EURAMET elected Professor Erkki Ikonen as an EMPIR Vice-Chairperson
EURAMET (European Association of National Metrology Institutes) elected Aalto University´s Professor Erkki Ikonen as an EMPIR Vice-Chairperson. EMPIR Committee was held in Prague on December.
Erkki has already contributed to EMRP and EMPIR during the past years, for example in his position as Deputy EMRP Chair.
Erkki has been Professor in Measurement Science and Technology at Aalto University since 1995 and at MIKES (now VTT) since 2005. He has also been part of the EURAMET community for more than 20 years, where he started as member of EUROMET's Technical Committee for Photometry and Radiometry. In 2007 he joined the EMRP Committee (and now the EMPIR Committee) as a Representative and took over responsibility as Deputy Chair from 2007 to 2013. He was elected as member of the EMPIR Sub-Committee on Research for the term from 2014 to 2017.
Erkki will start his term in January 2016 for three years.