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educator , polymer engineer

Jukka Veli Seppälä, Finnish polymer engineer, educator. Achievements include 38 patents in polymer chemistry. Decorated knight 1st class Order of the White Rose of Finland. Second lieutenant Finnish Artillery. Member of Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Background

Seppälä, Jukka Veli was born on August 14, 1955 in Kotka, Finland. Son of Heikki Veli and Marita Regina (Bäckman) Seppälä.

Education

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland. Licetiate technical, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland. Dynamics Technologies, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.

Career

Researcher Neste Oy, Finland, 1979-1982, gorup leader Finland, 1983-1985, manager, corporation Research and Development Finland, 1985-1986, science advisor Finland, 1986-1995. Associate professor Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, 1986-1991, professor, since 1991, head department chemical technical, 1995—2000, member board, 1996—2000. Head National Center Excellence biopolymers and nanopolymers, 2002-2007.

Chairman board directors JVS-Polymers Consulting, Finland, since 1995. Chairman Wood and Polymer Society, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 38 patents in polymer chemistry.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board European Polymer Journal, since 2000. Contributor more than 280 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Second lieutenant Finnish Artillery. Member of Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Connections

Children: Mikko, Lauri, Ilkka.

father:
Heikki Veli Seppälä

mother:
Marita Regina (Bäckman) Seppälä

child:
Lauri Seppälä

child:
Mikko Seppälä

child:
Ilkka Seppälä