2015 is the 100 year anniversary of TAPPI and we are celebrating the successes of the industry, people and companies who have contributed. Our celebration will focus on the innovative discoveries and breakthroughs by academic and industrial research groups over the past 100 years.
November 23, 2014 October
Dr. Jeff S. Hsieh, Professor and Director of Georgia Tech’s Multidisciplinary Pulp and Paper Engineering Program, conducts research in the areas of nanoparticles, deinking, biofuels, and fiber technology. The technology of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) and its applications have the opportunity for great improvements in papermaking and coating. The challenge for his research team is to reduce the size of cellulose and cellulose fines to nanosize particles. Deinking recycled pulp is a specialized technology that removes sub-micron ink particles from pulp. The process supports a sustainable manufacturing ... read more