Lauri Rautkari

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
T107 Bioproducts and Biosystems

My research is concerning water interactions in biomaterials, especially in wood. I'm developping new methods to analyze water vapor sorption, new materials with low sorption behaviour etc.

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216 Materials engineering

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  • Wood Material Science, Professor (Associate Professor)


Hyperspectral Imaging Predicts the Moisture Content Distribution in Acetylated Wood

Muhammad Awais, Michael Altgen, Mikko Mäkelä, Tiina Belt, Lauri Rautkari 2022

Quantitative prediction of moisture content distribution in acetylated wood using near-infrared hyperspectral imaging

Muhammad Awais, Michael Altgen, Mikko Mäkelä, Tiina Belt, Lauri Rautkari 2022 Journal of Materials Science

Wood−Water Relations Affected by Anhydride and Formaldehyde Modification of Wood

Muhammad Awais, Michael Altgen, Tiina Belt, Venla Teräväinen, Mikko Mäkelä, Daniela Altgen, Martin Nopens, Lauri Rautkari 2022 ACS Omega

Studies on the sound absorption properties of wood-based pulp fibre foams

Jose Cucharero Moya, Sara Ceccherini, Muhammad Awais, Kari Kammiovirta, Thaddeus Maloney, Lauri Rautkari, Tapio Lokki, Tuomas Hänninen 2022 Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Acoustics: A03: Building Acoustics

Review of the use of solid wood as an external cladding material in the built environment

Callum Hill, Maija Kymäläinen, Lauri Rautkari 2022 Journal of Materials Science

Artificial Weathering of Contact-Charred Wood—The Effect of Modification Duration, Wood Species and Material Density

Maija Kymäläinen, Tinh Sjökvist, Jakub Dömény, Lauri Rautkari 2022 Materials

Effect of pressurized hot water extraction and esterification on the moisture properties and decay resistance of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) sapwood

Suvi Kyyrö, Michael Altgen, Tiina Belt, Hanna Seppäläinen, Christian Brischke, Petra Heinze, Holger Militz, Lauri Rautkari 2022 Holzforschung

Pressurized hot water extraction of Scots pine sapwood : effect of wood size on obtained treatment products

Suvi Kyyrö, Michael Altgen, Lauri Rautkari 2022 Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery

Effect of Moisture on Polymer Deconstruction in HCl Gas Hydrolysis of Wood

Tainise Lourençon, Michael Altgen, Timo Pääkkönen, Valentina Guccini, Paavo Penttilä, Eero Kontturi, Lauri Rautkari 2022 ACS Omega