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Elektroniset väitöskirjat - Electronic doctoral dissertations

Väitöskirjat ovat saatavilla Aalto-yliopiston Aaltodoc-julkaisuarkistossa: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

The doctoral dissertations are available in the electronic publications archive of Aalto University – Aaltodoc: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

 

Ajankohtaisia väitöksiä - Current dissertations

Mikko M. Kärkkäinen (18.9.2014):
Design and Characterization of Monolithic Millimeter-Wave Integrated Circuits for Receiver Front-Ends.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 118/2014.

Keywords: low-noise amplifier, millimeter-wave receiver, transmission lines

Andreas Uppstu (12.9.2014):
Electronic Properties of Graphene from Tight-Binding Simulations.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 122/2014.

Keywords: graphene, tight-binding, electronic transport, scanning tunneling microscopy

Marko Takanen (5.9.2014):
Functional Modeling of Hearing for Assessment of Spatial Sound Reproduction.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 109/2014.

Keywords: binaural hearing, auditory modeling, sound quality, spatial sound

Ingrit Lillemäe (5.9.2014):
Fatigue Assessment of Thin Superstructure Decks.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 121/2014.

Keywords: fatigue assessment, fatigue strength, angular misalignment, initial distortion, thin plate, welded joint, stiffened panel, hull girder

Juuso Parkkinen (29.8.2014):
Probabilistic Components of Molecular Interactions and Drug Responses.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 105/2014.

Keywords: Bayesian statistics, gene expression, machine learning, molecular medicine, probabilistic component models, toxicology

Seppo Virtanen (25.8.2014):
Bayesian Latent Variable Models for Learning Dependencies Between Multiple Data Sources.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 110/2014.

Keywords: Bayesian statistics, latent variable models, machine learning, multi-view learning, sparsity

Juha Salmilehto (22.8.2014):
Control of Open Quantum Systems.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 102/2014.

Keywords: quantum system, decoherence, Cooper pair

Timo A. Räsänen (22.8.2014):
Hydrological Changes in the Mekong River Basin – The Effects of Climate Variability and Hydropower Development.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 114/2014.

Keywords: Mekong, hydropower, climate variability, hydrological impact assessment

Charles N. Nwoko (22.8.2014):
Assessing the Socioeconomic Impacts Arising from Oil Pollutions in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: Including Proposals for Solution.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 115/2014.

Keywords: oil spillage, gas flaring, multinational corporations, Nigerian Government, petroleum legislation, technology, environmental ombudsman, environmental court

Eeva Määttänen (22.8.2014):
Green Property Services – Driving Environmental Performance and Customer Value in Commercial Buildings.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 96/2014.

Keywords: property services, environmental performance, customer value, commercial buildings, operational phase, energy management

Jussi Hokka (22.8.2014):
Effects of Accelerated Lifetime Test Parameters and Failure Mechanisms on the Reliability of Electronic Assemblies.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 106/2014.

Keywords: electronic assembly, mechanical load, microstructure, recrystallization, shock impact test, solder interconnection, thermal cycling test, thermal load

Hong-Li Zeng (15.8.2014):
Connectivity Inference with Asynchronously Updated Kinetic Ising Models.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 117/2014.

Keywords: network inference, asynchronous update, kinetic Ising model

Anna Zaitseva (15.8.2014):
Measurements and Modeling of Physical Properties for Oil and Biomaterial Refining.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 94/2014.

Keywords: vapor-liquid equilibrium, excess enthalpy, furfural, COSMO-RS, UNIFAC, headspace gas chromatography, recirculation still apparatus, static total pressure apparatus

Fiseha Tesfaye (15.8.2014):
Thermodynamic Stabilities of Complex Phases and Their Assemblages in Ag-Te, Ag-Bi-S and Ag-Cu-S Systems.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 100/2014.

Keywords: silver-based phases, solid solubility, equilibrium, electrochemistry, thermodynamic and thermochemical properties

Tingan Tang (15.8.2014):
Combining User and Context: Living Labs Innovation in Digital Services.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 91/2014.

Keywords: Living Labs, Web 2.0, innovation, digital services

Niina Sandholm (15.8.2014):
Genome-Wide Associations and Computational Search for the Genetic Risk Factors for Diabetic Nephropathy.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 104/2014.

Keywords: computational genetics, genome-wide association study, GWAS, SNP, diabetic nephropathy

Ali Faisal (15.8.2014):
Retrieval of Gene Expression Measurements with Probabilistic Models.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 108/2014.

