Mehdi Tajvidi – Research

Current research projects:

Adhesion mechanisms involved in hybrid mycelium-CNF-wood composites

Pilot-scale production of building products using cellulose nanomaterials

Heavy metal removal from water using cellulose nanofibril-based filters

Contact-dewatered CNF as additive for additive manufacturing feedstock

Enhancing barrier properties of cellulose nanofibril films under extreme conditions

Development of food serving containers using cellulose nanofibrils

Viscoelastic behavior of cellulose nanocomposites exposed to varied environments


Completed research projects:

Viscoelastic mapping of bond line in cross laminated timber using AMFM-AFM

Cellulose Nanofibril Bound Laminated Paper Nanocomposites

Thermal stability of cellulose nanofibrils and their composites with PVA

Property enhancement of ligno-cellulose nanofibrils (LCNF) through hybridization

Determination of mechanisms involved in cracking at a fold in coated paper

Production of continuous cellulose nanofibril filaments

Production of ligno-cellulose nanofibrils (LCNF) and application in fire resistant fiberboards

Using cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) as a green adhesive for particleboard manufacture