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Artistic and research interests

I am University Lecturer at Department of Chemistry and Materials Science (Aalto Unvieristy, Finland) and my educational activities include mainly teaching in bacelor level courses such as "Materiaalien ominaisuudet" (en: Materials properties) and "Nanomaterials" and in master level program "Functional Materials".

My research activities include electrochemical application in (secondary) raw materials recovery and in formation of functional surfaces from waste and side streams. 

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Doctoral degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 12 May 2008

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

Award Date: 20 Dec 2001


  • Electrochemistry
  • Functional materials
  • Metal nanoparticles
  • Nanomaterials
  • Metal recycling
  • Smart materials and coatings
  • Functionalized Surfaces


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