Mr. Mika Sillanpää

Head of the Department, Professor, Lappeenranta Technical University LUT
Mr. Mika Sillanpää

Mr. Mika Sillanpää

Head of the Department, Professor, Lappeenranta Technical University LUT

Biography

Mika Sillanpää is the Head of the Green Chemistry Department of LUT. Green chemistry, known also as sustainable chemistry, aims to decrease amount of produced waste when manufacturing new products. It also aims to minimize use of energy and materials on different chemical and industrial processes. Department has specialized water analysis and water, wastewater and soil purification techniques in following research areas; Adsorption, Advanced oxidation processes (AOP’s), Analytics and online monitoring, Electrochemical technologies and electrokinetics, Thin film coatings.