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Aji Mathew

Assoc. Prof Mathew (Materials Chemistry, Stockholm University) has about 14 years of experience in the field of nanocellulose, its nanocomposites, and functional materials. She is successfully coordinated EU FP7 project NanoSelect 2012-2016, focusing on nanocellulose based membranes for water purification. Her current research activities are on processing and characterization of nanocellulose from different natural resources and their use in water cleaning membranes, reinforced bionanocomposites, biomedical implants, etc

Recent Posts

What has microfibrillated cellulose to do with water purification ?

By Aji Mathew 29. November 2016

The use of cellulose in the form of filter paper is known for long. Still, we see limited use in water purification since most of the impurities flow through a standard filter paper. What happens if we use cellulose micro- or nanofibers instead to make paper or flat sheets? How do these sustainable materials perform in water purification applications? Our guest writer, Assoc. Prof. Aji Mathew, shares her thoughts.

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