10th World Conference on Sampling and Blending in Kristiansand, Norway
History, Developments and Perspectives
Pentti Minkkinen is Professor emeritus at Lappeenranta Lahti University of Technology (LUT) where he started teaching the theory and applications of sampling in 1978, later also chemometrics, as integral parts of process analytical chemistry.
He is the recipient the following three awards, as the only person so far: The Kowalski Prize (2002) and Herman Wold Gold Medal in Chemometrics and Pierre Gy Sampling Gold Medal (2007). He has over 30 publications on sampling in refereed journals and conference proceedings.