School of Chemical Engineering

The people of the School of Chemical Engineering

What are doctoral studies, who is an associate ffessor and what do researchers really do? In this interview series we hear from our faculty members about their jobs and how they got there. Read below different stories, like how a seahorse can be a lab partner!


    CHEM_Bio_Herbert Sixta

    Emeritus Professor Herbert Sixta: “The most important task of a professor is to educate young people, to help them build their career

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    Professor Tapani Vuorinen (Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems):

    Ali Tehrani, photo by Maria Rosenlund

    Associate professor Ali Tehrani (Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems):

    CHEM professor Juha Lipponen

    Professor of Practice Juha Lipponen (Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems):

    Mari Lundström

    Assistant Professor Mari Lundström (Dept. of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering):

    Jaana Vapaavuori

    Assistant professor Jaana Vapaavuori (Dept. of Chemistry and Materials Science):

    Eero Kontturi. Kuva: Lasse Lecklin / Aalto-yliopisto

    Associate Professor Eero Kontturi (Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems):

    Professori Daniel Lindberg, kuva Mortti Saarnia

    Associate Professor Daniel Lindberg (Dept. of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering):

    Silvan Scheller

    Assistant Professor Silvan Scheller (Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems):

    Monika Österberg

    Head of Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Monika Österberg 

    Iiro Harjunkoski

    Adjunct professor Iiro Harjunkoski (Dept. of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering): Professorship strengthens the cooperation of ABB and Aalto in Industrial Internet solutions

    Tanja Kallio / Kuva: Anni Hanen-Kajander

    Associate professor Tanja Kallio (Dept. of Chemistry and Material Science):


    Alum of the year awards at the School of Chemical Engineering

    The School of Chemical Engineering's Alum of the Year is a person who has made a significant contribution to Finnish society and working life. The Alum of the Year has also contributed to the interaction between the school and society or alumni.

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