• PL 55 (A. I. Virtasen aukio 1)




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Education/Academic qualification

English Language, B2, CEFR, British Council


Chemistry, Lincenciate in Chemistry (317 ECTS, 5 years). Equivalent to M.Sc., Universidad Complutense de Madrid [The Complutense University in Madrid]


Chemistry, Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemistry

20 May 2016 → …

Fields of Science

  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • Ionic Liquids
  • Biomass processing
  • Biopolymers
  • Wood Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Carbene chemistry

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


  • 8 Conference contribution
  • 4 Article

2D Assignment and Quantitative Analysis of Cellulose and Oxidized Celluloses using Solution-State NMR Spectroscopy

Koso, T., Rico del Cerro, D., Heikkinen, S., Nypelö, T., Buffiere, J., Perea-Buceta, J. E., Potthast, A., Rosenau, T., Heikkinen, H., Maaheimo, H., Isogai, A., Kilpeläinen, I. & King, A., Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cellulose.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Crystallinity reduction and enhancement in the chemical reactivity of cellulose by non-dissolving pre-treatment with tetrabutylphosphonium acetate

Rico del Cerro, D., Koso, T. V., Kakko, T., King, A. W. T. & Kilpeläinen, I., Jul 2020, In : Cellulose. 27, 10, p. 5545-5562 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

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. 10, 24, p. 4879-4890 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Chemistry at C-2 of 1,3-dialkylimidazolium salts

Rico del Cerro, D., Hase, T. & Wähälä, K., 2015, Emerging targets and molecules in middle space. Wähälä, K., Koistinen, H. & Koskinen, A. (eds.). Helsinki: FInMedChem FInnish Pharmaceutical Society

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific


  • 1 Membership or other role in research network

Ph.D representative in the steering group of doctoral program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences (CHEMS) (Event)

Daniel Rico del Cerro (Member)
1 Jan 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network