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Artistic and research interests

  • defect engineering in microelectronic and photovoltaic applications
  • black silicon in photovoltaics and imaging detectors
  • atomic layer deposition for semiconductor surface passivation
  • light induced degradation in silicon

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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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Title of Docent (semiconductor technology), Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 1 May 2008

Doctoral degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 21 Nov 2005

Master's degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 12 Sept 2000

External positions

Tandem Industry Academia Professor, Okmetic Oy

1 Aug 2023 → …

Scientific Advisor, Co-founder, ElFys Inc.

1 Sept 2017 → …


  • Photovoltaics
  • Characterization
  • Defect engineering
  • Semiconductors
  • Nanotechnology
  • Micro- and Nanoelectronics
  • Detectors
  • Black silicon
  • Atomic layer deposition


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