Technical and economical systems modelling of a mechanical pulping based bio-refinery

PhD Student

Alexander Hedlund, Frontway AB, SME, IT Company Service provider to forest industry


Objective to develop a general systems methodology that can be used as decision support for optimizing the design and operation of a bio-refinery based on high-yield pulp paper and paperboard systems.


Company employs student finalizing with Licentiate exam. Contributes in courses and meetings with focus on modelling.

Main Supervisor

Per Engstrand

Adjunct Supervisors

Olof Björkqvist
Aron Larsson
Leif Olsson