D.Sc. (Tech.) Ulla Lassi is a professor and the head of the Research Group of Applied Chemistry. Currently, her research group in Applied chemistry has totally 34 researchers of which 13 post doctoral researchers. Since 1.1.2015, she has been the Head of the Research Unit of Sustainable Chemistry (present 47 researchers). Her research areas involve material chemistry in industrial applications. Material chemistry research is focused on novel catalytic materials, adsorbents and battery chemicals. She has supervised 18 PhD theses and over 100 M.Sc. theses. Currently, she has over 140 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. She is an active member of several scientific and educational societies and committees. She has several positions of trust.