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19 Oct 2024

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PhD Project
Aalto University

PhD in Measurement Science and Technology

19 Oct 2024

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Position Description

The Metrology Research Institute at Aalto University, Finland, is searching for a PhD student to develop new environmental measurement technology targeting real-time characterisation of microplastic particles in lakes, rivers and oceans. Such new measurement technology is acutely needed to study the impact of plastic littering and the subsequent formation of microplastics under environmental conditions on wildlife, marine fish stock and human population.

We expect the applicant to have a solid academic background in at least one of the following fields: optics and photonics, measurement science and technology, engineering physics or electronics.

We offer exposure to international research collaboration with established academic and research institutions.

How to Apply

The deadline for applications is November 29 2019. The applicants are kindly requested to submit the Cover Letter, CV and the Transcript of Academic Record directly by email to Dr. Toni Laurila. Further information and applications: Toni Laurila, email:, tel. +358 50 358 3097, web:

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.