Author Archives: Riikka Puurunen

About Riikka Puurunen

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

Registration open for 2020 November Networking – ALD at Aalto University

Continuing the tradition (?) started in 2019, a networking event will be organized around atomic layer deposition (ALD): 2020 November Networking – ALD at Aalto University. The event will take place on November 25 and 26, 2020. Due to COVID-19, in … Continue reading

Posted in atomic layer deposition | Tagged | Leave a comment

History of ALD – ALD stories podcast Episode 2 with Riikka Puurunen

On October 16, 2020, ALD stories podcast Episode 2 was published, where I (Riikka Puurunen) had an honor of being interviewed by Lie Luo and Patrick Gonzalez of Beneq. Episode 2 is about the history of atomic layer deposition (ALD), but … Continue reading

Posted in atomic layer deposition, openness | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Yaseen Khan doctoral defence 25.9.2020, Prof. Lars Pettersson opponent with invited talk 24.9.2020

M.Sc. Yaseen Khan will defend his doctoral thesis “Structured Microreactors for the Heterogeneously Catalyzed Gas-phase Dehydration and Partial Oxidation of 1-butanol” at Aalto University, School of Chemical Engineering, on September 25, 2020, at 13 Finnish time.  The Aalto University event … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Yaseen Khan doctoral defence 25.9.2020, Prof. Lars Pettersson opponent with invited talk 24.9.2020

New Zenodo community! ALD saturation profile open data. Ideas? Questions?

Yesterday, I created a new Zenodo community: “ALD saturation profile open data”, https://zenodo.org/communities/ald-saturation-profile-open-data/. In my research group, we intend to use this first for sharing experimental saturation profile data related to a publication we are writing (access through the ChemRxiv, https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.12366623). … Continue reading

Posted in atomic layer deposition, openness | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on New Zenodo community! ALD saturation profile open data. Ideas? Questions?

Virtual guest speaker with Bent group Stanford – other groups interested in an ALD fundamentals talk?

Yesterday, I participated a Prof. Bent group meeting (Stanford), giving again the presentation we gave jointly with Prof. Ruud van Ommen at the recent ALD conference (see previous post), entitled “On the fundamentals of ALD: the importance of getting the … Continue reading

Posted in atomic layer deposition, openness, teaching | Tagged , | Comments Off on Virtual guest speaker with Bent group Stanford – other groups interested in an ALD fundamentals talk?

“On the fundamentals of ALD: the importance of getting the picture right” – by Puurunen and van Ommen

Jointly with Prof. Ruud van Ommen, I (Prof. Riikka Puurunen) gave a presentation at the AVS 20th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2020) featuring the 7th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2020), adapted into a Virtual Meeting, … Continue reading

Posted in atomic layer deposition | Tagged | Comments Off on “On the fundamentals of ALD: the importance of getting the picture right” – by Puurunen and van Ommen

Three years as a tenure track professor at Aalto University

Three years ago, I started at Aalto University as professor (associate professor, catalysis science and technology). I started in February 2017, and worked 60% of time for the first half year, being at my former employer VTT for 40%. In … Continue reading

Posted in openness, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three years as a tenure track professor at Aalto University

Season’s greetings and Happy 2020 from Aalto Catalysis group

Dear colleagues, collaborators, emeriti, old and potential future colleagues and collaborators, Year 2019 approaches its end, and it is a good time to look back on the activities of the Aalto Catalysis group in the past year. A slogan for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Season’s greetings and Happy 2020 from Aalto Catalysis group

Online lecture recordings awarded as Educational action of the year 2019, Aalto CHEM

On December 12, at Dean’s Glögg event, several recognitions were shared at Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering (Aalto CHEM). I (Riikka Puurunen) was among the happy ones to receive a recognition this year – together with Lauri Partanen – for … Continue reading

Posted in learning, openness, teaching | Tagged | Comments Off on Online lecture recordings awarded as Educational action of the year 2019, Aalto CHEM

Panopto records: November Networking – ALD at Aalto University

At the “November Networking – ALD at Aalto University” event on November 29, 2019, we experimented with recording (some of the) talks with the Panopto lecture capture system available at Aalto University. The records have now been finalized. Each author … Continue reading

Posted in atomic layer deposition, events, openness | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Panopto records: November Networking – ALD at Aalto University