Areas of expertise
I joined the University of Turku in 2004 as PhD candidate in the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials Science. I completed my PhD in 2006 and post-doctoral research fellow in 2008. In 2011 I got Docentship in Dental Biomaterials from Biomaterials Science Department. I am now involved in undergraduate and postgraduate dental teaching programs. I am also involved in conducting a research in Turku Clinical Biomaterials Centre (TCBC) with goal of optimizing, reinforcing and developing a new restorative dental materials.
My interested teaching activities include pre-clinical and laboratory teaching for undergraduate dental students (Dental Biomaterials & Dental morphology) and research teaching activities with postgraduate students and visiting researchers.
My current research is focused on development and reinforcement of dental restorative materials.I am also involved with several clinical evaluation projects for dental devices.