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CV Anu Heikkilä

Title Senior research scientist

Contact anu.heikkila@fmi.fi

Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, POB 503, 00101 Helsinki FINLAND

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki FINLAND

Phone number +358 29 539 4151

Fields of expertise

  • Solar UV radiation
  • Artificial UV radiation
  • Measurement and modeling of UV radiation
  • Effects of UV radiation
  • Solar UV radiation and human health: UV index forecasting and sun awareness
  • Instrumentation and metrology of solar radiation measurements
  • Spectroscopy
  • Scientific data management

University and other degrees

  • PhD, Physics, University of Helsinki, 2014 Title of PhD Thesis: Methods for Assessing Degrading Effects of UV Radiation on Materials
  • Diploma in Leadership and Management (68 cr), University of Helsinki, 2013
  • MSc, Physics, University of Helsinki, 1995 Title of MSc Thesis: Bentseeni-jodi-kompleksin muodostumisreaktion tasapainovakion ja eliniän määritys spektroskopian keinoin (Determination of Equilibrium Constant and Life-Time of Benzene-Iodine Complex by Means of Spectroscopy)

Previous professional appointments

  • Senior research scientist, Finnish Meteorological Institute, 2005 -
  • Research scientist, Finnish Meteorological Institute, 1996-2004
  • Part-time teacher, University of Helsinki, 1990; 1993-1994
  • ADP Consultant, Helsinki City Health Department, 1992-1996
  • Research assistant, University of Helsinki, 1994

Other professional activities

  • Member of the SAG-UV (Scientific Advisory Group of UV Radiation) of WMO/GAW (World Meteorological Organization / Global Atmosphere Watch)
  • Member of UNEP/EEAP (United Nations Environment Program / Environmental Effects Assessment Panel)
  • Member of the Management Committee of COST Action ES1207 EUBREWNET
  • Member of the UV Technology Group of COST Action FA0906 UV4Growth (UVB radiation: A specific regulator of plant growth and food quality in a changing climate, 2011-2014)
  • Member of the International Association for Plant UV Research UV4Plants

List of publications

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/F-1261-2017

LinkedIn profile (linkki: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anu-heikkil%C3%A4-a01bb1137/)

ResearchGate profile (linkki: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/A_Heikkilae)