Juhani Heilala

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1990 …2020

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Research interests

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.

Expertise area

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.

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Research Output

Empowering and engaging industrial workers with Operator 4.0 solutions

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 journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
  • 8 Citations (Scopus)

    Beyond IoT Business

    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/ReportReport

    Open Access
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    Open Access
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    Exoskeletons: Comprehensive, comparative and critical analyses of their potential to improve manufacturing performance

    Fox, S., Aranko, O., Heilala, J. & Vahala, P., 12 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Enabling a productivity leap with production data visual analytics

    Heilala, J., Järvinen, P., Siltanen, P. & Haag, M., 2017, Towards a new era in manufacturing: Final report of VTT's For Industry spearhead programme. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 135-141 (VTT Technology, Vol. 288).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

    Open Access