November

Samec visits Tokyo University and gives a talk on “Catalytic Fractionation”.

Samec receives grant from Swedish Energy Agency on Aviation fuels from forestry.

Sunisa Akkarasamiyo leaves for research position at Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand.

October

RenFuel and parts of the academic group moves from Uppsala University to Fyrislund.

Ivan Kumaniaev defends his half time report.

September

Joseph attends IUPAC on Green Chemistry giving the talk “Lignin-First approach”.

Joseph hosts the SSUCHY event at Stockholm University.

We welcome Dear and Armaan from Chulalongkorn University for an exchange.

August

Joseph attends Gordon Conference on Lignin giving the talk ”Lignin needs reliable standards now”.

June

Samec’s company RenFuel and Preem signs an agreement and creates the Joint Venture Lignolproduktion AB.

May

Congratulations to Maxim that receives the prestigious royal award:
Link

 

Samec’s group receives a grant from Swedish Energy Agency!

 

Professors Sievers and Medford from Georgia Tech, USA visited our department and research group.

April

Hongji Li from Prof. Feng Wang’s group from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China leaves us for going home to China, we will miss you!

 

Maria Dolores Marquez from Prof. Rafael Luque’s group from Cordoba University, Spain leaves us for going back to Spain, we will miss you too!

March

Congratulations to Ivan for our first Bark paper:

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00537

 

Joseph gives three talks at the ACS in New Orleans:
Green gasoline and road diesel from black liquor in three steps

Catalytic C-O bond cleavage in non-derivatized alcohols

Lignin first approach using a continious flow system

 

Joseph gives a talk in Thessaloniki at the LignoVal COST meeting:
Lignin first in a continuous flow

 

Joseph hosts Stockholm University Sustainability Forum and the workshop “Framtidens kol, en möjlighet för Sverige” together with Therese Uddenfeldt (writer), Mikael Höök (UU), Bitte Hammargren (Utrikespolitiska institutet), Åse Bergstedt (Nordea) Sören Eriksson (Preem), Jan Wintzell (Sveaskog), and Mats Odell (RenFuel, politiker), Naghmeh Nasiritousi (SU).

 

Joseph visits Paris to participate in the SSUCHY meeting

 

Congratulations Thanya, Sunisa and Supaporn:

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acs.joc.7b03274

 

Congratulations to Maxim on winning the poster prize of RSC twitter conference:

https://twitter.com/gamakva/status/970951377051684864?s=11