Ari Kankkunen

T212 Mechanical Engineering
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Areas of expertise

Sprays, recovery boilers, optical measurements, 222 Other engineering and technologies, 2 Engineering and technology, Combustion technology

Honors and awards

TAPPI Engineering Division Best Paper Award of the 1995 Engineering Conference The Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, United States

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Mechanical Engineering Jan 1996

Best Paper of the Finnish-Swedish Flame Days 2002 Finnish-Swedish Flame Days, technical program committee, Finland

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Mechanical Engineering Jan 2002

Research groups

  • Energy Conversion and Systems, Project Employee


Flexible and conductive nanofiber textiles for leakage-free electro-thermal energy conversion and storage

Hossein Baniasadi, Despoina Chatzikosmidou, Ari Kankkunen, Jukka Seppälä, Maryam R. Yazdani McCord 2023 Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

Water-resistant gum-based phase change composite for thermo-regulating insulation packaging

Hossein Baniasadi, Jukka Seppälä, Ari Kankkunen, Ari Seppälä, Roza Yazdani 2023 Journal of Energy Storage

Exceptionally high energy storage density for seasonal thermochemical energy storage by encapsulation of calcium chloride into hydrophobic nanosilica capsules

Aleksi Barsk, Maryam Roza Yazdani, Ari Kankkunen, Ari Seppälä 2023 Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

Leakage-free porous cellulose-based phase change cryogels for sound and thermal insulation

Wendy T. Le, Ari Kankkunen, Orlando J. Rojas, Maryam R. Yazdani 2023 Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

Experiments and visualization of sprays from beer can and turbo liquor nozzles

Ari Kankkunen, Santeri Koivisto, Kari Saari, Mika Järvinen, James Biggs, Andrew Jones 2022 TAPPI Journal

Cellulose Nanofibrils Endow Phase-Change Polyethylene Glycol with Form Control and Solid-to-gel Transition for Thermal Energy Storage

Maryam R. Yazdani, Rubina Ajdary, Ari Kankkunen, Orlando J. Rojas, Ari Seppälä 2021 ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

Computational and experimental investigation of a swirl nozzle for viscous fluids

E. Laurila, S. Koivisto, A. Kankkunen, K. Saari, Viljami Maakala, M. Jävinen, V. Vuorinen 2020 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIPHASE FLOW

Experiments on the Vertical Velocity distribution of Black Liquor Spray in the Furnace

Ari Kankkunen, Pasi Miikkulainen, Mika Järvinen, Kari Saari 2019 JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FOREST PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES

Controlling the Droplet Size and Initial Velocity of Flashing Black Liquor Sprays – Initial Results from a Modelling Approach

Mika Järvinen, Ari Kankkunen, Pasi Miikkulainen 2016 Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling, Sustainability Conference 2016, PEERS 2016