Jenni Ylä-Mella

D.Sc.(Tech.), Vocational teacher
Circular economy, resource management

Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Technology

D.Sc.(Tech.) Jenni Ylä-Mella is a post-doctoral researcher in the Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering (WE3) research unit at the Faculty of Technology. She has over 20 years’ experience in WEEE recovery, especially in legislative implementation and infrastructure development. Her current research focus is in circular economy with a special attention in dispersive use and dissipation of critical materials and increasing their recycling.

Research interests

  • Circular economy
  • Resource management
  • Recovery of critical materials
  • Waste management and recovery infrastructure
  • Electronic waste, WEEE

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Phone number

+358 294 48 7559

Postal address

Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering
P.O.Box 4300
FI-90014 University of Oulu