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Johanna Niemistö

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Senior Research Scientist



Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production

Email: firstname.lastname@syke.fi
Tel.  +358 295 251 835
Skype: johanna.syke

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Joensuu Office, Yliopistokatu 6 B, FI-80100

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Present role

I am a senior research scientist in the group of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in the Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production. At present, I am working with a research survey about aviation emissions. My main research tasks starting from September 2018 include project management and research work in an European Regional Development Fund project “Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Carelia”.


I am a D.Sc.(Tech.) in environmental engineering. I have been working at SYKE since 2015. Before that I was a doctoral student and post-doctoral researcher at University of Oulu. My research backgroung is in process and environmental engineering, especially in bioenergy, biofuel production and separation processes.

Current research interests

  • Sustainability assessments of production processes (life cycle assessment)
  • Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in industrial sector (especially in SMEs)
  • Aviation emissions

Research activities

Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Carelia

Framework for developing companies’ environmental life-cycle impacts 2015–2017


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Published 2016-08-09 at 11:28, updated 2021-02-25 at 10:20