Current position at VTT
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
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
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
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.
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