextrins onto TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibril membranes and cryogels. Sustainable chemistry and pharmacy 24, 100523

Aaen R, Lehtonen M, Mikkonen KS and Syverud K. Combining cellulose nanofibrils and galactomannans for enhanced stabilization of future food emulsions. Cellulose (2021)

Rosendahl J, Svanström A, Berglin M, Petronis S, Bogestål Y, Stenlund P, Standoft S, Ståhlberg A, Landberg G, Chinga-Carrasco G and Håkansson J. 3D Printed nanocellulose scaffolds as a cancer cell culture model system. Bioengineering 8(7), 97

Zarna C, Opedal MT, Echtermeyer AT and Chinga-Carrasco G, Reinforcement ability of lignocellulosic components in biocomposites and their 3D printed applications – A review. Composites Part C, 6, 100171, open access

van der Wijst C, Ghimire N, Bergland WH, Toven K, Bakke R and Eriksen Ø, Improving carbon product yields in biocarbon production by combining pyrolysis and anaerobic digestion. BioResources 16(2), 3964-3977

Svanström A, Rosendahl J, Salerno S, Leiva MC, Gregersson P, Berglin M, Bogestål Y, Lausmaa J, Oko A, Chinga-Carrasco G, Petronis S, Standoft S, Stahlberg A, Håkansson J and Landberg G, Optimized alginate-based 3D printed scaffolds as a model of patient derived breast cancer microenvironments in drug discovery. Biomedical materials 16, 045046

Chinga-Carrasco G, Johansson J, Heggset EB, Leirset I, Björn C, Agrenius K, Stevanic JS, Håkansson J, Characterization and antimicrobial properties of autoclaved carboxylated wood nanocellulose. Biomacromolecules 22(7), 2779-2789

Joseph P, Opedal MT and Moe ST, The O-factor: using the H-factor concept to predict the outcome of organosolv pretreatment. Biomass conversion and biorefinery 2021

Book chapters

Chinga-Carrasco G, Rosendahl J and Catalán J, Nanocelluloses – nanotoxocology, safety aspects and 3D bioprinting, In: Advances in experimental medicine and biology, Springer Nature Switzerland AG (2021), 50 pp

Ehman NV, Ponce de León A, Felissia F, Vallejos N, Area MC and Chinga-Carrasco G, Biocomposites of polyhydroxyalkanoates and lignocellulosic components – focus on biodegradation and 3D-printing, In: Bioplastics for sustainabledevelopment, Springer (2021)


Chinga-Carrasco GBiocomposite inks for 3D-printing. Bioengineering 2021, 200 pp


Garcia-Martin, A., Ladero, M, Santos V.E, Villar, JC, Gomez, N, Vergara, P., Perez, R, Navascues, E, Kovensky, J, Cano, ME, Lesur, D, Chinga-Carrasco G, Cordes, A, Le Guern, Y, Pousse, M. “Sustainable Production from Agricultural Residues of Chemicals and Elicitors: SPAREC Project”. ECCE-ECAB September 20-23  (2021).

Chiara Zarna, Mihaela Tanase Opedal, Andreas T. Echtermeyer, Gary Chinga-Carrasco (2021). MICROMECHANICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF WOOD FIBRE-REINFORCED BIOCOMPOSITES. ICNF 2021 – 5th International Conference on Natural Fibers. Online.

Tanase-Opedal M, Skogbasert biomasse for proteinproduksjon i en sirkulær økonomi, InnovArena, Rørvik, Norway, September 15 – 16, 2021. Oral presentation

Tanase-Opedal M, Process for production of fish and animal feed from wood biomass, Grønn omstilling – først til framtida – WoodWorks! Cluster konferanseuke, Norway, May 3 – 7, 2021, digital. Oral presentation

Nenningsland A, Verdiskapende oppgradering av kjemikalier fra bark i Midt-Norge, Grønn omstilling – først til framtida – WoodWorks! Cluster konferanseuke, Norway, May 3 – 7, 2021, digital. Oral presentation

Ruwoldt J, Plasterstatning ved ligninrest i termoformet fibermaterial, Grønn omstilling – først til framtida – WoodWorks! Cluster konferanseuke, Norway, May 3 – 7, 2021, digital. Oral presentation



