Areas of expertise
In 2005, I received my PhD degree in physical geography, after which, I was appointed to docent in hydrogeography at the Univ. of Turku, in 8/2008. I was granted post doctoral research of Academy of Finland in 2007-2009 and Academy of Research fellow in 2010-2015. Subsequently, I earn docentship in remote sensing applications in hydrology at the Dep. of Surveying, School of Engineering, AALTO University, in 3/2010. I have 20 years working experience at university level. Currently, I am working as a professor at the Dept. my of Geography & Geology, Univ. of Turku. I have also worked as an Adjunct Professor (15% part-time, 5-year post) at the Dept. of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics, School of Engineering, AALTO Univ. In total, I have written over 60 peer-reviewed articles in international scientific peer-reviewed journals and totally over 100 publications (incl. international conference proceedings and abstracts). I have gained over € 3.5 million of external research funding as a principal investigator or a sub-project PI.