Vetenskapliga publikationer

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Salierno G., Marinelli F., Likozar B., Ghavami N., De Blasio C. (2021) Supercritical Water Gasification of glycerol: Continuous reactor kinetics and transport phenomena modeling. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. (in press).

Salierno G.,  Gradišek A.,  Maestri M.,  Picabea J., Cassanello M.,  De Blasio C., Cardona M.A.,  Hojman D. and  Somacal H. (2021) Comparison of the Fluidized State Stability from Radioactive Particle Tracking Results. ChemEngineering  Volume 5  Issue 4  10.3390/chemengineering5040065

Koskinen, O.,  Lieskoski, S., Söderbacka, C., Sharma, S., Tuuf, J. (2021). Energy storage in our future low carbon society (Energilagring!). An Extended Literature Review. Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu 2021. Other publikaton C28.

Salierno, G., Gradišek, A., De Blasio, C., Maestri, M., Cassanello, M., Cardona, M. A., Hojman, D. & Somacal, H. (2021) Industrially relevant Radioactive Particle Tracking study on the motion of adsorbent granules suspended in a pilot-scale water-air three-phase fluidized bed. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 173, 305-316

De Blasio C, Salierno G. and Magnano A (2021). Implications on Feedstock Processing and Safety Issues for Semi-Batch Operations in Supercritical Water Gasification of Biomass. Energies 2021, 14(10), 2863. [Open Access]

Gammelgård A., Tuuf J., Strand A., Sundell M. & Björklund-Sänkiaho M. (2021). A Method for Tribological Measurements of Coated Abrasives using a Rheometer. Tribology Letters volume 69, Article number: 53 (2021) [Open Access]


De Blasio C.,  Salierno G.,  Sinatra D.,  Cassanello M. (2020). Modeling of Limestone Dissolution for Flue Gas Desulfurization with Novel Implications. Energies. 13( 23), DOI: 10.3390/en13236164

Özdenkçi, K., Prestipino, M., Björklund-Sänkiaho, M., Galvagno, A. & De Blasio, C., 2020Alternative energy valorization routes of black liquor by stepwise supercritical water gasification: Effect of process parameters on hydrogen yield and energy efficiency Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 134, December 2020, 110146


Cataldo De Blasio. 2019. Fundamentals of Biofuels Engineering and Technology, Springer. 400 Pages. ISBN 978-3-030-11599-9.

Mikolajková-Alifov M., Pettersson F., Björklund-Sänkiaho M., Saxén H. (2019). A Model of Optimal Gas Supply to a Set of Distributed Consumers. Energies 2019, 12(3), 351

De Blasio C., De Gisi S., Molino A., Simonetti M., Massimo Santarelli, Björklund-Sänkiaho M. (2019). Concerning operational aspects in Supercritical Water Gasification of Kraft Black Liquor. Renewable Energy, Elsevier. Vol.130. 891-901


De Blasio C., Carletti C., Salonen J., Björklund-Sänkiaho M. (2018). On the usage of ultrasonic power to enhance limestone dissolution in wet Flue Gas Desulfurization, results from stepwise titration experiments. ChemEngineering, 2 (4), 53


Agar, D, DeMartini N, Hupa M. (2016). Influence of Elevated Pressure on the Torrefaction of Wood. Energy and Fuels 30 (3), pp 2127-2136

Alakoski E., Jämsén M., Agar D., Tampio E., Wihersaari M. (2016). From wood pellets to wood chips, risks of degradation and emissions from the storage of woody biomass – A short review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 54, 376–383.

Fagerström J., Steinvall E., Boström D., Boman C. (2016). Alkali transformation during single pellet combustion of soft wood and wheat straw. Fuel Processing Technology, 143, 204-212. (Arbetet utfördes då Fagerström var anställd vid Umeå Universitet).


Agar, D. (2015). The feasibility of torrefaction for the co-firing of wood in pulverised-fuel boilers. Doctoral Thesis. Åbo Akademi University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry.

Agar D., Gil J., Sanchez D., Echeverria I., Wihersaari M. (2015). Torrefied versus conventional pellet production – A comparative study on energy and emission balance based on pilot-plant data and EU sustainability criteria. Applied Energy, 138, 621–630.

Jämsén M., Agar D.,  Alakoski E., Tampio E. and Wihersaari M. (2015). Measurement methodology for greenhouse gas emissions from storage of forest chips–A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 51, 1617–1623.

Wiklund-Engblom A., Backa L., Eriksson H., Wihersaari M. (2015). Designing efficient learning experiences and pedagogical usability for distance education – Pedagogiska vetenskapsdagarna, Vasa, Finland, November 19-20 2015. Poster


Asplund S., Granlund C., Kolbasi Y, Wihersaari M. (2014). Icing Estimation in Finnish Wind Parks. Analysis of Operating Wind Farms 2014 – EWEA Technology Workshop, Malmö, Sweden, December 9-10 2014.

Järvinen T. & Agar D. (2014). Experimentally determined storage and handling properties of fuel pellets made from torrefied whole-tree pine chips, logging residues and beech stem wood. Fuel, 129, 330-339.

Backa, L. & Wihersaar, M. (2014). Future Engineering Education: What Competences are Energy Companies Looking for when Recruiting Graduates with a Master of Science (Technology) Degree? Engineering Education , 9 (1), 2-17.


Forskarnas publikationsförteckningar:

Margareta Björklund-Sänkiaho

Cataldo De Blasio

Jessica Tuuf