Lisbeth works in the area of Industrial Biotechnology focusing on design and use of enzymes and microorganisms in processes where plant cell wall material is converted to fuels, chemicals and material. Lisbeth leads the research group Industrial Biotechnology and is active in Chalmers Area of Advances Energy and Life Science Engineering. She works in the Wallenberg Wood Science Center (collaboration between Chalmers and KTH) aiming at developing materials from wood for the future. Lisbeth leads the Nordic collaborative project HGBiofuels that will lead to sustainable production of biofuels.
In WWSC, Lisbeth is the manager of program 1: Wood components - extraction, characterization and properties.