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We are hiring! Looking for two doctoral candidates on the area of catalyst development and testing

Reposted from aalto.fi: https://www.aalto.fi/en/open-positions/doctoral-candidates-in-catalyst-development-and-testing-at-the-department-of 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 has six schools with nearly … Continue reading

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Invited tutorial at the ALDfun(amentals…) workshop, TU Delft

This summer, I was visiting TU Delft for a period of five weeks, invited by Prof. Ruud van Ommen. Interesting, buzy weeks – also because of the #CVDALD2019 conference, where we had posters (on ALD conformality and ALD history). Thanks … Continue reading

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Doctoral thesis defense Aalto CHEM 29.3.2019: M.Sc. Salla Jaatinen

https://www.aalto.fi/events/defence-of-dissertation-in-the-field-of-chemical-engineering-msctech-salla-jaatinen M.Sc.(Tech.) Salla Jaatinen will defend the dissertation “Carbon Catalysts in Biofuel Production: from Furfural to 2-Methylfuran” on 29 March 2019 at 12 in Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, lecture hall Ke2, Kemistintie 1, … 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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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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