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Two Aalto professors elected as members of Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Mikko Möttönen and Monika Österberg were elected on April 28.
Mikko Möttönen Monika Österberg
Mikko Möttönen and Monika Österberg. Images: Mikko Raskinen and Jaakko Kahilaniemi / Aalto University

Associate professor Mikkö Möttönen and professor Monika Österberg from Aalto University have been elected as members of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. The decision was made on April 28.

Mikko Möttönen is an associate professor at the School of Science, Department of Applied Physics, as well as at VTT Technical Research Center of Finland. Monika Österberg is a professor and head of department at the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, School of Chemical Engineering.

The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters invites distinguished and widely respected domestic and foreign scientists from various fields of science as members. 

The academy was founded in 1908 with the aims of promoting scientific research and acting as a bond between those engaged in advanced research. It arranges meetings, discussions and educational events, in addition to producing scientific publications and issuing comments on topical issues pertaining research and researchers.

The Academy of Science and Letters also distributes grants chiefly to young researchers.

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