CV Antti Hellsten

Title Senior Research Scientist

Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, PL 503, FI-00101 Helsinki

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, FI-00560 Helsinki

Phone number +358 50 409 0477

Fields of expertise

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Large-Eddy Simulation
  • Turbulence
  • Atmospheric boundary layer dynamics
  • Urban atmospheric boundary layer

Projects

  • CityClim (Academy of Finland);

University and other degrees

  • M. Sc., Aeronautical Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, 1995
  • D. Sc.(Tech), Aeronautical Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology,2004
  • Adjunct Professor (Docent), Computational Fluid Dynamics and turbulence modelling, Lappeenranta University of Technology, 2012

Previous professional appointments

  • Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Applied Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics Group: Senior Lecturer (opettava tutkija), January 1, 2008 – October 31, 2008
  • Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory of Aerodynamics: Senior Lecturer (opettava tutkija), June 1, 2002 – December 31, 2007
  • Researcher (tutkija), August 1, 1998 – May 31, 2002
  • Assistant (assistentti) in the Chair of Aeronautical Engineering, Jan 1, 1998 – July 31, 1998
  • Researcher (tutkija), July 1, 1995 – December 31, 1997
  • Research Assistant (tutkimusapulainen), June 20, 1994 – June 30, 1995

List of publications

 

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OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

A. Hellsten has been the officially nominated main-responsible supervisor of M.Sc. Ashvinkumar Chaudhari at Lappeenranta University of Technology until he graduated as Doctor of Science (Technology) in December 2014.

In addition, A. Hellsten participates or has participated supervision of the following graduate students:

  •       M.Sc. Mei-Kuei Tu at University of Helsinki in collaboration with prof. T. Vesala;
  •       M.Sc. Oxana Agamofova at Lappeenranta University of Technology in collaboration with profs. H. Haario and T. Kauranne;
  •      Zeinab Ahmadi-Zeleti at Lappeenranta University of Technology in collaboration with profs. H. Haario and T. Kauranne;

  A. Hellsten has the following teaching experience:

  •       Kul-34.130 Applications of boundary-layer theory (1.5 ocr), Helsinki University of Technology, 2003-2007;
  •       Kul-34.3700 Gas Dynamics (2 cr), Helsinki University of Technology, 2008;
  •       Participation in teaching Kul-34.3100 Introduction to fluid mechanics (5 cr), Helsinki University of Technology;
  •       Participation in teaching Ene-39.032 Fundaments of computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer (4 ocr), Helsinki University of Technology;     
  •       Participation in teaching Intensive Course on Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulence (8 cr), 2011, 2012 and 2013, Aalto University;
  •       Participation in teaching BH40A1500 Turbulence models (4 cr), Lappeenranta University of Technology;

  A. Hellsten has been instructing 8 master thesis projects and participated in instructing 5 other master thesis projects.
 

A. Hellsten has served as:

  •       the opponent for Mr. Werner Lazeroms in his licentiate dissertation defence at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden, June 14, 2013;     
  •       the opponent for Ms. Hong Wang in her doctoral dissertation defence at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, December 18, 2012;
  •       a member of the degree committee (3 members) in Mr. J. Gullman-Strand's doctoral dissertation defence at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden, December 17, 2004;
  •       a scientific evaluator for a research project proposal submitted to the Estonian Science Foundation (ETF), 2006;
  •       a member of the Scientific Board of the 6th International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering 2014;
  •       a deputy member of the management committee and a scientific expert of the COST action ES1006, 2011-2015;
  •       a deputy member of the management committee of the COST action TU1304, 2014-;
  •       a member of the management committee of the COST action 732, 2005-2009;
  •       a LSCFD research project of CSC Oy, member of the management committee, 2007-2008;
  •       a member of the steering committee of ERCOFTAC Special Interest Group on Environmental Fluid Dynamics (SIG5), 2011-;
  •       a national representative for ERCOFTAC Nordic Pilot Center, 2002-2008;
  •       a local organizer and member of the organizing committee ERCOFTAC/IAHR/COST Workshop on Refined Turbulence Modelling 1999; 
  •       a member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Architecture at Helsinki University of Technology, 2007-2008;