DR. VILLE-VALTTERI VISURI
Ville-Valtteri Visuri works as an advisor at Teknoventure Oy. He is experienced in application of national and international funding from public sources together with private companies. He has played a major role in securing several research projects with a realised total budget of over €30 million.
He has over 10 years of experience from research and development (R&D) activities related to steel industry, working most recently as an Research and Development Manager at Outokumpu Stainless Oy and as a Senior Research Fellow at University of Oulu. To this end, has authored tens of scientific publications on the metallurgy of steelmaking (see Orcid database) and has been a Visiting Researcher at RWTH Aachen University in 2014 and 2019. Visuri is a part-time Business Development Specialist at Luxmet Oy, a company specialised in advanced high temperature process monitoring and control systems for metals industry. In addition, he is a deputy board member at Teknoventure Oy, and he serves as board member at Hannu Luukinen oy and in the Division of Metallurgical Engineers at the Finnish Association for Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.
Visuri holds the title of Adjunct Professor in Process Metallurgy from University of Oulu. He received a doctorate in Process Engineering as well as master´s and bachelor’s degrees in Industrial Engineering and Management. During his undergraduate studies, he was an exchange student at Technical University of Munich and worked, among others, at Rautaruukki Oyj, Nokia Siemens Networks Oy, and Turva Mutual Insurance Company. His working languages are Finnish, English and German, but he also speaks some Swedish and elementary Russian.