DTC for Technology and Natural Sciences

Meeting schedule of the committee for 2019

Tuesday 22.01.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 19.02.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 26.03.2019 at 12.15
Wednesday 24.04.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 21.05.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 11.06.2019 at 12.15

Summer vacation on July

Tuesday 27.08.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 17.09.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 29.10.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 26.11.2019 at 12.15
Tuesday 17.12.2019 at 12.15
IMPORTANT: The materials for the meetings should be submitted at least 10 days before the meeting.

Composition of the committee and the presenters

Chair University Lecturer Aulikki Herneoja, FTech, Architecture 

Vice-chair Doc. Ville Suomala, FSci, Mathematics


  • Prof. Mirja Illikainen, FTech, Process engineering
  • Doc. Laura Kvist, FSci, Biology
  • University Lecturer, Doc. Jukka Majava, FTech, Industrial engineering and management
  • Academy Research Fellow, Doc. Ville Telkki, FSci, Physics
  • University Lecture, Doc. Minna Tiainen, FTech, Chemistry

Substitute members

  • Prof. Elena Kozlovskaya, FSci, Geosciences and mining engineering and mineral processing
  • University Lecturer Olli Nousiainen, FTech, Mechanical  engineering
  • Prof. Jarkko Saarinen, FSci, Geography

Student Members (1.1.2019 - 31.12.2019)

  • Namrata Baruah, FSci, Biology
  • Linda Omodara, FTech,  Environmental engineering

Substitute Student Member (1.1.2019 - 31.12.2019)

  • Pauli Väisänen, FSci, Physics


  • Coordinator Karita Saravesi, UniOGS (graduate school)
  • Coordinator Riitta Kamula, TNS-DP (doctoral programme)
  • CAO Katri Suorsa, FSci
  • CAO Anita Pirilä, FTech


Doctoral Degree Program Directors

  • Architecture: University Lecturer Aulikki Herneoja
  • Biology: University researcher Laura Kvist
  • Physics and astronomy: Academy Research Fellow, Doc. Ville Telkki
  • Geosciences and mining engineering and mineral processing: Prof. Elena Kozlovskaya
  • Chemistry: Prof. Risto Laitinen
  • Mechanical engineering: Prof. Jukka Kömi
  • Geography: Prof. Jarkko Saarinen
  • Mathematical sciences: University researcher Ville Suomala
  • Process and environmental engineering: Prof. Mirja Illikainen
  • Industrial engineering and management: University Lecturer Jukka Majava


Last updated: 22.3.2019