Background and activities
My work at NTNU
I am dean at the Faculty of Natural Sciences. I was previously vice dean for education and dissemination at the faculty. In addition, I work as a professor in paper technology and paper physics. I primarily focus my research on paper physics, mechanical pulping and production and modification of microfibrillated cellulose. Most of my research is done in close co-operation with the Paper and fibre institute (PFI). Together with a research group at Mid Sweeden University I have started a spin off company called Collimated Chipping Technology, CCT which is working with improoved wood chipping technology.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2019) Mechanical properties of cellulose nanofibril films: effects of crystallinity and its modification by treatment with liquid anhydrous ammonia. Cellulose.
- (2019) PVA/nanocellulose nanocomposite membranes for CO2 separation from flue gas. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. vol. 81.
- (2018) Mechanical, thermal and swelling properties of cellulose nanocrystals/PVA nanocomposites membranes. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. vol. 57.
- (2018) Cellulose nanocrystal/PVA nanocomposite membranes for CO2/CH4 separation at high pressure. Journal of Membrane Science. vol. 554.
- (2018) Decoupling the effect of membrane thickness and CNC concentration in PVA based nanocomposite membranes for CO2/CH4 separation. Separation and Purification Technology. vol. 204.
- (2018) Preparation of cellulose nanofibrils for imaging purposes: comparison of liquid cryogens for rapid vitrification. Cellulose. vol. 25 (8).
- (2018) Swelling and Free-Volume Characteristics of TEMPO-Oxidized Cellulose Nanofibril Films. Biomacromolecules. vol. 19 (3).
- (2017) Some factors affecting the grades of technology students. Nordic Journal of STEM Education. vol. 1 (1).
- (2017) Coatability of cellulose nanofibril suspensions: Role of rheology and water retention. BioResources. vol. 12 (4).
- (2017) Mechanical, thermal and swelling properties of phosphorylated nanocellulose fibrils/PVA nanocomposite membranes. Carbohydrate Polymers. vol. 177.
- (2017) Viability and properties of roll-to-roll coating of cellulose nanofibrils on recycled paperboard. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 32 (2).
- (2016) Mixing of cellulose nanofibrils and individual furnish components: Effects on paper properties and structure. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 31 (3).
- (2015) Thermal oxidation of polyolefins by mild pro-oxidant additives based on iron carboxylates and lipophilic amines: Degradability in the absence of light and effect on the adhesion to paperboard. Polymers. vol. 7 (8).
- (2014) Cellulose nanofibrils: Challenges and possibilities as a paper additive or coating material - A review. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 29 (1).
- (2014) Variation in surface potential decay characteristics of super-calendered papers. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 29 (3).
- (2014) Variables that affect surface potential decay of super-calendered paper. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 29 (3).
- (2014) Effects of hydrophobic polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane coating on water vapour barrier and water resistance properties of paperboard. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology. vol. 69 (2).
- (2013) EVALUATION OF COLLIMATED CHIPPING TECHNOLOGY FOR REDUCING ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN MECHANICAL PULPING. Pulp & paper Canada. vol. 114 (6).
- (2013) Filler clay induced discolouration of bleached mechanical pulp. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 28 (1).
- (2013) Effect of sodium dithionite post-bleaching on the clay-induced discolouration of a hydrogen peroxide bleached mechanical pulp. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 28 (3).