Juho Yliniemi

MSc (Chem.), DSc (Tech.)
Assistant Professor (Tenure track)
Dissolution of silicates; Materials chemistry of sustainable cements; Alkali-activated materials; Silicate surface-aqueous solution interface reactions;

Fibre and Particle Engineering
Faculty of Technology

Juho Yliniemi

Juho is an Assistant Professor in the Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit and Group leader of Materials chemistry of inorganic side streams and applications-team.

He has 10-year research experience on industrial inorganic sidestreams and alkaline activated materials which are commonly called as geopolymers. He has also founded a company (www.kekogeopolymeerit.fi) based on the research.

His current main research focus is in dissolution chemistry and silicate mineral surface-aqueous solution interface reactions.

Research interests

  • Alkali-activated materials; Materials chemistry of cement; Dissolution of silicates;
  • Surface chemistry; cement pore solution chemistry
  • Advanced surface characterization of silicates

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Office PR425, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilankatu 1, University of Oulu.

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For packages:
Juho Yliniemi, 0443120686
c/o: Logistiikkakeskus, 029 448 4102
Biologintie 8 1F
90570, Oulun Yliopisto