Welcome to the Polymer Technology division

Head of Division

Prof. Minna Hakkarainen

Recent publications

2017 D. Wu et al., "Starch-Derived Nanographene Oxide Paves the Way for Electrospinnable and Bioactive Starch Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering," Biomacromolecules, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 1582-1591.

2017 A. S. Avalos, M. Hakkarainen and K. Odelius, "Superiorly Plasticized PVC/PBSA Blends through Crotonic and Acrylic Acid Functionalization of PVC," Polymers, vol. 9, no. 3.

2017 H. Xu, L. Xie and M. Hakkarainen, "Coffee-Ground-Derived Quantum Dots for Aqueous Processable Nanoporous Graphene Membranes," ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 5360-5367.

2017 J. Duch, P. Kubisiak, K. H. Adolfsson and M. Hakkarainen, M. Golda-Cepa, A. Kotarba, "Work function modifications of graphite surface via oxygen plasma treatment," Applied Surface Science, vol. 419, pp. 439-446.

2017 D. Wu, E. Bäckström and M. Hakkarainen, "Starch Derived Nanosized Graphene Oxide Functionalized Bioactive Porous Starch Scaffolds," Macromolecular Bioscience, vol. 17, no. 6.

2017 A. Ibn-Yaich, U. Edlund and A.-C. Albertsson, Transfer of Biomatrix/Wood Cell Interactions to Hemicellulose-Based Materials to Control Water Interaction, Chem. Rev., vol. 117, pp. 8177-8207.

2017 J. R. G. Navarro and U. Edlund, "Surface-Initiated Controlled Radical Polymerization Approach to Enhance Nanocomposite Integration of Cellulose Nanofibrils," Biomacromolecules, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 1947-1955.

2017 L. Maleki, U. Edlund and A.-C. Albertsson, "Synthesis of full interpenetrating hemicellulose hydrogel networks," Carbohydrate Polymers, vol. 170, pp. 254-263.

2017 A. Svärd, E. Brännvall and U. Edlund, Rapeseed straw polymeric hemicelluloses obtained by extraction methods based on severity factor, Ind. Crops Prod, 95, 305-315.

2017 A. S. Avalos, M. Hakkarainen and K. Odelius, "Superiorly Plasticized PVC/PBSA Blends through Crotonic and Acrylic Acid Functionalization of PVC," Polymers, vol. 9, no. 3.

2017 M. A. Yassin et al., "A Copolymer Scaffold Functionalized with Nanodiamond Particles Enhances Osteogenic Metabolic Activity and Bone Regeneration," Macromolecular Bioscience, vol. 17, no. 6.  

2016 N. Aminlashgari, M. Becerra och M. Hakkarainen, "Characterization of degradation fragments released by arc-induced ablation of polymers in air," Journal of Physics D : Applied Physics, vol. 49, no. 5.

2016 H. Xu et al., "Conformational Footprint in Hydrolysis-Induced Nanofibrillation and Crystallization of Poly(lactic acid)," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 3, s. 985-995.

2016 D. Wu, H. Xu och M. Hakkarainen, "From starch to polylactide and nano-graphene oxide : fully starch derived high performance composites," RSC Advances, vol. 6, no. 59, s. 54336-54345.

2016 H. Xu et al., "Graphene Oxide-Driven Design of Strong and Flexible Biopolymer Barrier Films : From Smart Crystallization Control to Affordable Engineering," ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 4, no. 1, s. 334-349.

2016 X. Yang et al., "Poly(lactide)-g-poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate) with High Crystallization Capacity and Migration Resistance," Materials, vol. 9, no. 5.

2016 M. Michalak, M. Hakkarainen och A.-C. Albertsson, "Recycling Oxidized Model Polyethylene Powder as a Degradation Enhancing Filler for Polyethylene/Polycaprolactone Blends," ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 4, no. 1, s. 129-135.

2016 H. Xu et al., "Stereocontrolled Entanglement-Directed Self-Alignment of Poly(lactic acid) Cylindrites," Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics.

2016 L. Xie et al., "Structural Hierarchy and Polymorphic Transformation in Shear-Induced Shish-Kebab of Stereocomplex Poly(Lactic Acid)," Macromolecular rapid communications, vol. 37, no. 9, s. 745-751.

2016 S. Hassanzadeh et al., "Supramolecular Assembly of Biobased Graphene Oxide Quantum Dots Controls the Morphology of and Induces Mineralization on Poly(epsilon-caprolactone) Films," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 1, s. 256-261.

2016 H. Xu et al., "Zero-Dimensional and Highly Oxygenated Graphene Oxide for Multifunctional Poly(lactic acid) Bionanocomposites," ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 4, no. 10, s. 5618-5631.