Keywords: machine learning, bioinformatics, probabilistic modeling, information retrieval, Bayesian generative models

Darko Frank (14.8.2014):
Fatigue Strength Assessment of Laser Stake Welds in Web-Core Steel Sandwich Panels.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 93/2014.

Keywords: fatigue strength, stress analysis, laser weld, stake weld, sandwich panel, web-core

Parth Amin (8.8.2014):
Self-Organizing Radio Resource Management and Backhaul Dimensioning for Cellular Networks.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 107/2014.

Keywords: self-organization, synchronization, interference, component carrier, handover, data forwarding, backhaul, heterogeneous network, femtocell, LTE, LTE-Advanced

Laura Taajamaa (16.7.2014):
Supported Ultrathin Films and Non-Woven Fibre Mats from Polysaccharide Containing Bicomponent Polymer Blends.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 87/2014.

Keywords: polysaccharide, cellulose, cellulose derivative, polymer blend, spin coating, electrospinning, ultrathin film, fibre mat, modification

Petri Kanninen (18.6.2014):
Characterization of Nanostructured Catalysts and Silicon Microstructures in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 76/2014.

Keywords: direct methanol fuel cell, carbon nanomaterials, micro fuel cells, catalyst layer

Outi Santala (13.6.2014):
Impact of Water Content on Enzymatic Modification of Wheat Bran.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
VTT Science 59.

Keywords: wheat bran, arabinoxylan, xylanase, enzymatic modification, solubilisation, water content, high solids hydrolysis, bran particle size, high torque mixing, stationary incubation, extrusion, mechanical properties, extrudate structure

Otso Manninen (13.6.2014):
Understanding Private Equity Fund Returns: Access as the Determinant of Differences between Limited Partners' Private Equity Returns.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 66/2014.

Keywords: private equity, limited partner, institutional investor, access, investment returns

Simo Heliövaara (13.6.2014):
Pedestrian Behavior in Evacuations – Simulation Models and Experiments.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 67/2014.

Keywords: evacuation, simulation, game theory, experiment, crowd, behavior

Yvonne Nygård (6.6.2014):
Production of D-Xylonate and Organic Acid Tolerance in Yeast.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
VTT Science 58.

Keywords: yeast, D-xylonate, metabolic engineering, organic acids, stress responses, cytosolic pH, Pdr12, D-xylose

Marek Matusiak (6.6.2014):
Optimizing Warehouse Order Batching when Routing Is Precedence Constrained and Pickers Have Varying Skills.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 62/2014.

Keywords: warehousing, routing, order picking, metaheuristics, batching, multilevel modeling, worker modeling, business analytics, combinatorial optimization

Petteri Kilpinen (6.6.2014):
KOH Anisotropic Silicon Etching for MEMS Accelerometer Fabrication.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 65/2014.

Keywords: potassium hydroxide, silicon, anisotropic etching, MEMS, accelerometer

Arto Huuskonen (6.6.2014):
Managing Strategic Service Networks: Contingency View of Integration in the Context of Component Services.
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 70/2014.

Keywords: strategic network, service network, network management, component service, integration, contingency theory

Juha Helminen (6.6.2014):
Supporting Acquisition of Programming Skills in Introductory Programming Education: Environments for Practicing Programming and Recording and Analysis of Exercise Sessions.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 69/2014.

Keywords: introductory programming education, automated assessment, program visualization, novice programming environment, program construction exercise, mobile learning, programming process, programming session

Eeva Vilkkumaa (5.6.2014):
Model-Based Decision Processes for Agenda Building and Project Funding.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 64/2014.

Keywords: portfolio decision analysis, project selection, multi-attribute value theory, group decision making, incomplete information, robustness, scenarios, Bayesian modeling, value of information

Nikolaos Pahimanolis (3.6.2014):
Functionalization of Dextran, Xylan and Nanofibrillated Cellulose Using Click-Chemistry in Aqueous Media.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 58/2014.

Keywords: chemical modification, polysaccharides, functionalization, nanocomposite

Dmitry Morits (3.6.2014):
Metamaterials for Optical and THz Ranges: Design and Characterization.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 55/2014.

Keywords: metamaterials, metasurfaces, plasmon resonance, artificial magnetism, characterization

Evangelos Sklavounos (30.5.2014):
Conditioning of SO2 -Ethanol-Water (SEW) Spent Liquor from Lignocellulosics for ABE Fermentation to Biofuels and Chemicals.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 50/2014.

