Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems

Paper Converting and Packaging

Led by Professor Jouni Paltakari, the teaching and research group for paper converting and packaging technology focuses on unit operations and technologies for adding value for fibre based substrates in converting processes and packaging applications.
Cycle from pellets to printing product
Schematic illustration of the cycle from pellets to printed product

Pigment coating solutions and new material combinations consisting e.g. nanocellulose as a renewable biomaterial are of great interest in our research and education. In addition, functional and intelligent solutions and products are also covered in our operation.

Aalto University/The Research Group for Paper Converting and Packaging

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Teaching and providing “aha!” experiences motivate our new Vice Dean of Education Jouni Paltakari

Paltakari wants to show all the incredible things we can do with chemical engineering. At the very core of all of our actions are sustainable development and problem solving.

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Latest publications:

Lessons, narratives, and research directions for a sustainable circular economy

Sina Leipold, Anna Petit-Boix, Anran Luo, Hanna Helander, Machteld Simoens, Weslynne S. Ashton, Callie W. Babbitt, Alba Bala, Catharina R. Bening, Morten Birkved, Fenna Blomsma, Casper Boks, Alessio Boldrin, Pauline Deutz, Teresa Domenech, Navarro Ferronato, Alejandro Gallego-Schmid, Damien Giurco, Kersty Hobson, Roope Husgafvel, Cynthia Isenhour, Mait Kriipsalu, Donato Masi, Joan Manuel F. Mendoza, Leonidas Milios, Monia Niero, Deepak Pant, Keshav Parajuly, Stefan Pauliuk, Marina P.P. Pieroni, Jessika Luth Richter, Michael Saidani, Marzena Smol, Laura Talens Peiró, Stijn van Ewijk, Walter J.V. Vermeulen, Dominik Wiedenhofer, Bing Xue 2022 Journal of Industrial Ecology

Effect of single-fiber properties and fiber volume fraction on the mechanical properties of Ioncell fiber composites

Alp Karakoc, Mindaugas Bulota, Michael Hummel, Simona Sriubaitė, Mark Hughes, Herbert Sixta, Jouni Paltakari 2021 JOURNAL OF REINFORCED PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES

An open-source camera system for experimental measurements

Kim Miikki, Alp Karakoç, Mahdi Rafiee, Duck Weon Lee, Jaana Vapaavuori, Jennifer Tersteegen, Laura Lemetti, Jouni Paltakari 2021 SoftwareX

Exploring the possibilities of FDM filaments comprising natural fiber-reinforced biocomposites for additive manufacturing

Mahdi Rafiee, Roozbeh Abidnejad, Anton Ranta, Krishna Ojha, Alp Karakoç, Jouni Paltakari 2021 AIMS Materials Science

A review on printed electronics: Fabrication methods, inks, substrates, applications and environmental impacts

Jenny Wiklund, Alp Karakoç, Toni Palko, Hüseyin Yigitler, Kalle Ruttik, Riku Jäntti, Jouni Paltakari 2021 Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing

Comparative screening of the structural and thermomechanical properties of FDM filaments comprising thermoplastics loaded with cellulose, carbon and glass fibers

Alp Karakoç, Vibhore K. Rastogi, Tapani Isoaho, Blaise Tardy, Jouni Paltakari, Orlando J. Rojas 2020 Materials

Data-Driven Computational Homogenization Method Based on Euclidean Bipartite Matching

Alp Karakoç, Jouni Paltakari, Ertugrul Taciroglu 2020 Journal of Engineering Mechanics

On the computational homogenization of three-dimensional fibrous materials

Alp Karakoҫ, Jouni Paltakari, Ertugrul Taciroglu 2020 Composite Structures
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