Fibre and Particle Engineering

Fibre and Particle Engineering research unit focuses on sustainable inorganic and bio-based materials of circular and bioeconomies. In addition, we provide education on particle and bioproduct technology in the process technology training program. We also offer research services related to analysis and processing of inorganic and lignocellulose materials.

We work together with a variety of universities, research institutes, and companies both in Finland and across Europe. If you are interested in cooperation, please contact us!
Tutkimusyksikön ryhmäkuva syksyltä 2023

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Professori Henrikki Liimatainen
Head of the Research Unit

Tuomas Stoor
Laboratory Engineer


We are an interdisciplinary research unit working with materials made of lignocelluloses as well as inorganic industrial side streams. We are also a part of the Oulu University’s inorganic circular economy research community, the InStreams Hub.

Research groups

Selected publications


The Fibre and Particle Engineering research unit organises courses for the bachelor's and master's degree education on the fields of particle and bioproduct engineering and circular economy.


We provide research services in the fields of particle analysis, materials processing and chemical characterization. If you are interested in analysis services, please contact laboratory engineer Tuomas Stoor (