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Olli Juhana Marttila, Finnish physicist. Qualified for radiation protection officer in charge. Recipient medal 2d class Civil Defense Ministry of the Interior, Finland, 1973, 1st class, 1987, Medal for Long Service XXX, State of Finland, 1987, Knight of Order of White Rose of Finland, President of Republic, 1990.


Marttila, Olli Juhana was born on March 15, 1934 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Viljo Erkki and Kerttu Annikki (Hukka) Marttila.


Candidate of philosophy in physics, University Helsinki, 1956. License of philosophy in nuclear physics, University Helsinki, 1960.


Assistant in physics University Helsinki, 1956-1966, laboratory manager neutron physics laboratory and radiation protection, 1966-1998, head accelerator laboratory, 1977-1979. Retired, 1999

Visiting professor nuclear physics University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1978-1979. Secretary National Research Council of Sciences, Finland, 1969-1970.

Lecturer optics Instrumentarium Vocational School for Opticians, 1964-1979. Radiation expert High Command of Civil Defense, Ministry of Interior, Finland, 1969-1998. Technical cooperative expert Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1983, Institute Nuclear Physics, Tirana, Albania, 1987.

Member advisory committee nuclear safety, Helsinki, 1988-2000, vice chairman 1994-1997, chairman division, 1991-1997, member divisions, 1998-2000. Occupational health and safety representative of employees of faculty of science University Helsinki, 1994-1998.


  • Qualified for radiation protection officer in charge.


  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Radiation, Uses and Control, 1970. Author: Fundamentals of Radiation Protection, 1982-1998, Practice of Radiation Protection, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board of directors Finnish Evangelist-Lutheran Sunday School Association, Helsinki, 1970-1985, vice chairman of the executive committee, 1980-1981, 84-85, chairman, 1981-1984. Board directors Lasten Keskus Public House, Helsinki, since 1974, chairman, 1982-1987. Member Finnish Physical Society (board directors 1964-1966), Nordic Society for Radiation Protection, Finnish Nuclear Society.


Married Anja Inkeri Nikko, October 12, 1956. Children: Riikka, Iiu Silja, Laura, Heta.

Viljo Erkki Marttila

Kerttu Annikki (Hukka) Marttila

Anja Inkeri Nikko

Laura Marttila

Riikka Marttila

Heta Marttila

Iiu Silja Marttila