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Independence Day 2023 decorations for Aalto personnel

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

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

  • Leena-Katariina Korkiala-Tanttu, Professor, School of Engineering
  • Esko Kauppinen, Professor, School of Science
  • Turkka Keinonen, Professor, Vice Dean, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
  • Hele Savin, Professor, School of Electrical Engineering
  • Matti Liski, Professor, School of Business

Knight First Class of the Order of the Lion of Finland 

  • Marko Luoma, Manager, School of Electrical Engineering

Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland  

  • Kerttu Pollari-Malmi, Senior University Lecturer, School of Science
  • Riitta Gröhn, Head of Cyber Security, joint services

Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Sirje Liukko, Planning Officer, School of Chemical Engineering
  • Marja Niemi, Manager, leadership support services, Scool of Science

Cross of Merit of the Order of the White Rose of Finland  

  • Tapio Koskinen, Head of Technical Service, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
  • Anne Sunikka, Service Manager, joint services
  • Terhi Saarinen, Senior Research Liaison Officer, joint services

Cross of Merit of the Order of the Lion of Finland    

  • Mari Dagnall, Planning officer, School of Science
  • Esa Heikkinen, Coordinator, Infrastructure, School of Science

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

  • Seija Erander-Luukkanen, secretary, School of Engineering

Medal First Class of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

  • Sanna Patana, secretary, School of Electrical Engineering

In addition

  • Risto Nieminen, Professor Emeritus and Academician, School of Science, receives the Commander First Class of the Order of the Lion of Finland.
  • Otto Toivanen, Professor, School of Business, receives the Knight First Class of the Order of the White Rose of Finland.


Warm congratulations to all!

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