Scientific Journals – 2016

Ameri, E., Laperrière, L., Lebrun, G. 2016. Mechanical characterization and optimization of a new unidirectional flax/paper/epoxy composite. Composites Part B: Engineering 97: 282-291.

Ameri, E., Lebrun, G., Laperrière, L. 2016. In-plane permeability characterization of a unidirectional flax/paper reinforcement for liquid composite molding processes. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 85: 52-64.

Auclair, S.C., Sorelli, L., Salenikovich, A. 2016. A new composite connector for timber-concrete composite structures. Construction and Building Materials 112: 84-92.

Auclair, S.C., Sorelli, L., Salenikovich, A. 2016. Simplified nonlinear model for timber-concrete composite beams. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 117: 30-42.

Auclair, S.C., Sorelli, L., Salenikovich, A., Fafard, M. 2016. The effect of rotary inertia on the natural frequencies of composite beams. Journal of Sound and Vibration 366: 230-247.

Auty, D., Achim, A., Macdonald, E., Cameron, A.D., Gardiner, B.A. 2016. Models for predicting clearwood mechanical properties of Scots pine. Forest Science, DOI:

Bagheriasl, D., Carreau, P.J., Riedl, B., Dubois, C. 2016. Enhanced properties of polylactide by incorporating cellulose nanocrystals. Polymer Composites, DOI: 10.1002/pc.24259.

Bagheriasl, D., Carreau, P.J., Riedl, B., Dubois, C., Hamad, W.Y. 2016. Shear rheology of polylactide (PLA)-cellulose nanocrystal (CNC) nanocomposites. Cellulose, DOI: 10.1007/s10570-016-0914-1.

Bideau, B., Bras, J., Saini, S., Daneault, C., Loranger, E. 2016. Mechanical and antibacterial properties of a nanocellulose-polypyrrole multilayer composite. Materials Science and Engineering: C 69: 977-984.

Bideau, B., Cherpozat, L. Loranger, E., Daneault, C. 2016. Conductive nanocomposites based on TEMPO-oxidized cellulose and poly(N-3-aminopropylpyrrole-co-pyrrole). Industrial Crops and Products, DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2016.06.003.

Bideau, B., Loranger, E., Daneault, C. 2016. Comparison of three polypyrrole-cellulose nanocomposites synthesis. Journal of Advances in Nanomaterials 1(2): 105-114.

Blanchet, P., Kaboorani, A., Bustos, C. 2016. Understanding the effects of drying methods on wood mechanical properties at ultra and cellular levels. Wood and Fiber Science 48 (2).

Boëns, B, Pilon, G., Bourdeau, N., Adjallé, Barnabé, S. 2016. Hydrothermal liquefaction of a wastewater native Chlorella sp. bacteria consortium: biocrude production and characterization. Biofuels, DOI: 10.1080/17597269.2016.1168027.

Boivin-Dompierre, S., Achim, A., Pothier, D. 2016. Functional response of coniferous trees and stands to commercial thinning in eastern Canada. Forest Ecology and Management, DOI: 10.10.1016/j.foreco.2016.10.024.

Cáceres, C.B., Hernández, R.E., Koubaa, A. 2016. Effects of log position in the stem and commercial thinning on jack pine chip dimensions produced by a chipper-canter. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, DOI: 10.1007/s00107-016-1062-x.

Cáceres, C.B., Hernández, R.E., Koubaa, A. 2016. Effects of log position in the stem and cutting width on size distribution of black spruce chips produced by a chipper-canter. Wood and Fiber Science 48(1): 1-18.

Cáceres, C.B., Hernández, R.E., Kuljich, S., Koubaa, A. 2016. Effects of commercial thinning, log position in the stem, and cutting width on the surface quality of cants produced by a chipper-canter. Wood Material Science & Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/17480272.2016.1232308.

Chaouch, M., Iaych, K., Belakhmima, R., Ebn Touhami, M. 2016. Ecofriendly treatment to improving properties of beech wood. Journal of Materials and Environmental Science 7 (3): 729 -737.

Charfeddine, M.A., Bloch, J.-F., Boller, E., Mangin, P. 2016. 3D X-ray microtomography for paper by introducing micro nanofibrillated cellulose. Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal 31(2).

