M. Sc. Chem. Laima Vēvere


2013 - Master of Science degree in chemistry, University of Latvia, Faculty of Chemistry.

Scientific interests and competence

Analytical chemistry of biomass and its components, especially lignin. Chemical modification biomass as a renewable resource for polyurethane materials.

The most important projects

ERAF project "European Researchers Night in Latvia 2020". project number (2020-2021) M-ERANET projekts "Development of biobased cryogenic insulation modified with nanocrystalline cellulose (Bio4Cryo)", project number (2018-2021) Horizon 2020 project “European Researchers Night in Latvia (NIGHTLV-2018-2019)”, Grant Agreement Number 819129 (2018-2019). Horizon 2020 project US4 GREENCHEM "Efficient pre-treatment of lignocellulosic feedstock to advance bio-based chemicals and biomaterials", Grant Agreement Number 669055. (2016-2019). 7th EU FP project BIOCORE “Biocommodity refinery”, Contract No 241566 (2010-2014).

More information

2015 - Research assistant, Aveiro Institute of Material, University Of Aveiro, Portugal.

The most important publications

Vevere L., Fridrihsone A., Kirpluks M., Cabulis U. (2020) A review of wood biomass-based fatty acids and rosin acids use in polymeric materials. Polymers 12(11), pp. 1-17, doi:10.3390/polym12112706 Lauberte L., Telysheva G., Cravotto G., Andersone A., Janceva S., Dizbite T., Arshanitsa A., Jurkjane V., Vevere L., Grillo G., Gaudino E. C., Tabasso S. (2021) Lignin-derived antioxidants as value-added products obtained under cavitation treatments for sugar production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 303, 126369 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126369  Vevere L., Janceva S., Arshanitsa A., Telysheva G. (2018) Polyols from condensed tannin enriched extracts for rigid polyurethane foam production. Key Engineering materials 762, pp. 197-202. Janceva S., Dizhbite T., Vevere L., Telysheva G., Dzenis M. (2015) Characterization of bark extract from deciduous trees with emphasis on their antioxidant activity. IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 111, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/111/1/012013. Arshanitsa A., Vevere L., Telysheva G., Dizhbite T., Gosselink R. J. A., Bikovens O., Jablonskis A. (2015) Functionality and physico-chemical characteristics of wheat straw lignin, Biolignin™ derivatives formed in the oxypropylation process. Holzforschung, 69, pp. 785-793.