Mikael's field of research is in the recovery of titanium dioxide. Titanium dioxide is mainly used as a white pigment in several different products such as paint, plastics and paper. The focus is the possibility of titanium dioxide recovery from various types of paint residues by solvent extraction. Mikael has previously worked in the paint industry as a research and development engineer with decorative paints and plasters. Other areas of interest include mathematical modeling, experimental design and computational fluid dynamics.