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chemistry professor

Kalevi T. Pihlaja, Finnish chemistry professor. Recipient Faculty Gold medal, University Szeged, 2008. Member science research council Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1980—1985; Fellow: Royal Society Chemistry; member: Finnish Academy of Sciences, Association Finnish Chemical Societies, American Chemical Society, Viinipruuvarit ry, Turku Sirkkala Rotary Club.

Background

Pihlaja, Kalevi T. was born on February 13, 1940 in Aura, Finland. Son of Frans Toivo and Gurli Teresia Salme Pihlaja.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Turku, Finland, 1968. Doctor (honorary), University Szeged, Hungary. Doctor (honorary), University Åbo Akademi, Turku.

Certified professor in Physics (honorary), University St. Petersburg, Russia.

Career

Professor chemistry University Turku, 1971—2008, professor emeritus, since 2008. Lower grade sergeant Finnish Navy, 1958-1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous books in field. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member science research council Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1980—1985. Fellow: Royal Society Chemistry. Member: Finnish Academy of Sciences, Association Finnish Chemical Societies, American Chemical Society, Viinipruuvarit ry, Turku Sirkkala Rotary Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, fishing, collecting mushrooms and berries.

Connections

Married Tytti Tuulikki Polviander, April 24, 1965 (divorced May 21, 1996). Married Anne Marie Lehtimàki. Children: Leila-Marja Päivikki, Päivi-Leena Marjukka Salviander, Riitta-Liisa Tuulikki Suojama.

father:
Frans Toivo

mother:
Gurli Teresia Salme Pihlaja

spouses:
Tytti Tuulikki Polviander

Anne Marie Lehtimàki

children:
Riitta-Liisa Tuulikki Suojama Pihlaja

Päivi-Leena Marjukka Salviander Pihlaja

Leila-Marja Päivikki Pihlaja