Resource-smart Processes Fall Conference 2022

Welcome to Resource-Smart Processes Fall Conference!

7th of October 2022, Kemicentrum Lund

We are excited to announce the first Resource-smart Processes Conference taking place at Kemicentrum in Lund. PhD Students, postdocs, PI’s and industry partners involved in the research school will gather for our very first annual conference to share and discuss research and education within the program. 

The conference is open for everyone who is part of the Resource-smart Processes program or who is associated to Treesearch. 

Registration is closed.


The program and speakers may be updated.

08.30 – 08.45

Welcome and start of the conference
Merima Hasani, Chalmers
Olena Sevastyanova, KTH

08.45 – 09.30

Hannes Vomhoff (Holmen), Fredrik Wernersson Brodin (Södra)

09.30 – 10.15

Project presentations

Hardwood delignification – understanding chemistry and mass transport fundamentals
Linus Kron

Improved uniformity of the fibers liberated in a kraft pulp digester
Carolina Marion de Godoy

Multi-scale modeling of the delignification kinetics during kraft cooking
Klara Hackenstrass

10.15 – 10.45


10.45 – 11.45

Project presentations

The kinetics of lignin extraction in oxygen delignification
Jenny Sjöström

Efficient washing of paper grade pulp in the Kraft process
Eashwara Raju Senthilkumar

Characterisation and effects of micro and nanoscale components and their
impact on efficiency of chemical additives in board formation
Zahra Baneen

Micro-and nano-variations during board formation
Eugenio Ciucani

11.45 – 12.45


12.45 – 13.45

Project presentations

Up-scaling hot-pressing systems to manufacture strong and water-
resistant products from biobased raw materials
Sven Norgren

Impact of process changes on heat transfer and scaling rates in kraft black
liquor evaporators
Srdjan Sasic

Lignin depolymerization through HTL-technology
Anders Ahlbom

Processing of organosolv fractions for a functionalization and valorization
in biobased materials
Abirami Senthil

13.45 – 14.15


14.15 – 14.45

Project presentations

Circular cellulose to textile fiber production
Joanna Wojtasz-Mucha
PROcesses for DiAlcohol Cellulose PROduction – ProDAC

14.45 – 15.00

Summary and end of conference

Practical details for the conference

When: 7th of October 2022, the program starts at 09.00 and ends at 15.00.

Who can attend: All PhDs, postdocs, researchers and industry partners who are part of the Resource-smart Processes program, as well as everyone who is associated to the national collaboration platform Treesearch. You can also be an invited guest.

OBS! The ForMAX guided tour as well as the dinner on the 6th of October is only open for affiliated persons to the Resource-smart Processes program!

Cost: The conference is free of charge.

Venue: Lund University, Kemicentrum, Room KC – F (click here to see a map of the building)

Questions or changes in your registration: For questions or changes please send a mail to