Dr. Emil Gustafsson

Project Title

Physical modification of cellulose fibers and fibrils


Professor Lars Wågberg

Assistant Professor Torbjörn Pettersson


Wallenberg Wood Science Center



Andrew Marais, Simon Utsel, Emil Gustafsson and Lars Wågberg, Towards a super-strainable paper using the Layer-by-Layer technique, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2014, 100, 218-224


Emil Gustafsson, Erik Johansson, Torbjörn Pettersson and Lars Wågberg Direct Adhesive Measurements between Wood Biopolymer Model Surfaces Biomacromolecules, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 3046-3053

Emil Gustafsson, Per A. Larsson and Lars Wågberg Treatment of cellulose fibres with polyelectrolytes and wax colloids to create tailored highly hydrophobic fibrous networks Colloids and Surfaces A, Vol. 414, pp. 415-421

Academic background

Master of Science in Engineering, Major in Bioengineering, from Chalmers University of Technology 2008
Master Thesis Diploma Work at Applied Surface Chemistry, Chalmers and Wallenberg Lab, Sahlgrenska Academy, under supervision of Dr. Anna Bergström and Professor Krister Holmberg.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Gothenburg University 2009
Licentiate of Engineering in Fibre and Polymer Science, at KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology, March 2012
PhD Student at Wallenberg Wood Science Center and Fibre and Polymer Technology, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, KTH since August 2009


Born 1982 in Åmål, Sweden. Graduated from Karlbergsgymnasiet 2001. National Service in the Swedish Navy 2001-2002. 

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