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  • Leon Luntadila Lufungula, Richard Vendamme, Walter Eevers, Elias Feghali, Maarten Rubens, Maarten Van Wesemael, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Frank Blockhuys, Towards lignin-based polyurethanes: a computational study of the influence of the reactants structure on the formation of urethanes in the presence of tin(II) dicarboxylate as a catalyst, Molecular Catalysis 561 (2024) 114183.

  • Kenneth Cerdan, Marlies Thys, Aleix Costa Cornellà, Fatma Demir, Sophie Norvez, Richard Vendamme, Peter Van Puyvelde, Joost Brancart, Sustainability of self-healing polymers: A holistic perspective towards circularity in polymer networks, Progress in Polymer Science, 2024, 101816

  • Panagiotis G. Falireas, Jaime Gracia-Vitoria, Andrea Hensen, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, and Richard Vendamme, Incorporating Phenolated Lignin into Polyurethane Materials: Impact on Mechanical, Thermal, and Adhesion Performance, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2024,

  • Dambarudhar Parida, Annelore Aerts, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Miet Van Dael, Harisekhar Mitta, Lingfeng Li, Walter Eevers, Kevin M. Van Geem, Elias Feghali, Kathy Elst, Monomer recycling of polyethylene terephthalate, polycarbonate and polyethers: scalable processes to achieve high carbon circularity, Progress in Polymer Science, 2024, 101783.


  • Marlies Thys, Joost Brancart, Guy Van Assche, Niko Van den Brande, and Richard Vendamme, LignoSwitch: A Robust Yet Reversible Bioaromatic Superglue for Enhanced Materials Circularity and Ecodesign, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2023,

  • Panagiotis G. Falireas, Aleksandra A. Wróblewska, Kelly Servaes, Monika A. Jedrzejczyk, Panos D. Kouris, Michael D. Boot, Emiel J.M. Hensen, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, and Richard Vendamme, Hemicellulosic Sugars and Lignin: A Synergistic Combination for the Synthesis of High-Performance Bioresins, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2023,

  • Marlies Thys, Görkem Eylül Kaya, Lise Soetemans, Guy Van Assche, Serge Bourbigot, Bilge Baytekin, Richard Vendamme, and Niko Van den Brande, Bioaromatic-Associated Multifunctionality in Lignin-Containing Reversible Elastomers, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2023,

  • Maarten Rubens, Panagiotis Falireas, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Wouter Van Hecke, Görkem Eylül Kaya, Bilge Baytekin, and Richard Vendamme, Molecular Design of Lignin-Derived Side-Chain Phenolic Polymers toward Functional Radical Scavenging Materials with Antioxidant and Antistatic Properties, Biomacromolecules, 2023,

  • José Villacís-Chiriboga, Barbara Prandi, Jenny Ruales, John Van Camp, Stefano Sforza, Kathy Elst, Valorization of soursop (Annona muricata) seeds as alternative oil and protein source using novel de-oiling and protein extraction techniques, LWT, 2023, 114777.

  • José Villacís-Chiriboga, Edy Zaldumbide, Katleen Raes, Kathy Elst, John Van Camp, Jenny Ruales, Comparative assessment of physicochemical, structural and functional properties of dietary fiber extracted from mango (Mangifera indica L.) and soursop (Annona muricata) peels, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2023, 238, 124116.

  • Marta Martinez-Garcia, Jaime Gracia-Vitoria, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Winnie Dejonghe and Yamini Satyawali, Selective Enzymatic Esterification of Lignin-Derived Phenolics for the Synthesis of Lipophilic Antioxidants, Antioxidants, 2023.

  • Deepak Raikwar, Korneel Van Aelst, Thijs Vangeel, Sandra Corderi, Joost Van Aelst, Sander Van den Bosch, Kelly Servaes, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Kathy Elst, Bert F. Sels, Elucidating the effect of the physicochemical properties of organosolv lignins on its solubility and reductive catalytic depolymerization, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023, 141999.

  • J. Gracia-Vitoria, S. Corderí Gándara, E. Feghali, P. Ortiz, W. Eevers, K.S. Triantafyllidis, K. Vanbroekhoven, The Chemical and Physical Properties of Lignin Bio-oils, Facts and Needs, Curr. Opin. Green Sustain. Chem., 2023, 100781.
  • Jose Enrico Q. Quinsaat, Panagiotis G. Falireas, Elias Feghali, Kirk M. Torr, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Walter Eevers, Richard Vendamme, Depolymerised lignin oil: A promising building block towards thermoplasticity in polyurethanes, Industrial Crops & Products, 194, 2023, 116305.


  • Luc Peeters, Hanne Mariën, Tatsuro Harumashi, Maarten Rubens, Richard Vendamme, Roel Vleeschouwers & Karolien Vanbroekhoven, adhäsion KLEBEN & DICHTEN, 2022, 66, 42–45.

