Lead Research Scientist, Tallinn University of Technology
Malle Krunks is the Lead Research Scientist and the head of the Laboratory of Thin Film Chemical Technologies at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. She graduated from the Tallinn University of Technology as Dipl. engineer in electronics, received PhD degree in 1985 in Physical Chemistry from the Ural Polytechnical Institute, Ekaterinburg, Russia. She has been working on different positions at Tallinn University of Technology and as a visiting scientist in a number of universities abroad. She has also held a position as the academy professor of Estonian Academy of Sciences. Dr. Krunks has authored and co-authored more than 180 scientific research articles in the field of chemistry and materials science, she is co-author of 14 patent applications and 6 patents in the field of materials and device technologies. M. Krunks has been awarded three times with national science award of Republic of Estonia.