Mirja Illikainen

Mirja Illikainen




Mirja is the professor and leader of Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit, where she started in her current position in January 2015. Mirja graduated from the University of Oulu with degree of M.Sc. (tech.) in Process Engineering in 2002. She completed her PhD studies in 2008. After graduation, Mirja worked as a university lecturer and team leader until her appointment to the professorship. 

Research interests

  • Utilisation of inorganic industrial waste and residues
  • Sustainable cementitious materials
  • Geopolymers

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Research groups

  • Research unit leader, Fibre and particle engineering

Research visits

  • Visiting professor, TUDelft, The Netherlands
    27.3.2018 to 30.9.2018