Physics and Chemistry in Polysaccharide Science: From Molecules to Materials, 18 October 2015, Warzaw, Poland

This workshop on “Physics and Chemistry in Polysaccharide Science: From Molecules to Materials” was organised in Warsaw, Poland, as an EPNOE pre-conference workshop, with the purpose to bring together experts and young researchers from worldwide academia and industry with . This one day pre conference workshop focused on a series of talks from invited  experts and several scientific poster presentations.

Book of abstract



Jan van Dam

Polysaccharides and building


Patrick Navard

Rheology of isotropic and liquid crystalline cellulose-based solutions


Orlando Rojas

Multiphase systems, relevance and measuring tools

Karin Stana Kleinschek

Polysaccharide uses in biomedical applications


Tatiana Budtova

Natural fibre reinforced polymer composites


Pedro Fardim

Engineering Polysaccharides for Health Care


Bernard Cathala

Cellulose based thin films: elaboration, characterization and applications


Laurent Arnaud

Bio based building materials: from microstructure to concrete performances


Kevin Edgar

Glycosaminoglycans: Polysaccharides as language


Poster presentations



Jérémie Brand

Control of the surface properties of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) by transesterification of vinyl esters


Benjamin Dhuiege

Surface Acetylation of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Water by Multi-esterification with Vinyl Acetate


Poonam Trivedi

Design and Synthesis of novel zwitterionic cellulose beads


Estefania Boix

Chemical modification of Miscanthus fibres for bio-based building materials


Nela Buchtova

Cellulose Aerogels and Cryogels


Lucie Chupin

Influence of pyrolysis parameters and chemical composition on the thermal properties of miscanthus


Vanja Kokol


Sami Boufi

Polypropylene composites based on lignocellulosic fillers how the filler morphology affects the composite properties


Samuel Eyley

Flocculation of Chlorella Vulgaris microalgae using surface modified cellulose nanocrystals


Marielle Henriksson

Trash-2-Cash – Designed high-value products from zero-value waste textiles and fibres via design driven technologies


Anders Thygesen

Fungal retting of hemp fibers originating from different stem sections


Artur Hedlund

Structure of cellulose coagulated from different EmimAc-DMSO solutions


Shirin Asaadi

Effect of Degree of Acetylation on Properties of Regenerated Fibres Spun from Cellulose-Ionic Liquid ([DBNH]OAc) Solution


Orçun Cağlar Kurtuluş

Nanofibrilated celluloses for papermaking


Quim Tarrés

Towards a more circular economy through the incorporation of ligno-nanocelluloses in recycled pulps

properties and costs


Marc Delgado-Aguilar

High mechanical performance PLA composites reinforced with recycled jute strands from coffee sacks


Zeki Candan

Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis (DMTA) of nanocellulose reinforced phenol formaldehyde (PF) adhesive


Eduardo Robles

Cellulose nanofibers-Chitin nanocrystals self-assembled composites


Daniel Hewson

Iridescent Layer-by-Layer Cellulose Nanocrystal Bragg Reflectors


Thibault Cousin

Biocomposites based on plasticized cellulose acetate and short miscanthus stem fragments


Yuval Nevo

Surface Modification of Cellulose Nanocrystals with Glycidyl Methacrylate for UV-crosslinking


Jakob Tolk

Crystallinity and Texture of Cellulose Membranes as determined by Wide-Angle X-Ray Scattering


Patricia Gullón

Synthesis of green hydrogels using lignin from organosolv process of almond shells


Amit Rivkin

Bionanocomposite films from Resilin-CBD bound to Cellulose nanocrystals