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Guest scientists:

  • Fengyuan Huang, from school of chemical engineering and materials, Eastern Liaoning University, Dandong, Liaoning – China,Address: 325# Wenhua Road, Jinshan zhen, Yuanbao district, Dandong, Liaoning, 118003 China
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    Fengyuan Huang obtained his doctor degree at building materials Institute, Dalian University of Technology - DUT, Dalian – Liaoning – China. His work deals with the modification, characterization, and application of polysaccharides like cellulose, starch.

Former guest scientists:

  • Ludmila C. Fidale and Dr. Shirley Possidonio (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
    The research is in the field of "Synthesis of cellulose esters and mixed esters in „classic“ and „green“ Solvents: Process optimization and properties of the products". The project is sponsored by CAAD and CAPES.

  • Qi Haisong, from Wuhan University, ChinaAddress: Luojia Hill,Wuhan, 430072, China
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    Qi Haisong is a Postdoctoral researcher from China. His work deals with the dissolution, modification and preparation of cellulose-based materials.

  • Atsushi Nakagawa, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan 2nd year of master's course
    Adress: Kyoto shi sakyoku kitashirakawa oguracyo 101-2 kurajyu yamazaki 305
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    Atsushi Nakagawa is a student under the supervision of Dr. Hiroshi Kamitakahara. The aim of his work is the synthesis of cellulose block-copolymers from regioselectively functionalized cellulose ethers. His stay at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena is supported by a DGF-JSPS scholarship.

  • Carlos Castro, Dipl. Ing., from the Instituto Tecnologico de Ciudad Madero, Mexico
    Address: División de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigatión. Juventino Rosas s/n Col. Los Mangos, Cd. Madero, Tam., Mexico, C.P. 89440
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    Carlos Castro is a student from the Instituto Tecnologico de Ciudad Madero under the supervision of Dr. Ana Beatriz Morales. The aim of his work is the synthesis and characterization of nano- and microgels from cellulose ethers and polyacrylates for, e.g., controlled release applications. His stay at the FSU Jena is supported by a scholarship of the Mexican Government.

  • Yin Xueqiong, from Hainan University, China
    Address: 58th Renmin Road, Haikou, Hainan, 570228, China
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    Yin Xueqiong is a Postdoctoral researcher from China. Her work deals with the modification, characterization, and bioactivity of polysaccharides like cellulose, chitosan, starch.

  • Shazia Saghir, from the University of Sargodha, Pakistan
    Address: House no. 68, Block 04, Jauharabad, District Khushab, Punjab, Pakistan
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    Shazia Saghir is a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Dr. M. Saeed Iqbal, Dean, Faculty of Science & Technology, University of Sargodha, Pakistan. Her work deals with the modification, characterization and pharmaceutical application of naturally occurring swellable biomaterials.

  • Monica Spinu, from the Centre of Material Forming of Ecole des Mines de Paris
    Adress: Rue Claude Daunesse, F-06904 SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, Cedex FRANCE
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    Monica Spinu is a 2nd year PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Navard, Deputy Director of CEMEF, Coordinator of EPNOE (European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence) and head of the research group, Polymer Chemical Physics (PCP). Her work deals with the dissolution of cellulose fibres, involving interaction between water and cellulose.

  • Carlos Vila Babarro, from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Vigo (Spain).
    Addres: Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Science, As Lagoas s/n, 32004, Ourense (Spain).
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    Carlos Vila Babarro is taking his doctor degree at University of Vigo under supervision of Professor Dr. Juan Carlos Parajó and Associate Professor Dr. Valentin Santos. His work deals with the experimental evaluation and simulation of process technologies based in delignification with organosolv processes and TCF bleaching sequences to obtain dissolving pulps.

  • Alzbeta Cizova, Dipl. Ing., from Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin, Slovak Republic.
    Address: Faculty of Industrial Technologies, TnU AD, I. Krasku 491/30, 020 01 Puchov.
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    Alzbeta Cizova is a Ph.D. student from the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology under the supervision of Associate Prof. Iva Srokova. The aim of her work is preparation and characterization of water-soluble amphiphilic derivatives of carboxymethyl starch using octenylsuccinic ahydride as an esterification agent and consecutively characterization of the derivatives from the rheological point of view.
    Her stay at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena is supported by the SOCRATES/ERASMUS programme of the European Union.

