Juha Heiskanen

Juha Heiskanen


Adjunct Professor, University Lecturer
Organic chemistry

29 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 510 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 81 citations. The author has a h-index of 14.00. (Scopus, SciFinder)


Adjunct Professor Juha P. Heiskanen is the leader of Organic Functional Materials team at the Research Unit of Sustainable Chemistry. The research of the team focuses on development of novel biomass-based chemicals such as furfural-based monomers and polymers. The team has solid experience in the field of Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions. Especial focus has been addressed to development and utilization of Suzuki-Miyaura and C-H activated direct coupling protocols which are exploited in the syntheses of novel organic compounds and materials.

Research interests

  • Biomass-based chemicals
  • Cross-coupling reactions
  • Organic chemistry
  • Organic materials chemistry
  • Polymers

Research visits

  • University Lecturer
    1.1.2011 to 31.7.2012

    Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, Finland