Dissertations in Technology and Natural Sciences

Future dissertations

  • Klets Olesya. Subject-specific finite element modeling of the knee joint to study osteoarthritis development and progression.
    March 2, 2018 at 12 in Auditorium F202 of the Faculty of Medicine (Aapistie 5 B), Kontinkangas, Oulu


Past dissertations


Heikkinen Kari-Pekka. Exploring studio-based higher education for T-shaped knowledge workers, case LAB studio model. (Industrial engineering and management)

Huusko Karoliina. Dynamics of root-associated fungal communities in relation to disturbance in boreal and subarctic forests. (Ecology and Genetics)

Huusko RiinaDownstream migration of salmon smolts in regulated rivers: factors affecting survival and behaviour. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Kaparulina Ekaterina. Eurasian Arctic ice sheets in transitions – consequences for climate, environment and ocean circulation. (Oulu Mining School)

Tolonen Katri. Taxonomic and functional organization of macroinvertebrate communities in subarctic streams. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Turunen Jarno. Responses of biodiversity and ecosystem functions to land use disturbances and restoration in boreal stream ecosystems. (Ecology and Genetics)


Artamonov Anton. Outer space influence on the low and middle polar atmosphere. (Space Climate Research Unit)

D'Incecco Piero. Visible and near infrared spectroscopy of Mercury and Venus from orbit. (Astronomy)

Dong Yue. Bifunctionalised pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass into reducing sugars. Use of ionic liquids and acid-catalysed mechanical approach. (Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius)

Eskelinen Riku. Runoff generation and load estimation in drained peatland areas. (Water Resources and Environmental Engineering)

Gowda Vasantha. Experimental and Computational Magnetic Resonance Studies of Selected Rare Earth and Bismuth Complexes. (NMR spectroscopy, Physics)

Grandin Maxime. Multi-instrument and modelling studies of the ionospheres at Earth and Mars. (Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory)

Hautala Lauri. Synchrotron radiation based characterization of structural evolution of alkali halide clusters. (Nano and Molecular Systems Research Unit)

Havia Johanna. Trace element analysis of humus-rich natural water samples. Method development for UV-LED assisted photocatalytic sample preparation and hydride generation ICP-MS analysis. (Sustainable Chemistry Research Unit)

Heikkinen Marja. The domestication history of the European goose. A genomic perspective. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Hens Hilde. Population genetics and population ecology in management of endangered species. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Hietajärvi Anna-Maija. Capabilities for managing project alliances (Industrial Engineering and Management)

Holappa Lauri. Spatio-temporal evolution of geomagnetic activity and its relation to solar wind. (Space Climate Research Unit)

Iljana Mikko. Iron ore pellet properties under simulated blast furnace conditions. Investigation on reducibility, swelling and softening. (Process Metallurgy Research Unit)

Karjalainen Minna. Formation, Structures, and Bonding in Transition Metal Complexes Containing Organochalcogen Ligands. (Environmental and Chemical Engineering / Inorganic chemistry)

Kauppinen Miia. Context dependent variation in associations between grasses and fungal symbionts. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Keränen Anni. Water treatment by quaternized lignocellulose. (Environmental and Chemical Engineering Research Unit)

Kokkonen Esko. Fragmentation of small molecules by UV and X-ray irradiation. (Nano and Molecular Systems Research Unit)

Kyllönen Urpo. On the spectral theory of elliptic differential operators with singular coefficients. (Mathematical Sciences)

Kärkkäinen Marja-Liisa. Deactivation of oxidation catalysts by sulphur and phosphorus in diesel and gas driven vehicles. (Environmental and Chemical Engineering)

Lappi Tuomas. Formation and governance of a healthy business ecosystem. (Industrial engineering and management)

Leinonen Marko. On various irrationality measures. (Mathematical Sciences)

Leppälä Emma. On finite loops and their inner mapping groups. (Mathematical Sciences)

Marttila Maare. Ecological and social dimensions of restoration success in boreal river systems. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Mattila Tiina. Post-glacial colonization, demographic history, and selection in Arabidopsis lyrata. Genome-wide and candidate gene based approach. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Mohammadighavam Shahram. Hydrologic and hydraulic design of peatland drainage and water treatment systems for optimal control of diffuse pollution. (Water Resources and Environmental Engineering)

Mononen Petri. Socio-economic impacts of a public agency – enhancing decision support for performance management. (Industrial Engineering and Management)

Mustamo Pirkko. Greenhouse gas fluxes from drained peat soils: A comparison of different land use types and hydrological site characteristics. (Water Resources and Environmental Engineering)

Nieminen Ilmari. Compactness and spectral properties of weighted composition operators (Mathematical Sciences)

Pargar Farzad. Resource optimization techniques in scheduling; applications to production and maintenance systems. (Industrial Engineering and Management)

Rouf Syed AwaisParamagnetic NMR Chemical Shift Theory: Combined ab Initio/Density-Functional Theory Method. (NMR Research Unit, Physics)

Schneider Laura. Mechanocatalytic pretreatment of lignocellulosic barley straw to reducing sugars. (Sustainable Chemistry)

Shahmarichatghieh Marzieh. Product development sourcing strategies over technology life cycle in high-tech industry. (Industrial Engineering and Management)

Singh Sujeet Kumar. Conservation genetics of the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) in India. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Siira Olli-Pekka. Developmental features of lacustrine basins on the uplift coast of the Bothnian Bay. (Oulu Mining School)

Upola Heikki.  Disintegration of packaging material. An experimental study of approaches to lower energy consumption. (Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit)

Uusitalo Pauliina. The bound states in the quantum waveguides of shape Y, Z, and C. (Mathematical Sciences)

Vilmi Annika. Assessing freshwater biodiversity. Insights from different spatial contexts, taxonomic groups and response metrics. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Visuri Ville-Valtteri. Mathematical Modelling of Chemical Kinetics and Rate Phenomena in the AOD Process. (Process Metallurgy Research Unit)

Vuokila Ari. CFD modeling of auxiliary fuel injections in the blast furnace tuyere-raceway area. (Environmental and Chemical Engineering)

Yliniemi Juho. Alkali activation-granulation of fluidized bed combustion fly ashes. (Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit)

Ylitalo Pekka. Value creation metrics in systematic idea generation. (Industrial Engineering and Management)

Ylänne Henni. Herbivory control over tundra carbon storage under climate change. (Ecology and Genetics Research Unit)

Last updated: 20.2.2018