Honors and Qualifications


Honorary diploma for development work in chemistry education, Chemistry students’ association, University of Jyväskylä, 12/18/2015.

Wiess college favorite professor dinner, Wiess College, Rice University, 5/3/2019.


During my doctoral studies I completed a minor in university pedagogy at the University of Jyväskylä, one of Finland’s pre-eminent institutions in education and pedagogy.

YPPP110       Theoretical Foundations of University Teaching and Learning (5 ECTS credits)
YPPP121       Planning, Practice and Evaluation of Teaching I (5 ECTS credits)
YPPP135       Curriculum Work (5 ECTS credits)
YPPP140       Guidance in University (5 ECTS credits)
YPPP122       Planning, Practice and Evaluation of Teaching II (5 ECTS credits)

Additional courses in pedagogy

KTKP030                     Know-how and expertise (5 ECTS credits) University of Jyväskylä
CTE Reading club     Center of teaching excellence, Rice University