Journal Articles

Ruwoldt J (2020) A Critical Review of the Physicochemical Properties of Lignosulfonates: Chemical Structure and Behavior in Aqueous Solution, at Surfaces and Interfaces. Surfaces, 3(4), 622-48

Lungu A, Cernencu AI, Dinescu S, Balahura R, Mereuta P, Costache M, Syverud K, Stancu IC and Iovu H, Nanocellulose-enriched hydrocolloid-based hydrogels designed using a Ca2+ free strategy based on citric acid, Materials and design 197(2021), 109200

Ita-Nagy D, Vázquez-Rowe I, Kahhat R, Chinga-Carrasco G and Quispe I (2020) Rewieving environmental life cycle impacts of biobased polymers: current trends and methodological challenges, The international journal of life cycle assessment 25, 2169

Ottesen V and Syverud K, Swelling of individual cellulose nanofibrils in water, role of crystallinity: An AFM study, Cellulose 2020.

Helberg RML, Torstensen JØ, Dai Z, Janakiram S, Chinga-Carrasco G, Gregersen ØW, Syverud K and Deng L, Nanocomposite membranes with high-charge and size-screened phosphorylated nanocellulose fibrils for CO2 separation, Green Energy and Environment, 2020.

Ruwoldt J, and Øye G, Effect of Low Molecular Weight Alcohols on Emulsion Stabilization with Lignosulfonates. ACS Omega, 2020. 

Simon S, Saadat M, Ruwoldt J, Dudek M, Ellis RJ and Øye G, Lignosulfonate in Crude Oil Processing: Interactions with Asphaltenes at the Oil/Water Interface and Screening of Potential Applications. ACS Omega, 2020.

Ostadi M, Paso KG, Rodriguez-Fabia S, Øi LE, Manenti F and Hillestad M, Process Integration of Green Hydrogen: Decarbonization of Chemical Industries, Energies 2020, 13 (18), 4859.

Hjelmeland BM and Chinga-Carrasco G, Characterization of porous structures of cellulose nanofibrils loaded with salicyclic acid, Polymers 2020, 12(11), 2538.

Ferritsius R, Sandberg C, Ferritsius O, Rundlöf M, Daniel G, Mörseburg K and Fernando D, Development of fibre properties in mill scale high- and low consistency refining of thermomechanical pulp (Part 1), Nordic pulp and paper research journal 2020 ahead of print.

Aadland RC, Akarri S, Heggset EB, Syverud K and Torsæter O, A core flood and microfluidics investigation of nanocellulose as a chemical additive to water flooding for EOR, Nanomaterials 2020, 10(7), 1296.

Campodoni E, Montanari M, Dozio SM, Heggset EB, Panseri S, Montesi M, Tampieri A, Syverud K and Sandri M, Blending gelatin and cellulose nanofibrils: Biocomposites with tunable degradability and mechanical behavior, Nanomaterials 2020, 10(6), 1219.

Ehman NV, Ita-Nagy D, Felissia FE, Vallejos ME, Quispe I, Area MC and Chinga-Carrasco G, Biocomposites of Bio-Polyethylene Reinforced with a Hydrothermal-Alkaline Sugarcane Bagasse Pulp and Coupled with a Bio-Based Compatibilizer, Molecules 2020, 25(9), 2158.

Heggset EB, Aaen R, Veslum T, Henriksson M, Simon S and Syverud K, Cellulose nanofibrils as rheology modifier in mayonnaise – A pilot scale demonstration, Food Hydrocolloids, 108, 106084.

Michel B, Bras J, Dufresne A, Heggset EB and Syverud K, Production and mechanical characterization of TEMPO-oxidised cellulose nanofibrils/β-cyclodextrin films and cryogels, Molecules 2020, 25, 2381.

Ita-Nagy D, Vázquez-Rowe A, Kahhat R, Quispe I, Chinga-Carrasco G, Clauser NM and Area MC, Life cycle assessment of bagasse fiber reinforced biocomposites, Science of The Total Environment 2020, 720, 137586.

Carlström IE, Rashad A, Campodoni E, Sandri M, Syverud K, Bolstad AI and Mustafa K, Cross-linked gelatin-nanocellulose scaffolds for bone tissue engineering, Materials Letters 264 (2020), 127326.


