Dr.sc.ing Ramūnas Tupčiauskas

Izglītība

2013 - Inžinierzinātņu doktora grāds koksnes materiālos un tehnoloģijās, Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte

Zinātniskās intereses un kompetence

Pašsaistošo/bezsaistvielu kompozītmateriālu (koksnes un augu valsts plātnes u.c.) pētniecība un attīstība (priekšapstrāde, iegūšana, testēšana un novērtēšana) izmantojot videi draudzīgas tehnoloģijas.

Nozīmīgākie projekti

Latvian Science Council Project No. lzp-2021/1-0599 " Investigation of eco-friendly thermal insulation materials from sustainable and renewable industrial crops residuals" (2022-2024).

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) measure 1.2.1.2. Project No. KC-PI-2020/13 “Commercialization of lignocellulosic loose-fill thermal insulation material production technology” (2020-2022).

European Development Fund Activity 1.1.1.2 “Post-doctoral Research Aid” Project “Investigation of binder-less fibreboards made of steam-exploded wheat straw and hemp shives. Industrial research No. 1.1.1.2/VIAA/2/18/310 (2019-2022).

European Regional Development Fund measure 1.2.1.2. "Support for Improvement of Technology Transfer System" Project Application No. 1.2.1.2/16/I/001 “Commercialization of technology of ecological binder containing suberinic acids for wood composites” (2018-2019).

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project "Processing of birch bark into ecological fiber bio-composites and value added products" No. 1.1.1.1/16/A/042.

EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme project ”European Research Infrastructure for Circular Forest Bioeconomy (ERIFORE)”, agreement No. 654371 (2016–2017).

National Research Programme „Biomaterials and products from forest resources with versatile applicability” (ResProd 2014–2017.)​

European Social Fund project No. 2013/0044/1DP/1.1.1.2/13/APIA/VIAA/022 „Innovative complex technology of fiber residue processing in products with high added value” (2013-2015).

FP7 Wood Wisdom Prolignin project “High-value products from lignin side streams of modern biorefineries” (2012-2014).

Nozīmīgākās publikācijas

  1. Rizhikovs J., Brazdausks P., Paze A., Tupciauskas R., Grinins J., Puke M., Plavniece A., Andzs M., Godina D., Makars R. (2022) Characterization of suberinic acids from birch outer bark as bio-based adhesive in wood composites. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 112 (2022) 102989.

  2. Makars R., Godina D., Rizhikovs J., Paze A., Tupciauskas R., Berzins R. (2021) Investigation of Furfural Formation and Mechanical Properties of Suberinic Acids-Bonded Particleboards Depending on their Preparation Parameters. Key Engineering Materials, 903, 235-240. doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.903.235.

  3. Tupciauskas, R., Rizhikovs, J., Brazdausks, P., Fridrihsone, V., Andzs, M. (2021) Influence of steam explosion pre-treatment conditions on binder-less panels from hemp shives and wheat straw. Industrial Crops and Products, 2021, 170, 113717.

  4. Tupciauskas, R., Rizhikovs, Andzs, M. (2021) Approach of binder-less fibreboard production from steam-exploded hemp shives and wheat straw. Papers of the 29th European Biomass Conference, Online 26 – 29 April, pp. 906 – 910.

  5. 5. Tupciauskas R., Veveris A., Andzs M., Gravitis J., Liitia T., Tamminen T. 2021 Investigation of a grey alder particleboard bonded by different industrial side stream lignins. Mechanics of Composite Materials., 57 (1), 57-68. DOI 10.1007/s11029-021-09933-6.

