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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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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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Zoom-breakout-room-based online poster session: how did the first trial go?

At 2020 November Networking – ALD at Aalto University (archival page here), Part 2: Local networking, we experimented with an on-line poster session carried out in individual Zoom breakout rooms (optional online poster template here, poster schedule and instructions here). … Continue reading

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Coronado doctoral thesis defence 5.2., Grénman invited talk 4.2.

There is a doctoral thesis defence coming on 5.2.2021: M.Sc. Irene Coronado, “Catalytic Aqueous-Phase Reforming of Biorefinery Water Fractions.” Thesis is available at: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/101983. Defence can be attended in Zoom: https://aalto.zoom.us/j/61275036987, starting 12:00. The opponent Prof. Henrik Grénman will give an invited … Continue reading

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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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