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Juhani Heilala is a Senior Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and has more than 25 years of experience in implementing and managing public, private and jointly funded EU and national R&D projects in customer driven smart and sustainable manufacturing. His scientific interests include digitalization of manufacturing processes and smart connected factories.
He holds an M.Sc. in mechanical engineering from University of Oulu and an International Project Management Association Project Manager certification (IPMA Level C). He has decades of professional experience from European research projects on manufacturing domain as national and local coordination at VTT. He has been Work Package leader in international projects ConnectedFactories, EPES, Simter, Ami-MoSES, E-RACE, Assembly-NET and Famos-HIPS. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 technical and scientific publications.
Expertise related to UN SDGs
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Heilala, J., Helaakoski, H., Kuivanen, R., Kääriäinen, J. & Saari, L., 30 Nov 2020, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 17 p.
Research output: Book/Report › ReportOpen AccessFile164 Downloads (Pure)
Kaasinen, E., Schmalfuß, F., Özturk, C., Aromaa, S., Boubekeur, M., Heilala, J., Heikkilä, P., Kuula, T., Liinasuo, M., Mach, S., Mehta, R., Petäjä, E. & Walter, T., Jan 2020, In: Computers and Industrial Engineering. 139, 105678.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile32 Citations (Scopus)15 Downloads (Pure)
Exoskeletons: Comprehensive, comparative and critical analyses of their potential to improve manufacturing performanceFox, S., Aranko, O., Heilala, J. & Vahala, P., 25 Nov 2020, In: Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. 31, 6, p. 1261-1280 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen Access
Kortelainen, H., Saari, L., Valkokari, K., Federley, M., Heilala, J., Huusko, J. & Viljamaa, E., 2019, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 21 p. (VTT White Paper).
Research output: Book/Report › ReportOpen AccessFile297 Downloads (Pure)
Kortelainen, H., Kortelainen, J., Pulkkinen, A., Juhola, A., Hemming, B., Kantorovitch, J., Heikkilä, E., Ailisto, H. & Heilala, J., 29 Nov 2019, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 66 p. (VTT Research Report; No. VTT-R-01136-19).
Research output: Book/Report › ReportOpen AccessFile405 Downloads (Pure)