Mirja Illikainen

Mirja Illikainen

PhD

Professor

Biography

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
  • Processing of wood and cellulose

Research groups

  • Research unit leader, Fibre and particle engineering

Research visits

  • 27.3.2018 to 30.9.2018