Dr. Preeti Tyagi currently works with the Global sustainable packaging development team at Mars-Wrigley, Chicago. Preeti's current work focuses on finding sustainable solution for food packaging based on bio-based polymers and alternate fibers. Earlier she has been doing research in Polymer Chemistry, Materials Chemistry and Flow Chemistry. The principle research projects focused on Nanocellulose based barrier and antimicrobial coatings, nanocellulose production, thermo-responsive materials.

Works (22)

2021 review

Advances in barrier coatings and film technologies for achieving sustainable packaging of food products-A review

[Review of ]. TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 115, 461–485.

By: P. Tyagi, K. Salem, M. Hubbe & L. Pal

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: June 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Hydrothermal and mechanically generated hemp hurd nanofibers for sustainable barrier coatings/films

Industrial Crops and Products.

Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2021 journal article

Hydrothermal and mechanically generated hemp hurd nanofibers for sustainable barrier coatings/films

INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 9.

By: P. Tyagi, J. Gutierrez, V. Nathani, L. Lucia, O. Rojas, M. Hubbe, L. Pal

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 6, 2021

2020 journal article

Ecofriendly and Innovative Processing of Hemp Hurds Fibers for Tissue and Towel Paper

BIORESOURCES, 15(1), 706–720.

By: V. Naithani, P. Tyagi, H. Jameel, L. Lucia & L. Pal

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Highly tunable bioadhesion and optics of 3D printable PNIPAm/cellulose nanofibrils hydrogels

CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 234.

By: X. Sun, P. Tyagi, S. Agate, M. McCord, L. Lucia & L. Pal

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 10, 2020

2020 journal article

Innovating Generation of Nanocellulose from Industrial Hemp by Dual Asymmetric Centrifugation

ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 8(4), 1850–1858.

By: S. Agate, P. Tyagi, V. Naithani, L. Lucia & L. Pal

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 20, 2020

2019 journal article

Citrus-based hydrocolloids: A water retention aid and rheology modifier for paper coatings

TAPPI JOURNAL, 18(7), 443–450.

By: P. Tyagi, M. Joyce, S. Agate, M. Hubbe & L. Pal

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 26, 2019

2019 journal article

High-Strength Antibacterial Chitosan-Cellulose Nanocrystal Composite Tissue Paper

LANGMUIR, 35(1), 104–112.

By: P. Tyagi, R. Mathew, C. Opperman, H. Jameel, R. Gonzalez, L. Lucia, M. Hubbe, L. Pal

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Nanocellulose-based multilayer barrier coatings for gas, oil, and grease resistance

CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 206, 281–288.

By: P. Tyagi, L. Lucia, M. Hubbe & L. Pal

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 31, 2018

2019 conference paper

Progress in barrier coating technology for paper-based food packaging

Paper Conference and Trade Show, PaperCon 2019, 1, 180–208.

By: P. Tyagi, L. Lucia, M. Hubbe & L. Pal

Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2019 journal article

Unique thermo-responsivity and tunable optical performance of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-cellulose nanocrystal hydrogel films

CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 208, 495–503.

By: X. Sun, P. Tyagi, S. Agate, L. Lucia, M. McCord & L. Pal

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2019

2018 journal article

High performance nanocellulose-based composite coatings for oil and grease resistance

Cellulose, 25(6), 3377–3391.

By: P. Tyagi, M. Hubbe, L. Lucia & L. Pal

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 conference paper

Highly green and favorable energetics for generating non-wood fibers for tissue production

Tissue Conference and Expo 2018: In the Heart of the North American Tissue Industry, 11–26.

By: V. Naithani, P. Tyagi, L. Lucia, L. Pal, H. Jameel & R. Gonzalez

Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2018 conference paper

Novel approaches to paper surface treatment for high-speed inkjet production printing

Paper Conference and Trade Show, PaperCon 2018, 3, 1598–1610.

By: S. Agate, P. Tyagi, L. Pal & L. Lucia

Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2017 conference paper

Effects of montmorillonite, kaolinite, protein, and AKD on nanocellulose-based barrier coatings for packaging

Paper Conference and Trade Show, PaperCon 2017: Renew, Rethink, Redefine the Future, 2, 837–852.

By: P. Tyagi, L. Pal & M. Hubbe

Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2017 journal article

Nanocellulose in thin films, coatings, and plies for packaging applications: A review

BioResources.

Source: ORCID
Added: March 15, 2021

2017 journal article

Nanocellulose in thin films, coatings, and plies for packaging applications: A review

BioResources, 12(1), 2143–2233.

By: M. Hubbe, A. Ferrer, P. Tyagi, Y. Yin, C. Salas, L. Pal, O. Rojas

Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2017 review

Nanocellulose in thin films, coatings, and plies for packaging applications: a review

[Review of ]. BioResources, 12(1), 2143–2233.

By: M. Hubbe, A. Ferrer, P. Tyagi, Y. Yin, C. Salas, L. Pal, O. Rojas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Rheology of nanocellulose-rich aqueous suspensions: A review

BioResources.

Source: ORCID
Added: March 15, 2021

2017 journal article

Rheology of nanocellulose-rich aqueous suspensions: A review

BioResources, 12(4), 9556–9661.

By: M. Hubbe, P. Tayeb, M. Joyce, P. Tyagi, M. Kehoe, K. Dimic-Misic, L. Pal

Source: ORCID
Added: May 13, 2021

2016 journal article

Factors influencing polymeric granule-assisted dispersion of ultraviolet ink

TAPPI Journal.

Source: ORCID
Added: March 15, 2021

2013 journal article

Immunopotentiating Effects of Centella asiatica (Linn.) in Chicken lymphocytes Culture System

Journal of Immunology and Immunopathology.

Source: ORCID
Added: March 15, 2021

Employment

2019 - present

Mars-Wrigley Chicago, Illinois, US
Sr. Engineer Global Breakthrough Packaging

2019 - 2019

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Postdoctoral fellow Forest Biomaterials

2016 - 2019

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Research Assistant Forest Biomaterial

Education

2016 - 2019

North carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
PhD Forest Biomaterials

2012 - 2014

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee, Uttarakhand, IN
Master of Technology Pulp & Paper technology

2013 - 2014

Technische Universität Dresden Dresden, Sachsen, DE
Master's Dissertation Pulp & Paper Technology

2008 - 2012

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, IN
Bachelor of Technology Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering