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CV Heikki Lihavainen

Title Head of Unit, Atmospheric composition research

Contact heikki.lihavainen@fmi.fi

Postal address PL 503, FI-00101 Helsinki, FINLAND

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki

Phone number +358 50 3623773

Fields of expertise

  • Aerosol measurements
  • Aerosols and climate
  • Aerosol - cloud interactions
  • GAW and EMEP measurement networks

University and other degrees

  • Master of Science, 10.6.1996 from University of Kuopio
  • Ph.D., 15.6.2000 from University of Helsinki
  • Docent for Physics at the University of Helsinki, 29.6.2006

Previous professional appointments

  • Group leader of Aerosols and Climate (old name fine particles and climate) group at Finnish Meteorological Institute, 2004-2013
  • Visiting scientist, NASA/UMBC, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA, 2008
  • Senior Research Scientist at Finnish Meteorological Institute, 2002-2004
  • Project manager at Vaisala Oyj, 2000-2002
  • Visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, Department of Chemical Engineering , 1997-1998
  • Research scientist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute 1996-2000

Other professional activities

  • Inventor in 2 patents

List of publications