Tiina Nypelö

Associate professor (docent); Dep. of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Applied Chemistry

Associate professor, Bio-based materials
Affiliated with Wallenberg Wood Science Center (wwsc.se).
Director and co-founder of All Wood Composite Platform at Chalmers (www.chalmers.se/en/areas-of-advance/materials/Scientific%20initiatives/All-Wood-Composite-Platform)

Doctor of Science degree from Aalto University, from Forest Products Technology, Finland, 2012
Master of Science degree in Textile technology, fiber materials science, from Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 2007

Research Agenda:
The core is to build from liquid-rich state, gels, emulsions, dispersions, solutions, colloids toward solid organizations. She combines forest products technology, materials science and renewable resources for advancing sustainable materials engineering. The research efforts involve cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignins with emphasis on surface, interface, and intermolecular interactions.

Director of studies, graduate school of Materials science – Chemistry and chemical engineering
Vice precident of education (interim), European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence (epnoe.edu)
​Examiner​ of KPO045 Biological materials and KTK112 Chemistry for engineers
Current research projects: 
FET Open on sustainable foams
Oxidized hemicelluloses for films and gels (Swedish Research Council)
Wood-polymer films -surface matters (WWSC)
HEMISURF (SNS)
Cellulose nanomaterials in flow (AoA Materials, Chalmers)


Master and Bachelor students! We have topics available in the following areas: 
Assembly of cellulose nanomaterials
Sustainable foams

Contact by email!
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=a5cFxfwAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao​
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​All-Wood Composite platform https://www.chalmers.se/en/areas-of-advance/materials/Scientific%20initiatives/All-Wood-Composite-Platform/Pages/Current-projects.aspx

FET Open project, breadcell.eu

​Nordic Forest Research project, HEMISURF, nordicforestresearch.org/sns-127/​

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