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Tomas Rosén

Research interests

Rotation of non-spherical particles in canonical flows.
Advanced nanoscale characterization of cellulose nanofibrils and nanocrystals.

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Professional history

PhD student, KTH Mechanics 2011 – 2016
Thesis: Angular dynamics of non-spherical particles in linear flows related to production of biobased materials.

Postdoctoral researcher Stony Brook University (SBU)
2017 – 2019

Researcher Treesearch, KTH 2019 – 


KTH Master of Science in Engineering Physics 2011

Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland (PSI)
Thesis: Determination of water saturation dependent gas transport properties of PEFC gas diffusion layers via the Lattice Boltzmann method.

Recent publications

K. Nygård et al., "ForMAX – a beamline for multiscale and multimodal structural characterization of hierarchical materials," Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 363-377, 2024.
A. R. Motezakker et al., "Effect of Stiffness on the Dynamics of Entangled Nanofiber Networks at Low Concentrations," Macromolecules, vol. 56, no. 23, pp. 9595-9603, 2023.
V. K. Gowda et al., "Nanofibril Alignment during Assembly Revealed by an X-ray Scattering-Based Digital Twin," ACS Nano, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 2120-2132, 2022.
R. Wang et al., "Unexpected Gelation Behavior of Cellulose Nanofibers Dispersed in Glycols," Macromolecules, vol. 55, no. 21, pp. 9527-9536, 2022.
T. Rosén, B. S. Hsiao and D. Söderberg, "Elucidating the Opportunities and Challenges for Nanocellulose Spinning," Advanced Materials, vol. 33, no. 28, pp. 2001238, 2021.
J. Bagge et al., "Parabolic velocity profile causes shape-selective drift of inertial ellipsoids," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 926, 2021.
Full list in the KTH publications portal