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Advancing Applied Science Research

Advancing Applied Science Research

Established through decades of equal parts inspiration and perspiration, Applied Science's research strengths — clean energy, advanced manufacturing, digital technologies, forest bio-economy, health, mining, transportation, urban systems and water — came to fruition with the right combination of people and place.

Within the context of the Faculty's strategic plan, ENGAGE 2020, and under the leadership of James Olson (BASc '91 ENPH, PhD'96 MECH), P.Eng., associate dean for research and industrial partnerships, Applied Science's research enterprise is taking a new focused approach.

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Researchers make breakthrough in biobased materials

Researchers make breakthrough in biobased materials

Xiao Zhang PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a way to practically separate lignin from wood, a breakthrough that could provide new sou...

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Growing cells in nanocellulose

Growing cells in nanocellulose

UPM delights biomedical researchers with GrowDex nanocellulose gel. The medium is an excellent choice for growing human cells.

Growing bacterial cells and yeast cells prod...

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Tissue paper creping experiment

Tissue paper creping experiment

UBC creping experiment, surface view shown in extreme slow motion.

The sheet is bonded on the rotating shaft, and as the sheet hits the blade, a series of folds are formed...

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Thermal Energy Efficiency Analysis and Enhancement of Three Canadian Kraft Mills

Thermal Energy Efficiency Analysis and Enhancement of Three Canadian Kraft Mills

Implementing the integrated forest biorefinery is a potentially effective way to diversify the product portfolio of the Canadian pulp and paper (P&P) industry and gen...

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Modelling Fume Deposit Growth in Recovery Boilers: Effect of Flue Gas and Deposit Temperature

Modelling Fume Deposit Growth in Recovery Boilers: Effect of Flue Gas and Deposit Temperature

ABSTRACT

The high ash content of black liquor causes fouling problems in the Kraft recovery boiler. The ash-forming elements condense into submicronsized fume particles in...

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Forestry Biomass in a Bioenergy Perspective

Forestry Biomass in a Bioenergy Perspective

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The demand for energy has been increasing in the current decade due to rapid industrialization and urbanization. Limited fossil fuel resources, rising fuel price...

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The Potential Use of Micro- and Nanofibrillated Cellulose as a Reinforcing Element in Paper

The Potential Use of Micro- and Nanofibrillated Cellulose as a Reinforcing Element in Paper

ABSTRACT

The use of nanofibrillar cellulose as a reinforcement agent in paper has been evaluated on a high-speed pilot paper machine. Using mill pulp and mill process wate...

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Multivariable CD Control With Adaptive Alignment for a High-Production Linerboard Machine

Multivariable CD Control With Adaptive Alignment for a High-Production Linerboard Machine

ABSTRACT

Paper quality has greatly benefited from the application of multivariable cross-direction (CD) controls. There are, however, some challenging production processes...

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