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Jaana Sorvari awarded Espoo’s Congress Ambassador

The award was based on Sorvari’s active work in scientific research groups and organizations.

Professor of Environmental Engineering Jaana Sorvari from Aalto University School of Engineering has been chosen as Espoo Ambassador 2016. The award was based on Sorvari’s active work in national and international scientific research groups and organizations. This autumn Sorvari is coordinating the 7th Joint Nordic Meeting on Remediation of Contaminated Sites, NORDROCS 2016, which will be held at Aalto University Otaniemi Campus. Conference is expected to attract around 200 researchers and experts from Nordic countries and beyond to Otaniemi.

Professor Sorvari was pleased to receive this award.
- After living 30 year in Espoo I am glad to represent and market my hometown and my own university campus as a place to organize international conferences. Otaniemi is unique campus area with its verdancy and proximity to the sea, says Sorvari.

In the photo CEO Jaana Tuomi, Espoo Marketing (left), Director for Economic and Business Development Tuula Antola, City of Espoo, Professor Jaana Sorvari, Aalto University, Vice President Tuija Pulkkinen, Aalto University. Photo City of Espoo.

Jaana Sorvari is an internationally renowned researcher in the field of environmental engineering and has specialist knowledge and expertise in the assessment of risks and eco-efficiency of risk management actions at contaminated sites as well as in environmental suitability appraisal concerning mineral residues. She has authored and co-authored many scientific publications and has experience of project management. Jaana Sorvari has also served as a reviewer for several scientific publications, conferences, and EU programmes.

The Espoo Ambassador programme launched by the City of Espoo and Visit Espoo aims to win more international conferences to Espoo. The goal is to encourage scientists to invite and host conferences from their own field of research expertise.

 

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