Dr. Ville-Valtteri Visuri works as 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 roughly 10 years of experience from working with the metallurgical industry and related research, most recently as a postdoctoral researcher and deputy head of the Process Metallurgy Research Unit at University of Oulu. To this end, has authored tens of scientific publications on the metallurgy of steelmaking (see Orcid database). He has been a visiting researcher at RWTH Aachen University (Germany) 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 serves as board member at Hannu Luukinen oy and Oulu Technical Society, and is a deputy board member at Teknoventure Oy.
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. He speaks Finnish, English, German, Swedish, and elementary Russian.