Niina Koivikko

MSc.

Biography

I am a doctoral student in the Environmental and Chemical Engineering research unit. My doctoral thesis study is focusing on utilization of industrial VOC gas streams for chemicals production. Catalysis and material development is playing a key role in my research.

Research interests

  • Catalytic VOC utilization
  • Material characterization
  • Industrial emission abatement

Opetus

 Environmental Load of Industry 488221S

Scientific merits

Research groups

  • Doctoral student, Environmental and Chemical Engineering Research Unit

Selected publications

  • Niina Koivikko, Tiina Laitinen, Satu Ojala, Satu Pitkäaho, Alexei Kucherov, Riitta L. Keiski (2011) Formaldehyde production from methanol and methyl mercaptan over titania and vanadia based catalysts. - Applied catalysis B: Environmental 103, 72-78 . [Original]
  • Ojala, Satu; Koivikko, Niina; Laitinen, Tiina; Mouammine, Anass; Seelam, Prem K.; Laassiri, Said; Ainassaari, Kaisu; Brahmi, Rachid; Keiski, Riitta L. (2015) Utilization of Volatile Organic Compounds as an Alternative for Destructive Abatement. - Catalysts 5 (3), 1092-1151 . [Original]
  • Koivikko, Niina; Laitinen, Tiina; Mouammine, Anass; Ojala, Satu; Keiski, Riitta Liisa (2018) Catalytic activity studies of vanadia/silica–titania catalysts in SVOC partial oxidation to formaldehyde : focus on the catalyst composition. - Catalysts 8 (2), 56 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Ojala S, Pitkäaho S, Laitinen T, Niskala N, Brahmi R, Gaalova J, Matejova l, Kucherov A, Päivärinta S, Hirschmann C, Nevanperä T, Riihimäki M, Pirilä M, Keiski R (2011) Catalysis in VOC abatement. - Topics in Catalysis 54 (16-18), 1224-1256 . [Original]
  • Christian Bernd Hirschmann, Niina Susanna Koivikko, Jussi Raittila, Jussi Tenhunen, Satu Ojala, Katariina Rahkamaa-Tolonen, Ralf Marbach, Sarah Hirschmann and Riitta Liisa Keiski (2011) FT-IR-cPAS—New Photoacoustic Measurement Technique for Analysis of Hot Gases: A Case Study on VOCs. - Sensors 11 (5), 5270-5289 . [Original]

Thesis supervisions

Jasmiina Kantola: Kenttämittaustoiminnan riskien arvioinnin kehittäminen (diplomityö, 2017)
Imran Khan: Role of aldehydes in biomass combustion and pulp & paper industry (Master's thesis, 2014)
Anass Mouammine: Partial oxidation of methanol and methyl mercaptan (Master's thesis, 2011)

Research visits

  • Research visit in industry - Genano solutions 2017

  • Research visit in industry - Timegate Instruments 2016