Ville-Valtteri Visuri appointed as an Associate Professor

Ville-Valtteri Visuri, Docent, D.Sc. (Tech.), has been appointed to a 5-year tenure track position as an Associate Professor of Sustainable Primary Metallurgy of Steelmaking.

Visuri earned his doctorate in Process Engineering from the University of Oulu in 2017 and received the Title of Docent from the University of Oulu in 2020.

Visuri has served previously as an R&D Manager at Outokumpu Stainless Oy, being responsible for the research and development activities related to modeling, as well as a part-time Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oulu. Before this, he served as a postdoctoral researcher, doctoral student, and research assistant at the University of Oulu from 2011 to 2022. Visuri has been a visiting researcher at the RWTH Aachen University in 2014 and 2019.

Visuri's research areas focus on the modeling of electric arc furnaces, converters, and ladle treatments as well as supporting experimental work on laboratory and plant scales.

Visuri will start in the new position in June 2022.

Last updated: 19.5.2022