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1 Exchange info for Wood technology students 29.9.2011 Puumekanistikerho Wood technology staff

2 University • Country, city • Are there suitable courses for wood tech. studies/major? • Teaching language • Contact person in the University • Who has studied there? When? Which courses? Contact information • Anything specific about this University?

3 Politecnico di Torino • Italia, Torino • Department of architecture → restoration of wooden buildings • Teaching language → Italian, some in English • Lauri Rautkari studied autumn 2005, history of architecture, Riina Luomanpää studied business in 2010 – lauri.rautkari@aalto.fi, riina.luomapaa@aalto.fi • Suuuuper nice city

4 Bern University of Applied Sciences • Biel, Switzerland • Wood and Civil Engineering (also master level) • Teaching language → English, German, French • Lauri Rautkari studied/worked 2007-2008 – lauri.rautkari@aalto.fi • Specialized in wood! Good equipment – Suuuuper nice country

5 Oregon State University • Corvallis, Oregon, USA • Department of Wood Science & Engineering • Teaching language → English • Lauri Rautkari studied/worked 2009 – lauri.rautkari@aalto.fi • Suuuuper nice to travel around west coast

6 Chalmers University of Technology • Sweden, Gothenburg • There are no directly suitable courses for wood tech. major • Teaching language mainly English • Contact person: Nordtech program in Aalto • Kristiina Laine has studied there Project management courses in fall 2008 – kristiina.laine@aalto.fi, 050 3841758 • There is a big campus and everything works really well, I recommend! -Kristiina

7 Udayana University, Indonesia • Indonesia, Bali • Courses of trade and business, language, law and history (customized study program for all the foreigners) • English as teaching language • Application through Asia Exchange (.com) • Juha Virmiala in spring 2011, Annukka Hirsi 2010, Sampo Smålander, Joonas Kanerva… – juha.virmiala@tkk.fi, annukka.hirsi@aalto.fi • Interesting culture

8 Lund University • Sweden, Lund • Are there suitable courses for wood tech. studies/major? • Teaching language • Contact person in the University • Simo Hiltunen has studied there industrial design, architecture, environmental psychology, argeology. – Simo Hiltunen 040 7412096 • Fun and interesting, Simo recommends!

9 Luleå Universitet • Sweden, Skellefteå • There are suitable courses for wood tech. studies, some might be project work with the industry. A lot of research in wood science. • Teaching language is English and Swedish • Contact person in the University: Micael Öhman, micael.ohman@ltu.se, 0910-58 53 74 • Tiina Vainio-Kaila has studied there – Tiina.Vainio-Kaila@aalto.fi, 0503789345 – Matti Kairi has contacts • Nice people, beautiful nature and many activities!

10 Bangor University, UK • Bangor, UK • There may not be any directly suitable courses for the wood tech. Major, but the school does offer a wide range of forestry related courses. There is a long tradition in tropical forestry at the department. Possible internships/work at the BioComposites centre (also at the university) • Teaching language: English • Contact person: not sure who the current contact person is, but Mark can find out • Mark Hughes studied/worked there – Mark.hughes@aalto.fi • If you’re into mountain & water sports an excellent place!

11 Napier University, UK • Edinburgh, UK • They run a MSc course in timber engineering • Teaching language: English • Contact person: Best place to start may be the website • Mark has contacts • Edinburgh is a lively city! • The studies cost • Specific language test required

12 University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences BOKU (Universität für Bodenkultur) • Austria, Vienna (www.boku.ac.at) • Institute of Wood Science and Technology -> Wood Technology courses Wood Technology courses • English / Germany • Contact person – Katja Vahtikari katja.vahtikari@aalto.fi • People how have study in Boku – 2005 Jussi Ruponen jussi.ruponen@aalto.fi – 2006 Lauri Linkosalmi lauri.linkosalmi@aalto.fi – 2007 Laura Mattila laura.mattila@finnforest.fi – 2008 Pekka Pohjonen pekka.pohjonen@aalto.fi • Vienna is nice city with lots of cultural life

13 Other places • UBC, wood technology (Antti Tikkanen) • Ranska, Cluny University, wood technology, (Proff. Remy Marchal) • Russia (Jani Laamanen 2011-2012) • TU Muchen, wood construction (Stefan Winter) • BOKU, wood and material technology • New Zeland, Canterberry, wood technology (Eveliina Jutila) • Australia, Sydney (Teknillinen korkeakoulu) • Japani, wood construction, Tokyo (teknillinen korkeakoulu), only little English • Chile, Conception, mainly in Spanish, radiata pine


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