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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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Honoured to receive the Berzelius Prize

Aalto CHEM news, 27.8.2018: Berzelius Prize for Professor Riikka Puurunen The Swedish Catalysis Society presented the prize to Professor Puurunen in Copenhagen on 27 August 2018. The Berzelius Medal is given in the honour of the famous Swedish researcher Berzelius. The … Continue reading

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2018 Millennium Technology Prize to Dr. Tuomo Suntola

In May, the 2018 Millennium Technology Prize was awarded to Dr. Tuomo Suntola for Atomic Layer Deposition. Once more, congratulations to Suntola for the extremely well deserved prize, and thanks to the international community for the broad support behind the … Continue reading

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Marita Niemelä Alumna of the Year 2018 of the School of Chemical Engineering

Congratulations to Dr. Marita Niemelä! Photo by Riikka Puurunen, 22.8.2018 (Twitter). More on Aalto CHEM news, 27.8.2018, by Helena Seppälä, copied for completeness below. Curiosity and constant learning are the driving forces for the Vice President, Engineering and Technology at Neste … Continue reading

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Prof. De Jong’s lecture on catalysis in Aalto University Youtube channel

As mentioned in the previous blog post, Prof. Krijn De Jong from Utrecht University, current holder of the EFCATS Francoise Gault lecture award, gave an inspiring plenary lecture “Effects of size and location of metal nanoparticles in catalysis” at the … Continue reading

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