Our Publications


Vedad Tojaga, Selcuk Hazar, Sören Östlund

Compressive failure of fiber composites containing stress concentrations: Homogenization with fiber-matrix interfacial decohesion based on a total Lagrangian formulation

Composites Science and Technology, 2019, vol. 182, no. 9, 7 p.


Georg Urstöger, Monica G. Simoes, Andreas Steinegger, Robert Schennach, Ulrich Hirn

Evaluating the degree of molecular contact between cellulose fiber surfaces using FRET microscopy

Cellulose, 2019, Vol. 26, Issue 12, 7037–7050


Ali Khodayari, Aart W. van Vuure, David Seveno

Investigating the mechanical properties of Ibeta crystalline cellulose and dislocated cellulose by molecular dynamics simulation

ICCM22 proceedings, 2019, pp. 125-134 (non-peer-reviewed);dn=854849159734625;res=IELENG 


Ali Khodayari, Aart W. van Vuure, Ulrich Hirn, David Seveno

Tensile behaviour of dislocated/crystalline cellulose fibrils at the nano scale

Carbohydrate Polymers, 2020, vol. 235 


Royson Dsouza, Paulo Antunes, Markus Kakkonen, Jarno Jokinen, Essi Sarlin, Pasi Kallio, Mikko Kanerva

3D interfacial debonding during microbond testing: Advantages of local
strain recording

Journal of Composite Science and Technology, 2020, vol 195


Ali Khodayari, Ulrich Hirn, Aart W. van Vuure, David Seveno

Inverse rule of mixtures at the nanoscale: prediction of elastic properties of cellulose nanofibrils

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2020, p. 106046


Royson Dsouza, Paulo Antunes, Markus Kakkonen, Jarno Jokinen, Essi Sarlin, Pasi Kallio, Mikko Kanerva

Experimental and numerical dataset of Microbond test using optical fibres for strain

Data in Brief, 2020, vol. 31, p. 106017


Alexandros Prapavesis, Vedad Tojaga, Sören Östlund, Aart W. van Vuure

Back calculated compressive properties of flax fibers utilizing the Impregnated Fiber Bundle Test (IFBT)

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2020, vol 135, p. 105930


Tamilselvan Mohan, Andreja Dobaj Štiglic, Marco Beaumont, Johannes Konnerth, Fazilet Gürer,
Damjan Makuc, UrošMaver, Lidija Gradišnik, Janez Plavec, Rupert Kargl, and Karin Stana Kleinschek

Generic Method for Designing Self-Standing and Dual Porous 3D Bioscaffolds from Cellulosic Nanomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications

Applied Bio Materials, 2020


F. Javanshour, KR. Ramakrishnan, R.K. Layek, P. Laurikainen, A. Prapavesis, M. Kanerva, P. Kallio, A.W. Van Vuure, E. Sarlin

Effect of graphene oxide surface treatment on the interfacial adhesion and tensile performance of flax epoxy composites

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2021, vol 142, p. 106270


Rostamitabar, M.; Seide, G.; Jockenhoevel, S.; Ghazanfari, S.

Effect of Cellulose Characteristics on the Properties of the Wet-Spun Aerogel Fibers

Applied Sciences, 2021, p. 1525


Mónica G. Simões, Georg Urstöger, Robert Schennach and Ulrich Hirn

Quantification and Imaging of Nanoscale Contact with Förster Resonance Energy Transfer

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, vol 13, pp. 19521-19529


Ali Khodayari, Ulrich Hirn, Stefan Spirk, Aart W. Van Vuure, David Seveno

Recrystallization and size distribution of dislocated segments in cellulose microfibrils - a molecular dynamics perspective

Cellulose 166, 2021


Fazilet Gürer, Rupert Kargl, Matej Bračič, Damjan Makuc, Martin Thonhofer, Janez Plavec, Tamilselvan Mohan, Karin Stana Kleinschek

Water-based carbodiimide mediated synthesis of polysaccharide-amino acid conjugates: deprotection, charge and structural analysis

Carbohydrate Polymers, 2021, vol 267


Royson Dsouza, Paulo Antunes, Markus Kakkonen, Olli Tanhuanpää, Pekka Laurikainen, Farzin Javanshour, Pasi Kallio, Mikko Kanerva

Microscale sensor solution for data collection from fibre-matrix interfaces

Nature, Scientific reports, 2021, vol 11 (1)


Martina Gudelj, Paola Šurina, Lucija Jurko, Ante Prkić, Perica Bošković

The Additive Influence of Propane-1,2-Diol on SDS Micellar Structure and Properties

Molecules, 2021, 26(12), 3773


Ali Khodayari, Wim Thielemans, Ulrich Hirn, Aart W. Van Vuure, David Seveno

Cellulose-hemicellulose interactions - A nanoscale view

Carbohydrate Polymers, 2021, vol 270, pp. 118364


Rostamitabar, M., Abdelgawad, A. M., Jockenhoevel, S., Ghazanfari, S

Drug-Eluting Medical Textiles: From Fiber Production and Textile Fabrication to Drug Loading and Delivery

Macromolecular Bioscience, 2021, vol 21(7)


Rostamitabar, M., Subrahmanyam, R., Gurikov, P., Seide, G., Jockenhoevel, S., Ghazanfari, S.

