The published news from year 2016
2016 Christmas card
Biofiber Chemistry course study tour 2016
On 13 December 2016, our division organized a study tour of Biofiber Chemistry course, and we hoped the students can have the opportunity to learn about forest industry-one of Sweden’s most important base industries.
Study visit-Tumba Papermill Museum
On 6 December 2016, we organised a study tour in Tumba Papermill Museum. Students had the chance to know about the traditional papermaking process and development of the Swedish forest industry.
Best Poster Award in the Guangzhou Papermaking Conference 2016
On 9 November 2016,Tianxiao Huang(PhD student) won the Best Poster Award in the 5th International Symposium on Papermaking .He evaluated Hydrophobic Coating on Textile by Bark Extractives, which explored the value-added application of a side stream product from forest industry.
Top Prize in the KTH Materials Day 2016
On 11 November 2016, Anna Ottenhall(PhD student) got the Top Prize(10,000 kr) in the PhD student pitch competition at KTH Materials Day 2016 as a result of her best performance to introduce her project-drinking water sterilization by antibacterial fibers.
2nd place in Young Researchers Competition
On 10 October 2016, Anna Ottenhall(PhD student)got the 2nd place in the Young Researchers Pitch Competition during the Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2016 Conference. She introduced an easy and cheap way to sterilize drinking water using antibacterial fibers. Learn more-abstract of her poster.
Our novel nanocrystalline cellulose technique won the Entrepreneur Program
On 14 October 2016, Researchers at our division won the KTH's new accelerator program for entrepreneurs - Bicky Chakraborty Entrepreneur Program, because we have developed a new process for the inexpensive and efficient production of nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC), a renewable material with application areas as reinforcement, barriers or filler in package or automotive industries. This technique contributes to a startup of the company Fine Cell . Team members: Dongfang Li, Jonathan Henschen and Monica Ek.
American Chemical Society Conference
Den 13-17 Mars 2016 deltog medlemmar från vår grupp 2016 års American Chemical Society Conference i San Diego, California.
Den 18 Mars 2016 Ran BI defensed hennes PhD (Lignocellulosa Biologisk nedbrytning av Jord Mikroorganismer). grattis!