Jero Ahola

Jero Ahola
Electrical Engineering
LUT School of Energy Systems


Jero Ahola was born in Lappeenranta, Finland, in 1974. He received the M.Sc. and D.Sc. degrees Electrical Engineering from LUT University, Lappeenranta, Finland, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He works currently at LUT as a full professor of energy efficiency in electrically driven systems, and as the head of the Department of Electrical Engineering. His research group demonstrated first in the world, in collaboration with VTT Finland, “Fuel from air” with SOLETAIR pilot in 2017 and “Food from electricity” with Neo-Carbon Food pilot in 2019. His current research interests include power-to-x processes, green hydrogen production by water electrolysis, solar PV applications, and energy efficiency electrical motor driven systems. Jero Ahola is a member of the board of Finnish electricity grid TSO Fingrid Oyj and Finnish gas grid TSO Gasgrid Finland Oy. 

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