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Curriculum vitae

 Hannu Salovaara, 

- Professor of Cereal Technology since 1987, emeritus, retired in June 2015 (but still with some research, teaching, etc activities). - Professorisopimus 2015-. 

- A teaching position since 1977, first as teaching assistant, then as associate professor (1983-87)

- D.Sc. in Food Science (Food Chemistry and Technology) in 1983

- Head of the Department of Food Technology 1992-1998, head of the Food Technology division in the Department of Food and Environmental Sciences 2010-2014.

 Research and professional interests:

  • Physicochemical properties of soluble oat fibre, beta-glucan
  • Properties of cereal proteins
  • Processing of oats/Novel oat-based foods/ Oat-based coeliac safe foods
  • Fermented cereal foods (other than beer), bioprocessing
  • Salt in breadmaking
  • Legume based ingredients
  • Writing of texts in Finnish on breadmaking technology and cereal grain quality issues

 Teaching activities; lecture courses regularly given:

  • Viljat ja palkoviljat -peruskurssi (Basic course in cereal grain and pulse technology) (in Finnish), 1992-2018
  • Field crop quality (cereal grain part of the course) (in English since 2009), 1983-2016
  • Biobusiness patenting (in English since 2010), 2006-2019
  • Cereal processes and technologies (in English  since 2008), 1983-2015

 Web-page of the Cereal Technology Group (CTG): http://www.helsinki.fi/food-and-environment/research/groups/cereal_technology.html

 Web-page of Viikki Food Science : http://www.helsinki.fi/viikki-food-science/

Contact details:

Hannu Salovaara, Department of Food and Environmental Sciences,  P.B. 66 (Viikki EE), FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.    Tel. +358-400-417792 (private). Email : hannu.salovaara(at)helsinki.fi

 Hannu Salovaaran blogi:

http://blogs.helsinki.fi/hsalovaa/

Keywords

  • 416 Food Science
  • 415 Other agricultural sciences
  • Food sciences
  • cereal technology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1975 2019

Lactic Acid Bacteria in Cereal-Based Products

Gänzle, M. & Salovaara, H., 8 Apr 2019, Lactic Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and Functional Aspects. Vinderola, G., Ouwehand, A., Salminen, S. & von Wright, A. (eds.). 5 ed. CRC Press, p. 199-214 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Sitkojauheen käyttö leipomoissa

Salovaara, H. O., Jan 2018, In : Leipuri. 116, 1, p. 30-33 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Detection of gluten in products containing barley: A proposal for C-hordein as reference material.

Huang, X., Kanerva, P. M., Salovaara, H. O. & Sontag-Strohm, T. S., Mar 2017, Proceedings of the 30th Meeting of the Working Group on Prolamin Analysis and Toxicity (WGPAT), Valencia, Spain, September 26-27, 2016.. Köhler, P. (ed.). Freising: WGBAT, p. 25-29 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

Katojen ja nälän merkkivuosia: Kolumni

Salovaara, H. O., Sep 2017, In : Alimenta. 110, 4, p. 4 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Leipomoala - perinteitä, haasteita ja mahdollisuuksia

Salovaara, H. O., Virtanen, T. & Jussila, A., 2017, Leivonnan teknologia : Ruokaleipä. Helsinki: Suomen Leipuriliitto ry, p. 260-265

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Projects 1977 2016

Viljaproteiinien muokkaus hapettamisen avulla

Kanerva, P., Huang, X., Sontag-Strohm, T. & Salovaara, H.

01/01/2012 → …

Project: Research project

Oat technology

Salovaara, H., Gates, F. K., Sontag-Strohm, T., Loponen, J., Kanerva, P., Brinck, O. & Kivelä, R.

01/01/1987 → …

Project: Research project

Wheat and gluten

Salovaara, H. & Sontag-Strohm, T.

01/01/1984 → …

Project: Research project

Salt in breadmaking

Salovaara, H.

01/01/1980 → …

Project: Research project

Prizes

Agronomiliiton vuoden vaikuttaja 2015

Hannu Salovaara (Recipient), 24 Oct 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

INNOSUOMI 1997 -kilpailun kunniamaininta

Hannu Salovaara (Recipient), 2 Dec 1997

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 1991 2019

Miksi kaura on niin suosittu? Agroseniorit

Hannu Salovaara (Speaker)
7 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Yosan tarina 1/X

Hannu Salovaara (Speaker)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Miksi kaura on nyt niin kovasti esillä? Töölön rotaryklubi

Hannu Salovaara (Speaker: Presenter)
31 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Vuoden 1918 nälkä - viljan tuonnin loppuminen Venäjältä 1917

Hannu Salovaara (Speaker)
2 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Kapunmäen historiaa

Hannu Salovaara

25/02/2018

1 media contribution

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Kesäkuhmoislainen kehitti kaurasta hittituotteen

Hannu Salovaara

11/10/2017

1 media contribution

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Hyljeksitysta kaurasta tuli trendivilja

Hannu Salovaara

08/12/2016

1 media contribution

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Mihin perustuu kauran terveellisyys?

Hannu Salovaara

22/03/2016

1 media contribution

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Kumpi kannattaa? Kaura vai ruis?

Hannu Salovaara

18/06/2015

1 media contribution

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