News: Archive 2011
PhD and Postdoctoral research positions at Aalto University, Department of Forest Products Technology
PAPYRUS Workshop on "Fault Diagnosis and Fault Tolerant Control in large scale processing industries" - Call for Papers
Professor Katrina Nordström elected member of the Administrative Council of The European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)
10.11.2011 The FiDiPro (Finland Distinguished Professor Programme) group working at the Aalto University School of Chemical Technology is exploring how plant-based xylans can be used to produce valuable renewable materials by combining enzyme technology and chemistry. Professor Emma Master from the University of Toronto, Canada brings strong international expertise to the group.
14.12.2011 A method developed at Aalto University in Finland makes it possible to use microbes to produce butanol suitable for biofuel and other industrial chemicals from wood biomass. Butanol is particularly suited as a transport fuel because it is not water soluble and has higher energy content than ethanol.
19.12.2011 Aalto University School of Chemical Technology has been involved in developing production technology for microbial oil, which will be used at a pilot plant being built at Neste Oil's Technology Centre in Porvoo.