Chimeni, D.Y., Toupe, J.L., Dubois, C., Rodrigue, D. 2016. Effect of hemp surface modification on the morphological and tensile properties of linear medium density polyethylene (LMDPE) composites. Composite Interfaces, DOI: 10.1080/09276440.2016.1144163.

Chimeni, D.Y., Toupe, J.L., Dubois, C., Rodrigue, D. 2016. Effect of surface modification on the interface quality beween hemp and linear medium-density polyethylene. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/app.43802.

Cisneros-López, E.O., González-López, M.E., Pérez-Fonseca, A.A., González-Núñez, R., Rodrigue, D., Robledo-Ortíz, J.R. 2016. Effect of fiber content and surface treatment on the mechanical properties of natural fiber composites produced by rotomolding. Composite Interfaces, DOI: 10.1080/09276440.2016.1184556.

Cisneros-López, E.O., Pérez-Fonseca, A.A., Fuentes-Talavera, A., J., González-Núñez, R., Rodrigue, D., Robledo-Ortíz, J.R. 2016. Rotomolded polyethylene-agave fiber composites: Effect of fiber surface treatment on the mechanical properties. Polymer engineering & Science, DOI: 10.1002/pen.24314.

Cogulet, A., Blanchet, P., Landry, V. 2016. Wood degradation under UV irradiation: A lignin characterization. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 158: 184-191.

Cool, J., Hernández, R.E., 2016. Impact of three alternative surfacing processes on weathering performance of an exterior water-based coating. Wood and Fiber Science 48(1): 43-53.

Couture, A., Lebrun, G., Laperrière, L. 2016. Mechanical properties of polylactic acid (PLA) composites reinforced with unidirectional flax and flax-paper layers. Composite Structures, DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.07.069.

Cui, L., Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Beauregard, M. 2016. Permutation of refining and cellulase treatments determines the overall impact on drainability and strength properties in kraft pulp. Nordic Pulp & Paper 21(2): 315-322.

Diop, A., Adjallé, K., Boëns, B., Montplaisir, D., Barnabé, S. 2016. Synthesis and characterization of lignin-melmine-formaldhyde resin. Thermoplastic Composite Materials, DOI: 10.1177/0892705716632856.

El Omari, H., Zyane, A., Belfkira, A., Taourirte, M., Brouillette, F. 2016. Dielectric properties of paper made from pulps loaded with ferroelectric particles. Journal of Nanomaterials.

Essabir, H., Bensalah, M.O., Rodrigue, D., Bouhfid, R., Qaiss, A.E.K. 2016. Structural, mechanical and thermal properties of bio-based hybrid composites from waste coir residues: Fibers and shell particles. Mechanics of Materials 93: 134-144.

Essabir, H., Bensalah, M.O., Rodrigue, D., Qaiss, A.E.K. 2016. Biocomposites based on Argan nut shell and a polymer matrix: Effect of filler content and coupling agent. Carbohydrate Polymers 143(5): 70-83.

Essabir, H., Boujmal, R., Bensalah, M.O., Rodrigue, D., Bouhfid, R., Qaiss, A.E.K. 2016. Mechanical and thermal properties of hybrid  Composites: Oil-palm fiber/clay reinforced high density polyethylene. Mechanics of Materials 98: 36-43.

Essoua Essoua, G.G., Blanchet, P., Landry, V., Beauregard, R., 2016. Pine wood treated with citric acid and glycerol mixture: Biomaterial performance improved by a bio-byproduct. BioResources 11(2): 3049-3072.

Faubert, P., Barnabé, S., Bouchard, S., Côté, R., Villeneuve, C. 2016. Pulp and paper mill sludge management practices: What are the challenges to assess the impacts on greenhouse gas emissions. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 108: 107-133.

Fu, Q., Cloutier, A., Laghdir, A. 2016. Optimization of the thermo-hygromechanical (THM) process for sugar maple wood densification. BioResources 11(4): 8844-8859.

Ghafarizadeh, S., Chatelain, J.-F., Lebrun, G. 2016. Finite element analysis of surface milling of carbon fiber-reinforced composites. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-016-8482-y.

Ghafarizadeh, S., Tahvilian, A.M., Chatelain, J.-F., Liu, Z., Champliaud, H., Lebrun, G. 2016. Numerical simulation of ball-end milling with SPH method. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-016-8811-1.

Ghribi, M., Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Beauregard, M. 2016. Microbial diversity in various types of paper mill sludge: identification of enzyme activities with potential industrial applications. SpringerPlus, DOI: 10.1186/s40064-016-3147-8.

