Sauro Bianchi
  • Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
  • Plant science


M.Sc. in Material Engineering, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy, 2004
M.Eng. in Wood Technology, Bern University of Applied Science, Biel, Switzerland, 2012

Current position

Deputy-Head of the area of competence Material Emission and Extractives, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Institute for Materials and Wood Technology, Biel, Switzerland

Publications (since 2014)

  1. Bianchi, S., Mayer, I. and Pichelin, F. (2016). Chemische Eigenschaften von Rindenextrakten heimischer Nadelhölzer und Einsatz daraus hergestellter tanninbasierter Klebstoffe. Holztechnologie  57: 26-33

  2. Bianchi, S., Koch, G., Janzon, R., Mayer, I., Saake, B. and Pichelin, F. (2015). Hot water extraction of Norway spruce (Picea abies [Karst.]) bark: analyses of the influence of bark aging and process parameters on the extract composition. Holzforschung 70: 619-632
  3. Bianchi, S., Kroslakova, I., Janzon, R., Mayer, I., Saake, B. and Pichelin, F. (2015). Characterization of condensed tannins and carbohydrates in hot water bark extracts of European softwood species. Phytochemistry 120: 53-61.
  4. Bianchi, S., Gloess, A. N., Kroslakova, I., Mayer, I. and Pichelin, F. (2014). Analysis of the structure of condensed tannins in water extracts from bark tissues of Norway spruce (Picea abies [Karst.]) and Silver fir (Abies alba [Mill.]) using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Industrial Crops and Products 61: 430-437.