Tallinn University of Technology


Two out of four papers were awarded in the Best Research Articles of the year 2021 contest at TalTech:

In the field of engineering and technology:
Priit Tikker, Niina Dulova, Iakov Kornev, Sergei Preis. (2021). Effects of persulfate and hydrogen peroxide on oxidation of oxalate by pulsed corona discharge. Chemical Engineering Journal, 411, #128586.

In the field of natural, exact and health sciences:
Abdul Raziq, Anna Kidakova, Roman Boroznjak, Jekaterina Reut, Andres Öpik, Vitali Syritski. (2021). Development of a portable MIP-based electrochemical sensor for detection of SARS-CoV-2 antigen. Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 178, #113029.

Rules for participation in the award competition.


Priit Tikker
​​​​​​​Priit Tikker, recipient of the Research Article of the year 2021 award at TalTech.

 Professor emeritus Jüri Krustok awarded state decoration by the president.

Jüri Krustok is a professor emeritus of Tallinn University of Technology and a promoter of physics.

He defended his doctoral dissertation in physics in the University of Tartu in 1987. He started working in Tallinn University of Technology as a professor of physics while also researching the luminescence and defective composition of complex semiconductor materials. He is also committed to popularising science in Estonian media.

In 1998 and 2021 he was a laureate of the Estonian National Research Award.

The Order of the White Star is awarded to persons working for the state or local government, as well as in the recognition of services and achievements in the field of economy, education, science, culture, or sports or for other public services.


Professor emeritus Jüri Krustok.



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