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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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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

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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

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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

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Copy of email sent within Aalto CHEM related to posters at November Networking – ALD at Aalto University

(sent to staff at the three departments at Aalto CHEM) From: Puurunen Riikka <riikka.puurunen@aalto.fi> Sent: torstai 7. marraskuuta 2019 11.05 To: <staff at the three departments> Subject: Call for posters at November Networking – ALD at Aalto University (Fri 29.11.) / … Continue reading

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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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