Member introduction

Eveliina is an associate professor at Department of Separation and Purification, LUT. She has conducted research in the field of water/wastewater treatment and metal recovery for 10 years resulting in more than 50 scientific publications. Eveliina has an extensive collaboration network with both industry and other universities. A Successful project from application to execution depends greatly on the dynamics and capabilities of the project consortium

Short Biography:

  • 2004-2005 Helsinki University of Technology, research
  • 2005-2007 Junior researcher Helsinki University of Technology, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry
  • 2007-2009 Junior researcher university of Eastern Finland
  • 2010-2011 Junior researcher, Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • 2011-2017 Post-doctoral researcher, Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • 2017- Associate professor in Lappeenranta University of Technology

Research Expertise:

Eveliina’s expertise is in adsorption and ion-exchange and especially designing and utilizing novel separation materials. At the moment her focus is in the development of sustainable methods for metal recovery from the secondary resources including electrochemistry and catalysis. In addition, Eveliina has also experience in circular economy and nutrient recycling.



Direct contacts

Eveliina Repo


Address: Skinnarilankatu 34, 53850 Lappeenranta, Finland


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Member's key competencies

Industry served

  • Battery metals
  • Circular economy
  • Fertilizer/nutrients
  • Metals & mining
  • Sidestreams / recycling
  • Water and wastewater


  • R&D
  • Technology

Products and services

  • Research services
  • Teaching & training

Technologies and solutions

Separation technologies

  • Advanced oxidation (AOP)
  • Catalysts
  • Chromatograhy/adsorption
  • Electrochemical
  • Electrolysis
  • Ion exchange
  • Leaching
  • Solid-liquid
  • Water treatment technologies

Separation solutions

  • Metal/REE recovery and recycling
  • Nutrient recovery and recycle
  • Recovery and recycling of valuable compounds
  • Recycling (residues/sidestreams/waste)
  • Water and wastewater treatment and reuse

Supporting technologies and services

  • 3D printing
  • Characterization
  • Modelling
  • Process optimization & efficiency

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  • Components
  • Technology development
  • OEM
  • Technology provider
  • System integrator
  • Full plant delivery
  • EPC
  • Consumables
  • Service provider
  • Enduser/producer

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  • Build consortium
  • Co-ordinate the Writing process
  • Coordinator
  • Partner
  • Provide piloting site
  • Steering team participant
  • Writer

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