Paivo Kinnunen

Associate professor
Applied Physics

Fibre and Particle Engineering
Faculty of Technology

Päivö Kinnunen

Päivö is an associate professor leading the Magnesia-Based Materials and Systems team in the Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit, where he started in 2012. Päivö graduated from the University of Michigan with PhD in Applied Physics in 2011. After his graduation he worked in a start-up company, Life Magnetics, Inc. in Ann Arbor, USA as a co-inventor and lead scientist, and as a postdoctoral researcher and senior research fellow at University of Oulu, before his appointment to the current position in April 2020. He is an associate editor in the Structural Materials section, of the Frontiers in Materials -journal.

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Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu, door V2
Room PR427

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PO Box 4300