Juha Lehtonen

Job TitleResearch Professor, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

Juha Lehtonen is a research professor of bioenergy and thermochemical processing at VTT and the leader of VTT strategic focus area Carbon Reuse Economy. He has a long career in industrial research organizations in managerial positions and as a specialist of chemical reaction engineering, catalysis and development of biofuel, oil refinery and specialty chemicals processes. Before starting at VTT in 2016, he worked for four years as a professor of Industrial Chemistry at Aalto University (Espoo, Finland) concentrating on catalytic conversion of sustainable raw materials into value added chemicals and fuels. He is an author or co-author of 84 peer-reviewed scientific publications.