Joseph P, Opedal MT and Moe S, “O” factor: Using the H factor concept to predict the outcome of organosolv pretreatment, Nordic Wood Biorefinery conference, October 13-15, 2020, digital. Poster presentation.

Chinga-Carrasco G, Properties of carboxylated cellulose nanofibrils and application in advanced wound dressings, International Conference on Aerogels for Biomedical and Environmental Applications. Santiago de Compostela, Spain. February 18-20, 2020. Oral presentation.



Journal Articles

Hegnar OA, Goodell B, Felby C, Johansson L, Labbé N, Kim K, Eijsink VGH,Alfredsen G, Várnal A, Challenges and opportunities in mimicking non-enzymatic brown-rot decay mechanisms for pretreatment of Norway spruce, Wood science and technology (2019), 53, 291-311

Ojansivu M, Rashad A, Ahlinder A, Massera J, Mishra A, Syverud K, Finne-Wistrand A, Miettinen S, Mustafa K, Wood-Based Nanocellulose and Bioactive Glass Modified Gelatin-Alginate Bioinks for 3D Bioprinting of Bone Cells, Biofabrication 2019, 11 2019, 035010

Ottesen V, Larsson T, Chinga-Carrasco G, Syverud K, Gregersen Ø, Mechanical Properties of Cellulose Nanofibril Films: Effects of Crystallinity and its Modification by Treatment with Liquid Anhydrous Ammonia, Cellulose, 26, 6615-6627

Aaen R, Simon S, Brodin FW, Syverud K, The potential of TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibrils as rheology modifiers in food systems, Cellulose 2019, 26, 5483–5496

Ehman NV, Lourenço AF, McDonagh BH, Vallejos ME, Felissia FE, Ferreira PJT, Chinga-Carrasco G, Area MC. Influence of initial chemical composition and characteristics of pulps on the production and properties of lignocellulosic nanofibers. Int J Biol Macromol. 2019 Nov 25.  doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.10.165.

Albornoz-Palma G, Betancourt F, Mendonça RT, Chinga-Carrasco G, Pereira M. Relationship between rheological and morphological characteristics of cellulose nanofibrils in dilute dispersions. Carbohydrate Polymers DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.115588

Mendieta M, Vallejos ME, Felissia FE, Chinga Carrasco G, Area MC. Review: Bio-polyethylene from Wood Wastes. Journal of Polymers and the Environment 2019, p 1-16

Tanase-Opedal M, Espinosa E, Rodríguez A, Chinga Carrasco G. Lignin: A Biopolymer from Forestry Biomass for Biocomposites and 3D Printing. Materials 2019, 12(18), p 3006

Espinosa E, Filgueira D, Rodríguez A, Chinga Carrasco G. Nanocellulose-Based Inks—Effect of Alginate Content on the Water Absorption of 3D Printed Constructs. Bioengineering (Basel) 2019, 6(3), p 65.

Chiulan I, Panaitescu DM, Radua, E-R, Frone AN, Gabor RA, Nicolae CA, Jinescu G, Tofan V, Chinga-Carrasco G. Comprehensive characterization of silica-modified silicon rubbers. J. Mechanical Behavior Biomedical Materials. September 2019, p 103427.

Espinosa E, Bascón-Villegas I, Rosal A, Pérez-Rodríguez F, Chinga-Carrasco G, Rodríguez A. PVA/(ligno)nanocellulose biocomposite films. Effect of residual lignin content on structural, mechanical, barrier and antioxidant properties. Int. J. Biological Macromolecules 141, 2019, p 197-206.

Karlström A, Johansson L and Hill . On the modeling of tensile index from larger data sets. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal 2019, 34(3) p 289-303

Jack AA, Nordli HR, Powell LC, Farnell DJJ, Pukstad B, Rye PD, Thomas DW, Chinga-Carrasco G and Hill KE. Cellulose Nanofibril Formulations Incorporating a Low-Molecular-Weight Alginate Oligosaccharide Modify Bacterial Biofilm Development. Biomacromolecules 2019, 20(8), p 2953-2961.

