Product development based on design automation
Real products include multiple engineering domains, and therefore multi-disciplinary modelling, design and optimization is in the centre of my research.
Short about Johan Ölvander
- 2011 Professor in Engineering Design, Linköping University.
- 2009 Professor in Machine Design, Linköping University.
- 2005 Docent (Associate Professor) in Machine Design, Linköping University.
- 2001 Dissertation: Multiobjective Optimization in Engineering Design-Applications to Fluid Power Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.
- 1999-2000 Visiting scholar at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. Worked together with Professor David Wallace in the CADlab at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
- 1997 Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden. Major in Computers in Mechanical Engineering.
- Program: Civ. ing. M och DPU. Master MEC, Aero
- Courses: TMKT48, TMKT82 TMPP01, TMPM01, TMKT39
- Deputy head (pro-prefekt) of the Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, 2012 - .
- Member of the board of the Mechanical Engineering program committee (MD-nämnden), 2009-.
- Member of the board of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Linköping University, 2003-2006.
- Program coordinator for the International Master Program in Mechanical Engineering, 2007 - 2011.
- Director of studies for the Product Development specialization on the Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Design and Product Development master programs, 2009-2011.
- Member of the steering committee for Result Center™ run by SSF (http://www.kunskapsturnen.se), 2004-.
Scholarships and awards
- Ingeströmska stiftelsen, CF, awarded scholarship for research overseas, 1999, 100 000 SEK.
- Tryggve Holm scholarship, LiU, awarded for outstanding academic achievements, 1996.
- Best paper award, Bath Workshop on Power Transmission and Motion Control, 2002.
- The TekIT Prize, for the IT project with the highest PR value, awarded to the Evolve project, 2005
- Dean’s appreciation letter for good teaching achievements 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011.