Keywords: ABE fermentation, biofuels, biomass, biorefinery, butanol, conditioning, SO2-ethanol-water fractionation

Satu K. Hänninen (30.5.2014):
Second Harmonic Wave Loads as Springing Excitation of a Large Cruise Ship in Short and Steep Head Waves.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 61/2014.

Keywords: ship wave loads, second-order resonant springing, hull form, RANS, volume-of-fluid method, model tests

Anne Kallioinen (28.5.2014):
Development of Pretreatment Technology and Enzymatic Hydrolysis for Biorefineries.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
VTT Science 56.

Keywords: lignocellulose, pretreatment, enzymatic hydrolysis, optimal enzyme mixture

Philip Ginzboorg (27.5.2014):
Security Mechanisms in Partially Isolated Networks.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 71/2014.

Keywords: security, privacy, resource management, fragmentation, DTN

Liangge Xu (23.5.2014):
All-Digital Phase-Locked Loop for Radio Frequency Synthesis.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 46/2014.

Keywords: radio frequency, all-digital phase-locked loop, digitally controlled oscillator, time-to-digital converter, frequency synthesizer

Riina Ritasalo (23.5.2014):
Properties of Pulsed Electric Current Sintered Copper and Copper Composites.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 53/2014.

Keywords: pulsed electric current sintering, copper, metallic matrix composites, microstructure, dispersion strengthening, mechanical properties, thermal properties, tribological properties, electrical properties

Liisa Lehtiranta (23.5.2014):
Collaborative Risk Management in Complex Construction Projects.
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 48/2014.

Keywords: risk management, collaboration, complexity, construction project, project organization, multi-organization, construction management

Erika Winquist (16.5.2014):
The Potential of Ligninolytic Fungi in Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 54/2014.

Keywords: bioremediation, fungi, lignin-modifying enzymes, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, chlorinated dioxins

Panu Lahti (16.5.2014):
Characterizations and Fine Properties of Functions of Bounded Variation on Metric Measure Spaces.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 44/2014.

Keywords: boundary trace, characterization, doubling measure, extension, finite perimeter, function of bounded variation, functional of linear growth, integral representation, Poincaré inequality, relative isoperimetric inequality, Semmes family of curves

Hannu Johto (16.5.2014):
Phase Equilibria of Selected Sulfide Impurity Systems at Elevated Temperatures.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 52/2014.

Keywords: thermodynamics, equilibration experiment, arsenic sulfide, copper sulfide, lead sulfide, iron sulfide, zinc sulfide

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard (16.5.2014):
Increasing Flexibility by Environment Scanning of the Early Signs of Change in the Complex Environment.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 60/2014.

Keywords: weak signals, strategy, complexity

Syed Ghufran Hashmi (16.5.2014):
Towards Metal Free Counter Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 41/2014.

Keywords: dye-sensitized solar cell, flexible substrate, ITO-PET, ITO-PEN, counter electrode, carbon composite, carbon nanotubes

Kimmo Hiltunen (15.5.2014):
The Performance of Dense and Heterogeneous LTE Network Deployments within an Urban Environment.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 51/2014.

Keywords: LTE, dense networks, heterogeneous networks, micro cells, pico cells, femto cells, performance, capacity, coverage, energy-efficiency, power consumption

Gianmario Scotti (9.5.2014):
Micro Fuel Cell Fabrication Technologies.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 29/2014.

Keywords: DRIE, silicon, aluminium, laser ablation, micro fuel cells

Tiina Lindh-Knuutila (9.5.2014):
Computational Modeling and Simulation of Language and Meaning: Similarity-Based Approaches.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 49/2014.

Keywords: lexical semantics, language, meaning, computational modeling, vector space models, language complexity, agent simulation, unsupervised learning, machine learning

Anssi Käki (9.5.2014):
Decision Models for Managing Demand and Supply Uncertainties in Supply Networks.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 34/2014.

Keywords: stochastic optimization, demand and supply uncertainties, scenarios, copula functions, supply management, Newsvendor model, risk management

Susanna Kuitunen (9.5.2014):
Phase and Reaction Equilibria in the Modelling of Hot Water Extraction, Pulping and Bleaching.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 37/2014.

Keywords: modeling, reaction kinetics, mass transfer, phase equilibrium, Donnan equilibrium, reaction equilibrium, hot water extraction, pulping, bleaching

Anna Korolyuk (9.5.2014):
Collective Excitations in Ultracold Fermi Gases.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 45/2014.

