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Lea Hyvönen

  • Finland

19922017

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Personal profile

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

Publications

Pekka Koivistoinen - elintarviketieteiden kehittäjä: Henkilöuutisia. In memoriam

Salovaara, H. O., Hyvönen, L. E. T. & Piironen, V. I., Oct 2017, In : Kemia - Kemi. 44, 6, p. 92 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Application of a sorting procedure to greenhouse-grown cucumbers and tomatoes

Deegan, K. C., Koivisto, L., Nakkila, J., Hyvonen, L. & Tuorila, H., 2010, In : LWT-Food Science and Technology. 43, p. 393-400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Spruce galactoglucomannan films show promising barrier properties

Mikkonen, K. S., Heikkila, M. I., Helen, H., Hyvonen, L. & Tenkanen, M., 2010, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 79, p. 1107-1112 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Protection of Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3 by sugars and sugar alcohols during freeze-drying and storage

Kirjoranta, S., Jouppila, K., Alatossava, T. & Hyvönen, L., 2009, 12th European symposium on comminution and classification (ESCC 2009): 15-18 September 2009, Dipoli Congress Center, Espoo, Finland. Espoo: European Space Components Coordination, ESCC, 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Projects

Biodegradable films from hemicelluloses – production and properties (HEBIKA)

Soovre, A., Heikkinen, S., Mikkonen, K. S., Helen, H., Hyvönen, L. & Tenkanen, M.

01/01/200431/12/2006

Project: Research project

Activities

  • 2 Membership or other role in public Finnish or international organization
  • 2 Types for other activities - Other
  • 1 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 1 Membership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

National Novel Food Board (External organisation)

Lea Hyvönen (Member)
2006

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Evaluator: Young researchers´training programme and postgraduate studies

Lea Hyvönen (Participant)
2006

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

The Finnish Association of Academic Agronomists (External organisation)

Lea Hyvönen (Board member)
20062009

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Supervision of Doctoral Thesis, Kirsi Mikkonen

Lea Hyvönen (Supervisor)
20042009

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

The ISEKI-Food Association (IFA) (External organisation)

Lea Hyvönen (Member)
20002009

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Press / Media

Näitä lisäaineita syöt joka päivä. Mainettaan parempi?

Lea Hyvönen

07/04/2006

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interview: Elintarvikkeiden säilyvyys

Lea Hyvönen

17/05/2005

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media