On 24 May 2011 exactly one century since the first doctoral dissertation
Today, 24 May 2011, exactly one century has passed since the first public examination of a doctoral dissertation in the field of technology. That doctoral dissertation was Sulo Hintikka's dissertation in the field of chemistry, titled “Kamfenilonitutkimuksia”. Hintikka worked in several positions prior to his appointment as the Professor of Organic Chemistry of Helsinki University of Technology in 1923.
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