Heidi Piili, Doctor of Science (Technology), will defend her doctoral dissertation in the field of Chemical Engineering at LUT on 14th of December 2023 in auditorium AUD3B in Lahti and online. Her dissertation is titled A conceptual, holistic framework to overcome limitations and constraints of design in laser based powder bed fusion of metals: Case novel separation and purification units.

Assistant Professor Efthymios Polatidis, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Greece, will act as an opponent. Professor Eveliina Repo of LUT University will act as custos. 

Library information: The dissertation has been published in the Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis research series number 1112 of the university. ISBN 978-952-412-019-7, ISBN 978-952-412-020-3 (PDF), ISSN 1456-4491 (Print), ISSN 2814-5518 (Online).