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  • PL 55 (A. I. Virtasen aukio 1)

    00014

    Finland

20012022
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Organic Chemistry, Ph.D., The Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK

Chemistry, BSc (Honours), The Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK

External positions

Lecturer - Advanced Biomaterials Chemistry and Technology, Department of Forest Products Technology, Alto University

20142015

Keywords

  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • Ionic Liquids
  • Wood Chemistry
  • NMR
  • Cellulose Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Bioprocessing
  • Green Chemistry
  • Lignin Chemistry
  • Sustainable Chemistry
  • Biomass

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Selected Publications 2001 2019

Liquid-state NMR analysis of nanocelluloses

King, A. W. T., Mäkelä, A. V., Kedzior, S., Laaksonen, T. M., Partl, G. J., Heikkinen, S. M., Koskela, H. T., Heikkinen, H. A., Holding, A., Cranston, E. & Kilpeläinen, I. A., Jul 2018, In : Biomacromolecules. 19, 7, p. 2708–2720 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Distillable Acid-Base Conjugate Ionic Liquids for Cellulose Dissolution and Processing

King, A. W. T., Asikkala, J., Mutikainen, I., Järvi, P. K. & Kilpeläinen, I., 2011, In : Angewandte Chemie (International Edition). 50, 28, p. 6301-6305 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Predicting Cellulose Solvating Capabilities of Acid-Base Conjugate Ionic Liquids

Parviainen, A., King, A. W. T., Mutikainen, I., Hummel, M., Selg, C., Hauru, L. K. J., Sixta, H. & Kilpeläinen, I., Nov 2013, In : ChemSusChem (Print). 6, 11, p. 2161-2169 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

WtF-Nano: One-Pot Dewatering and Water-Free Topochemical Modification of Nanocellulose in Ionic Liquids or gamma-Valerolactone

Laaksonen, T., Helminen, J. K. J., Lemetti, L., Långbacka, J., del Cerro, D. R., Hummel, M., Filpponen, I., Rantamaki, A. H., Kakko, T., Kemell, M. L., Wiedmer, S. K., Heikkinen, S., Kilpeläinen, I. & King, A. W. T., 22 Dec 2017, In : ChemSusChem (Print). 10, 24, p. 4879-4890 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Application of mild autohydrolysis to facilitate the dissolution of wood chips in direct-dissolution solvents

Deb, S., Labafzadeh, S. R., Liimatainen, U., Parviainen, A., Hauru, L. K. J., Azhar, S., Lawoko, M., Kulomaa, T., Kakko, T., Fiskari, J., Borrega, M., Sixta, H., Kilpelainen, I. & King, A. W. T., 7 Jun 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 11, p. 3286-3294 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Clustered Single Cellulosic Fiber Dissolution Kinetics and Mechanisms through Optical Microscopy under Limited Dissolving Conditions

Mäkelä, V., Wahlström, R., Holopainen-Mantila, U., Kilpeläinen, I. & King, A. W. T., May 2018, In : Biomacromolecules. 19, 5, p. 1635-1645 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Ioncell-F: A High-strength regenerated cellulose fibre

Sixta, H., Michud, A., Hauru, L., Asaadi, S., Ma, Y., King, A. W. T., Kilpelainen, I. & Hummel, M., 2015, In : Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal. 30, 1, p. 43-57 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Selected Projects 2009 2022

Prizes

Selected Activities 2006 2018

Examination Committee Member for Doctoral Thesis Defence of Arthur Hedlund (Chalmers - Superviser Prof. Hans Theliander) titled 'Coagulation of Cellulose: from Ionic-Liquid Solution to Cellulose Nanostructure'

Alistair King (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
7 Jun 2018

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

Co-Supervisor for Doctoral Thesis of Ashley J Holding titled 'IONIC LIQUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES FOR CELLULOSE DISSOLUTION '

Alistair King (Co-supervisor)
Jan 2017

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Co-Supervisor for Doctoral Thesis of Arno Parviainen titled 'Acid-Base Conjugate Ionic Liquids in Lignocellulose Processing: Synthesis, Properties and Applications'

Alistair King (Supervisor), Ilkka Antero Kilpeläinen (Supervisor)
11 Nov 2016

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Co-Supervisor for Doctoral Thesis of Sara R Labafzadeh titled 'Cellulose-Based Materials'

Alistair King (Co-supervisor)
Mar 2015

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

ITQB Nova - Applied and Enviromental Mycology Group

Alistair King (Visiting researcher)
2 Jan 20189 Feb 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Science (Journal)

Alistair King (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Journal of the American Chemical Society (Journal)

Alistair King (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Angewandte Chemie (Journal)

Alistair King (Reviewer)
Jun 2015 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Green Chemistry (Journal)

Alistair King (Reviewer)
2011 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Selected Press / Media

From trickle to torrent

Alistair William Thomas King

07/10/2016

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Chasing for smart materials: Kings of Chemistry

Alistair William Thomas King

09/04/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media