Katri Piekkari

Katri Piekkari

MSc. (eng.)

Doctoral student
Stabilization of heavy metals from industrial waste

Biography

I am a doctoral student in the research unit of Fibre and Particle Engineering, where I work in the Minerals research team. My topic is the chemical stabilization of heavy metals from industrial waste into ettringite structure that is made with CSAB cement.

Research interests

  • Heavy metal stabilization
  • Ettringite stabilization
  • Treating hazardous industrial sidestreams

Research groups

  • Doctoral student, Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit

Selected publications

  • Piekkari, Katri; Ohenoja, Katja; Isteri, Visa; Tanskanen, Pekka; Illikainen, Mirja (2020) Immobilization of heavy metals, selenate, and sulfate from a hazardous industrial side stream by using calcium sulfoaluminate-belite cement. - Journal of cleaner production 258, 120560 . [Original]
  • Priyadharshini Perumal, Katri Piekkari, Harisankar Sreenivasan, Paivo Kinnunen, Mirja Illikainen (2019) One-part geopolymers from mining residues – Effect of thermal treatment on three different tailings. - Minerals engineering 144, 106026 . [Original]
  • Kiventerä, Jenni; Piekkari, Katri; Isteri, Visa; Ohenoja, Katja; Tanskanen, Pekka; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Solidification/stabilization of gold mine tailings using calcium sulfoaluminate-belite cement. - Journal of cleaner production 239, 118008 . [Original]
  • Mastali, Mohammad; Piekkari, Katri; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja (2018) Development of Fiber-Reinforced Slag-Based Geopolymer Concrete Containing Lightweight Aggregates Produced by Granulation of Petrit-T. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - International Congress on Polymers in Concrete (ICPIC 2018); 2018; Washington DC, USA. Mahmoud M. Reda Taha. Ei sarjaa/No series. Washington DC, USA. 571-576, 73. [Original]