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Award of best dissertation to Jaakko Timonen

We congratulate Jaakko Timonen for the Award of Best dissertation of the year

Jaakko Timonen, who received his Ph.D. from the Aalto University School of Science, was given the award for doctoral dissertation of the year. In his dissertation, Mr Timonen synthesised biohybrid fibres, which can be controlled from the outside, from magnetic nanoparticles and nanocellulose.  The dissertation also dealt with magnetic cilia that mimic the cilia of bio-organisms, the self-organisation of magnetic fluid drops, and the use of these in measuring friction between fluids and fixed surfaces. More details:http://sci.aalto.fi/en/current/news/2014-11-20-003/

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