Ville-Valtteri Visuri

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Ville-Valtteri Visuri

Ville-Valtteri Visuri

D.Sc. (Tech.)

Postdoctoral researcher

Biography

Ville-Valtteri Visuri works as postdoctoral researcher and deputy head at the Process Metallurgy Research Unit. His research focuses on chemical reactions and transport phenomena in the converter and ladle metallurgy of steelmaking. He actively participates in the application of research funding and coordination of research projects on the metallurgy of iron, steel and ferroalloys.

Research interests

  • Metallurgy of iron, steel, and ferroalloys
  • Metallurgical thermodynamics
  • Chemical kinetics and rate phenomena in metallurgical processes

Publications

An up-to-date list available at ORCID database.

Research funding and tasks in academia

Faculty of Technology

  • Deputy Head, Process Metallurgy Research Unit (2018 -)
  • Team leader, physical simulation and numerical modelling, Research Community for Steel Production, Fabrication and Applications (2015 -)

Projects

Fellowships

Grants

  • Finnish Culture Foundation (2015)
  • Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion (2013, 2015)
  • Finnish Science Foundation for Economics and Technology (2013)
  • Graduate School in Chemical Engineering (2012, 2013)
  • Tauno Tönning Foundation (2015, 2016)
  • Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation (2013, 2016)

Scientific merits

  • Session chair, European Steel Technology and Application Days 2017, Vienna, Austria (2017)
  • Ad hoc peer-reviewer: Applied Mathematical Modelling (2017), Entropy (2018), Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B (2017, 2018), Steel Research International (2018)
  • Best Annual Report Award, Graduate School in Chemical Engineering
  • D.Sc. (Tech.) and M.Sc. (Tech.) awarded with distinction

Professional and community activities

  • Advisor, Teknoventure Oy (2017 -)
  • Board assignments: Hannu Luukinen Oy (2015 -), Noweco Management Oy (2018 -), Noweco Partners Oy (2018 -), Oulun Teknillinen Seura ry (2018 -), Teknoventure Oy (2018 -)

Thesis supervisions

Doctoral theses (2)
  • In progress (2): T. Vuolio, E. Ramasetti

Master's theses (15)
  • Completed (14): K. Pääskylä (2014), E. Isohookana (2015), S. Niemetmaa (2015), V. Kattilakoski (2015), H. Pesonen (2016), M. Prokkola (2016), V. Kivelä (2016), J. Luomanen (2017), T. Vuolio (2017), P. Lehtonen (2017), T. Palovaara (2017), M. Isotalo (2018), T. Veijola (2018), J. Kaisto (2018)

  • In progress (1): J. Paso

Bachelor's theses (2)
  • Completed (2): A. Alamehtä (2015), A.-M. Heikka (2016)

Memberships in doctoral training follow-up groups (1)
  • In progress (1): H. Pauna

Internships (1)
  • Completed (1): T. Haas (2015)

Research visits

  • Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
    6.1.2014 to 27.6.2014

    Department of Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering