Dr sc ing Inese Filipova (Sable)


2016    PhD degree (Dr. sc. ing.)  in Wood Materials and Technologies, Latvia University of Agriculture, Forest Faculty 

2007   Master degree in Chemistry (Msc. chem.), University of Latvia, Faculty of Chemistry 

2005   Engineer degree of Wood Chemistry and Technology, Technical University of Riga, Faculty of Material Science and Applied Chemistry 


Research Interests and Expertise

Wood chemistry, wood fibers, pulping, cellulose, nanocellulose

Significant Projects

Wood Mimicking Biocomposites (WOODMIMIC), 2018-2121

Study of novel method for nanocellulose isolation from biomass and its residues, 2017-2020

Rigid Polyurethane/Polyisocyanurate Foam Thermal Insulation Material Reinforced with Nano/MicroSize Cellulose, 2017-2019

Investigation of ecofriendly molded paper fibre materials for use of food packing with additives from renewable resources, 2014-2015

Additional Information

Expert of Latvian Council of Science in Chemical engineering (2018)

Additional professional education:

Specialised course "Product oriented wood supply and fibre processing", KTH  Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (2011)

Specialised course "Modern analytical tools for Pulp and Paper", Abo Academy, Turku, Finland (2007)

Significant Publications

  1. Filipova I., Fridrihsone V., Cabulis U., Berzins A. 2018 Synthesis of Nanofibrillated Cellulose by Combined Ammonium Persulphate Treatment with Ultrasound and Mechanical Processing. Nanomaterials, 8(9), 640; 

  2. Andersons J., Filipova I., Kirpluks M. and Cabulis U. 2018 Evaluation of the apparent interfacial shear strength of nanocellulose/PVA composites Key Engineering Materials 774:54-59

  3. Andze L., Zoldners J., Rozenberga L. Sable I., Skute M., Laka M., Vecbiskena L., Andzs M., Actins A. 2018 Effect of molecular chitosan on recovered paper properties described by mathematic model. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 52 (9-10), 873-881.

  4. Vikele L., Laka M., Sable I., Rozenberga L., Grinfelds U., Zoldners J., Passas R., Mauret E. 2017 Effect of chitosan on properties of paper for packaging. Cellulose chemistry and technology, 51 (1-2), 67-73.

  5. Sable I., Grīnfelds U., Vīķele L., Rozenberga L., Zeps M., Neimane U., Jansons A. 2017 Effect of Refining on the Properties of Fibres from Young Scots (Pinus Sylvestris) and Lodgepole Pines (Pinus Contorta). Baltic Forestry, 23(2), 529-533.

  6. Sable I., Grinfelds U., Vikele L., Rozenberga L., Lazdina D., Zeps M., Jansons A. 2017 Chemical composition and fiber properties of fast-growing species in Latvia and its potential for forest bioindustry.  Forestry Studies, 66, 27-32.

  7. Rozenberga L., Skute M.,  Belkova L., Sable I., Semjonovs P.,  Saka M.,  Ruklisha M., Paegle L.,  Vikele L. 2016 Characterization of films and nanopaper obtained from cellulose synthesized by acetic acid bacteria. Carbohydrate Polymers, 144, 33–40.