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Engineering educator

Simo-Pekka Villehard Hannula, Finnish engineering educator. Achievements include patents for manufacture of a metal matrix composite, and a metal matrix composite; patents for method for nitriding of metal powders. Research grant, Outokumpu Oyj Foundation, 1979-1981, since 2005.

Background

Hannula, Simo-Pekka Villehard was born on August 2, 1952 in Hausjärvi, Finland. Son of Olli Johannes and Aila Helli Hannula.

Education

Licence in Technology, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, 1982. Master of Science in Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, 1977. Doctor of Science in Technology, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, 1988.

Career

Post- doctoral Research associate Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1982—1985. Section manager Technical Research Centre of Finland Technology Research Center Finland, Espoo, 1985—1990, laboratory director, 1990—1993, research professor, since 1994, research manager, 1994—2001, professor, since 2004. Chairman committee standardization metallic and inorganic coatings Technology Industries Finland, Helsinki, since 1987, board member committee materials technical, 1989—2004.

Advisory expert for metallurgical patents Helsinki Court Justice, since 1990. Vice chairman planning committee investigation major accidents Ministry Justice, Helsinki, 1992—1997, vice chairman committee investigation explosion accidents in Hanko, 1993—1998. Finnish representative management committee Cost, Ec, Brussels, 1993—2006.

Member American Society for Microbiology International, European Council, Finland, 1996—2004. Board member LTKK Innovations Oy, Lappeenranta, Finland, 1998—2004. Chairman board new materials center Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, since 2004.

Board member Outokumpu Oyj Foundation, Espoo, Finland, since 2006. 2nd lieutenant Finland Cavalry, 1977-1978.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for manufacture of a metal matrix composite, and a metal matrix composite. Patents for method for nitriding of metal powders.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 180 science and technical publications.

Membership

Member of Finnish Association Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society, American Society for Microbiology International (board member Finish chapter 1990), Finnish Academy Technology (life. Chairman materials technical expert group 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, tennis, aerobics, outdoor recreation.

Connections

Married Sirpa Leena Suvilehto, August 15, 1981. Children: Laura Johanna, Krista Meri Talvikki, Pyry-Mikko Johannes.

father:
Olli Johannes

mother:
Aila Helli Hannula

spouse:
Sirpa Leena Suvilehto

children:
Laura Johanna Hannula

Pyry-Mikko Johannes Hannula

Krista Meri Talvikki Hannula