Yliopisto-opettaja Katriina Mielonen

E-mail: Katriina.Mielonen@lut.fi
Mobile phone: +358 40 568 8356
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Uploaded on: 16/02/2019

Current Organisation
LUT School of Energy Systems (Superior organisation: Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT)

Research Interest
Ink jet printers have been used especially in the Small Office and Home Office market (SOHO), but during recent years entering the production printing market such as packaging, label, transpromo and graphical printing. However, the lack of suitable low cost substrates for inkjet is one of the challenges and reasons why these printers are not yet more widely used. The composition of ink has developed, but there is still need for specialty paper. Improved source efficiency and sustainability are of essential importance to provide a more environmental friendly solution both in terms of recycling, less raw material usage, and reduced logistic.
The paper surface composition has a significant impact on print quality and it has been demonstrated in previous works that surface modification of the paper can significantly reduce the required ink amount and make print more durable and more environmental friendly. However, the current paper surface development is usually limited to the manufacturing technology and unfortunately this is also affecting the fundamental research on ink-substrate interaction. The objective of this research is to develop a new multilayering coating concept in order to investigate different thin coatings and in order to gain more understanding about ink-fiber based substrate interaction.

Teaching Experience
Processing of Biomaterials, Selluloosatekniikan perusteet, Chemical pulping technology, Kuitu- ja paperitekniikka, Fiber and paper basics, Tulevaisuuden massa- ja paperitehtaat, Usage and properties of paper, Chemical Pulping technology Chemical recover, Fiberline operations, Surface treatment and printability, Biomateriaalien prosessitekniikan laboratoriotyö, Biorefinery Personal Assignment, Meteli

Publications
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Inkjet ink spreading, absorption and adhesion on substrates coated with thin layers of cationic polyelectrolytes (2014)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Mielonen Katriina, Geydt Pavel, Tåg Carl-Mikael, et al.
Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal
Inkjet ink spreading on polyelectrolyte multilayers deposited on pigment coated paper (2014)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Mielonen Katriina, Geydt Pavel, Österberg Monika, et al.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
Tuning liquid absorption and ink spreading by polyelectrolyte multilayering on substrates with different levels of internal sizing (2014)
A4 Conference proceedings
Mielonen Katriina, Ovaska Sami-Seppo, Backfolk Kaj
International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies and Digital Fabrication
NIP30: Digital Fabrication Digital Printing
Biorefinery Pulp Mill - BiSe (2010)
B2 Unrefereed book section
Henricson Kaj, Saukkonen Esa, Nokkanen Tiina, et al.
BioRefine Yearbook 2010
Korkean jalostusarvon tuotteita puukuiduista (2008)
D4 Published development or research report or study
Henricson Kaj, Kolhonen Katriina
Puukuidun uudet mahdollisuudet terveyden- ja sairaanhoidossa : TerveysSellu-hanke / Hilkka Dufva, Anneli Airola (toim.).
Paperin ja puukuidun hyödyntäminen- niiden funktionaaliset ominaisuudet terveydenhuollon sovellusten kannalta (2008)
Other
Kolhonen Katriina, Jernström Anne
Puukuidun uudet mahdollisuudet terveyden-ja sairaanhoidossa : TerveysSellu-hanke
Wood Fiber Products in Healthcare (2007)
B3 Unrefereed conference proceedings
Kulmala Anja, Kolhonen Katriina, Henricson Kaj
Zentral Sterilisation supply, 1 International Journal of Sterile Suplly




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