Embodetect Study Group

Imaging as an aid in understanding stroke etiology.

Goup is led by adjunct professor Pirjo Mustonen and professor Ritva Vanninen.

Computational speech group

08.10.2017 -
Main topic of our group is speaker recognition: the task of connecting speech sample to an identity (who is speaking?). We work on improving both robustness (improved accuracy under varied channel, noise and other disturbances) and security of such systems (detection of representation attacks, al...

Trees Near Us

01.03.2019 - 31.12.2022
The research project “Trees Near Us” explores what makes some individual trees important to people. We want to find out what kind of connections are between trees and people, how do they for and how they can be seen in everyday life personally and culturally.

Functional surfaces

Functional surfaces research group focuses on fabrication and characterization of functional micro- and nanostructured surfaces.

The main research topics focus on photocatalysis, metal injection molding (MIM), and friction management of sliding surfaces.

Sustainable well-being

In this interdisciplinary research group we are interested in to study how sustainability and well-being can be combined in day-to-day life.

Human Brain Disease Modelling (Lehtonen lab)

Our research focuses on revealing the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurological diseases, especially Parkinson`s disease (PD). We utilize patient-derived brain cells in novel human-based models, including 3D culture systems and midbrain organoids, to more accurately mimic the diseased bra...

The Immune System in Skin Cancers

The research project, constituting a part of the North-Savo Skin Cancer Program (NoSCaP), is aimed at enhancing secondary prevention of skin cancers through identification of patients at increased risk for skin cancers.

Professor Ilkka Harvima and Dr Hanna Siiskonen, Department of ...