Professor Kalevi Ekman holds the chair of Product Development at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Aalto University. His interest in research covers product design and development in general, new innovation development, and the most important question “How to educate the best product developers in the world?”. He is interested in testing and applying these new ideas, not only in academic environment, but extending their usage into industrial contexts as well.
Honors and awards
Vuoden opettaja Teknillinen korkeakoulu, Finland
Vuoden opettaja 1999 Teknillisen korkeakoulun ylioppilaskunta, Finland
Innovaatiopalkinto Otaniemi International Innovation Center, Finland
Taideteollisen korkeakoulun kunniajäsenyys TaiK, Finland
- Materials to Products, Professor