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Daniel Söderberg

PhD, Docent
Phone: int+46 8 790 71 96
Fax: int+46 8 73 765 20 96
E-mail: dansod@kth.se
WWW: Personal homepage
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Education

MSc. KTH 1994,
Lic.Eng. in Fluid Mechanics KTH 1997.
PhD in Fluid Mechanics KTH 1999.

Professional history

Present positions at KTH

Director BiMaC Innovation Director Odqvist Laboratory
Deputy Director Wallenberg Wood Science Center

Previous positions held at Innventia (previously STFI and STFI-Packforsk)

September 1999-March 2002, Senior Research Associate
April 2002-December 2004, Senior Research Manager
January 2005-December 2009, Major Project Manager
January 2010-January 2014, Deputy Director, Business area Material Processes

Previous positions held at KTH

September 2002-November 2008, Adjunct Lecturer, KTH Mechanics
December 2008-January 2014, Adjunct Professor, KTH Mechanics

Appointments

Plattform coordinator for the WebFor platform within BiMaC, 2004 –
Chairman of the steering committee, paper technology group, FaxénLaboratoriet, 2004 – 2005
Member of the project board in the Ecotarget EU-project, 2004 – 2008
Member of the research committee of The Swedish Association of Pulp and Paper Engineers, 2006 –2013
Chairman of the research committee of The Swedish Association of Pulp and Paper Engineers, 2010 –2013
Member of the board of The Swedish Association of Pulp and Paper Engineers, 2006 – 2013
Member of the management team, Wallenberg Wood Science Centre, 2008 –
Member of the committee of The Pulp and Paper Fundamental Research Society, UK, 2006 –
Chairman of the The Pulp and Paper Fundamental Research Society, UK, 2013 –

Grants which have been appropriated as project leader/applicant

2.66 MSEK as PI from Swedish Energy Agency for the project “Det skräddarsydda pappersarket-stratifierad formning”. Total project budget 6.0 MSEK, 2003
30 MSEK as PI from an industry group (Stora Enso, M-real, Voith Paper, Norske Skog, Mondi pack-aging, Södra, BASF and Smurfit Kappa) for the research project, TESS II (The Engineered Sheet Structure), October 2004 – September 2008
13.5 MSEK as PI from Swedish Energy Agency for the research project, TESS II (The Engineered Sheet Structure), October 2004 – September 2008
2.1 MSEK as PI for a PhD-project “Flow in planar narrow conduits” from The Swedish Research Council/STEM, 2007 – 2009
35 MSEK from Knut & Alice Wallenberg foundation for investments within CAPPI – Centre for Advanced Process and Product Innovation at STFI-Packforsk and KTH Mechanics, 2007
6.0 MSEK as PI from the Swedish Energy Agency for the project “Future Papyrus”. Total project budget 15 MSEK, 2009 – 2011
21.2 MSEK from Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation as co-PI within Wallenberg Wood Science Centre (total 450 MSEK), 2009 – 2018
101 MSEK as PI (coordinator) for the large-scale EU-project “BoostEff – boosting raw material and energy efficiency using advanced sheet structures and fractionation”, 2010 – 2013

Awards

Bo Rydin’s award for best degree project work, 1995
Awarded the ATIP Innovation Award 2004 (first price, Palme d’Or)
The Paper Physics Committee “Best Presentation in the Area” Award (for 2005)
Jasper Mardon Memorial Prize for Best Papermaking Technology Paper, 2008

Research and Professional Activities

Research on the hydrodynamics of fibre suspension flows related to papermaking and general manufacturing processes based on bio-based nanoscale components.

Publications and conference contributions

Publications

Please note that this list might not be complete. Follow each article link for additional authors.

