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Liisa Viikari

1989 …2015
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Description of research and teaching

Main research interests

  • Upgrading of biomass components
  • Lignocellulose enzymology
  • Biomass conversion to biofuels

Courses (in English)

  • YKEM410 Biorefineries
  • YKEM420 Biofuels 

PhD education is carried out within the national graduate school:



Fields of Science

  • 118 Biological sciences
  • 219 Environmental biotechnology
  • 220 Industrial biotechnology

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

Publications 1989 2015

  • 52 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 3 Conference article
  • 1 Chapter

Competitive inhibition of cellobiohydrolase I by manno-oligosaccharides

Xin, D., Ge, X., Sun, Z., Viikari, L. & Zhang, J., 2015, In : Enzyme and microbial technology. 68, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Role of hemicellulases in production of fermentable sugars from corn stover

Xin, D., Sun, Z., Viikari, L. & Zhang, J., 15 Nov 2015, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 74, p. 209-217 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Carbohydrate-Binding Modules of Fungal Cellulases: Occurrence in Nature, Function, and Relevance in Industrial Biomass Conversion

Varnai, A., Mäkelä, M. R., Djajadi, D. T., Rahikainen, J., Hatakka, A. & Viikari, L., 2014, In : Advances in Applied Microbiology. 88, p. 103-165 63 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Cellulases without carbohydrate-binding modules in high consistency ethanol production process

Pakarinen, A., Haven, M. O., Djajadi, D. T., Varnai, A., Puranen, T. & Viikari, L., 21 Feb 2014, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 7, 11 p., 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Enzymatic pretreatment of seed flax- and polylactide-commingled nonwovens for composite processing

Hallila, T., Maijala, P., Vuorinen, J. & Viikari, L., 2014, In : Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials. 27, 10, p. 1387-1398 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2008 2013

BIOREGS

Viikari, L. & Tenkanen, M.

Unknown funder

01/01/201031/12/2013

Project: Research project

Uudet katalyytit kuitujen muokkaukseen

Viikari, L.

Unknown funder

01/01/200931/12/2011

Project: Research project

Lignin valorisation

Viikari, L.

Unknown funder

01/10/200831/10/2012

Project: Research project

Activities 2008 2011

School of Life Science & Technology at Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), PR China

Liisa Viikari (Visiting lecturer)
27 Oct 20116 Nov 2011

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Journal of Biotechnology (Journal)

Liisa Viikari (Member of editorial board)
1 Jan 2010 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Northwest A&F University

Liisa Viikari (Visiting lecturer)
28 Oct 20102 Nov 2010

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Danish Council for Strategic Reaseach (External organisation)

Liisa Viikari (Chair)
1 Jan 2010 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

COST FP0602

Liisa Viikari (Speaker: Presenter)
22 Sep 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks