Maiju Hietala

Maiju Hietala

PhD

Postdoctoral researcher
Biocomposites

Research interests

  • Biocomposites
  • Biomaterials
  • Biopolymers
  • Cellulose
  • Nanomaterials
  • Lignin
  • Biocarbon

Databases

Research groups

  • Postdoctoral researcher , Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit

Selected publications

  • Hietala, Maiju; Sain, Sunanda; Oksman, Kristiina (2017) Highly redispersible sugar beet nanofibers as reinforcement in bionanocomposites. - Cellulose 24 (5), 2177-2189 . [Original]
  • Koivuranta, Elisa; Hietala, Maiju; Ämmälä, Ari; Oksman, Kristiina; Illikainen, Mirja (2017) Improved durability of lignocellulose-polypropylene composites manufactured using twin-screw extrusion. - Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 101, 265-272 . [Original]
  • Hietala, Maiju; Ämmälä, Ari; Silvennoinen, Jukka; Liimatainen, Henrikki (2016) Fluting medium strengthened by periodate–chlorite oxidized nanofibrillated celluloses. - Cellulose 23 (1), 427-437 . [Original]
  • Hietala, Maiju; Rollo, Pierre; Kekälainen, Kaarina; Oksman, Kristiina (2014) Extrusion processing of green biocomposites : compounding, fibrillation efficiency, and fiber dispersion. - Journal of Applied Polymer Science 131 (6), 39981