Hele Savin obtained her D.Sc. (Tech.) degree in semiconductor technology from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland in 2005. She has been visiting scientist in University of Berkeley California (2002-2003), Fraunhofer Institute of Solar Energy Systems (2009), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013) and University of New South Wales (2019). Currently she works as Full Professor of Micro and Nanoelectronics at Aalto University Finland (School of Electrical Engineering) and is leading Electron Physics group consisting of 15 researchers. Her research interests focus on nanostructured surfaces, defect engineering in semiconductors and application of nanotechnology for photovoltaic and photonic devices.