Doctoral dissertations in progress

Microstructure-property relationship in varnished wood of string instruments

Sarah Lämmlein

Supervisor: Prof. Francis Schwarze / Prof. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisors: Dr. Tanja Zimmermann

 

Smart innovative manufacturing of curved wooden components for architecture with complex geometry

Philippe Grönquist

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

ETH Zürich, Institute for building materials/Co-supervisor: Dr. Markus Rüggeberg

 

Nano-Bio Modification of Wood and Wood-Based Materials for Novel Applications

Christian Goldhahn

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

ETH Zürich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Fabrication of new multi-functional cellulose aerogels with hierarchical pore structure via freeze-thawing-supercritical CO2 drying

Tingting Wu

Guest PhD student from China

Supervisor Empa: Dr. Gustav Nyström

 

Wood-templated cellulose fibre reinforced composites

Marion Frey

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Light-stimulated multifunctional 3D printed cellulose nanocomposites

Luca Müller

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. Tanja Zimmermann

 

Multifunctional material production by 3D printing of living structures

Rani Boons

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. Tanja Zimmermann

 

Hierarchically structured cellulose-based composites

Michael Hausmann

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Dr. André Studart

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. Gilberto de Freitas Siqueira / Dr. Tanja Zimmermann

 

Mechanical characterization of modified woods

Samuel Oluyinka Olaniran

ETH Zurich, Insitute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisor: Dr. Markus Rüggeberg

 

Functionalization of wood materials for carbon dioxide capture and fire resistance

Kunkun Tu

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Wood modification by sol-gel derived inorganic nanoparticles

Yaru Wang

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Cellulose nanofibrillar gels and aerogels relation between fibril structure and material functionality 

Mario Arcari

ETH Zurich, D-HEST: Prof. Raffaele Mezzenga

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. Gustav Nyström

 

Fibrillar colloidal gels studied by dynamic scattering techniques

Mattia Usuelli

ETH Zurich, D-HEST: Prof. Raffaele Mezzenga

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. Gustav Nyström

 

Mechanism research on degradation of waterlogged wood and consolidation of wood treated with consolidants

Liuyang Han

Guest PhD student of Academy of Forestry in China (China Scholarship Council)

Co-Supervisor ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Biodegradable nanogenerators based on wood materials for smart applications

Jianguo Sun

Guest PhD student from China

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Universities
  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • University of Freiburg/Breisgau, Germany