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IoT-engineer for DigiTwin project

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate Positions

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for

IoT-engineer for DigiTwin project

Are you interested in Internet of Things (IoT), machine design and digital twins? Would you like to be a part of perhaps the most advanced research group that combines machine design and digital twins?

Aalto University Department of Mechanical Engineering is looking for a person that has the skill and the will to update machine design principles to the digital era. In practice, this means bringing IoT data along to the machine design process.

The project consortium has already developed ideas on how this could be implemented. However, the matter should be investigated more thoroughly, and that is where we need your contribution.

The work can be started as a master’s thesis or straight as doctoral studies, with the goal make a doctoral thesis about the subject.

The post of doctoral student position is four years (2 + 2). A doctoral dissertation means that you will become the most skilled at least in Finland, perhaps in the world.


More information about the project and a more detailed description of the project:


The salary is based on the salary system in use at Aalto University.


The application and its attachments will be submitted via the electronic recruitment system no later than 28.4.2019 via the "Apply now!" Link (below).

The application must be accompanied by the following annexes:

  • Motivation letter and research plan (1-2 pages) This can also be formulated for example by telling you what kind of training or previous work experience you have which utilizes the project etc.
  • CV with contact information
  • a diploma or a master's degree certificate

The applicant must fulfill the criteria for the right to postgraduate studies at Aalto University. Learn more about postgraduate studies and language requirements:

Contact information

For more information, please contact professor Kari Tammi, kari.tammi (at)

The HR coordinator Merja Seppänen, merja.seppanen (at) is responsible for questions related to the recruitment process.


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