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

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).

National Research Program “Sustainable Use of Local Resources (Entrails of the Earth, Forest, Food and Transport) – New Products and Technologies” (NatRes). Investigated prospects for advancement of self-binding composite boards of steam exploded wood biomass (2010-2013).

Nozīmīgākās publikācijas

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

  9. 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.
  10. 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.