CV Ari Karppinen

Title Research manager
Postal address P.O. Box 503, FI 00101 HELSINKI, FINLAND
Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 HELSINKI
Phone number +358(0)29 539 5453, mobile +358 40 53468
Fax +358 29 539 5403

Fields of expertise

Dr. Ari Karppinen has worked as a research scientist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute since 1984. His expertise is on mathematical modelling, atmospheric physics and chemistry; particularly evaluation of urban air quality, the dispersion of pollution from traffic. His MSc thesis (1987) dealt with the description and application of a system for calculating radiation doses due to long range transport of radioactive releases and his Licentiates's thesis (1998) studied the effective choice of NOx - emission control measures. His doctor's thesis (2001) dealt with the meteorological pre-processing and atmospheric dispersion modelling of urban air quality and applications in the Helsinki metropolitan area Doc. Karppinen is the author of approximately 290 scientific publications; 60 of these in refereed international journals. He has given over 50 lectures and presentations at scientific confereces

University and other degrees

M. Sc., Applied Physics, Helsinki University of Technology, 1988 Lic. Tech, Applied Physics, Helsinki University of Technology, 1998 D. Sc.(Tech), Applied Physics, Helsinki University of Technology, 2001 Adjunct Professor (Docent), Physics, University of Helsinki, 2004

Previous professional appointments

Outokumpu Oy, - research assistant 1980-1982 Helsinki University of Technology - research assistant 1982-84 Finnish Meteorological Institute - research assistant 1984-86 - research scientist 1987-88 Ministry of the Environment - research scientist, 1988 Finnish Meteorological Institute - research scientist 1989-94 - senior research scientist 1994-2004 - head of research group 2004-

List of publications