Petri Varsta to continue as Dean for 2012
The Board of Aalto University has re-appointed Dean, Professor Petri Varsta for the School of Engineering for another one year period starting on January 1, 2012. In November, 2010, Professor Varsta was appointed as Dean for a one year period in 2011.
Petri Varsta has been Professor of Naval Architecture since 1983. He worked as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at TKK in 2008-2010. His research area is shipbuilding technology, particularly the safety of ship structures. Before his position at TKK, Petri Varsta worked, for instance, at VTT and held managerial and researcher positions in the ship building industry.