Author Archives: Riikka Puurunen

About Riikka Puurunen

Associate professor, Catalysis Science and Technology, at Aalto since February 2017

Teaching partner: Teaching trial with lightboard (Langmuir isotherm)

Being on tenure track at Aalto University, I need to follow pedagogical studies – which is great! One of the on-going activities is “teaching partner” with my own pedagogical mentor. I get to do trials with teaching – these are … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from Aalto Catalysis research group

Dear colleagues, collaborators, emeriti, potential future colleagues and collaborators, others, Year 2018 approaches its end, and it is a good time to look back on the activities of our group in 2018. Publication-wise, the Aalto Catalysis research group has had … Continue reading

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STG podcasts as source of information on Atomic Layer Deposition

Aalto CHEM doctoral student Giovanni Marin with colleagues has set up a professional-looking podcast STG Podcasts, where STG refers to “Science, Technology and Gaming”. There are several episodes already where scientists working with Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) have been interviewed. … Continue reading

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Feedback from the 3rd Young Scientist Forum on Catalysis

The feedback questionnaire related to FYSFC2018 event by the Finnish Catalysis Society, shared in Katse 1/2018 (link) with the goal to develop the event further for next year, received fifteen responses. Warmest thanks for everyone who responded! Summary of the … Continue reading

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Visiting lecture Prof Seán Barry, Precursors and Atomic Layer Deposition of Gold Metal, Nov 27

The lecture will be on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, in lecture hall Ke 2 (Chemistry building, Kemistintie 1), at 10:00-11:00. Welcome! Prof Barry has been working with CVD and ALD reactant synthesis for well over a decade, and has been visiting … Continue reading

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Aalto CHEM Career Forum – Fri Dec 14

Great to notice that a CHEM Career Forum will be again organized to allow recruiting and networking of students in the field of chemical technology. The event will be organized in Dipoli on Friday 14 December 2018. I see that … Continue reading

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OpenTeaching : Introductory lecture on atomic layer deposition shared

Panopto is a great tool that we have available at Aalto University for making lecture capture. Yesterday, I gave my first introductory lecture on atomic layer deposition (ALD) in general as a professor at Aalto University. I recorded the lecture … Continue reading

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Interview in Aalto University Magazine 23

“A layer just a few atoms deep can work wonders” Read full story in Aalto University Magazine 23. It was an honour to be interviewed on atomic layer deposition (ALD) along with Prof. Hele Savin and Aalto Distinguished Professor Maarit … Continue reading

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Neste and Aalto University to begin strategic research cooperation

Aalto University news, 10.10.2018: Neste and Aalto University have today signed a letter of intent on strategic cooperation and the creation of a new research portfolio. The aim of the cooperation is to increase Finnish chemical industry expertise in chemical … Continue reading

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Honoured to receive the Berzelius Prize

Aalto CHEM news, 27.8.2018: Berzelius Prize for Professor Riikka Puurunen The Swedish Catalysis Society presented the prize to Professor Puurunen in Copenhagen on 27 August 2018. The Berzelius Medal is given in the honour of the famous Swedish researcher Berzelius. The … Continue reading

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