DeConcrete Teams, University of Oulu (Finland)

DeConcrete Teams

University of Oulu (Finland)

Katja Ohenoja

Katja Ohenoja

DSc. Senior research fellow
Fibre and Particle Engineering
Faculty of Technology
University of Oulu

Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 5, FI-90570 Oulu,

Research interests:

  • Utilisation of industrial sidestreams
  • Sustainable cementitious materials
  • Mechanical treatments
  • Nanoparticles
  • Carbonation

Recent publications:

  1. Adesanya, Elijah; Ohenoja, Katja; Yliniemi, Juho; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Mechanical transformation of phyllite mineralogy toward its use as alkali-activated binder precursor. - Minerals engineering 145, 106093 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  2. Kiventerä, Jenni; Piekkari, Katri; Isteri, Visa; Ohenoja, Katja; Tanskanen, Pekka; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Solidification/stabilization of gold mine tailings using calcium sulfoaluminate-belite cement. - Journal of cleaner production 239, 118008 . [Original]
  3. Ohenoja, Katja; Wigren, Valter; Österbacka, Jan; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Applicability of Fly Ash from Fluidized Bed Combustion of Peat, Wood, or Wastes to Concrete. - Waste and biomass valorization first online, first online . [Original]
  4. Rissanen, Jouni; Ohenoja, Katja; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja (2017) Partial Replacement of Portland-Composite Cement by Fluidized Bed Combustion Fly Ash. - Journal of materials in civil engineering 29 (8), 04017061 . [Original]
  5. Ohenoja, Katja; Tanskanen, Pekka; Wigren, Valter; Kinnunen, Päivö; Körkkö, Mika; Peltosaari, Olli; Österbacka, Jan; Illikainen, Mirja (2016) Self-hardening of fly ashes from a bubbling fluidized bed combustion of peat, forest industry residuals, and wastes. - Fuel 165 (1), 440-446 . [Original]
Priyadharshini Perumal

Priyadharshini Perumal

PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher
Building Materials
University of Oulu, Fiber and Particle Engineering Research Unit,
Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 5, FI-90570 Oulu


Research interests:

  • Characterization of building materials
  • Reactivity of cementitious materials
  • Cement and concrete properties
  • Volarization of industrial by-products in construction
  • Circular economy
  • Life cycle assessment

Recent publications:

  1. Perumal, P., Piekkari, K., Sreenivasan, H., and Kinnunen, P. (2019). “One-part geopolymers from mining residues – Effect of thermal treatment on three di ff erent tailings.” Minerals Engineering, Elsevier, 144(September), 106026.

  2. Priyadharshini, P., Ph, D., Ramamurthy, K., Ph, D., Asce, M., Robinson, R. G., and Ph, D. (2019). “Influence of Temperature and Duration of Thermal Treatment on Properties of Excavated Soil as Fine Aggregate in Cement Mortar.” Journal of Materail in Civil Engineering, 31(8).

  3. Priyadharshini, P., Ramamurthy, K., and Robinson, R. G. (2018). “Sustainable Reuse of Excavation Soil in Cementitious Composites.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier Ltd, 176, 999–1011.

  4. Priyadharshini, P., Ramamurthy, K., and Robinson, R. G. (2018). “Reuse potential of stabilized excavation soil as fine aggregate in cement mortar.” Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier Ltd, 192, 141–152.

  5. Priyadharshini, P., Ramamurthy, K., and Robinson, R. G. (2017). “Excavated soil waste as fine aggregate in fly ash based geopolymer mortar.” Applied Clay Science, Elsevier, 146(April), 81–91.

Kalle Kursula

Kalle Kursula

M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate

Geopolymers research team

Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 5, FI-90570 Oulu

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