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Alexey Vishtal

Current position at VTT

Research Scientist

Research background and current research topics

My competence areas are the chemical and biochemical refining of wood, wood chemistry, Russian affairs in a forest sector, and paper physics. My current research activity is concentrated on the topic of the formability of paper

Current major research projects at VTT

Fubio WP4 Task 2, FORMA

Education

2008 – B.Sc. (Eng.) Saint-Petersburg State Forest-Technical Academy, chemical refining of wood
2010 – M.Sc. (Eng.) Saint-Petersburg State Forest-Technical Academy , biorefining of the woody and non-woody biomass
2010 – M.Sc. (Eng.) Lappeenranta Univesity of Technology (LUT), chemical engineering

Work history

2008 – 2009 Ashland Russia, service technician
2010 – LUT Laser laboratory, research assistant
2010 – 2011 LUT, Faculty of Technology, junior researcher
2011 – onwards, VTT Jyväskylä, research scientist

Selected publications

Vishtal, A., and Kraslawski, A. (2011). "Challenges in industrial applications of technical lignins, BioRes. 6(3), 3547-3568.

Vishtal, A., Rousu, P., Hultholm, T., Turku, K., Paananen, P., and Käyhkö, J. (2011). "Drainage and retention enhancement of a wheat straw-containing pulp furnish using microparticle retention aids," BioRes. 6(1), 791-806.


Additional information

Alexey Vishtal
Research Scientist
+358 20 722 2623

Additional information

Alexey Vishtal
Research Scientist
+358 20 722 2623