Invited Chair Position for Bioeconomy and Biorefinery

Assoc. Prof. Falk Liebner, Institute for Chemistry of Renewable Resources has accepted a call for an Invited Chair (Full Professor, part-time) Position for Bioeconomy and Biorefinery at the Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Complementing his research and teaching at BOKU, Falk Liebner will work four months a year during the next five years (2019-2024) at the University of Aveiro in research and teaching, in the framework of a large EU structural font project (InPaCTus, Innovative Products and Technologies from Eucalyptus).

Topics of this project, which is promoted by major national and international research partners and companies, are pulps with innovative features, new paper products with different specificities and functions, tissue paper with innovative properties, and new bio-based materials obtained from deconstruction and conversion of forest biomass and by-products of the pulping industry.