Mika Huuhtanen


University Lecturer

51 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 1040 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 196 citations. The author has a h-index of 16.00. (Scopus)


Mika Huuhtanen is adjucnt professor and work in the Environmental and Chemical Engineering Research unit. His research interests are in catalytic processes and emission mitigation, material characterization and cleantech. 

Research interests

  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • New materials
  • NOx abatement
  • Deactivation


Professional and community activities

  • Vice-chair of the Finnish Catalysis Society, 2020-
  • Secretary of the Finnish Catalysis Society, 2018-2020

Research groups

  • University lecturer, Adjunct professor, Environmental and Chemical Engineering Research Unit

Selected publications

  • Honkanen, Mari; Wang, Jianguang; Kärkkäinen, Marja; Huuhtanen, Mika; Jiang, Hua; Kallinen, Kauko; Keiski, Riitta L.; Akola, Jaakko; Vippola, Minnamari (2018) Regeneration of sulfur-poisoned Pd-based catalyst for natural gas oxidation. - Journal of catalysis 358, 253-265 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Väliheikki, A.; Kärkkäinen, M.; Honkanen, M.; Heikkinen, O.; Kolli, T.; Kallinen, K.; Huuhtanen, M.; Vippola, M.; Lahtinen, J.; Keiski, R.L. (2017) Deactivation of Pt/SiO2-ZrO2 diesel oxidation catalysts by sulphur, phosphorus and their combinations. - Applied catalysis B: Environmental 218, 409-419 . [Original]
  • Honkanen, Mari; Kärkkäinen, Marja; Kolli, Tanja; Heikkinen, Olli; Viitanen, Ville; Zeng, Lunjie; Jiang, Hua; Kallinen, Kauko; Huuhtanen, Mika; Keiski, Riitta L.; Lahtinen, Jouko; Olsson, Eva; Vippola, Minnamari (2016) Accelerated Deactivation Studies of the Natural-Gas Oxidation Catalyst : Verifying the Role of Sulfur and Elevated Temperature in Catalyst Aging. - Applied catalysis B: Environmental 182, 439-448 . [Original]
  • Pietikäinen, Mari; Väliheikki, Ari; Oravisjärvi, Kati; Kolli, Tanja; Huuhtanen, Mika; Niemi, Seppo; Virtanen, Sampo; Karhu, Toomas; Keiski, Riitta L. (2015) Particle and NOx emissions of a non-road diesel engine with an SCR unit : the effect of fuel. - Renewable Energy : an international journal 77, 377-385 . [Original]
  • Kärkkäinen, Maija; Kolli, Tanja; Honkanen, Mari; Heikkinen, Olli; Huuhtanen, Mika; Kallinen, Kauko; Lepistö, Toivo; Lahtinen, Jouko; Vippola, Minnamari; Keiski, Riitta L (2015) The effect of phosphorus exposure on Diesel Oxidation Catalysts – Part I: Activity measurements, elementary and surface analyses. - Topics in Catalysis 58 (14-17), 961-970 . [Original]
  • Honkanen, Mari; Kärkkäinen, Marja; Heikkinen, Olli; Kallinen, Kauko; Kolli, Tanja; Huuhtanen, Mika; Lahtinen, Jouko; Keiski, Riitta L.; Lepistö, Toivo Vippola, Minnamari (2015) The effect of phosphorus exposure on diesel oxidation catalysts Part 2: Characterization of structural changes by transmission electron microscopy. - Topics in Catalysis 58 (14-17), 971-976 . [Original]
  • Väliheikki, Ari; Petallidou, Klito C.; Kalamaras, Christos M.; Kolli, Tanja; Huuhtanen, Mika; Maunula, Teuvo; Keiski, Riitta L.; Efstathiou, Angelos M. (2014) Selective catalytic reduction of NOx by hydrogen (H2-SCR) on WOx-promoted CezZr1-zO2 solids. - Applied catalysis B: Environmental 156-157, 72-83
  • Wu, Ming-Chung; Hiltunen, Jussi; Sápi, András; Avila, Anna; Larsson, William; Liao, Hsueh-Chung; Huuhtanen, Mika; Tóth, Géza; Shchukarev, Andrey; Laufer, Noémi; Kukovecz, Ákos; Kónya, Zoltán; Mikkola, Jyri-Pekka; Keiski, Riitta; Su, Wei-Fang; Chen, Yang-Fang; Jantunen, Heli; Ajayan; Pulickel M.; Vajtai, Robert; Kordás, Krisztián; (2011) Nitrogen-Doped Anatase Nanofibers Decorated with Noble Metal Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Production of Hydrogen. - ACS Nano 5 (6), 5025-5030
  • Pirilä, Minna; Saouabe, Mohammed; Ojala, Satu; Rathnayake, Buddhika; Drault, Fabien; Valtanen, Anna; Huuhtanen, Mika; Brahmi, Rachid; Keiski, Riitta L. (2015) Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Wastewater. - Topics in Catalysis 58 (14-17), 1085-1099 . [Original]
  • Wu, Ming-Chung; Sápi, András; Avila , Anna; Szabó, Mária;. Hiltunen, Jussi; Huuhtanen, Mika; Tóth, Géza; Kukovecz, Ákos; Kónya , Zoltán; Keiski Riitta; Su, Wei-Fang; Jantunen, Heli; Kordás, Krisztián (2011) Enhanced photocatalytic activity of TiO2 nanofibers and their flexible composite films: Decomposition of organic dyes and efficient H2 generation from ethanol-water mixtures. - Nano Research 4 (4), 360-369