Author Archives: Riikka Puurunen

About Riikka Puurunen

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

Season’s Greetings from the Aalto Catalysis group

[distributed also via email by RLP] Dear past, present and potential future colleagues and collaborators; dear friends:   Another year is over, and it is good to take a moment to look back.   In 2021 – my fifth year … Continue reading

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Copy of email: 2021 November Networking – ALD at Aalto University

Yesterday, in-person registration to 2021 November Networking – ALD at Aalto University closed. We have now in total 90 registered participants. There are still two days when you can enroll to get the Zoom link, register via: https://www.aalto.fi/en/events/2021-november-networking-ald-at-aalto-university. Below is … Continue reading

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New Podcasts section in ALD OpenLearning site (Nov 20, 2021)

Yesterday (Nov 20, 2021), a new section was published in the OpenLearning site on atomic layer deposition  (ALD). The site is available at the OpenLearning platform of Aalto University https://openlearning.aalto.fi/, direct link https://openlearning.aalto.fi/course/view.php?id=100 (can be found by searching for “ALD” … Continue reading

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Poster DL postponed: 2021 November Networking — ALD at Aalto University

Already about seventy persons registered to participate at 2021 November Networking — ALD at Aalto University! The original deadline (DL) for registering with poster presentations was last Sunday. However, there is still space for more posters, and with the light … Continue reading

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Registration open: 2021 November Networking – ALD at Aalto University

Preparations for the 2021 November Networking — ALD at Aalto University (Nov 26, starting at 13) have progressed. Registration is now open in:  https://link.webropol.com/s/2021novembernetworkingald. Registration deadlines (DL) according to type of participation: Local participation with posters: registration DL Sun 14.11.2021. … Continue reading

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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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