Gonzalez de Cardemartori, P.H., Roani de Carvalho, A., Marangoni, P.R.D., Bertoni, M.A.C., Blanchet, P., Bolzon de Muniz, G.I., Magalhä, W.L.E. 2016. Adhesion performance and film formation of acrylic emulsion coating on medium density fiberboard treated with Ar plasma. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 70: 322-328.

Gosselin, A., Blanchet, P., Lehoux, N., Cimon, Y. 2016. Main motivations and barriers for using wood in multi-story and non-residential construction projects. BioResources 12(1): 546-570.

Habibi, M., Laperrière, L., Lebrun, G., Chabot, B. 2016. Experimental Investigation of the effect of short flax fibers on the permeability behaviour of a unidirectional flax/paper composite. Fibers 4(3), 22; DOI:10.3390/fib4030022.

Haddar, M., Elloumi, A., Koubaa, A., Bradai, C., Migneault, S., Elhalouani, F. 2016. Effect of high content of deinking paper sludge (DPS) on the reinforcement of HDPE. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, DOI: 10.1007/s10924-016-0837-9.

Hassegawa, M., Stevanovic, T., Achim, A. 2016. Relationship between ethanolic extracts of yellow birch and tree characteristics. Industrial Crops and Products 94: 1-8.

Hébert, F., Krause, C., Plourde, P.-Y., Achim, A., Prégent, G., Ménétrier, J. 2016. Effect of tree spacing on tree level volume growth, morphology and wood properties in a 25-year-old Pinus banksiana plantation in the boreal forest of Quebec. Forests 7(11): 276, DOI: 10.3390/f7110276.

Huq, T., Vu, K.D., Riedl, B., Bouchard, J., Han, J., Lacroix, M. 2016. Development of probiotic tablet using alginate, pectin, and cellulose nanocrystals as excipients. Cellulose, DOI: 10.1007/s10570-016-0905-2.

Jafarian, H., Demers, C.M.H., Blanchet, P., Landry, V. 2016. Impact of indoor use of wood on the quality of interior ambiances under overcast and clear skies: Case study of the Eugene H. Kruger Building, Québec City. BioResources 11(1): 1647-1663.

Kaboorani, A., Auclair, N., Riedl, B., Landry, V. 2016. Physical and morphological properties of UV-cured cellulose nanocrystal (CNC) based nanocomposite coatings for wood furniture. Progress in Organic Coatings 93: 17-22.

Kada, D., Koubaa, A., Tabak, G., Migneault, S., Garnier, B., Boudenne, A. 2016. Tensile properties, thermal conductivity, and thermal stability of short carbon fiber reinforced polypropylene composites. Polymer Composites, DOI: 10.1002/pc.24093.

Kada, D., Migneault, S., Tabak, G., Koubaa, A. 2016. Physical and mechanical properties of polypropylene-wood-carbon fiber hybrid composites. Bioresources 11(1): 1393-1406.

Khan, A., Gallah, H., Riedl, B., Bouchard, J., Safrany, A., Lacroix, M. 2016. Genipin cross-linked antimicrobial nanocomposite films and gamma irradiation to prevent the surface growth of bacteria in fresh meats. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies 35: 96-102.

Khatri, V., Hébert-Ouellet, Y., Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Beauregard, M. 2016. Specific tracking of xylan using fluorescent-tagged carbohydrate-binding module 15 as a molecular probe. Biotechnology for Biofuels, DOI: 10.1186/s13068-016-0486-1.

Koffi, D., Bravo, A., Toubal, L., Erchiqui, F. 2016. Optimized use of cooling holes to decrease the amount of thermal damage on a plastic gear tooth. Advances in Mechanical Engineering 8(5): 1-13.

Koohestani, B., Belem, T., Koubaa, A., Bussière, B. 2016. Experimental investigation into the compressive strength development of cemented paste backfill containing Nano-silica. Cement and Concrete Composites 72: 180-189.

Koohestani, B., Koubaa, A., Belem, T., Bussière, B., Bouzahzah, H. 2016. Experimental investigation of mechanical and microstructral properies of cemented paste backfill containing maple-wood filler. Construction and Building Materials 121:222-228.

Koumba-Yoya, G., Stevanovic, T. 2016. New biorefinery strategy for high purity lignin production. ChemistrySelect 1(20): 6562-6570.