  • Bram Jacobs, Ine Van Nieuwenhove, Jeroen Lauwaert, Tibo De Saegher, Jaime Gracia‑Vitoria, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Tom Renders, Tony De Roo, Jeriffa De Clercq, An Verberckmoes, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2022,

  • Jose Enrico Q. Quinsaat, Elias Feghali, Daniel J. van de Pas, Richard Vendamme, and Kirk M. Torr, Biomacromolecules, 2022,

  • Hanne Mariën, Luc Peeters, Tatsuro Harumashi, Maarten Rubens, Richard Vendamme, Roel Vleeschouwers & Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Improving the Thermal Stability of MS Polymers with Lignin Fractions, adhesion ADHESIVES + SEALANTS, 2022, 19, 30–33,

  • Christina Pappa, Elias Feghali, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Konstantinos S.Triantafyllidis, Recent advances in epoxy resins and composites derived from lignin and related bio-oils, Curr. Opin. Green Sustain. Chem., 2022, 100687,

  • Florence Isnard, Mikael Monga Mulunda, Maarten Rubens, Hanne Mariën, Tatsuro Harumashi, Katsuyu Wakabayashi, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Walter Eevers, Luc Peeters, and Richard Vendamme, Stabilization of Hybrid Adhesives and Sealants by Thermodynamic Tuning of Molecularly Optimized Lignin Bio-Additives: Small Changes, Big Effects, Biomacromolecules, 2022,

  • Monika A. Jedrzejczyk, Negin Madelat, Benny Wouters, Hans Smeets, Maartje Wolters, Svetlana A. Stepanova, Thijs Vangeel, Korneel Van Aelst, Sander Van den Bosch, Joost Van Aelst, Viviana Polizzi, Kelly Servaes, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Bert Lagrain, Bert F. Sels, Herman Terryn, and Katrien V. Bernaerts, Preparation of Renewable Thiol-Yne “Click” Networks Based on Fractionated Lignin for Anticorrosive Protective Film Applications, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2022, 2100461.

  • Maarten Rubens, Maarten Van Wesemael, Elias Feghali, Leon Luntadila Lufungula, Frank Blockhuys, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Walter Eevers, Richard Vendamme, Exploring the reactivity of aliphatic and phenolic hydroxyl groups in lignin hydrogenolysis oil towards urethane bond formation, Ind. Crops Prod., 2022, 180, 114703.

  • Jaime Gracia-Vitoria, Marten Rubens, Elias Feghali, Peter Adriaensens, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Richard Vendamme, Low-field benchtop versus high-field NMR for routine 31P analysis of lignin, a comparative study, Ind. Crops Prod., 2022, 176, 11405.


  • Sandra Corderi, Tom Renders, Kelly Servaes, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Tony De Roo and Kathy Elst, Strategies for the Removal of Polysaccharides from Biorefinery Lignins: Process Optimization and Techno Economic Evaluation, Molecules, 2021, 26(11), 3324;
  • Aleksandra A. Wróblewska, Jules A.W. Harings, Peter Adriaensens, Stefaan M.A.De Wildemana, Katrien V.Bernaerts, The effect of copolymerization of cyclic dioxolane moieties on polyamide properties, Polymer, 226, 2021, 123799.
  • Marlies Thys, Joost Brancart, Guy Van Assche, Richard Vendamme, and Niko Van den Brande, Reversible Lignin-Containing Networks Using Diels–Alder Chemistry, Macromolecules, 2021, 54, 20, 9750–9760.

  • Jose Enrico Q. Quinsaat, Elias Feghali, Daniel J. van de Pas, Richard Vendamme, and Kirk M. Torr, Preparation of Mechanically Robust Bio-Based Polyurethane Foams Using Depolymerized Native Lignin, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2021,

  • Sophie Van Schoubroeck, Gwenny Thomassen, Steven Van Passel, Robert Malina, Johan Springael, Sebastien Lizin, Richard A. Venditti, Yuan Yao and Miet Van Dael, Green Chem., 2021, 23, 1700-1715.


  • Pablo Ortiz, Richard Vendamme, Walter Eevers, Fully Biobased Epoxy Resins from Fatty Acids and Lignin, Molecules 2020, 25(5), 1158;
  • Richard Vendamme, Jean Behaghel de Bueren, Jaime Gracia-Vitoria, Florence Isnard, Mikael Monga Mulunda, Pablo Ortiz, Mohan Wadekar, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Chloé Wegmann, Raymond Buser, Florent Héroguel, Jeremy S Luterbacher, Walter Eevers, Aldehyde-Assisted Lignocellulose Fractionation Provides Unique Lignin Oligomers for the Design of Tunable Polyurethane Bioresins, Biomacromolecules 2020, 21, 10, 4135–4148,
  • Viviana Polizzi, Kelly Servaes, Pieter Vandezande, Panos D. Kouris, Ana M. Panaite, Griet Jacobs, Emiel J.M. Hensen, Michael D. Boot and Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Molecular weight-based fractionation of lignin oils by membrane separation technology, Holzforschung, 2020, 74(2), 166-174.
  • Elias Feghali, Lara Tauk, Pablo Ortiz, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Walter Eevers, Catalytic chemical recycling of biodegradable polyesters, Polymer Degradation and Stability, 179, 2020, 109241.



  • Elias Feghali, Kirk M Torr, Daniel J van de Pas, Pablo Ortiz, Karolien Vanbroekhoven, Walter Eevers, Richard Vendamme, Thermosetting Polymers from Lignin Model Compounds and Depolymerized Lignins. Top Curr Chem (Z), 2018, 376, 32.


  • Richard Vendamme, and Walter Eevers, Sticky Degradable Bioelastomers, Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 12, 5353–5363,

  • Marjorie F.S. Dubreuil, Kelly Servaes, Dominic Ormerod, Diane Van Houtven, Wim Porto-Carrero, Pieter Vandezande, Guido Vanermen, Anita Buekenhoudt, Selective membrane separation technology for biomass valorization towards bio-aromatics, Separation and Purification Technology, 178, 2017, 56-65.