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Decorations on the Independence Day 2018

The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö grants decorations to Aalto University employees on the Finnish Independence Day 6 December.
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The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö grants decorations to Aalto University employees on the Finnish Independence Day 6 December.

Knight, First Class, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

  • Eero Hyvönen, School of Science
  • Petri Kuosmanen, School of Engineering
  • Ossi Naukkarinen, Aalto University
  • Seppo Ovaska, School of Electrical Engineering

Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

  • Johanna Bragge, School of Business
  • Gunilla Fabricius, School of Chemical Engineering
  • Rita Heinrichs, Joint services
  • Kimmo Silvonen, School of Electrical Engineering
  • Tanja Vuolle, Joint services

Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Panu Harmo, School of Electrical Engineering

Cross of Merit of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Kirsi Frestadius, School of Electrical Engineering
  • Jutta Heino, School of Chemical Engineering

First Class Medal of the Order of the White Rose of Finland with golden cross

  • Lea Söderman, School of Electrical Engineering

Awarding decorations on the Independence Day for merits benefiting the country is an important national tradition in Finland. The above-mentioned decorations have been granted based on the proposal by the university.

In addition to these, Teuvo Kohonen, Professor Emeritus and Academician, receives the Commander First Class of the Order of the Lion of Finland.

Warm congratulations to all!

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