Lafond, C., Blanchet, P., Landry, V., Galimard, P., Ménard, S. 2016. The effects of acrylate impregnation of black spruce timber as connectors strength. BioResources 11(1): 1753-1764.

Laframbroise, F., Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Barnabé, S., Beauregard, M. 2016. Recovery of biomass energy on the farm: Identification of cellulolytic bacteria in agricultural residues for on-site bioethanol production. British Biotechnology Journal 15(2): 1-8.

Lai, T.T., Pham, T.T.H., Adjallé, K., Montplaisir, D., Brouillette, F., Barnabé, S. 2016. Production of Trichoderma reesei RUT C-30 lignocellulolytic enzymes using paper sludge as fermentation substrate: An approach for on-site manufacturing of enzymes for biorefineries. Waste and Biomass Valorization, DOI: 10.1007£s12649-016-9686-y.

Lakhdhar, I., Belosinschi, D., Mangin, P., Chabot, B. 2016. Development of a bio-based sorbent media for the removal of nickel ions from aqueous solutions. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2016.06.026.

Laliberté, J., Pothier, D., Achim, A. 2016. Adjusting harvest rules for red oak in selection cuts of Canadian northern hardwood forests. Forestry DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpw012.

Laurent, A.-B., Menard, J.-F., Lesage, P., Beauregard, R. 2016. Cradle-to-gate environmental life cycle assessment of the portfolio of an innovative forest products manufacturing unit. BioResources 11(4): 8981-9001.

Lemay, A., Krause, C., Achim, A., Bégin, J. 2016. Growth and wood quality of black spruce and balsam fir following careful logging around small merchantable stems (CLASS) in the boreal forest of Québec, Canada. Forestry, DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpw060.

Lemrini, M.-M., Lanouette, R., Michaud, G. 2016. Interstage fractionation and low consistency refining for TMP. Part 1: Energy consumption and pulp properties. Appita Journal: Journal of the Technical Association of the Australian and NewZealand Pulp and Paper Industry 69(1): 74-80.

Lemrini, M.-M., Lanouette, R., Michaud, G. 2016. Interstage fractionation and low consistency refining for TMP. Part 2: Fibre development. Appita Journal: Journal of the Technical Association of the Australian and NewZealand Pulp and Paper Industry 69(2): 135-141.

Meda, N. R., Suwal, S., Rott, M., Poubelle, P. E., Stevanovic, T. 2016. Investigation of extracts from red and sugar maple buds as potential sources of antioxidant phytochemicals. Current Topics in Phytochemistry 13 : 69-78.

Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Moisan, J.K., Beauregard, M. 2016. Characterization of bacteria community isolated from wood decay. British Biotechnology Journal 10(1): 1-14.

Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Moisan, J.K., Bergeron, J., Daoust, B., Beauregard, M. 2016. Structural characterization of a novel antioxidant pigment produced by a photochromogenic Microbacterium oxydans strain, Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, DOI: 10.1007/s12010-016-2167-8.

Mejri, M., Toubal, L. Cuillière, J.C., François, V. 2016. Fatigue life and residual strength of a short- natural-fiber-reinforced plastic VS Nylon. Composites Part B: Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2016.11.036.

Nguyen, Q.N., Cloutier, A., Achim, A., Stevanovic, T. 2016. Fuel properties of dugar maple and yellow birch wood in relation with tree vigor. BioResources 11(2): 3275-3288.

Nikpour, N., Rodrigue, D. 2016. Effect of coupling agent and ground tire rubber content on the properties of natural fiber polymer composites. International Polymer Processing 31(4): 463-471.

Nilausen, C., Gélinas, N., Bull, G. 2016. Perceived aaceptability of implementing marker-assisted selection in the forests of British Columbia. Forests 7(11), DOI:10.3390/f7110286.

Nourry, G., Belosinschi, D., Boutin, M.P., Brouillette, F., Zerrouki, R. 2016. Hydrophobization of phorylated cellulosic fibers. Cellulose 23(6): 3511-3520.

Nzambe Ta Keki, J.K., Ouk, T.-S., Zerrouki, R., Faugeras, P.-A., Sol, S., Brouillette, F. 2016. Synthesis and photobactericidal properties of a neutral porphyrin grafted onto lignocellulosic fibers. Materials Science and Engineering: C 62: 61-67.