Cellulose aerogel micro fibers for drug delivery applications

Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials for Biological Applications, 2021, pp. 112196


Lucija Jurko, Matej Bračič, Silvo Hribernik, Damjan Makuc, Janez Plavec, Filip Jerenec,
Sonja Žabkar, Nenad Gubeljak, Alja Štern and Rupert Kargl

Succinylation of Polyallylamine: Influence on Biological Efficacy and the Formation of Electrospun Fibers

Polymers, 2021,  13(17)


F. Javanshour, A. Prapavesis, T.Pärnänen, O.Orell, M.C. Lessa Belone, R.K. Layek, M. Kanerva, P. Kallio, A.W. Van Vuure, E. Sarlin

Modulating impact resistance of flax epoxy composites with thermoplastic interfacial toughening

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2021, vol 150, pp. 106628


Mónica Gaspar Simões

Quantification of the degree of Nano-Scale Contact and its effects on Surface Adhesion using FRET Methods

Doctoral thesis, 2021, Graz University of Technology



Mossab Alzweighi, Rami Mansour, Jussi Lahti, Ulrich Hirn, Artem Kulachenko

The influence of structural variations on the constitutive response and strain variations in thin fibrous materials

Acta Materialia, 2021, vol 203


Vedad Tojaga, Artem Kulachenko, Sören Östlund, T. Christian Gasser

Modeling multi-fracturing fibers in fiber networks using elastoplastic Timoshenko beam finite elements with embedded strong discontinuities — Formulation and staggered algorithm

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2021


Carlos García-Velásquez, Sylvain Leduc, Yvonne van der Meer

Design of biobased supply chains on a life cycle basis: A bi-objective optimization model and a case study of biobased polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

Sustainable Production and Consumption, 2022, vol 30, pp. 706-719


Sunčica Srzentić, Martina Gudelj, Lucija Jurko, Rupert Kargl, Ante Prkić, Perica Bošković

Thermodynamic Properties of N-Benzyl-N,N-dimethyldodecan-1-aminium bromide Sufractant in Binary Mixture of Propane-1,2-diol and Water

International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 2022


Mengxiao Zhao, Leif Robertsén, Lars Wågberg and Torbjörn Pettersson

Adsorption of paper strength additives to hardwood fibres with different surface charges and their effect on paper strength

Cellulose, 2022


Mossab Alzweighi, Rami Mansour, Johan Tryding, Artem Kulachenko

Evaluation of Hoffman and Xia plasticity models against bi-axial tension experiments of planar fiber network materials

International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2022, vol 238


Dobaj-Stiglic, A., Gurer, F., Lackner, F., Bracic, D., Winter, A., Gradisnik, L., Makuc, D., Kargl, R., Duarte, I., Plavec, J., Beaumont, M., Stana-Kleinschek, K., Mohan, T.

Organic acid cross-linked 3D printed cellulose nanocomposite bioscaffolds with controlled porosity, mechanical strength, and biocompatibility

iScience, 2022, vol 25


Mengxiao Zhao, Leif Robertsén, Lars Wågberg and Torbjörn Pettersson

Effect of saturation adsorption of paper strength additives on the performance of paper

Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal 2022, vol 37


Lucija Jurko, Damjan Makuc, Alja Štern, Janez Plavec, Bojana Žegura, Perica Bošković, and Rupert Kargl

Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Efficacy of Betaine- and Choline-Substituted Polymers

ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2023


García-Velásquez, C., van der Meer, Y.

Can we improve the environmental benefits of biobased PET production through local biomass value chains? – A life cycle assessment perspective

Journal of Cleaner Production 2022, vol 380, 135039 


Gian, M., García-Velásquez, C., van der Meer, Y.

Comparative life cycle assessment of the biochemical and thermochemical production routes of biobased terephthalic acid using Miscanthus in the Netherlands

Cleaner Environmental Systems 2022, vol 6, 100085 


García-Velásquez, C., van der Meer, Y.

Mind the Pulp: Environmental and economic assessment of a sugar beet pulp biorefinery for biobased chemical production

Waste Management 2023, vol 155, 199–210