Ville-Valtteri Visuri

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Ville-Valtteri Visuri

Ville-Valtteri Visuri

D.Sc. (Tech.)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Deputy Head of Research Unit

Biography

Ville-Valtteri Visuri works as postdoctoral researcher and deputy head in the Process Metallurgy Research Unit. Visuri serves also as the vice-chairman of the Research Community for Steel Production, Fabrication and Applications.  His research focuses on chemical reactions and transport phenomena in the converter and ladle metallurgy of steelmaking. He is currently a visiting researcher at RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, Germany.

Research interests

  • Metallurgy of iron, steel, and ferroalloys
  • Metallurgical thermodynamics
  • Kinetics of metallurgical unit processes
  • Transport phenomena in process metallurgy

Publications

Research funding and tasks in academia

Faculty of Technology

  • Deputy Head, Process Metallurgy Research Unit (2018 -)
  • Vice-Chairman, Research Community for Steel Production, Fabrication and Applications (2019 -)
  • Team leader, Physical Simulation and Numerical Modelling, Research Community for Steel Production, Fabrication and Applications (2015 - 2019)

Projects

Fellowships

Grants

  • Finnish Culture Foundation (2015)
  • Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion (2013 & 2015)
  • Finnish Science Foundation for Economics and Technology (2013)
  • Graduate School in Chemical Engineering (2012 & 2013)
  • Tauno Tönning Foundation (2015 & 2016)
  • Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation (2013 & 2016)
  • Walter Ahlström foundation (2019)

Certificates, honours and awards

  • Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom, Goethe-Institut Düsseldorf
  • Best Annual Report Award, Graduate School in Chemical Engineering
  • D.Sc. (Tech.) awarded with distinction, University of Oulu
  • M.Sc. (Tech.) awarded with distinction, University of Oulu
  • Badge of Merit III Class, Student Union of the University of Oulu

Databases

Social media

Scientific merits

Professional and community activities

  • Business development specialist, Luxmet Oy (2019 -)
  • Board member, Oulu Technical Society (2018 -)
  • Deputy board member, Teknoventure Oy (2018 -)
  • Advisor, Teknoventure Oy (2017 -)
  • Board member, Hannu Luukinen Oy (2015 -)
  • Deputy board member, Noweco Management Oy (2018 - 2019)
  • Deputy board member, Noweco Partners Oy (2018 - 2019)
  • Memberships: Finnish Association of Graduate Engineers, Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Finnish Shareholder Association, Oulu Technical Society, Steel Institute VDEh

Thesis supervisions

Doctoral theses (2)
  • In progress (1): T. Vuolio

  • Completed (1): E. Ramasetti

Licentiate theses (1)
  • In progress (1): J. Kunelius

Master's theses (19)
  • In progress (4): P. Pekuri, A. Ringel (RWTH Aachen), C. Massa (KU Leuven), H. Tähtilä

  • Completed (15): J. Paso (2018), J. Kaisto (2018), T. Veijola (2018), M. Isotalo (2018), T. Palovaara (2017), P. Lehtonen (2017), T. Lehtonen (2017), J. Luomanen (2017), V. Kivelä (2016), M. Prokkola (2016), H. Pesonen (2016), V. Kattilakoski (2015), S. Niemetmaa (2015), E. Isohookana, K. Pääskylä (2014)

Bachelor's theses (3)
  • Completed (3): A. Harju (2019), A.-M. Heikka (2016), A. Alamehtä (2015)

Memberships in doctoral training follow-up groups (1)
  • In progress (1): H. Pauna

Internships (1)
  • Completed (1): T. Haas (2015)

Research visits

  • RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    31.1.2019 to 31.12.2019

    Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering

  • Northeastern University, Shenyang, China
    7.1.2019 to 11.1.2019

    Institute of Metallurgy Multiphase Transfer and Reaction Engineering

  • RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    6.1.2014 to 27.6.2014

    Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering