Tapio Ala-Nissilä


Research units & titles

Artistic and research interests

Head of the Multiscale Statistical and Quantum Physics (MSP) group and Extinguished Professor of Physics at the Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University School of Science, Finland. Head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Professor of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics at Loughborough University, UK. Adjunct Professor of Physics at the Department of Physics, Brown University, USA.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Sciences, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

  • Master of Science (Technology), Tampereen teknillinen korkeakoulu


  • Complex fluids, Statistical Physics, Fluctuation relations in small systems, Nanofluids, Hydrodynamic interactions, Monte Carlo methods, Molecular Dynamics, Theoretical physics, Colloidal physics, Polymer physics, Nanosystems, Functional materials, Biological physics, Soft matter physics, Condensed matter physics, Quantum mechanics, Open quantum systems, Heat Transfer, Quantum Thermodynamics, Quantum matter

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