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Anders Grönlund
Anders Grönlund

Anders Grönlund

Professor emeritus
Luleå University of Technology

Present position

Professor in Wood Technology at Luleå University of Technology, Skellefteå Campus since 1988.

Field of expertise

My main research interest has been in the field of Wood Production Technology, with special emphasize on methods for improvement of the utilization of wood raw material. I have also been working with band sawing technology, problems related to wood windows and gluing technology.

Teaching and supervision

Supervision PhD-students: 15 already examined and 12 current students.

Doctoral disputations: Acted as opponent 5 times and member of the award committee 12 times.

Teaching experience: Started 1981 to build up a Master of Science program in Wood Technology and have since then been teaching in this program.

International experience

Partner in two EU–project in the IV framework programme. (X-ray LogScanner and STUD). COST E 44.


  • Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
  • Director of SkeWood research programme.
  • Member of SP-Trätek Wood advisory board
  • Member of Prize Winner selection committee for Marcus Wallenberg Prize


Conference paper

A trapeze edging method for cross laminated timber panel production (2015)

Fredriksson. M, Bomark. P, Broman. O, Grönlund. A
Part of: Proceedings of the 22nd International Wood Machining Seminar, s. 323-332, Universite Laval, 2015
Article in journal

Customer adapted grading of Scots pine sawn timber using a multivariate method (2015)

Berglund. A, Broman. O, Oja. J, Grönlund. A
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, Vol. 30, nr. 1, s. 87-97
Article in journal

Effect of average chip thickness and cutting speed on cutting forces and surface roughness during peripheral up milling of wood flour/polyvenyl chloride composite (2015)

Guo. X, Li. R, Cao. P, Ekevad. M, Cristovao. L, Marklund. B, et al.
Wood research, Vol. 60, nr. 1, s. 147-156
Article in journal

Using Small Diameter Logs for Cross Laminated Timber Production (2015)

Fredriksson. M, Bomark. P, Broman. O, Grönlund. A
BioResources, Vol. 10, nr. 1, s. 1477-1486
Article in journal

Cutting Forces and Chip Morphology during Wood Plastic Composites Orthogonal Cutting (2014)

Guo. X, Ekevad. M, Marklund. B, Li. R, Cao. P, Grönlund. A
BioResources, Vol. 9, nr. 2, s. 2090-2106