Dr. Thomas Rosenau received his doctorate from Dresden University of Technology, Germany, and North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA, and his habilitation in organic chemistry from BOKU University Vienna, Austria. He is currently professor at BOKU University, holding the Chair of Wood, Pulp and Fiber Chemistry and heading the Division of Chemistry of Renewable Resources. He is also adjunct professor of fiber science at Shinshu University, Japan and adjunct professor at the Johan Gadolin Process Chemistry Center at Abo Akademi Turku, Finland.
Until 2017, Dr. Rosenau has published more than 320 scientific articles, several book chapters, and 14 patents. His research interests are in chemistry of renewable resources, green chemistry and biorefineries, with a focus on cellulose and lignin analysis, chemistry and utilization.