Kangas H, Felissia, FE, Filgueira D, Ehman NV, Vallejos ME, Imlauer, CM, Lahtinen P, Area MC and Chinga-Carrasco G3D Printing High-Consistency Enzymatic Nanocellulose Obtained from a Soda-Ethanol-O2 Pine Sawdust Pulp. Bioengineering 2019 6(3), p 60

Aadland RC, Jakobsen, TD, Heggset EB, Long-Sanouiller H, Simon S, Paso KG, Syverud K and Torsæter O. High-Temperature Core Flood Investigation of Nanocelluloses as a Green Additive for Enhanced Oil Recovery. Nanomaterials 9(5), p 665

Aaen R, Brodin FW, Simon S, Heggset EB and Syverud K. Oil-in-Water Emulsions Stabilized by Cellulose Nanofibrils—The Effects of Ionic Strength and pH. Nanomaterials 9(2), p 259

Campodoni E, Heggset EB, Rashad R, Ramírez-Rodríguez GB, Mustafa K, Syverud K, Tampieri A, Sandri M. Polymeric 3D scaffolds for tissue regeneration: evaluation of biopolymer nanocomposite reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils. Material Science & Engineering C 2019, 94, p 867-878

Cernencu AI, Lungu A, Stancu IC, Serafim A, Heggset E, Syverud K, Iovu H. Bioinspired 3D printable pectin-nanocellulose ink formulations. Carbohydrate Polymers 2019, 220, p 12-21

Chinga Carrasco G, Ehman NV, Filgueira D, Johansson J, Vallejos ME, Felissia FE, Håkansson J, Area MC. Bagasse – A major agro-industrial residue as potential resource for nanocellulose inks for 3D printing of wound dressing devices. Additive manufacturing 28(2019), 267

Nordli HR, Pukstad B, Chinga Carrasco G and Rokstad AM. Ultrapure Wood Nanocellulose – Assessments of Coagulation and Initial Inflammation Potential. ACS Appl. Bio Mater. 2019 2(3), p 1107-1118

Silva F, Gracia N, McDonagh BH, Domingues FC, Nerin C, Chinga Carrasco G. Antimicrobial activity of biocomposite films containing cellulose nanofibrils and ethyl lauroyl arginate. Jounal of Materials Science 2019, 54(18) p 12159-12170

Syrový T, Maronová S, Kuberský P, Ehman NV, Vallejos ME, Pretl S, Felissia FE, Area MC, Chinga-Carrasco G. Wide range humidity sensors printed on biocomposite films of cellulose nanofibril and poly(ethylene glycol)
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2019, 136(36)

Torstensen JØ, Helberg RML, Deng L, Gregersen Ø and Syverud K. PVA/nanocellulose nanocomposite membranes for CO2 separation from flue gas. International journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 2019, 81, p 93-102 

Heggset EB, Strand BL, Sundby KW, Simon S, Chinga-Carrasco G, Syverud K. Viscoelastic properties of nanocellulose based inks for 3D printing and mechanical properties of CNF/alginate biocomposite gels. Cellulose 2019, 26(1), p 581–595.

PhD Thesis

Torstensen JØ. Fundamental properties of nanocelluloses and their application in membranes for CO2 separation. Doctoral theses at NTNU, 2019:146.

Nordli HR. The potential of carboxylated cellulose nanofibril for wound healing application. Doctoral theses at NTNU, 2019:324

Aadland, RCG. Experimental study of flow of nanocellulose in porous media for enhanced oil recovery application. Doctoral theses at NTNU, 2019:339


Joseph P, Ottesen V, Tanase-Opedal M and Moe S. Evaluation of H-factor on the delignification of Norway Spruce by organosolv pre-treatment. Building a Sustainable European Biofuel Industry, Gothenburg, Sverige, November 4-6.

Tanase-Opedal M and Eriksen Ø. Evaluation of organosolv pre-treatment for effective fractionation of Norway Spruce in a novel reactor. Building a Sustainable European Biofuel Industry, Gothenburg, Sverige, November 4-6.

Chinga-Carrasco G. Biopolymers and 3D printing of biomedical devices. 6th EPNOE International Polysaccharide Conference, Aveiro – Portugal,  October 21–25. Invited keynote speaker.

Ehman N, Chinga-Carrasco G, Felissia F, Ponce de León A, Vallejos M, Area MC. Obtención de estructuras 3D a partir de PHA y fibras lignocelulósicas para fabricación de piezas de órtesis. XIII Simposio Argentino de Polímeros, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 8-10.