YearTitle
2014Hydrodynamic alignment and assembly of nano-fibrillated cellulose resulting in strong cellulose filaments
Nature Communications 5  (Published)
2013Hydrodynamic alignment of nano-fibrillated cellulose in extensional flow
8th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF), Jeju, Korea (2013)   (Published)
2013Effect of fibres on hydrodynamic stability in a curved rotating channel
8th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF), Jeju, Korea (2013)   (Published)
2013Effect of fibrils on curvature- and rotation-induced hydrodynamic stability
Acta Mechanica   (Published)
2013Measurement of width and streakiness of particle streaks in turbulent flows
Experiments in fluids 54  (Published)
2012Surface tension-induced global instability of planar jets and wakes
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 713 632-658 (Published)
2011Fluid mechanics of papermaking
Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 43 195-217 (Published)
2011Effect of surface tension on global modes of confined wake flows
Physics of Fluids 23 014108 (Published)
2011Stabilizing effect of surrounding gas flow on a plane liquid sheet
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 672 5-32 (Published)
2011Global linear and nonlinear stability of viscous confined plane wakes with co-flow
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 675 397-434 (Published)
2011Evaluation of steerable filter for detection of fibers in flowing suspensions
Exp. in Fluids 51 987-996 (Published)
2010Fibre Streaks in Wall Bounded Turbulent Flow
7th Int. Conf. on Multiphase Flow, May 30 - June 4, 2010, Tampa, Florida, USA   (Published)
2010Streak Formation and Fibre Orientation in Near Wall Turbulent Fibre Suspension Flow
ERCOFTAC bulletin 84  (Published)
2010Effect of surface tension on the global stability of wakes
7th Int. Conf. on Multiphase Flow, May 30 - June 4, 2010, Tampa, Florida, USA   (Published)
2009Exploring the secrets of forming: particle image velocimetry in a scaled and index-of-refraction matched fibre suspension
Papermaking Research Symposium, June 2009, Kuopio, Finland   (Published)
2009Self-organization of fibers in a suspension between two counter-rotating discs
In proceedings of: "FEDSM2009, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting", August 2009, Vail, CO   (Published)
2009Effect of confinement on wake instability: comparison of local, global linear and nonlinear methods
6th International Conference on Flow Dynamics, November 2009, Sendai, Japan   (Published)
2009Global stability of a plane liquid jet surrounded by gas
Proc. Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar-Turbulent Transition, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009   (Published)
2008Fibre orientation in the boundary layers of a planar converging channel
PaperCon 2008 - TAPPI/PIMA Joint Conference, Dallas, TX   (Published)
2008Experimental study on the forming process: fluid velocity and fluid-fiber interaction measurements
PaperCon 2008 - TAPPI/PIMA Joint Conference, Dallas, TX   (Published)
2008Flow velocity measurements in a fiber suspension flow: the formation of a fiber network
21st Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics, Trondheim, Norway, 16-17 October   (Published)
2008Global linear stability of a plane liquid jet
5th International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan   (Published)
2008The Fundamental Mechanism behind Headbox-Jet Breakup
PaperCon 2008 - TAPPI/PIMA Joint Conference, Dallas, TX   (Published)
2007A study on formation of fibre networks with PIV at high particle concentrations
International conference on multiphase flow, Leipzig, Germany   (Published)
2006The wall effect on the orientation of fibres in a shear flow
Annual transactions of the nordic rheology society 14 83-90 (Published)
2006Fibre orientation control related to papermaking
ASME Joint U.S. - European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, Miami, FL   (Published)
2006Fibre orientation control related to papermaking
J. Fluids Eng.   (Accepted)
2005Experimental studies on the partial dewatering during roll forming of paper
Nordic pulp and paper research journal   (Accepted)
2005A theoretical analysis of the flow stability in roll forming of paper
Nordic pulp and paper research journal   (Accepted)
2005Effect of fibres on laminar-turbulent transition and turbulent scales
Advances in Papermaking   (Accepted)
2005Reduction of layer mixing in stratified forming through hydrodynamic control
Advances in Papermaking   (Accepted)
2004Formationsmätningar on-line
Ekmandagarna, Stockholm   (Published)
2004On-line optimering av formningsprocessen
Automationsdagarna, Stockholm   (Published)
2004SOFA will soon be a natural part of the wet end on the paper machine
Nordisk Papper och Massa   (Published)
2004Una nuova tecnologia per formazione a più strati
ATICELCA Annual Meeting, Bassano del Grappa   (Published)
2004Aq-vanes: a new technology for stratified forming
ATIP 57th Annual Congress, Bordeaux   (Published)
2004On the Settling of Dilute Rigid Fibre Suspensions
Phys. Fluids   (Submitted)
2004Two-Dimensional Continuous Wavelet Transform Analysis for Studies of Fibre Suspension Flocculation
Nordic pulp and paper research journal   (Submitted)
2003Improvement of base-ply formation through headbox modification
89th PAPTAC Annual Meeting, Montreal   (Published)
2003Stratifierad forming
Ekmandagarna, Stockholm   (Published)
2002SOFA - STFI On-line Forming Analyzer
10th Control Systems Conference, Stockholm   (Published)
2001Overview of forming literature 1990-2001
12th Fundamental Research Symposium, Oxford   (Published)
2000A visual study of the dynamics of a headbox jet
TAPPI Engng. conf, Oct. 6-9, Nashville, USA   (Published)
1999Experiments concerning the origin of streaky structures inside a plane water jet.
J. Pulp and Paper Sci.   (Accepted)
1999A comparison between the flow from a paper machine headbox and a low Reynolds number water jet
TAPPI Engng. conf, Oct. 6-9, Nashville, USA   (Published)
1998Experimental and theoretical stability investigations of plane liquid jets
Eur. J. Mech./Fluids 17 689-737 (Published)
1998Experimental and theoretical stability investigations of plane liquid jets.
Eur. J. Mech./Fluids 17 689-737 (Published)
1997Experiments concerning the creation of streaky structures inside a plane water jet.
Forming bonds for better papermaking, Proc. 1997 Engineering & Papermakers Conference, TAPPI  1205-1222 (Published)
1997Observation of streaky structures in a plane water jet
TAPPI Engng. conf, Oct. 6-9, Nashville, USA   (Published)

Internal Reports

Please note that this list might not be complete.

YearTitleDocument Type
1999Hydrodynamics of Plane Liquid Jets Aimed at Applications in Paper Manufacturing. Doctoral thesis
1997Experimental and Theoretical studies of Plane Liquid Jets. Licentiate thesis
1994An experimental study of the stability of plane liquid jets. MSc thesis
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