Publications (2006-)



  • HERNOUX-VILLIÈRE, A., LEVEQUE, J-M, KÄRKKÄINEN, J., PAPAICONOMOU, N., LAJUNEN, M. & LASSI, U. (2013) Task-specific ionic liquid for the depolymerisation of starch-based industrial waste into high value-added compounds, Catalysis Today (in press)
  • LUUKKONEN, T., TEERINIEMI, J., PROKKOLA, H., RÄMÖ, J. & LASSI, U. (2013) Chemical aspects of peracetic acid based wastewater disinfection, accepted for publication in Water SA.
  • LASSI, U., HU, T., POHJALAINEN, E., KALLIO, T., KORDAS, K., JANTUNEN, H. (2013) Effect of a surfactant assisted synthesis on the electrochemical performance of a LiFePO4-CNT composite electrode, International Journal of Material Science (in press)
  • PROKKOLA, H., KUOKKANEN, T. & LASSI, U. (2013) Material-efficient utilisation of waste oils - biodegradability and other chemicals properties of vegetable recycling oils, Green and Sustainable Chemistry 2, 133-140.
  • KILPIMAA,S., KUOKKANEN, T. & LASSI, U. (2013) Characterization and utilization potential of wood ash from combustion process and carbon residue from gasification process, Bioresources 8(1), 1011-1027.
  • POHJALAINEN, E., RÄSÄNEN, S., JOKINEN, M., YLINIEMI, K., WORSLEY, D.A., KUUSIVAARA, J., JUURIKIVI, J.,EKQVIST, R., KALLIO, T. & KARPPINEN,  M. (2013), Water soluble binder for fabrication of Li4Ti5O12 electrodes, Journal of Power Sources 226, 134-139.
  • HERNOUX, A., LEVEQUE, J-M, LASSI, U., MOLINA-BOISSEAU, S. & MARAIS, M-F. (2013) Conversion of a non-water soluble potato starch waste into reducing sugars under non conventional technologies, Carbohydrate Polymers 92(2), 2065-2074.
  • KUOKKANEN, V., LASSI, U., KUOKKANEN, T. & RÄMÖ, J. (2013) Recent applications of electrocoagulation on treatment of water and wastewater – A review, Green and Sustainable chemistry, 3, 89-121.
  • HERNOUX-VILLIÈRE, A., LASSI, U., HU, T., PAQUET, A., RINALDI, L., CRAVOTTO, G.,  MOLINA-BOISSEAU, S., MARAIS, M-F & LÉVÊQUE, J-M. (2013) Simultaneous microwave/ultrasound-assisted hydrolysis of starch-based industrial waste into reducing sugars, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering DOI: 10.1021/sc4000708
  • HERNOUX-VILLIÈRE, A., LASSI, U., LÉVÊQUE, J-M (2013) An original ultrasonic reaction with dual coaxial frequencies for biomass processing, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 20(6), 1341-1344
  • HOLM, J., HERNOUX-VILLIÈRE, A., & LASSI, U. (2013) Task-specific ionic liquid [SBMIM]Cl on one-step dissolution and hydrolysis of fibre sludge, Biomass and Bioenergy 56, 432-436.
  • ROMAR, H., TYNJÄLÄ, P. & LASSI, U. (2013) Biomass gasification in an air-blown down-draft gasifier: Determination of tar compounds from producer gas, Bioresources 8(3), 3620-3629.
  • HOLM, J., ZINCHENKO, G., LASSI, U., HERNOUX-VILLIÈRE, A., & KÄRKKÄINEN, J. (2013) Enzyme-catalysed hydrolysis of fibre sludge into reducing sugars, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery DOI: 10.1007/s13399-013-0082-6



  • HOLM, J., LASSI, U., ROMAR, H., LAHTI, R.., KÄRKKÄINEN, J. & LAJUNEN, M. (2012) Pretreatment of fibre sludge in ionic liquids followed by enzyme and acid catalysed hydrolysis, Catalysis Today 196(1), 11-15.
  • KILPIMAA, S., RUNTTI, H., LASSI, U. & KUOKKANEN, T. (2012) Chemical activation of gasification carbon residue for phosphate removal, In: AIP Conf. Proceedings of Porous Media and Its Applications in Science, Engineering, and Industry, AIP Conf. Proc. 1453, 293-298. doi: 10.1063/1.4711190
  • RÄSÄNEN, S. & KARPPINEN, M. (2012) Thermogravimetric study of water-based LiFePO4 composite electrode powders, Thermochimica Acta 547, 126-129.
  • HEPONIEMI, A..& LASSI, U. (2012) Advanced oxidation processes in food industry wastewater treatment – A review, In: B. Valdez (ed.) Food Industrial Processes – Methods and Equipment, InTech publishing, ISBN 978-953-307-905-9, pp. 313-338.
  • LUUKKONEN, T., HUKKANEN, R., PELLLINEN, J., RÄMÖ, J. & LASSI, U. (2012) Reduction of total organic carbon in recovery boiler make-up with activated carbon filter, PowerPlant Chemistry 14(2): 112-119.


