Dr.chem Anrijs Verovkins

Education

2013 - Doctor degree in Chemical engineering, Wood Chemistry Technology (Dr. chem.), Riga Technical University

Research Interests and Expertise

Modification of wood and wood bark. Wood-polymer composites.

Significant Projects

2019 - LS IWC Bio-economic grant - Waste biomass from wood processing wastewater as a potential for application in environmentally friendly composites (LigPolimerKM). Leader.

2017-2020 - ERDF project – Wood with improved service properties due to combination of thermal modification and impregnation (No. 1.1.1.1./16/A/133), Researcher

2017-2018 - LS IWC Bio-economic grant: Waste biomass from wood processing wastewater as a potential for application in environmentally friendly composites (AtkritBiomasKM) Leader.

2014-2017 - National Research Programme, Forest and earth entrails resources: research and sustainable utilization – new products and technologies (ResProd) (2014.10-4/VPP-6/6). Participant.

2011-2015 - ERDF project - Investigations of possibilities of woodworking by-products utilization, ForestCompetenceCenter (LIAA No.L-KC-11-0004) (KC/2.1.2.1.1/10/01/003; 2.1.2.1.1.). Participant​.

Significant Publications

  1. Gaidukova G., Ivdre A., Fridrihsone A., Verovkins A., Cabulis U., Sergejs G. (2017). Polyurethane rigid foams obtained from polyols containing bio-based and recycled components and functional additives. Industrial Crops and Products. 102, 133–143.
  2. Shulga G., Neiberte B., Verovkins A., Jaunslavietis J., Shakels V., Vitolina S., Sedliačik J. (2016). Eco-friendly constituents for making wood-polymer composites. Key Engineering Materials -Selected Processes at the Wood Processing. Vol. 688, 122-130
  3. Shulga G., Betkers, T., Vitolina S., Neiberte B., Verovkins A., Anne O., Ambrazaitienė D., Žukauskaitė A. (2015). Wood processing by-products treated with the lignin-based conditioner as mulch for soil protection. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, 23(4), 279-287
  4. Shulga G., Betkers T., Brovkina J., Neiberte B., Verovkins A., Belous O., Ambrazaitene D., Žukauskaite A. (2008) New lignin-based polymers for ecological rehabilitation. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals; Vol. 483, 1333-1347