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Organic chemistry educator

Kari Tapani Rissanen, Finnish organic chemistry educator. Recipient grant Emil Aaltonen Foundation, 1986, 91, grant Wihuri Foundation, Finland, 1989, award Finnish Science Academy, 1991. Member European Cooperative in Science and Technology Research (management committee since 1992), Association Finnish Chemical Societies (division synthetic chemistry, vice-chairman 2000), German Chemical Society.

Background

Rissanen, Kari Tapani was born on November 29, 1959 in Iisalmi, Kuopio, Finland. Son of Tarmo Veli and Pirkko Kyllikki (Julkunen) Rissanen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Jyväskylä, Finland, 1984. Master of Science, University Jyväskylä, Finland, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Jyväskylä, Finland, 1990.

Career

Chemistry assistant University Jyväskylä, 1985-1989, assistant professor, 1989-1993, docent Jyvâskylâ, 1991-1995, professor, since 1995. Research fellow Academy Finland, Jyväskylä, Finland, 1988-1991, senior research fellow, 1991-1993. Associate professor University Joensuu, Finland, 1993-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member European Cooperative in Science and Technology Research (management committee since 1992), Association Finnish Chemical Societies (division synthetic chemistry, vice-chairman 2000), German Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, reading, sports.

Connections

Married Jaana Irmeli Vilpponen, March 8, 1984. Children: Ilona, Olli, Ilari, Ilkka.

father:
Tarmo Veli Rissanen

mother:
Pirkko Kyllikki (Julkunen) Rissanen

spouse:
Jaana Irmeli Vilpponen

child:
Ilona Rissanen

child:
Olli Rissanen

child:
Ilari Rissanen

child:
Ilkka Rissanen