Keywords: Fermi gas, TEBD, FFLO, cold gases, superfluidity, collision dynamics, collective excitations

Mikko Kaltiokallio (9.5.2014):
Integrated Radio Frequency Circuits for Wideband Receivers.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 36/2014.

Keywords: radio receiver, mixer-first receiver, blocker tolerant, wideband LNA, duty-cycle control, active polyphase filter, wideband buffer

Hannes Gamper (2.5.2014):
Enabling Technologies for Audio Augmented Reality Systems.
Department of Media Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 39/2014.

Keywords: audio augmented reality, acoustic tracking, auditory display, HRTF interpolation

Ville F. Maisi (30.4.2014):
Andreev Tunneling and Quasiparticle Excitations in Mesoscopic Normal Metal - Superconductor Structures.
O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory.
Publication / Centre for Metrology and Accreditation. J, 1/2014.

Keywords: single-electron transport, quantum metrology, Andreev tunneling, quasiparticle excitations in superconductor

Juhani Dabek (29.4.2014):
Method Development for Ultra-Low-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Magnetoencephalography.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 42/2014.

Keywords: brain imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, MRI, ultra-low-field MRI, low-field MRI, magnetoencephalography, MEG, SQUID, GMR, mixed sensor

Mei Yen Cheong (25.4.2014):
Development of Digital Predistorters for Broadband Power Amplifiers in OFDM Systems Using the Simplicial Canonical Piecewise Linear Function.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 38/2014.

Keywords: predistorter, power amplifier, nonlinear distortion, memory effects, adaptive linearization, piecewise linear function, OFDM

Juha-Matti Pirkkalainen (11.4.2014):
Mechanical Resonators Coupled to Superconducting Circuits.
O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory, Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 24/2014.

Keywords: optomechanics, mechanical resonators, superconducting qubits

Patrick Grahn (11.4.2014):
Theoretical Description and Design of Optical Nanomaterials.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 22/2014.

Keywords: optical metamaterials, electromagnetic material parameters, electromagnetic multipoles, spatial dispersion

Jussi Pekonen (4.4.2014):
Filter-Based Oscillator Algorithms for Virtual Analog Synthesis.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 26/2014.

Keywords: audio systems, interpolation, sound synthesis, oscillators, music

Karoliina Junka (4.4.2014):
Modification of Nanofibrillated Cellulose in Aqueous Media.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 30/2014.

Keywords: nanofibrillated cellulose, polysaccharide, modification

Marika Eik (4.4.2014):
Orientation of Short Steel Fibres in Concrete: Measuring and Modelling.
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 28/2014.

Keywords: short steel fibre orientation, constitutive mappings, slicing, micro-computed tomography, steel fibre reinforced concrete

Abdallah Bou Saleh (4.4.2014):
Inband Relaying in Long Term Evolution-Advanced Networks.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 32/2014.

Keywords: inband relaying, network planning, resource allocation, interference coordination, load balancing, energy efficiency, performance evaluation, LTE-Advanced

Saija Ettanen (28.3.2014):
Changes in Land Division and Property Structure Affecting the Rural Cultural Landscape (in Finnish).
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 19/2014.

Keywords: cultural landscape, land consolidation, land division, property structure, village type

Sunliang Cao (28.3.2014):
Matching Analysis for On-Site Building Energy Systems Involving Energy Conversion, Storage and Hybrid Grid Connections.
Department of Energy Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 18/2014.

Keywords: matching indices, matching analysis, mismatch, building, renewable feed-in, hybrid grid networks

Mikko Kytö (21.3.2014):
Depth Perception of Augmented and Natural Scenes through Stereoscopic Systems.
Department of Media Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 25/2014.

Keywords: depth perception, stereoscopic perception, depth judgment, augmented reality, stereoscopic imaging, stereoscopic visualization, crowd perception, depth cue integration, stereo camera measurement, viewing experience, action space

Kyunghyun Cho (21.3.2014):
Foundations and Advances in Deep Learning.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 21/2014.

Keywords: deep learning, neural networks, multilayer perceptron, probabilistic model, restricted Boltzmann machine, deep Boltzmann machine, denoising autoencoder

Eero Hirvijoki (20.3.2014):
Theory and Models for Monte Carlo Simulations of Minority Particle Populations in Tokamak Plasmas.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 16/2014.

Keywords: Monte Carlo, tokamak, plasma

Md. Mizanur Rahman (18.3.2014):
Accomplishing Rural Electrification for over a Billion People: Approaches Towards Sustainable Solutions.
Department of Energy Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 23/2014.

