• Rahul received one-year grant from The Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation for doctoral study. Congrats Rahul!

  • Nianxing presented his research titled “Viologen Based Redox Composite Films: Electrochemical Synthesis and Characterization” at the “68th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry” held in Providence, USA.

  • Rahul presented a poster titled “Vapor phase polymerized highly conducting PEDOT films as electrode and high capacitance material” at the “14th European Conference on Molecular Electronics” held in Dresden, Germany.

  • Rahul attended the “4th International Summer School Spectroelectrochemistry” at the Center of Spectroelectrochemistry, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW Dresden), in Dresden, Germany

  • Milla presented her research titled “Electroactive Composite Materials for Supercapacitors” at “7th International Symposium on Energy” held in Manchester.

  • Rahul received one-year grant from the Fortum Foundation for doctoral study. Congrats Rahul!

  • Bhushan won the best Ph.D. thesis prize from Pentti Kosonen’s fund awards. Congrats Bhushan!
    Pentti Kosonen’s fund awards incentive grants for high-level chemistry subject dissertations and graduate theses with a grade of at least magna cum laude abrobatur. The scholarships are primarily distributed in the field of inorganic and analytical chemistry (material science).


  • Rahul received one year grant from The Foundation of Real Estates. Congrats Rahul!

  • MCRG, IMCG and DTG members Christmas celebrations:

  • PhD dissertation of MSc Nianxing Wang on 14th OctThesis

  • Nianxing has been granted a Fortum Foundation Scholarship  by The Board of Directors of Fortum Foundation. Congrats Nianxing!nianxing-at-fortum

  • Rahul has been granted a Fortum Foundation Scholarship  by The Board of Directors of Fortum Foundation. Congrats Rahul!rahul-at-fortum

  • Bhushan wins Chemical Spring Innovation Competition. Congrats Bhushan! It is published on the intranet, here is the link: https://intranet.utu.fi/fi/ajankohtaista/uutiset/Sivut/kampusen-kasvot-kemian-kevaan-voittaja-bhushan-gadgil.aspx

  • Milla has been awarded the Best Poster Prize presented in Symposium 08 at the 67th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry in The Hague, The Netherlands. Congrats Milla!mill-cert

  • PhD dissertation of MSc Bhushan Gadgil on 20th MayThesis

  • MCRG welcomes our new PhD student Rahul Yewale from Pune, India. Welcome to the group Rahul!

  • Ajit got 10 months postdoctoral grant from Finnish Cultural Foundation (Varsinais-Suomi Regional Fund). Congrats Ajit!

  • Milla received Finnish Chemical Society Young Researcher Award for her master’s thesis. More details here link .Congrats Milla!

  • Recent work on supercapacitors is published in Luonnontieteilijä magazine, 6/2015 p. 22, in Finnish: “Sähköautojen ongelma ratkaistaan superkondensaattoreilla”. Congrats to Pia and Milla for promoting MCRG research activities in media.Pia_MillaPia_Milla_ (pc: Hannu Aaltonen)

  • After the lab cleaning, MCRG members went for dinner at Pub Niska. Everyone enjoyed Finnish Style Pizza!Dinner_Pub Niska

  • PhD student Bhushan Gadgil received Best Poster Award at the sixth international conference on Carbon for Energy Storage/Conversion and Environment Protection held in Poznan Poland.http://www.cesep2015.put.poznan.pl/CESEP_2015_Best poster award_Bhushan Gadgil. IMG-20151022-WA0074 dsc02476

  • PhD student Milla Suominen received 3 years funded doctoral position from Doctoral Programme in Physical and Chemical Sciences (PCS) for the University of Turku Graduate School (UTUGS). Congratulations Milla! Keep it up!

  • Dr. Ajit Kalekar, from University of Pune joined our group as a postdoctoral researcher. He will be working on the Pd nanoparticles-reduced graphene oxide composites for catalytic applications, in collaboration with Åbo Akademi University. Welcome Ajit!