Juha Siitonen (Ph.D) has been appointed a five-year fixed-term position Assistant Professor (1st term) position at the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science as of 1 January 2022. The field of the professorship is Organic Chemistry.
Siitonen received his doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, in 2018. He is currently working as university lecturer in Rice University, in Houston, Texas, USA.
‘I am very happy to get Juha Siitonen to our university. He convinced us by clear visions and enthusiasm and I am convinced that he is the right person to develop both education and research in his field,’ says the Dean of the School of Chemical Engineering Kristiina Kruus.