Management of School of Chemical Engineering

Administration, decision making processes, the bodies involved and leadership in the School of Chemical Engineering.

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Strategic and operative management

Details on how the school's operations are directed and how planning works.

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Organisation and leadership

Descriptions of the units and leaders of the School of Chemical Engineering.


Academic decision making

The primary body for academic issues is the Academic Committee. Select academic matters are also handled by the school's doctoral programme committee and degree programme committee, in accordance with school bylaws.

Academic Committee

Academic Committee for Chemical Engineering

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Doctoral Programme Committee

Doctoral Programme Committee for the School of Chemical Engineering

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Degree Programme Committee

Degree Programme Committee for the School of Chemical Engineering

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Preparation for decision making

A number of other bodies participate in the governance of the school by supporting the work of the decision-making bodies.

Teaching Competence Assessment Committee

Evaluating teaching merits on academic careers

Tenure Track Committee

The tenure track committee's task is to give the dean its opinions on tenure track matters: recruitment, advancement and granting tenure.

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Decision-making support

Industrial advisory board (IAB)

IAB is to support Aalto CHEM leadership in an ongoing effort to enhance the School’s position as a world-class Chemical Engineering School.

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The quality assurance system of the Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering supports the members of the School in promoting quality in their everyday activities.

Management of School of Chemical Engineering
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Chemical Engineering

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