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Research field

Engineering Materials Science

Internationally high-level know-how on all materials based on strong interdisciplinary basic research

Our research in engineering materials science covers topics ranging from metallic materials, ceramics, coatings, plastics, rubber materials, composites, materials characterisation, tribology and wear as well as paper converting and packaging technologies.    

The only higher education unit in Finland covering all material groups

  • Over 1000 M.Sc. (Eng.), 80 Lic.Tech., and 80 Ph.D. thesis and more than 6000 publications since 1969

High-level basic research of the structure, properties, processing, and use of materials

  • Researcher with knowledge of and expertise in all groups of materials
  • Versatile and up-to-date research and testing equipment

Strong collaboration with industry and academic units

  • Research funding comes mainly from industry, Business Finland, Academy of Finland, and the EU

Networks internationally and participates in international research projects

  • Scientific collaboration and research exchange