Ville-Valtteri Visuri

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Ville-Valtteri Visuri

Ville-Valtteri Visuri

D.Sc. (Tech.)

Postdoctoral Researcher

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
  • Badge of Merit III Class, Student Union of the University of Oulu
  • D.Sc. (Tech.) awarded with distinction, University of Oulu
  • Best Annual Report Award, Graduate School in Chemical Engineering
  • M.Sc. (Tech.) awarded with distinction, University of Oulu

Databases

Social media

Scientific merits

Professional and community activities

  • Business development specialist, Luxmet Oy (2019 -)
  • Board member, Oulun Teknillinen Seura ry (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)

Thesis supervisions

Doctoral theses (2)
  • In progress (2): T. Vuolio, E. Ramasetti (doctoral defence on October 25, 2019)

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

Master's theses (16)
  • In progress (1): P. Pekuri

  • 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
    31.1.2019 to 31.10.2019

    Department of Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering

  • RWTH Aachen University
    6.1.2014 to 27.6.2014

    Department of Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering