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Professor Filip Tuomisto is the new EspooAmbassador 2015

Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Filip Tuomisto from Aalto University School of Science is chosen as EspooAmbassador 2015.
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The decision was based in Tuomisto’s active work in national and international scientific research groups and organizations.Professor Tuomisto has been involved in a number of program and organizing committees of international congresses, and thus have had a positive impact for the role of Espoo and Finland within the international scientific communities. In summer 2015 Tuomisto was the chairman of 28th International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors conference held at Aalto University Otaniemi Campus in Espoo. Conference attracted more than 300 industry leaders to Otaniemi.

Filip Tuomisto, Doctor of Science (Tech.), stepped into his position as a Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the School of Science on 1st May 2012. Professor Tuomisto, 36, has a background in material physics and researching the structure of materials at their atomic level. As a professor, one of his key areas of research is examination and prediction of the resistance to radiation of the energy materials. He is also the head of the Positron Physics research group.

Filip Tuomisto feels excited about his new position and award.

"EspooAmbassador Award is a great honor and I'm going to encourage my research fellows to organize conferences in Espoo. In particular here at the Aalto University Otaniemi campus, but why not elsewhere, for example in our stunning Nuuksio National Park."

See a list of previous EspooAmbassadors, which includes many staff members of Aalto School of Science.

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