Mendieta, C, Felissia, FE, Chinga-Carrasco, G, Vallejos, ME, Area, MC. 2G Bio-polyethylene from wood wastes. XIII Simposio Argentino de Polímeros, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 8-10.

Celaya-Romea J, Toven K, Leirset I, Reitan AM, Kleppe B. Production of olefins and monoaromatics through catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass and plastics in a tandem microreactor GC/MS. The International Conference on Thermochemical Conversion Science: Biomass & Municipal Solid Waste to RNG, Biofuels & Chemicals (tcbiomassplus2019), Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 7-9.

Heggset EB, Torstensen, J and Syverud K. Nanocellulose based hybrid films as substitutes for traditional plastic films? European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes 2019, Stockholm, Sweden, September 1-5. Invited speaker.

Syverud K and Heggset E, Nanocellulose for enhanced oil recovery. European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes 2019, Stockholm, Sweden, September 1-5. Invited speaker.

Espinosa, E, Bascón-Villegas, I, Sánchez-Gutiérrez, M, Chinga-Carrasco, G and Rodríguez, A. Nanocelulosa a partir de paja de trigo para mejorar envases alimentarios. XII edition of CIBIA, Iberoamerican Congress of Food Engineering, “Challenging Food Engineering as a Driver Towards Sustainable Food Processing“, Portugal, July 1-4.

Tanase MO, Victor EE, Melbø JK, Pascual AR, Chinga-Carrasco G. Lignin – a biopolymer from forestry biomass for biocomposites and 3D printing. 56th Nordic Polymer Days 2019, Trondheim – Norway, June 5-7.

Ehman, NV, Ramirez, AI, Chinga-Carrasco, G, Vallejos, ME, Felissia, FE, Area, MC. Influence of the carboxylic groups and degree of polymerization of cellulosic pulps on lignocellulosic nanofibers (LCNF) properties. 2nd International Workshop on Biorefinery of Lignocellulosic Materials (IWBLCM2019), Córdoba, Spain, June 4-7.

Chinga-Carrasco G, Ehman, NV, Johansson J, Vallejos ME, Felissia FE, Håkansson J and Area MC. Bagasse – a resource for fibres and nanocelluloses for biocomposites and 3D printing. 2019 Int. Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials. Chiba – Japan, June 3-7.

McDonagh BH and Chinga-Carrasco G. Porous constructs of nanocellulose can release plant defense chemicals. The Nordic Nanolab Network User Meeting at DTU, Copenhagen – Denmark, May 7-8.

Heggset EB, Aaen R, Simon S and Syverud K. Nanocellulose as a rheology modifier for use in industrial applications: Thicker and lighter – nanocellulose in mayonnaise. 257th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, March 31- April 5. Invited speaker.

Syverud K, Cellulose nanofibril based gels for 3D printing for tissue engineering. 257th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, March 31- April 5. Invited speaker.

Bengtsson F, Karlström A, Hill J and Johansson L. Refining models for optimization and control – How to use such models for pulp and handsheet properties estimation. 11th Fundamental Mechanical Pulp Research Seminar, Norrköping, Sweden, April 2-4.

Johansson LChip washers – do we need them? 11th Fundamental Mechanical Pulp Research Seminar, Norrköping – Sweden, April 2-4.


Heggset EB. End of life perspectives for thermoformed fibre products . Erstatning av plast gjennom støpte termoformede produkter fra bærekraftig lokal trefiber – muligheter og utfordringer, Stjørdal, Norway, December 6. Invited speaker

Heggset EB, PlastiCel –  Plastsubstitutter basert på cellulose. Fra Arena Skog til WOODWORKS! Cluster; Skog- og trebruk bidrar til vekst og gode klimaløsninger, Stjørdal, Norway, December 4. Invited speaker

Johansson, L. Wood fibre based raw materials for thermoforming of molded products. Erstatning av plast gjennom støpte termoformede produkter fra bærekraftig lokal trefiber – muligheter og utfordringer, Stjørdal, Norway, December 6. Invited speaker

Johansson, L. Grønt granulat til fotballbaner. Treforedlingsforum 2019, Oslo, Norge, november 20-21.

