Author Archives: Riikka Puurunen

About Riikka Puurunen

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

Save the date: November Networking – ALD at Aalto University, 26.11.2021

November Networking – ALD at Aalto University will be organized again! This time, on Friday 26.11.2021, at 13 on, at Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering (lecture hall Ke 2). The decision to organize the event was made just a … Continue reading

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Mäkelä doctoral thesis defence 8.10., Riisager invited talk 7.10.

There is a doctoral thesis defence coming on 8.10.2021: M.Sc. Eveliina Mäkelä, “Hydrotreatment of lignocellulose-derived molecules to renewable fuels and chemicals”. Thesis is available at: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/109881. The defence is organized in a hybrid manner, and it can be attended in … Continue reading

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Invited tutorial on atomic layer deposition (ALD) at ALD 2021 conference

June 27-30, 2021, there was the 21st International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2021), https://ald2021.avs.org/, organized as a virtual meeting.  I had the honour of giving an invited tutorial:  Fundamentals of atomic layer deposition: an introduction (“ALD101”). The pre-recorded tutorial … Continue reading

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Promo video of the COOLCAT project and Catalysis group

We made a video to tell (i) specifically about the COOLCAT project funded by the Academy of Finland through the C1 value programme, and (ii) additionally also of the Catalysis group led by Prof. Puurunen in general. You can view … Continue reading

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Zoom-breakout-room-based online poster session: how did the second trial go?

In the previous post, I reported on the feedback that we received for the first-ever online poster session that we organized, using Zoom and the breakout rooms as basis. This was in November 2020 (2020 November Networking – ALD at … Continue reading

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Zoom-breakout-room-based online poster session: how did the first trial go?

At 2020 November Networking – ALD at Aalto University (archival page here), Part 2: Local networking, we experimented with an on-line poster session carried out in individual Zoom breakout rooms (optional online poster template here, poster schedule and instructions here). … Continue reading

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Coronado doctoral thesis defence 5.2., Grénman invited talk 4.2.

There is a doctoral thesis defence coming on 5.2.2021: M.Sc. Irene Coronado, “Catalytic Aqueous-Phase Reforming of Biorefinery Water Fractions.” Thesis is available at: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/101983. Defence can be attended in Zoom: https://aalto.zoom.us/j/61275036987, starting 12:00. The opponent Prof. Henrik Grénman will give an invited … Continue reading

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Season’s greetings and Happy 2021 from Aalto Catalysis group

Dear colleagues, collaborators, emeriti, old and potential future colleagues and collaborators, Year 2020 approaches the end. Quite a year it was, with Covid-19 impacting pretty much everything. Despite the challenges, the Catalysis research group kept on operating and made progress. … Continue reading

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Copy of email: Subject: Poster pitch presentation instructions for NovemberNetworkingALD

From: Catalysis <> Sent: torstai 19. marraskuuta 2020 10.36 To: <> Cc: Catalysis <> Subject: Poster pitch presentation instructions for NovemberNetworkingALD Dear poster pitch presenters, In this email, details and practicalities are communicated for the 3 minute poster pitch talks at 2020 … Continue reading

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We are hiring! Looking for a postdoc on the area of catalyst development and testing

Repost from: https://www.aalto.fi/en/open-positions/postdoctoral-researcher-in-catalyst-development-and-testing Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with … Continue reading

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