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Independence Day decorations for Aalto personnel

President Ilkka Niemelä is among 15 Aalto employees to receive decoration by the President of Finland. Congratulations!
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In the photo, the decoration of Commander First Class of the Order of the Lion of Finland

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

Commander First Class of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Ilkka Niemelä, President

Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Eero Eloranta, Professor emeritus

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

  • Petri Suomala, Vice President
  • Tuomas Auvinen, Dean, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
  • Markku Kuula, Professor, School of Business
  • Jouni Paltakari, Professor, Vice Dean, School of Chemical Engineering
  • Heikki Hämmäinen, Professor emeritus, School of Electrical Engineering

Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland  

  • Kai Zenger, Principal University Lecturer, School of Electrical Engineering
  • Seija Piiponniemi-Lahti, Head of Safety and Security, joint services

Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Esa Uosukainen, Research Engineer, School of Chemical Engineering
  • Veli-Antti Hakala, Chief Engineer, School of Engineering

Cross of Merit of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Iina Ekholm, Manager, International Relations, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

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

  • Anne Forsström, Executive Assistant, School of Chemical Engineering
  • Anne Kinnunen, Photographer, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

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

  • Elsa Nissinen-Narbro, Secretary, School of Engineering

Warm congratulations to all!

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