CV Karri Saarnio

Title PhD, Senior Research Scientist
Postal address PL 503, FI-00101 Helsinki
Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, FI-00560 Helsinki
Phone number +358-50-400 3094

Fields of expertise

  • Gas analysis metrology

  • Calibrations of trace gases and greenhouse gases

  • Measurements of trace gases and particulate matter

  • Reference methods and standardization

  • QA/QC

University and other degrees

  • M.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Helsinki, 2003

  • PhD (Analytical Chemistry), University of Helsinki, 2013

Previous professional appointments

  • Senior research scientist at Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, 2014–current

  • Research scientist at Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, 2003–2013

Other professional activities

  • FMI contact person for EURAMET (the European Association of National Metrology Institutes), 2019–current

  • Member in the technical committee SFS/SR215 on Air Quality by the Finnish Standards Association, 2018–current

  • Member in the CEN/TC 264 Air Quality working groups WG 12 (Ambient air - VOCs/SO2/NO2/O3/CO), WG 15 (Ambient air - PM10/PM2,5) and WG 42 (Ambient air - Air quality sensors) by the European Committee for Standardization, 2018–current

  • Technical Assessor for the Finnish Accreditation Service FINAS, 2019–current

  • Member in the FMI security group, 2014–2017

  • Employee representative, 2008–2010