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Journal Articles


Isabel Albelo, Rachel Raineri, Sonja Salmon, Materials and methods for all-cellulose 3D printing in sustainable additive manufacturing, Preprints, 2024, 2024040618.


Siyan Wang, Jeannie Egan, Sonja Salmon, Preparation and characterization of cotton fiber fragments from model textile waste via mechanical milling and enzyme degradation, Cellulose, 2023, 30, 10879-10904.

Min Xiao, Jesse Thompson, Jialong Shen, Sonja Salmon, Kunlei Liu, Carbonic anhydrase textile structured packing for efficient CO2 absorption in methyldiethanolamine solvent, AIChE Journal, 2023, e18191.

Fnu Asaduzzaman, Sonja Salmon, Controllable water-triggered degradation of PCL solution-blown nanofibrous webs made possible by lipase enzyme entrapment, Fibers, 2023, 11(6), 49. [Open Access]

Yue Yuan, Jialong Shen, Sonja Salmon, Developing enzyme immobilization with fibrous membranes: Longevity and characterization considerations, Membranes, 2023, 13(5), 532. [Open Access]

Jialong Shen, Sen Zhang, Xiaomeng Fang, Sonja Salmon, Carbonic anhydrase enhanced UV-crosslinked PEG-DA/PEO extruded hydrogel flexible filaments and durable grids for CO2 capture, Gels, 2023, 9(4), 341. [Open Access]

Jialong Shen, Sonja Salmon, Biocatalytic membranes for carbon capture and utilization, Membranes, 2023, 13(4) 367. [Open Access]

Jeannie Egan, Siyan Wang, Jialong Shen, Oliver Baars, Geoffrey Moxley, Sonja Salmon, Enzymatic textile fiber separation for sustainable waste processing, Resources, Environment and Sustainability, 2023, 13, 100118. [Open Access]


Fnu Asaduzzaman, Sonja Salmon, Protease immobilization in solution blown polyethylene oxide nanofibrous nonwoven webs, ACS Applied Engineering Materials, 2022, 1, 1, 447-457.

Jialong Shen, Yue Yuan, Sonja Salmon, Durable and versatile immobilized carbonic anhydrase on textile structured packing for CO2 capture, Catalysts, 2022, 12(10): 1108. [Open Access]

Fnu Asaduzzaman, Sonja Salmon. Enzyme immobilization: polymer-solvent-enzyme compatibility, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, 2022, 7, 1385-1414.

Siyan Wang, Sonja Salmon. Progress toward circularity of polyester and cotton textiles, Sustainable Chemistry, 2022, 3(3): 376-403. [Open Access]

Jialong Shen, Sen Zhang, Xiaomeng Fang, Sonja Salmon, Advances in 3D Gel Printing for Enzyme Immobilization, Gels, 2022, 8(8), 460. [Open Access]

Jialong Shen, Yue Yuan, Sonja Salmon, Carbonic Anhydrase Immobilized on Textile Structured Packing Using Chitosan Entrapment for CO2 Capture, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2022 10 (23), 7772-7785.

Jeannie Egan, Sonja Salmon, Strategies and progress in synthetic textile fiber biodegradability, SN Applied Sciences, 2022, 4, 22. [Open Access]


Yue Yuan, Yuxuan Zhang, Hassina Bilheux, Sonja Salmon, Biocatalytic Yarn for Peroxide Decomposition with Controlled Liquid Transport, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2021, 8(7), 2002104.

Yue Yuan, Hui Li, Wellington Leite, Qui Zhang, Peter V. Bonnesen, Jessy L. Labbé, Kevin L. Weiss, Sai Venkatesh Pingali, Kunlun Hong, Volker S. Urban, Sonja Salmon, Hugh O’Neill, Biosynthesis and characterization of deuterated chitosan in filamentous fungus and yeast, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2021, 257, 117637.



Sonja Salmon, Yue Yuan, Chitosan materials with entrapped enzyme and biocatalytic textiles and other biocatalytic materials comprising same, 2023, US 11,607,345 B2 [Issued 2023-03-21].


Sonja Salmon, Yue Yuan, Jialong Shen, Textile gas-liquid-solid contactors and biocatalytic materials and methods comprising same, 2022, PCT WO 2022/225708 A1 [Application]. 


Sonja Salmon, Yue Yuan, Chitosan materials with entrapped enzyme and biocatalytic textiles and other biocatalytic materials comprising same, 2020, US 2020/0276057 A1 [Application]. 

Theses & Dissertations – Chair


Jeanie Egan, Enzymatic Degradation of Textile Waste as a Pathway for Textile Circularity, M.S. Textile Chemistry, North Carolina State University, October 2023.


Fnu Asaduzzaman, Enzyme Functionalized Solution Blown Nonwovens, Ph.D. Fiber & Polymer Science, North Carolina State University, November 2022.


Yue Yuan, Enzyme Immobilization in Biobased Polymeric Fibrous Matrices for Biocatalytic Textiles: Material Innovation, Mechanistic Studies and Applications, Ph.D. Fiber & Polymer Science, North Carolina State University, February 2021.

Theses & Dissertations – Committee


Marielis Zambrano, The Generation of Textile Microfibers Released during Home Laundering and their Biodegradation and Interactions with the Microbiome in Aquatic and Marine Environments, Ph.D. Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, October 2020.


Yawen Wang, Using Mass Spectrometry to Study the Biodegradation in Soil of Cotton Fabrics with Wrinkle-free Finishing, M.S. Textile Chemistry, North Carolina State University, May 2019.


Fan Zhang, Studies of Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft fabricated from Electrochemically Aligned Collagen Yarns and Electrospun Collagen Nanofibers, M.S. Textile Engineering, North Carolina State University, April 2018.

Other Media


Sonja Salmon, Biocatalytic Textiles for CO2 Capture, CDR Horizons, Ep. 8, OpenAir, November 2022.

Sonja Salmon, The Day Before a Breakthrough, Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions, Unit 4: Radical Change: Achieving Hopeful Scenarios, January 2022.


Sonja Salmon, Alan House, Enzyme-catalyzed solvents for CO2 separation, Chapter 2 in Novel Materials for Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Technology, Elsevier, 2015, pages 23-86.

Sonja Salmon, Alan House, Kun Liu, Reynolds Frimpong, Kunlei Liu, Charles Freeman, Greg Whyatt, Jonathan Slater, David Fitzgerald, Low-Energy Solvents For Carbon Dioxide Capture Enabled By A Combination Of Enzymes And Vacuum Regeneration, DE-FE0007741 Final Technical Report.