Paula Hirsilä


Description of research and teaching

I'm researching antimicrobial activity of cationic cellulose films and their use in food packaging applications.Our ultimate target is to develop a novel functional packaging material for fresh foods.

In addition to research, I teach on basic chemistry laboratory courses.

Further information on the affiliationElintarvike- ja ympäristötieteiden laitos, Elintarvikekemia

Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Cationic cellulose betainate for wastewater treatment

    Sievänen, K., Kavakka, J., Hirsilä, P., Vainio, P., Karisalmi, K., Fiskari, J. & Kilpeläinen, I., Jun 2015, In : Cellulose. 22, 3, p. 1861-1872 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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