Toven KForetningsmuligheter basert på pyrolyseteknologi. Treforedlingsforum 2019, Oslo, Norge, november 20-21.

Johansson, L. Bruk av trefiber gir muligheter i nye markeder, årlig møte Allskog, Stjørdal, Norge, October 31. Invitert foredragsholder.

Johansson, L. Bruk av trefiber gir muligheter i nye markeder, Visjoner for bærekraftige samfunn, seminar, Skogn, Norge, August 22. Invitert foredragsholder.



Journal Articles



Book chapter

Journal Articles

  • ATMP pulping of Norway spruce – pulp property development and energy efficiency.
    Jan Hill, Lars Johansson and Kathrin Mörseburg
    Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal 32(1), 070-086.



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Book chapters

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Book chapters

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  • Nanofibers against nanoparticles: Cellulosic nanofibers for nanoparticle aerosol filtration, concepts, achievements, and perspectives.
    Alexandrescu, L., Syverud, K. and Belosic, F.
    Inter243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, March 25- 29, San Diego, California.
  • Introducing an in-situ microrobotic approach for assessing the stiffness properties of microfibrillated cellulose films.
    Mikczinski, M., Josefsson, G., Chinga-Carrasco, G., Syverud, K., Gamstedt, E.K. and Fatikow, S.
    International Paper Physics Conference, June 10-14, Stockholm.
  • The effect of microfibrillated cellulose on the pressability of TMP and filler mixtures and on paper properties.
    Hii, C., Gregersen, Ø.W., Chinga-Carrasco, G. and Eriksen, Ø.
    International Paper Physics Conference, June 10-14, Stockholm.


  • PLA-wood fibre composites
    Larsen, Å, Tanem, B.S., Lenes, M., Chinga-Carrasco, G., Solheim, O., Banke, K., Berthold, F.
    SustainComp final conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 14 – 15 June


Book chapter contributions

Journal Articles


  • Air filtration of nano-particles using cellulose nanofibrils.
    Alexandrescu, L., Syverud, K., Chinga-Carrasco, G., Iotti, M., Gregersen, Ø., Belosic, F. and Gatti, A.M.
    International Conference NanotechItaly 2011, NH Laguna Palace Convention Center in Venice-Mestre, 23rd to 25th of November 2011.
  • Film splitting during offset printing – the influence of paper surface properties on film splitting geometry.
    Rättö, P., Blohm, E. and Chinga-Carrasco, G.
    38th International Research Conference of iarigai, Budapest & Debrecen, Hungary, September 11-14.
  • Quantification of the web structure in relation to process conditions during wet pressing and furnish composition.
    Hii, C., Gregersen, Ø., Chinga-Carrasco, G., Eriksen, Ø., Toven, K., Rosén, F., Vomhoff, H.
    Progress in Paper Physics Seminar, Graz, September 5-8, 2011.
  • Furnish composition of newsprint – Effects on pressability, paper and print quality.
    Eriksen, Ø., Aasarød, K., Chinga-Carrasco, G. and Gregersen, Ø.
    Progress in Paper Physics Seminar, Graz, September 5-8, 2011.
  • More selective biorefining of softwood by combined hot water and ethanol organosolv pretreatment.
    Agnihotri, S., Johnsen, I., Moe, S. and Toven, K.
    Science & Technology of Biomasses: Advances and Challenges. September 5-8, 2011, Tuscia University, Viterbo, Italy.
  • On the porosity and oxygen barrier properties of cellulose nanofibril-based films.
    Annual meeting of IAWS 2011, Novel materials from wood or cellulose. Stockholm, August 31-Sept. 2.
  • Klimatre: Wood for a better climate and higher value added products.
    Iotti, M.
    241st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Anaheim, California, Division of Cellulose and Renewable Materials, March 27-31.
  • Towards novel filter concepts for nanopollution.
    Syverud, K., Chinga-Carrasco, G., Salvatori, R. and Gatti, A
    241st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Anaheim, California, Division of Cellulose and Renewable Materials, March 27-31.
  • Rheological studies of nanofibrillar cellulose water dispersions for industrial applications.
    Iotti, M., Lenes, M. and Gregersen, G.
    241st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Anaheim, California, Division of Cellulose and Renewable Materials, March 27-31.


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