Institutionen för kemiteknik och metallurgi

Institutionen för kemiteknik och metallurgi

Expertområdena på Institutionen för kemiteknik och metallurgi är kemiteknik, metallprocessindustri, energiteknik och produktion av nya material.

Institutionens unika konkurrensfördel baseras på en hållbar användning av råmaterial, utformning av mer effektiva processer och utveckling av nya material och produkter. Kunnandet på vår institution möjliggör en hållbar framtid med högpresterande produkter och processer i en cirkulär ekonomi och bioekonomi.

Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering / research


Avdelningen har en nyckelposition inom forskning inom kemiteknik, materialteknik, processhantering av metaller, effektiva energitekniker och digitalisering av dessa.

Våra kärnkompetenser omfattar enhetsoperationer och processer inom kemiteknik, hydro- och pyro-metallurgi, katalysator- och polymermaterial, nya katalytiska processer, processtyrning och processystemteknik.

Våra forskningsgrupper (på engelska):

Chemical engineering

Group, led by Prof. Ville Alopaeus, has a strong tradition in practical industrial collaboration.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Materials Processing and Powder Metallurgy

Group, led by Prof Michael Gasik, carries out highly international studies in materials processing, powder metallurgy, new materials solutions and their processing phenomena computer and experimental modelling.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio


Prof. Ari Jokilaakso's Metallurgy group activities cover a large area from the life span of a metal product.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Hydrometallurgy and Corrosion (Hydromet)

The research group Hydromet, led by Prof. Mari Lundström, applies hydrometallurgical and electrochemical means for the recovery of metals and precious materials, development of electrolysis processes, study of corrosion properties and development of new materials from secondary raw materials.

Precious metals in crushed batteries being dissolved in a test tube. Photo: Glen Forde/Aalto Energy Platform

Plant design

Group led by Prof. Pekka Oinas combines fundamental chemical engineering principles with systems engineering approaches to develop methods and computer-aided tools that are applicable in all areas of chemical process industry.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Polymer Technology

Professor Jukka Seppälä leads the Research Group of Polymer Technology that focuses on teaching and research related to synthesis and characterization of novel polymers.

Tensile testing polymer samples

Process Control and Automation

The group, led by Prof. Sirkka-Liisa Jämsä-Jounela, aims to serve all fields of process technology - chemical, metallurgical and forest products - in terms of process automation.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Mineral Processing and Recycling

The group led by Prof Rodrigo Serna, aim to find technological solutions to address the current needs related to the production of inorganic raw materials, whether from primary or secondary sources.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Modelling

The group led by Prof. Daniel Lindberg focuses on materials properties related to equilibrium phenomena, experimental thermodynamics both at high temperatures and in aqueous solutions, and modelling of materials properties.

Aalto University/Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Modelling

Catalysis Research Group

The Catalysis group, lead by Prof. Puurunen, develops new types of solid heterogeneous catalysts and evaluates their performance, aiming for fundamental understanding and structure-activity relationships.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Chemical Engineering in Aqueous Systems

The group, led by Prof. Marjatta Louhi-Kultanen, is studying the unit operations of aqueous systems and the solid-liquid phases equilibria.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

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Kemistvägen 1

Kemistvägen 1. Mån-tor 7.45-20.00, fre 7.45-20.00. (Biofilia / Aalto Junior)

Kemistintie 1 (pienempi). Kuva/Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University
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