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Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Chem. Dr.rer.nat. Falk Liebner

Division of Chemistry of Renewable Resources

Konrad Lorenz-Straße 24
3430 Tulln an der Donau
EMail: falk.liebner(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-77413
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Statistik Austria, science classification

Macromolecular chemistry; Materials chemistry; Natural product chemistry; Polymer sciences; Environmental chemistry ; Renewable resources;

Expertise

H774; H774; H774; H774; H774; H774; H774;

Awards

2012 FibrePlus Award for "Ultra-lightweight cellulosic aerogels", Austrian Paper Association

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2014 - International Society of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials
full member
2014 - ACS American Chemical Society Division of Cellulose and Renewable Materials
extended member of the managing board
2013 - Advisory Board, Date Palm Research Center of Excellence, King-Faisal University, Saudi-Arabia
scientific advisor
2013 - Wood KPlus
scientific advisor
2011 - Steering Committee "Scientific Initiative" at UFT (BOKU)
member
2010 - American Chemical Society
full member
2010 - International Humic Substances Society
member
2010 -2010 BOKU Senats-Studienkommision
member
1991 - German Chemical Society
full member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2016 - Hydrogels:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2013 - Chemical and Biological Technologies for Agriculture:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2017 - Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology
2017 - Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society
2017 - ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering
2017 - Chemistry of Materials
2016 - Applied Physics A-Materials Science & Processing
2016 - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE
2016 - Materials & Design
2016 - BioResources
2015 - Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology
2014 - ChemSusChem
2014 - Journal of Materials Science
2014 - Chemical Engineering Journal
2013 - Bioresource Technology
2011 - The Journal of Supercritical Fluids
2011 -2011 Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly
2011 -2011 Iranian Polymer Journal
2011 - Cellulose
2010 -2010 Journal of the taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers
2010 - Carbohydrate Polymers
2010 -2010 Recent Patents on Chemical Engineering
2010 - Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
2010 -2011 Journal of Thermal analysis and Calorimetry
2010 -2010 Journal of Experimental Nanoscience
2009 - Biomacromolecules
2009 - Journal of Polymers and the Environment
2008 - Holzforschung
2008 - Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
2008 - Journal of Natural Products
2007 -2011 MACROMOL SYMP
2007 - Wood Science and Technology: journal of the international academy of wood science

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2017 Externe Berufung: Gutachter: University Hamburg-Harburg W1-Stelle, TU Hamburg-Harburg, Zentrum für Forschung und Innovation (ZFI), Kenn-Nr. P-17-03
2005 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Technische Universität Dresden Professur für Holz- und Pflanzenchemie

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2017 - National Research Foundation (NRF) - South Africa
2016 - Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Deutschland - Germany
2016 - Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding - Romania
2012 - Czech Science Foundation (GACR) - Czech Republic
2011 -2011 Israel Science Foundation - Israel
2011 -2011 tech2b Inkubator GmbH - Austria

Reviewer/Expert organization

2017 Mendel University Brno, Czech Republic
PhD thesis Pavan Mishra "Lignocellulosic Nano-materials: Preparation, characterization and applications"
2016 Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg
Doctoral Thesis L. Zenker ne Perez Cantu "Added value for the 2nd generation biorefinery: Isolation of lignin and its conversion into nanoporous materials"
2013 University of Stellenbosch, Department of Wood Science
External Examiner for PhD candidate Phumla Vena; Subject: Integration of xylan extraction prior to kraft and sodaAQ pulping ... to produce paper pulps, value-added biopolymers and fermentable sugars.
2013 Mines ParisTech, Centre de Mise en Forme des Materiaux, Sophia-Antipolis, France
External Examiner for PhD candidate Cyrielle Rudaz; Subject: "Aero-Polysaccharides".
2012 KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Opponent for PhD candidate Ida Norberg, Subject: Carbon fibres from Kraft Lignin.

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2018 255th Annual Spring Meeting & Exhibition of the American Chemical Society, CELL Division, Symposium "Bio-based Gels and Porous Materials"
organiser
2017 253rd Annual Spring Meeting & Exhibition of the American Chemical Society, CELL Division, Symposium "Bio-based Gels and Porous Materials"
organiser
2016 18th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulp Chemistry (ISWFPC)
scientific member of the advisory board
2015 249th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Denver, CELL Division, "Anselme Payen"-Symposium
member of the organisation committee
2014 Chemie-Show am UFT Tulln mit Beteiligung von Kindern der NÖ-Aktion "Technology-Kids" und Schülern des Gymnasiums Tulln
organiser
2014 3nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (iCBEB 2014)
member of the organisation committee
2013 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (iCBEB 2013)
member of the organisation committee
2012 Chemie-Show am UFT Tulln mit Beteiligung von Kindern der NÖ-Aktion "Technology-Kids" und Schülern des Gymnasiums Tulln
organiser
2011 241th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CELL Division, Symposium on "New Functional Materials from Natural Resources"
organiser
2009 Chemie-Show für Familien und Angehörige der BOKU (Weihnachtsvorlesung)
organiser
2009 237th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Salt Lake City CELL Division, Lignin Symposium
organiser
2008 Chemie-Show für Familien und Angehörige der BOKU (Weihnachtsvorlesung)
organiser
2007 Chemie-Show für Familien und Angehörige der BOKU (Weihnachtsvorlesung)
organiser
2006 Sino-German network "Accelerated Rehabilitation of Degraded Semi-Aride Loess Areas of P. R. China by Using Novel Humus Fertilisers Made by Oxidative Ammonolysis of Lignite" - final meeting, SEP 09-11, 2006, Xian (Shaanxi)
organiser
2005 IKYDA-Project "Criteria selection for the suitability/applicability of peat and lignite as raw materials for the production of soil improvement agents using oxidative ammonolysis" - Final Meeting
organiser
2005 Sino-German Project „Accelerated Rehabilitation of Degraded Semi-Aride Loess Areas of P. R. China by Using Novel Humus Fertilisers Made by Oxidative Ammonolysis of Lignite" - kick-off meeting, SEP 17-19, Beijing / Xuanhua
organiser
1999 Jahrestagung des Verbands der Deutschen Kalkindustrie
organiser
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