Bo Westerlind

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Background

KTH, STFI (now Innventia) in Stockholm and then 25 years as a researcher at SCA R&D Centre in Sundsvall.

Area of interest

Hybrid papers and cellulose composites.

Current research

Participate in the project "Plasticized lignocellulosic composites for packaging applications (COMPAC)" wich is a part of the EU-program WoodWisdom-Net 2014-2016.

Publications

Articles in journals

Duan, R. , Westerlind, B. , Norgren, M. , Anugwom, I. , Virtanen, P. & Mikkola, J. (2016). Fibre stress-strain response of high temperature chemi-thermomechanical pulp treated with switchable ionic liquids. BioResources, vol. 11: 4, pp. 8570-8588.    

Piltonen, P. , Hildebrandt, N. C. , Westerlind, B. , Valkama, J. , Tervahartiala, T. & Illikainen, M. (2016). Green and efficient method for preparing all-cellulose composites with NaOH/urea solvent. Composites Science And Technology, vol. 135, pp. 153-158.