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Lea Hyvönen

19922017

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Curriculum vitae

  • MSc 1972, LicSc 1980, PhD 1980 (Food chemistry and technology), University of Helsinki , Finland
  • Research assistant (1972-1975) University of Helsinki , (1975-1981) Academy of Finland
  • Younger scientist (1981-1984) Academy of Finland ·
  • Research scientist (1984-1987) the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki
  • Professor of Food Technology (1987-2009) University of Helsinki
  • Chairman of the Research Council for Agriculture and Forestry, Academy of Finland (1992-1994)
  • Director of the Finnish Graduate School on Applied Bioscience: Bioengineering, Food & Nutrition, Environment (1996-2009)
  • Head of the Department of Food Technology, University of Helsinki, 2001-2003

Description of research and teaching

  • Sugar chemistry and technology
  • Extrusion process
  • Biodegradable and edible films
  • Flavour release and change of flavour in food matrix
  • Enzyme-aided flavour boosting

Fields of Science

  • 415 Other agricultural sciences
  • Food Technology
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