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. Gilberto De Freitas Siqueira, Dr. Gustav Nyström and 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. Gilberto De Freitas Siqueira, Dr. Gustav Nyström and Dr. Tanja Zimmermann

 

Functional wood coatings

Yasmine Mekacher

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

Co-supervisor Empa: Tina Künniger

 

Smart wood building materials

Christopher Dreimol

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

 

Functional cellulose composites

Yong Ding

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

 

Biodegradable nanogenerators based on wood materials for smart applications

Jianguo Sun

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

Co-supervisor ETH Zurich: Dr. Huizhang Guo

 

Multifunctional melanin-based composites for new sustainable active packaging

Anh Tran Ly

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

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. Francis Schwarze

 

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

Paul-Antoine Spies

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

Co-supervisor ETH: Tobias Keplinger

 

Biodegradable nanogenerators based on wood materials for smart applications

Eashan Saikia

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

Co-supervisor ETH Zurich: Markus Falk / Witel, Rüggeberg

 

Smart Wood Bonding

Sandro Stucki

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

Co-supervisor Empa: Martin Arnold

 

Nanocellulose and amyloid-like proteins

Nico Kummer

ETH Zurich,  Prof. Peter Fischer

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. Gustav Nyström

 

Post treatment of wood poles with antagonistic fungi

Alessia Pasqualini

Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Forstbotanik: Dr. Francis Schwarze

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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