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Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose

Nano and Microfibrillated Cellulose

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Symposium Co-Chairs

World L-S  NiehWorld L-S Nieh
National Program Lead, Forest Products & Wood Utilization Research
U.S. Forest Service

Sean IrelandSean Ireland
Vice President Business Development
Fiberlean Technologies Ltd.

Key Speakers

Tian LiEmerging Wood Technologies for Energy Efficient Buildings
Tian Li
Research Associate, University of Maryland

Mineral/ microfibrillated cellulose composite materials: Engineered minerals and product forms
David Skuse
VP Technology, FiberLean Technologies Limited, United Kingdom

Nicole StarkWater-based esterification and processing of cellulose nanofibrils with polylactic acid for packaging films
Nicole Stark
Research Chemical Engineer, USDA Forest Products Laboratory

 

Symposium Sessions

Wednesday June 19

1:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose
4:00Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose: Posters

Symposium Program

Wednesday June 19

1:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose
Water-based esterification and processing of cellulose nanofibrils with polylactic acid for packaging films
N.M. Stark, R.C. Sabo, L.M. Matuana R.A. Lafia-Araga, U.S. Forest Service, US
Eco- and health-friendly gypsum board substitute based on cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) as a binder
I. Hafez, M. Tajvidi, University of Maine, US
Mineral/ microfibrillated cellulose composite materials: Engineered minerals and product forms
D. Skuse, Y. Jin, S. Ireland, FiberLean Technologies Limited, UK
Impact of colloidal stability on cellulose nanocrystals self-ordering in thin films
C. Bruel, J.R. Tavares, P.J. Carreau, M.-C. Heuzey, Polytechnique Montreal, CA
Cellulose Nanocrystals based lubricants
D. Grecov, M.J. Shariatzadeh, University of British Columbia, CA
Low-cost adsorbent for water purification
M. Li, Y. Boluk, M.G. El-Din, University of Alberta, CA
4:00Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose: Posters
Cellulose-based delivery systems for the agricultural use to reduce the environmental burden
A. Šišková, J. Rydz, E. Kozma, A. Eckstein Andicsová, Polymer Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences, SK
Working with Cellulose Nanomaterials – Preparing a risk-based practical handling guidance
S. Clancy, Vireo Associates, US
Evaluating the Safety Cellulose Nanomaterials for Food-Related Uses Using an Alternative Testing Strategy
J. Ede, C. Sayes, J.A. Shatkin, Vireo Advisors, CA
Evaluating hydrophobic coatings and covalent functionalization of nanocellulose for use as a biodegradable nanocomposite filler
B.P. Frank, E.R. Caudill, R.S. Lankone, J.A. Pedersen, D.H. Fairbrother, Johns Hopkins University, US
Trace Level Pesticide Detection in Water by Cellulose Nanofibrils (CNF) Substrate
M.R. Hossen, M.D. Mason, University of Maine, US

This symposium focuses on recent technology development for nano and microfibrillated cellulose materials and bacterial nanocellulose with applications in a broad range of products. Submit an abstract and join researchers from around the world as we highlight the research and manufacturing innovation that will continue to broaden the impact of cellulose.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Lignocellulosic feedstocks for Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose
  • Building Materials Applications
  • Additive Manufacturing Applications
  • Sustainable Composite Materials
  • Medical Applications
  • Food Packaging Applications
  • Automotive Applications
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Membranes & Batteries
  • Novel Applications
  • Other
 
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