  6. Brazdausks, P., Rizhikovs, J., Puke, M., Tupciauskas, R. (2019). Statistically optimal parameters of aluminium sulphate catalysed hydrolysis for furfural production from birch inner bark in the framework of the biorefinery concept. In: Papers of the 27th European Biomass Conference. Setting the coarse for a biobased economy. Extracted from the Proceedings of the International Conference held in Lisbon, Portugal. 27-30 May 2019, 1475-1480. doi:10.5071/27thEUBCE2019-3DV.4.40 Opem Access

  7. Tupciauskas, R., Rizhikovs, J., Grinins, J., Paze, A., Andzs, M., Brazdausks, P., Puke, M., Plavniece, A. 2019 Investigation of suberinic acids-bonded particleboard. European Polymer Journal, 113, 176–182.doi: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.01.061

  8. Brazdausks, P., Rizikovs, J., Puke, M., Tupciauskas, R. 2019 Statistically optimal parameters of aluminium sulphate catalysed hydrolysis for furfural production from birch inner bark in the framework of the biorefinery concept. European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings.

  9. Tupciauskas, R., Rizhikovs, J., Grinins, J., Paze, A., Andzs, M,, Brazdausks, P., Puke, M., Plavniece, A. 2019 Investigation of suberinic acids-bonded particleboard. European Polymer Journal, 113, 176–182.

  10. Paze, A., Rizhikovs, J., Brazdausks, P., Puke, M., Grinins, J., Tupciauskas, R., Plavniece, A. 2017 Processing Possibilities of Birch Outer Bark into Green Bio-composites. Proceedings of the 11th International Scientific and Practical Conference “Environment. Technology. Resources”, Rezekne, Latvija. VoI III: 249 – 253.

  11. Reinerte, S., Andzs, M., Tupciauskas, R., Veveris, A., Gravitis, J. 2017 Steam explosion as a pre-treatment method for bio-refined hybrid aspen lignocellulose. Proceedings of the 11th International Scientific and Practical Conference “Environment. Technology. Resources”, Rezekne, Latvija. VoI. III: 276 – 281.

  12. Tupciauskas, R., Gravitis, J., Abolins, J., Veveris, A., Andzs, M., Liitia, T., Tamminen, T. 2017 Utilization of lignin powder for manufacturing self-binding HDF. Holzforschung, 71(7-8), 555-562.

  13. Andzs, M., Tupciauskas, R.,Veveris, A., Andze, L., Abolins, J., and Gravitis, J. 2017 Biomass conversion into blow-in heat insulation materials by steam explosion. Holzforschung, 71(7-8), 641-644.

  14. Tupciauskas, R., Irbe, I., Janberga, A., Buksans, E. 2017. Moisture and decay resistance and reaction to fire properties of self-binding fibreboard made from steam-exploded grey alder wood. Wood Material Science and Engineering, 12 (2), 63-71.

  15. Stapulionienė, R., Tupčiauskas, R. Vaitkus, S., Vėjelis, S. 2016 Development and investigation of thermal insulation from hemp-polylactide fibres. Engineering Structures and Technologies, 8 (1), 23 – 30.

  16. Brazdausks P., Paze A., Rizhikovs J., Puke M., Meile K., Vedernikovs N., Tupciauskas R., Andzs M. 2016 Effect of aluminium sulphate-catalysed hydrolysis process on furfural yield and cellulose degradation of Cannabis sativa L. Shives. Biomass and Bioenergy, 89, 98 – 104.
  17. Andzs, M., Tupciauskas, R., Veveris, A., Gravitis, J. 2015. Impact of wood fraction, moisture and steam explosion on the development of an innovative insulation material. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Scientific and Practical Conference “Environment. Technology. Resources”, Rezekne, Latvija I: 11 – 15.

  18. Brazdausks, P., Tupciauskas, R., Andzs, M., Rizhikovs, J, Puke, M., Paze, A., Meile, K., Vedernikovs, N. 2015. Preliminary Study of the Biorefinery Concept to Obtain Furfural and Binder-less Panels from Hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.) Shives. Energy Procedia 72, 34 – 41.

  19. Gravitis J., Ozols-Kalnins V., Kokorevics A., Abolins J., Kukle S., Putnina A., Andzs M., Tupciauskas R., Veveris A. 2015. Zero Emissions and Bio-refineries for Natural Fibers, Biomaterials and Energy: Genesis of Concepts. Review. In: W.L. Filho, D. Bērziņa, A. Ūbelis (eds.) Sustainable Development, Knowledge Society and Smart Future Manufacturing Technologies, World Sustainability Series, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 125 – 147.