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PhD Interviews

  • Jonas Garemark, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Jonas Garemark
    Jonas Garemark. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH.
    Published Oct 19, 2022

    The wood aerogels can be used as thermal insulation in buildings and for energy harvesting from water in order to create materials for self-sustained systems. Even though it’s a pure wood material, th...

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  • The practices and effects of involving older people in technology development

    Björn Fischer
    Björn Fischer. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Sep 13, 2022

    In his dissertation, Björn Fischer investigates the practices and effects of involving older people during technology development.

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  • Céline Montanari, Biocomposites

    Woman in lab coat.
    Céline Montanari. Photo: Gabriella Mastantuoni, KTH
    Published Feb 02, 2022

    In recent years, the development of transparent wood biocomposites derived from delignified wood substrates have gained interest because they combine attractive structural properties with optical func...

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  • Xuying Wang, Surface chemistry and corrosion science

    Xuying Wang.
    Published Dec 08, 2021

    When assessing hazards of metals, alloys, and metal-containing items, the metal release (bioaccessibility) is of high importance. Triggered by increasingly stricter hazard classifications for metals, ...

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  • Fangyuan Chang, Technology in Health Care

    Fangyuan Chang.
    Fangyuan Chang. Foto: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Nov 24, 2021

    In her dissertation, Fangyuan Chang investigated the digitalization of social alarm systems in Swedish nursing homes.

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  • Secil Yilmaz Turan, Biotechnology

    Secil Yilmaz Turan.
    Published Oct 27, 2021

    In her dissertation, Secil Yilmaz Turan presents new materials developed from agricultural by-products.

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  • Shirin Khaliliazar, Fibre Technology

    Shirin Khaliliazar.
    Shirin Khaliliazar. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Oct 14, 2021

    In her dissertation, Shirin Khaliliazar presents techniques that could be used for manufacturing fast and reliable self-tests on paper and textile for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

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  • Teng Wang, Division of neuronic engineering

    Teng Wang
    Published Sep 22, 2021

    Teng Wang defended his dissertation "Electroosmosis based treatment approach for cerebral edema" on September 20th 2021. His research has already been noticed and he has made it to the covers of two j...

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  • Rickard Ånell, Division of Environmental Physiology

    Rickard Ånell i en tryckkammare.
    Rickard Ånell. Foto: Jon Lindhe. KTH
    Published Sep 08, 2021

    Rickard Ånell defends his dissertation "Decompression strain during long-duration, high-altitude exposures" on 17 September.

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  • Alagar Raj Paulraj, Chemical Engineering

    Alagar Raj Paulraj.
    Published Mar 08, 2019

    Alagar Raj Paulraj defended his dissertation "Studies on Rechargeable Fe-air electrodes in Alkaline electrolyte" on March 1 2019.

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  • Linnea Nilebäck, Protein Science

    Linnea Nilebäck.
    Published Mar 08, 2019

    Linnea Nilebäck defended her dissertation "Expanded knowledge on silk assembly for development of bioactive silk coating" on March 1 2019.

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  • Gustav Svedberg, Biotechnology

    Gustav Svedberg.
    Published Mar 08, 2019

    Gustav Svedberg will be defending his dissertation "Novel planar and particle-based microarrays for point-of-care diagnostics" on 22 March 2019.

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  • Joakim Engström, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Joakim Engström.
    Published Feb 18, 2019

    Joakim Engström will be defending his dissertation "Tailored adhesion of PISA-latexes for cellulose modification and new materials" on 22 February 2019.

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  • Jennie Berglund, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Jennie Berglund,
    Published Jan 10, 2019

    Jennie Berglund will be defending her dissertation "Wood Hemicelluloses - Fundamental Insights on Biological and Technical Properties" on 1 February 2019.

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  • Anna Ottenhall, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Published Nov 21, 2018

    Anna Ottenhall will be defending her dissertation "Antimicrobial Materials from Cellulose Using Environmentally Friendly Techniques" on 7 December 2018.

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  • Chi Zhang, Chemical Engineering

    Published Nov 02, 2018

    Chi Zhang defended her dissertation "Sustainable Business Innovation of Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems" on 1 November 2018.

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  • Shengjun Ni, Organic Chemistry

    Published Nov 01, 2018

    Shengjun Ni defended his dissertation "Carbocation Catalysis for Organic Synthesis" on 26 October 2018.

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