2016 M. Sterner and U. Edlund, "Multicomponent fractionation of Saccharina latissima brown algae using chelating salt solutions," Journal of Applied Phycology, pp. 1-14.

2016 F. X. Choong et al., "Nondestructive, real-time determination and visualization of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin by luminescent oligothiophenes," Scientific Reports, vol. 6.

2016 L. Maleki, U. Edlund and A.-C. Albertsson, "Green Semi-IPN Hydrogels by Direct Utilization of Crude Wood Hydrolysates," ACS sustainable chemistry & engineering, vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 4370-4377.

2016 J. R. G. Navarro et al., "Luminescent Nanocellulose Platform : From Controlled Graft Block Copolymerization to Biomarker Sensing," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 1101-1109.

2016 R. W. N. Nugroho et al., "Highlighting the Importance of Surface Grafting in Combination with a Layer-by-Layer Approach for Fabricating Advanced 3D Poly(L-lactide) Microsphere Scaffolds," Chemistry of Materials, vol. 28, no. 10, pp. 3298-3307.

2016 G. Hua, F. Johan and K. Odelius, "One-pot inimer promoted ROCP synthesis of branched copolyesters using α-hydroxy-γ-butyrolactone as the branching reagent," Journal of Polymer Science Part A : Polymer Chemistry, vol. 54, no. 13, pp. 1908-1918.

2016 P. Olsén, K. Odelius and A.-C. Albertsson, "Thermodynamic Presynthetic Considerations for Ring-Opening Polymerization," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 699-709.

2016 J. Undin et al., "Controlled copolymerization of the functional 5-membered lactone monomer, alpha-bromo-gamma-butyrolactone, via selective organocatalysis," Polymer, vol. 87, pp. 17-25.

2016 V. Arias et al., "Forecasting linear aliphatic copolyester degradation through modular block design," Polymer degradation and stability, vol. 130, pp. 58-67.

2016 L. Glavas, K. Odelius and A.-C. Albertsson, "Simultaneous Polymerization and Polypeptide Particle Production via Reactive Spray-Drying," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 2930-2936.

2016 V. Arias et al., "Toward "Green" Hybrid Materials : Core-Shell Particles with Enhanced Impact Energy Absorbing Ability," ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 4, no. 7, pp. 3757-3765.

2016 G. Hua and K. Odelius, "From Food Additive to High-Performance Heavy Metal Adsorbent : A Versatile and Well-Tuned Design," ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

2016 X. Yang et al., "Poly(lactide)-g-poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate) with High Crystallization Capacity and Migration Resistance," Materials, vol. 9, no. 5.

2016 H. Xu et al., "Stereocontrolled Entanglement-Directed Self-Alignment of Poly(lactic acid) Cylindrites," Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics.

2016 P. Olsen et al., "Switching from Controlled Ring-Opening Polymerization (cROP) to Controlled Ring-Closing Depolymerization (cRCDP) by Adjusting the Reaction Parameters That Determine the Ceiling Temperature," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 3995-4002.

2016 S. Bartaula-Brevik et al., "Angiogenic and Immunomodulatory Properties of Endothelial and Mesenchymal Stem Cells," Tissue Engineering. Part A, vol. 22, no. 3-4, pp. 244-252.

2016 S. Suliman et al., "In Vivo Host Response and Degradation of Copolymer Scaffolds Functionalized with Nanodiamonds and Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2," Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 730-742.

2016 S. Suliman et al., "Establishment of a bioluminescence model for microenvironmentally induced oral carcinogenesis with implications for screening bioengineered scaffolds," Head and Neck, vol. 38, pp. E1177-E1187.

2016 T. Fuoco, A. Finne-Wistrand and D. Pappalardo, "A Route to Aliphatic Poly(ester)s with Thiol Pendant Groups : From Monomer Design to Editable Porous Scaffolds," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 1383-1394.

2016 S. Suliman et al., "Nanodiamond modified copolymer scaffolds affects tumour progression of early neoplastic oral keratinocytes," Biomaterials, vol. 95, pp. 11-21.

2016 M. A. Yassin et al., "Surfactant tuning of hydrophilicity of porous degradable copolymer scaffolds promotes cellular proliferation and enhances bone formation," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A.

2016 J. Fagerland, A. Finne-Wistrand and D. Pappalardo, "Modulating the thermal properties of poly(hydroxybutyrate) by the copolymerization of rac-beta-butyrolactone with lactide," New Journal of Chemistry, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 7671-7679.

2016 S. Sharma et al., "Adenoviral Mediated Expression of BMP2 by Bone Marrow Stromal Cells Cultured in 3D Copolymer Scaffolds Enhances Bone Formation," PLoS ONE, vol. 11, no. 1.

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