• PL 56 (Viikinkaari 5)




Research activity per year

Personal profile

Description of research and teaching


Research interests

  • microfluidic total analysis systems, digital microfluidics
  • polymer microfabrication
  • electrokinetic separations
  • mass spectrometry
  • drug metabolism

International exchange activities

  • January-February 2014, research visit to University of Toronto, Wheeler group (prof. Aaron Wheeler), Dept. Chemistry and Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Canada
  • September-December 2011, research visit to DTU Nanotech, ChemLabChip research group (prof. Jörg Kutter), Dept Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark


Curriculum vitae


Recent academic and scientific positions of trust

  • 01/2014 - 12/2017, Faculty council, Faculty of Pharmacy, UH (personal deputy member of council)
  • 04/2014 – 03/2018, Institute of Biotechnology, UH (personal deputy member of board)
  • 2015, Helsinki Challenge science competition and idea accelerator (leader of the semifinal team Generation Green)
  • 2015, The 19th MicroTAS 2015 Conference, Gueongju, Korea, October 25-29, 2015 (member of the Technical Program Committee )
  • 2015, Transducers'15 Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, June 21-25, 2015 (member of the technical Program Committee)

 Main academic and scientific awards and honors

  • 2014, Head marshal of the conferment ceremony of the Faculty of Philosophy, UH, May 2014
  • 2013, Young researcher award (participant) at the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting for Chemistry, June 30-July 5, Lindau, Germany
  • 2010, Doctor Philosophiae Ultima (second highest ranking doctor) at the conferment ceremony of the Faculty of Philosophy, UH, May 2010
  • 2008, Doctoral thesis award, Finnish Mass Spectrometry Society
  • 2003, Master’s thesis awards, Faculty of Science, UH and Lars Grenman award

Education/Academic qualification

Chemical technology, MSc (Tech), Development of Microfluidic Analytical Devices for Protein Characterization by Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Aalto University

Award Date: 1 Jul 2010

Pharmaceutical chemistry, PhD (Pharm), Thesis: SU-8-based microchips for capillary electrophoresis and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry, Faculty of Pharmacy

Award Date: 13 Dec 2007

Fields of Science

  • 317 Pharmacy
  • drug metabolism
  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • analytical chemistry
  • mass spectrometry
  • electrophoresis
  • fluorescence
  • polymer chemistry
  • 222 Other engineering and technologies
  • microfluidics
  • microfabrication

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.