  • HOLM, J.& LASSI, U. (2011) Ionic liquids in the pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass, In: A. Kokorin (ed.) Ionic Liquids: Applications and Perspectives, InTech publishing, 978-953-307-248-7, Chapter 24, pp. 545-560.
  • HEPONIEMI, A., RAHIKKA, L., KUOKKANEN, T. & LASSI. U. (2011) Catalytic oxidation of industrial wastewater under mild conditions, Topics in Catalysis, vol. 54, 1034-1041.
  • ROMAR, H., LAHTI, R., TYNJÄLÄ, P. & LASSI, U. (2011) Co and Fe catalysed Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in biofuel production, Topics in Catalysis, vol. 54, 1302-1308.
  • KILPIMAA,S., KUOKKANEN, T. & LASSI, U. (2011) Physical and chemicals properties of wood ash from burning and gasification processes. The Journal of Solid Waste technology and Management, 879-887


  • HOLM, J., ASIKKALA, J. & LASSI, U. (2009) Cellulose fractionation from real sludge samples through ionic liquid [BMIM][Cl], Chemical Engineering Transactions vol. 17, 1645-1650.
  • HEPONIEMI, A., RAHIKKA, L., LASSI, U. & KUOKKANEN, T. (2009) Catalytic oxidation of industrial wastewaters and acetic acid – a comparison study between different oxidation and analysis methods, Chemical Engineering Transactions vol. 17, 209-214.


  • OJALA, S., LASSI, U., PERÄMÄKI, P. & KEISKI, R.L. (2008) Effect of process parameters on catalytic incineration of solvent emissions, Journal of Automated Methods and Management in Chemistry, vol. 2008, article ID 759141, doi:10.1155/2008/759141, p.1-7
  • OJALA, S., LASSI, U., MIETTUNEN, H. & KEISKI, R.L. (2008) Sampling and analysis of sulphur containing volatile organic compounds at low concentrations, Chemical Engineering Transactions vol. 15, 37-44.
  • LASSI, U., OJALA, S., PANOUILLOT, P-E. & KEISKI, R.L. (2008) Odour removal from industrial wastewaters by wet air oxidation, Chemical Engineering Transactions vol. 15, 345-352.


  • HEIKKINEN, M., PIENINIEMI, K., LASSI, U., PITKÄAHO, S., OJALA, S. & KEISKI, R. (2007) Evaluation of adsorbent materials for the sampling of chlorine containing volatile organic compounds, Chemical Engineering Transactions, vol. 11, 593-598.
  • PITKÄAHO, S., FAUQUET, S., OJALA, S., AINASSAARI, K., HEIKKINEN, M., LASSI, U. & KEISKI, R. (2007) A study on the durability of selected construction metals in acidic conditions, Chemical Engineering Transactions, vol. 11, 583-588.
  • KRÖGER, V., KANERVA, T., LASSI, U., RAHKAMAA-TOLONEN, K., VIPPOLA, M. & KEISKI, R.L. (2007) Characterization of phosphorus poisoning on Pt and oxide containing diesel catalyst components, Topics in Catalysis, vol. 45, 153-157.
  • KRÖGER, V., ANGOVE, D., FRENCH, D., HIETIKKO, M., LASSI, U., SUOPANKI, A., LAITINEN, R. & KEISKI, R.L. (2007) Effect of phosphorus poisoning on catalytic activity of diesel exhaust gas catalyst components containing oxide and Pt, Topics in Catalysis, vol. 42-43, 409-413.
  • KRÖGER, V., KANERVA, T., LASSI, U., RAHKAMAA-TOLONEN, K., LEPISTÖ, T. & KEISKI, R.L. (2007) Phosphorus poisoning of ZSM-5 and Pt/ZSM-5 zeolite catalyst components, Topics in Catalysis, vol. 42-43, 433-436


  • OJALA, S., LASSI, U., HÄRKÖNEN, M., MAUNULA, T., SILVONEN, R. & KEISKI, R.L. (2006) Durability of VOC catalysts in solvent emission oxidation, Chem. Eng. Journal, vol. 120, 11-16.
  • KRÖGER, V., LASSI, U., KYNKÄÄNNIEMI, K., SUOPANKI, A., & KEISKI, R.L. (2006) Methodology development for laboratory-scale exhaust gas catalyst studies on phosphorus poisoning, Chem. Eng. Journal, vol. 120, 113-118
  • KOLLI, T., LASSI, U., RAHKAMAA-TOLONEN, K., KINNUNEN, T-J. J. & KEISKI, R.L. (2006) The Effect of Barium on the Catalytic Behaviour of Fresh and Aged Pd-Ba-OSC/Al2O3 Catalysts, Applied Catalysis A: General, vol. 298, 65-72.
  • OJALA, S., LASSI, U., & KEISKI, R.L. (2006) Testing VOC emission measurement techniques in wood-coating industrial processes and developing a cost-effective measurement methodology, Chemosphere vol. 62: no.1, 113-120.