Background and activities

Teaching

  • TKP4180 Bioenergy and Fiber Technology
  • TKP4560 Pulp, Paper and Biorefinery, Specialization Project
  • TKP4565 Pulp, Paper and Biorefinery, Specialization Course
  • TKP4850 Experts in Teamwork: Biofuel
  • KP8102 Wood Chemistry in Pulping and Papermaking (PhD course)

Research motivation

Utilization of renewable raw materials for the production of materials, chemicals and energy for a sustainable future

Research topics

Physical chemistry of plant polysaccharides; Wood chemistry with emphasis on polysaccharide chemistry; pretreatment and hydrolysis of lignocellulosics for second generation biofuels and biorefineries; pulping and bleaching chemistry and technology

Publications

Approximately 25 publications in international refereed scientific journals and books (H-index: 10). Approximately 50 presentations at international scientific conferences.

Education/work experience

  • MSc, NTH Department of Biotechnology 1988
  • PhD, NTH Department of Biotechnology 1993
  • Research Scientist, NTH Department of Biotechnology 1993-1995
  • Assistant Professor, NTH Department of Chemical Engineering 1995-1996
  • Post doc, Institute of Paper Science and Technology (Atlanta GA, USA) 1996-1997
  • Associate Professor, NTNU Department of Chemical Engineering since 1998
  • Sabbatical at Norske Skog Skogn 2000-2001

 

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

Journal publications

  • Agnihotri, Swarnima; Johnsen, Ingvild Andersen; Bøe, Maren Seljenes; Øyaas, Karin; Moe, Størker. (2015) Ethanol organosolv pretreatment of softwood (Picea abies) and sugarcane bagasse for biofuel and biorefinery applications. Wood Science and Technology. vol. 49 (5).
  • Janga, Kando Khalifa; Hagg, May-Britt; Moe, Størker. (2012) Influence of acid concentration, temperature, and time on decrystallization in two-stage concentrated sulfuric acid hydrolysis of Pinewood and Aspenwood: A statistical Approach. BioResources. vol. 7 (1).
  • Janga, Kando Khalifa; Øyaas, Karin; Hertzberg, Terje; Moe, Størker. (2012) Application of a Pseudo-Kinetic Generalized Serverity Model to the Concentrated Sulfuric Acid Hydrolysis of Pinewood and Aspenwood. BioResources. vol. 7 (3).
  • Moe, Størker; Janga, Kando Khalifa; Hertzberg, Terje; Hagg, May-Britt; Øyaas, Karin; Dyrset, Nils. (2012) Saccharification of lignocellulosic biomass for biofuel and biorefinery applications - A renaissance for the concentrated acid hydrolysis?. Energy Procedia. vol. 20.
  • Iotti, Marco; Gregersen, Øyvind Weiby; Moe, Størker; Lenes, Marianne. (2011) Rheological Studies of Microfibrillar Cellulose Water Dispersions. Journal of polymers and the environment. vol. 19 (1).
  • Vaaler, David; Syverud, Kristin; Seem, Berit; Moe, Størker. (2005) Estimating the pulping yield by carbohydrate analysis. TAPPI Journal. vol. 4 (4).
  • Mosbye, J; Moe, Størker; Tammelin, T; Saarinen, T; Laine, J. (2004) The ability of PEO to remove model colloidal extractives from solutions with different types of fines. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 19.
  • Mosbye, John; Foss, Marit Holtermann; Laine, Janne; Moe, Størker. (2003) Interaction between model colloidal wood resin, fillers and dissolved substances. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 18 ((2)).
  • Mosbye, John; Laine, Janne; Moe, Størker. (2003) The effect of dissolved substances on the adsorption of colloidal extractives to fines. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. vol. 18 ((1)).
  • Moe, Størker; Holen, Anne Kristin; Schult, Tove. (2002) 4-O-beta-d-glucopyranosyl-gluconic acid (cellobioninic acid)produced by ozonation of cellobiose: Isolation by HPLC and assignment of NMR chemical shifts. Journal of carbohydrate chemistry.
  • Schult, Tove; Hjerde, Torgeir; Optun, Odd Inge; Kleppe, Peder J; Moe, Størker. (2002) Characterization of cellulose by SEC-MALLS. Cellulose (London). vol. 9.
  • Toven, Kai; Gellerstedt, Göran; Kleppe, Peder J; Moe, Størker. (2002) Use of Chlorine Dioxide and Ozone in Combination in Prebleaching. Journal of Pulp and Paper Science. vol. 28 (9).
  • Schult, T.; Moe, Størker; Hjerde, T.; Christensen, B.E.. (2000) Size exclusion chromatography of cellulose dissolved in LiCi/DMAc using macroporous monodisperse poly(styrene-co-divinylbenzene) particles. Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies. vol. 23 (15).
  • Sjoholm, E.; Norman, E.; Moe, Størker; Colmsjo, A.. (2000) A method for evaluating lignin mobility distributions obtained by capillary zone electrophoresis. Journal of wood chemistry and technology. vol. 20 (2).
  • Sjöholm, Elisabeth; Norman, E.; Moe, Størker; Colmsjö, A.. (2000) A method for evaluating lignin mobility distributions obtained by capillary zone electrophoresis. Journal of wood chemistry and technology. vol. 20 (2).
  • Schult, Tove; Moe, Størker; Hjerde, Torgeir; Christensen, Bjørn Erik. (2000) Size exclusion chromatography of cellulose dissolved in LiCl/DMAc using macroporous monodisperse poly(styrene-co-divinylbenzene) particles. Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies. vol. 23 (15).
  • Moe, Størker; Ragauskas, Arthur J.. (1999) Oxygen delignification of high-yield kraft pulp. Part 1, Structural properties of residual lignins. Holzforschung. vol. 53.
  • Moe, Størker; Skjåk-Bræk, Gudmund; Smidsrød, Olav. (1994) Calcium alginate gel fibers : influence of alginate source and gel structure on fiber strength. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. vol. 51.
  • Moe, Størker; Skjåk-Bræk, Gudmund; Smidsrød, Olav; Elgsæter, Arnljot. (1993) A new approach for estimating the crosslink density of covalently crosslinked ionic polysaccharide gels. Carbohydrate Polymers.
  • Moe, Størker; Skjåk-Bræk, Gudmund; Smidsrød, Olav; Elgsæter, Arnljot. (1993) Swelling of covalently crosslinked alginate gels : influence of ionic solutes and nonpolar solvents. Macromolecules.