  • Ludmila de Araújo Ramos, from Sao Carlos Chemistry Institute, Sao Paulo University - USP, Sao Carlos - SP - Brazil
    Address: Rua Carlos Gomes, n. 3745 - CEP: 14802165 - Araraquara, SP, Brazil
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    Ludmila de Araújo Ramos is taking her doctor degree at Sao Carlos Chemistry Institute, Sao Paulo University - USP, Sao Carlos -SP- Brazil, under coordination of Profa. Dra. Elisabete Frollini.The aim of her work is to study the solubilization and derivatization of celluloses from natural sources in homogeneous medium under different conditions. The objective is to correlate the physical and chemical properties of such celluloses with the homogeneous process of solubilization and derivatization as well as to optimize the reaction conditions to obtain stoichiometric degree of substitution.

  • Kristina Jardeby, from Karlstad University, Sweden
    Address: Division for Chemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering, SE-65188 Karlstad, Sweden.
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    Kristina Jardeby is a Ph. D. student from Karlstad University under supervision of Professor Ulf Germgard, Karlstad University, Associate Professor Helena Lennholm, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) in Stockholm, Sweden, and Dr. Björn Krektz, Borregaard Chemcell Sarpsborg, Norway. The aim of her work is to optimize the pulp properties and to study the undissolved residue of the carboxymethyl cellulose production process. She is working together with Borregaard Chemcell in Sarpsborg, Norway.

  • Sanya Hokputsa, from NCMH Physical Laboratory, University of Nottingham
    Address: University of Nottingham, LE I2, 5RD UK.
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    Sanya Hokputsa is a Ph. D. student from the University of Nottingham under supervision of Professor Stephen Harding. Research interests are hydrodynamic and chemical characterization of biologically active polysaccharides.

  • Beatriz Aparecida Pereira Ass, from Sao Carlos Chemistry Institute, Sao Paulo University - USP, Sao Carlos - SP - Brazil
    Address: Rua Irineu Rios, n.509 - CEP: 13575-200 - Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
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    Beatriz Aparecida Pereira Ass is taking her doctor degree at Sao Carlos Chemistry Institute, Sao Paulo University - USP, Sao Carlos - SP - Brazil, under coordination of Profa. Dra. Elisabete Frollini.
    The aim of her work is essentially acetylation of linters cellulose in homogeneous medium under different conditions. The objective is to get derivatives of cellulose with stoichiometric degree of substitution.

  • Jose Luis Rivera Armenta, from División de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigacion del Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Madero
    Address: J. Rosas y J. Urueta s/n col. Los Mangos 89440, Cd. Madero, Tamaulipas, México
    email: rudo_riverahotmail.com
    Mr. Jose Luis Rivera Armenta is a Ph. D. student under the coordination of Dra. Ana María Mendoza Martínez from División de Estudios de Posgrado e Investigacion del Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Madero, México.
    Research field: Synthesis and characterization of polyurethane foams containing cellulose derivatives.

  • Sonia Dapía Robleda from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Vigo
    Address: Faculty of Science, As Lagoas s/n 32004 Ourense (Spain),
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    Sonia Dapía Robleda is a PhD student from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Vigo (North West of Spain). She works with Prof. Dr.Juan Carlos Parajó and Dr. Valentín Santos in the Ourense Campus in the field of the production of high-purity pulps useful for the manufacture of cellulose derivatives (esters and ethers) via delignification in organic media (Organosolv processes) and Totally Chlorine-Free bleaching sequences.

  • Gabriela Teixeira Ciacco, from Sao Paulo University - USP. Chemistry Institut of Sao Carlos, Brazil.
    Address : Av. Trabalhador Saocarlense no 85, apt 15
    CEP: 13560-590, Sao Carlos - SP - Brazil
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    In Brazil Miss Gabriela Ciacco is currently a doctoral student under the coordination of Prfa. Dra.  Elisabete Frollini from the Chemistry Institut of Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo University - USP, Brazil.
    Research field: Dissolution of Sisal cellulose and homogeneous phase reactions.

  • Dr. G.P. Karmakar, Assistant Professor
    Department of Petroleum Engineering
    Indian School of Mines Dhanbad-826004 INDIA.
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    Telephone : 0326-206158(R); 0326-202577/2487
    Fax :0326-202380/203042/206319
    Research field: Chemical modification of starch.