Paré. D., Thiffault, E. 2016. Nutrient budgets in forests under increased biomass harvestinf scenarios. Current Forestry Reports 2(1): 81-91.

Passarini, L., Hernández, R.E. 2016. Effect of the desorption rate on the dimensional changes of Eucalyptus salinga wood. Wood Science and Technology, DOI 10.1007/s00226-016-0839-8.

Pérez-Fonseca, A.A., Robledo-Ortíz, J.R., González-Núñez, R., Rodrigue, R. 2016. Effect of thermal annealing on the mechanical and thermal properties of polylactic acid-cellulosic fiber biocomposites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/app.43750.

Pérez-Peña, N., Cloutier, A.,  Segovia, F., Salinas-Lira, C., Sepülveda-Villarroel, Salvo-Sepülveda, L., Elustondo, D.M., Ananías, R.A. 2016. Hygromechanical strains during the drying of Eucalyptus nitens boards. Madras, Cienca y tecnologia 18(2).

Porth, I., Bull, G.Q., Cool, J., Gélinas, N., Griess, V.C. 2016. An economic assessment of genomics research and development initiative projects in forestry. CAB Reviews 11, No. 016.

Shenker, M., Schoelkopf, J., Mangin, P., Gane, P. 2016. Rheological investigation of complex micro and nanofibrillated cellulose (MNFC) suspensions: Discussion of flow curves and gel stability. TAPPI JOURNAL 15(6): 405-416.

Smith, C.T., Lattimore, B., Berndes, G., Bentsen, N.S., Dimitriou, I., Langeveld, J.W.A. (H.)., Thiffault, E. 2016. Opportunities to encourage mobilization of sustainable bioenergy supply chains. WIREs Energy and Environment, DOI: 10.1002/wene.237.

Smith, J., Harvey, B.D., Koubaa, A., Brais, S., Mazerolle, M.J. 2016. Sprucing up the mixedwoods: growth response of white spruce (Picea glauca) to partial cutting in the eastern Canadian boreal forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0489.

Sodoke, F.K., Toubal, L., Laperrière, L. 2016. Hygrothermal effects on fatigue behaviour of quasi-isotrpoic flax/epoxy composites using principal component analysis. Journal of Materials Science 51(24): 10793-10805.

Soucy, J., Koubaa, A., Migneault, S., Riedl, B. 2016. Chemical composition and surface properties of paper mill sludge and their impact on high density polyethylene (HDPE) composites. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 36(2): 77-93.

Ugulino, B., Hernández, R.E. 2016. Analysis of sanding parameters on surface properties and coatin performance of red oak wood. Wood Material Science and Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/17480272.2016.1266511.

Ugulino, B., Hernández, R.E. 2016. Assessment of surface properties and solvent-borne coating performance of red oak wood produced by peripheral planing. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, DOI: 10.1007/s00107-016-1090-6.

Verdet, M., Salenikovich, A., Cointe, A., Coureau, J.-L., Galimard, P., Toro, W.M., Blanchet, P., Delisee, C. 2016. Mechanical performance of polyurethane and epoxy adhesives in connections with glued-in rods at elevated temperatures. Bioresources 11(4): 8200-8214.

Wu, D., Ding, W., Koubaa, A., Chaala, A., Luo, C. 2016. Robust DEA to assess the reliability of methyl methacrylate-hardened hybrid poplar. Annals of Operations Research, DOI: 10.1007/s10479-016-2201-9.

Yousefian, H., Ben Azouz, K., Rodrigue, D. 2016. New multi-scale hybrid system based on maple wood flour and nano crystalline cellulose: Morphological, mechanical and physical study. Journal of Polymers and the Environment 24(1): 48-55.

Yousefian, H., Rodrigue, D. 2016. Morphological, physical and mechanical properties of nanocrystalline cellulose filled Nylon 6 foams. Journal of Cellular Plastics, DOI: 10.1177/0021955×16651241.

Zottig, X, Meddeb-Mouelhi, F., Beauregard, M. 2016. Development of a high-throughput liquid state assay for lipase activity using natural substrates and rhodamine B. Analytical Biochemistry 496: 25_29.

Zyane, A., Belfkira, A., Brouillette, F. Marchet, P., Lucas, R. 2016. BaTiO3 incorporation effect on the dielectric properties of polymer from aqueous emulsion: An enhanced dispersion technique. Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/app.44333.