Keywords: rural electrification, renewable resource, multicriteria, policy elements, developing country

Siert Wieringa (14.3.2014):
Incremental Satisfiability Solving and its Applications.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 20/2014.

Keywords: incremental satisfiability solving, parallel satisfiability solving, applications of satisfiability solving

Lauri Viitasaari (28.2.2014):
Integration in a Normal World: Fractional Brownian Motion and Beyond.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 14/2014.

Keywords: Gaussian process, fractional Brownian motion, approximation error, pathwise integrals, integral representation, parameter estimation, divergence integrals

Mikko-Ville Laitinen (28.2.2014):
Techniques for Versatile Spatial-Audio Reproduction in Time-Frequency Domain.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 5/2014.

Keywords: spatial audio, multi-channel reproduction

Ronny Wahlström (21.2.2014):
Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose in Aqueous Ionic Liquids.
Department of Chemistry.
VTT Science 52.

Keywords: ionic liquid, cellulase, hydrolysis, carbohydrate, cellulose, inactivation, carbohydrate-binding module, cellulase binding, glycoside hydrolase

Pekka Miettinen (21.2.2014):
Partitioning and Macromodeling -Based Realizable Reduction of Interconnect Circuit Models.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 10/2014.

Keywords: circuit simulation, interconnect modeling, model-order reduction

Ville Virkkala (14.2.2014):
Computational Study of Isovalent Group-V Impurity Doping and Native Point Defects of III-V Compound Semiconductors.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 13/2014.

Keywords: density functional theory, semiconductor, band gap engineering, dilute nitrides

Riku Ruotsalainen (7.2.2014):
The micro-to-macro problem: the generation of mobilizing frames through idea development conversations.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 214/2013.

Keywords: idea development conversations, micro-to-macro processes, culture; interpersonal relatioships, collaboration, health care, change, resistance

Nino Samadashvili (6.2.2014):
Nanoscale Friction of Ice.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 217/2013.

Keywords: ice, friction, nanoscale, molecular dynamics, TIP4P/Ice

Renaud-Alexandre Pitaval (31.1.2014):
Coding on Flag Manifolds for Limited Feedback MIMO Systems.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 211/2013.

Keywords: MIMO systems, quantization, coding, flag, Stiefel, Grassmann, manifolds

Aamir Mahmood (31.1.2014):
Enabling Time-Synchronized and Interference-Aware Initialization of Wireless Sensor Networks.
Department of Communications and Networking.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 8/2014.

Keywords: time synchronization, coexistence modeling, channel ranking

Jussi Palola (24.1.2014):
Dynamic Scenario Modelling in Electricity Distribution System Asset Management.
Department of Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 9/2014.

Keywords: asset management, scenario modelling, decision analysis, power transformers, electricity distribution

Ajay Kumar Mahalka (24.1.2014):
Control of Protein Oligomerization and De-Oligomerization on Lipid Membranes.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 220/2013.

Keywords: amyloid, antimicrobial peptides, fluorescence, gelsolin, heat shock protein 70, membranes, oligomers, phospholipid, phospholipase A2, tryptophan

Mikko Hakala (24.1.2014):
Atomic and Electronic Transport on Surfaces and Interfaces.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 219/2013.

Keywords: density-functional theory, interfaces, surfaces, exchange

Jelena Telenius (17.1.2014):
Properties of the Human Tear Film Lipid Layer - Insight Through Molecular Simulations.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 210/2013.

Keywords: monolayer, coarse grained, MARTINI, molecular dynamics simulation, MD, tear film lipid layer, TFLL, dry eye syndrome

Eero Saarijärvi (17.1.2014):
Geographical Perspectives on the Development of Power Distribution Systems in Sparsely Populated Areas.
Department of Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 215/2013.

Keywords: cost surface, distribution network, geographic information, life cycle cost, medium voltage, network topology, sparsely populated area, topography

Oleg Antropov (14.1.2014):
Land Cover and Forest Mapping in Boreal Zone Using Polarimetric and Interferometric SAR Data.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 3/2014.

Keywords: Synthetic Aperture Radar, SAR polarimetry, SAR interferometry, scattering model, land cover, boreal forest, tree height, forest stem volume

Nora Sillanpää (10.1.2014):
Effects of Suburban Development on Runoff Generation and Water Quality.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 160/2013.

Keywords: construction, hydrology, urban snow, urbanization, water quality