Matilda Johansson

Doctoral student

Personal profile


Matilda Johansson started her PhD studies at the division of Applied Microbiology in 2022. Her focus is bioconversion and valorisation of lignin, primarily with bacterium Pseudomonas putida. Target compounds include nylon (polyamides) and other chemicals that are currently produced from fossil sources, through hazardous reactions or in other ways non-sustainable processes.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production