Minna Tiainen

University lecturer, Adjunct Professor

Environmental and Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Technology

Minna Tiainen Photo

Adjunct Professor Minna Tiainen is the leader of Environmental Inorganic Chemistry research team at the Research Unit of Environmental and Chemical Engineering. The research of the team focuses on development of catalytic materials for water treatment. Her research also covers a wide range of environmental chemistry topics, such as fouling phenomena in power plant boilers and in the dairy industry.

Research interests

  • Water treatment Utilisation of inorganic waste and residues
  • Catalytic materials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Ash related problems in power plants
  • Fouling and CIP -cleaning in Dairy
  • Utilisation of inorganic waste and residues

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Phone number

+358 2944 81672

Postal address

Environmental and Chemical Engineering
University of Oulu
P. O. Box 4000
90014 University of Oulu