The title of Honorary Doctor is the highest distinction that the University of Eastern Finland can confer on an individual. Alain Trémeau is one of 12 graduates of the third cohort of Honorary Doctor of the University of Eastern Finland, see https://www.uef.fi/en/web/promootio/kunniatohtorit. The previous promotion took place in 2014.
A very formal ceremony (see https://www.uef.fi/en/web/promootio/mika-promootio) took place in Joensuu, Finland, from 6 to 8 June 2019, in the presence of many authorities. The award is accompanied by a doctoral hat and a doctoral degree from the University of Esatern Finland, see https://www.uef.fi/en/web/promootio/tohtorinarvon-merkit.
This award follows more than ten years of scientific and academic collaboration with the University of Eastern Finland. During the three days devoted to this event, Alain Trémeau was sponsored by Professor Markku Hauta Kasari (Faculty of Sciences and Foresty).