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The seminars appearing in the list that follows are presented as YouTube videos. Select an item to open up details about the presentation and to start the video.

Invited seminar, Indian Institute of Technology, Department of Paper Technology, Roorkee, December 16, 2021, delivered by Zoom. This was the 1st Dr. B.L. Bihani Memorial Lecture. [48:30]

Seminar: Papermakers’ Dances with Water: A Craft and a Science

Review articles related to the seminar:

Hubbe, M. A., and Bowden, C. (2009). Handmade paper: A review of its history, craft, and science,” BioResources 4(4), 1736-1792. DOI: 10.15376/biores.4.4.1736-1792

Hubbe, M. A., Sjöstrand, B., Nilsson, L., Kopponen, A., and McDonald, J. D. (2020). Rate-limiting mechanisms of water removal during the formation, vacuum dewatering, and wet-pressing of paper webs: A review,” BioResources 15(4), 9672-9755.

Departmental seminar, North Carolina State University, Dept. of Forest Biomaterials, September 2020.

Seminar: Pseudo-Second-Order Kinetics : How a Mistake Became the Most Cited Adsorption Model

Review articles related to the seminar:

Hubbe, M. A., Azizian, S., and Douven, S. (2019). Implications of apparent pseudo-second-order adsorption kinetics onto cellulosic materials. A review,” BioResources 14(3), 7582-7626. DOI: 10.15376/biores.14.3.7582-7626

Hubbe, M. A. (2021). “Insisting upon meaningful results from adsorption experiments,” Separation & Purification Reviews 51(2), 121-225, article ID LSPR 1888299. DOI: 10.1080/15422119.2021.1888299

Presented at the Chemistry International Webinar, virtual meeting, March 21, 2022. [33:00]

Seminar: Lipase-catalized Laurate Esterification of Cellulose Nanocrystals and their Use in Reinforcement of PLA Composites

Article related to the seminar:

Yin, Y.-Y., Lucia, L. A., Pal, L., Jiang, X., and Hubbe, M. A. (2020). “Lipase-catalyzed laurate esterification of cellulose nanocrystals and their use in reinforcement in PLA composites,” Cellulose 27, 6263-6273. DOI: 10.1007/s10570-020-03225-3

Review articles related to the seminar:

Hubbe, M. A., Rojas, O. J., and Lucia, L. A. (2015). Green modification of surface characteristics of cellulosic materials at the molecular or nano scale: A review,” BioResources 10(3), 6095-6229. DOI: 10.15376/biores.10.3.Hubbe

Szlek, D. B., Reynolds, A. M., and Hubbe, M. A. (2022). Hydrophobic molecular treatments of cellulose-based or other polysaccharide barrier layers for sustainable food packaging: A Review, BioResources 17(2), 3551-3673. DOI: 10.15376/biores.17.2.Szlek

Presented at the Fiberglass Mat Virtual Conference, November 11, 2021. [53:26]

Seminar: Nonwoven Wet-lay Processing – Chemical Approaches

Review articles related to the seminar:

Hubbe, M. A. (2007). Flocculation and redispersion of cellulosic fiber suspensions: A review of effects of hydrodynamic shear and polyelectrolytes,” BioResources 2(2), 296-331. DOI: 10.15376/biores.2.2.296-331

Hubbe, M. A., and Koukoulas, A. A. (2016). Wet-laid nonwovens manufacture – Chemical approaches using synthetic and cellulosic fibers,” BioResources 11(2), 5500-5552. DOI: 10.15376/biores.11.2.Hubbe

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Seminar: Archival Performance of Paper as Affected by its Chemical Components

Main literature source (review article) for this talk:

Hubbe, M. A., Maitland, C., Nanjiba, M., Horst, T., Ahn, K., and Potthast, A. (2023). Archival performance of paper as affected by chemical components: A Review,” BioResources 18(3), 6430-6498. DOI: 10.15376/biores.18.3.Hubbe

Other related readings:

Horst, T. H., Smith, R. D., Potthast, A., and Hubbe, M A. (2020). Accelerated Aging of Deacidified and Untreated Book Paper in 1967 Compared with 52 Years of Natural Aging,” Restaurator – Int. J. Preservation Library Archiv. Mater. 41(3), 131-152. DOI: 10.1515/res-2020-0006

Hubbe, M. A. (2015).Oops, I thought that those books had been deacidified,” BioResources 10(4), 6305-6309. DOI: 10.15376/biores.10.4.6305-6309

Hubbe, M. A., Henniges, U., Potthast, A., Ahn, K., and Smith, R. (2018). Nonaqueous solution deacidification treatments to prolong the storage life of acidic books: A review of mechanistic and process aspects,” BioResources 13(3), 7096-7136. DOI: 10.15376/biores.13.3.7096-7136

Hubbe, M. A., Smith, R. D., Zou, X., Katuscak, S., Potthast, A., and Ahn, K. (2017).Deacidification of acidic books and paper by means of non-aqueous dispersions of alkaline particles: A review focusing on completeness of the reaction,” BioResources 12(2), 4410-4477. DOI: 10.15376/biores.12.2.Acidic_Books_Hubbe

Baty, J. W., Maitland, C. L., Minter, W., Hubbe, M. A., and Jordan-Mowery, S. K. (2010). Deacidification for the conservation and preservation of paper-based works: A review,” BioResources 5(3), 1955-2023. DOI: 10.15376/biores.5.3.1955-2023

Hubbe, M. A. (2005). Acidic and alkaline sizings for printing, writing, and drawing papers,” The Book and Paper Group Annual 23, 139-151.