Vice Dean Eero Eloranta
Area of responsibility: teaching and partner relationships
DTech Eero Eloranta (b. 1950) is Professor of Industrial Management at Helsinki University of Technology, now Aalto University School of Science, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management (DIEM) since 1991. He received his doctorate from the Helsinki University of Technology Computer Science Laboratory in 1981. He has worked as the head of DIEM and also as a researcher at Technical University of Eindhoven. During his leaves of absence Eloranta has worked at Nokia twice – first time being responsible for the development and integration of the global logistics business process of mobile phones and later for the strategic development of the supply chains company-wide. Eloranta has many international and national positions of trust in the research community, various organizations and industry.
Eero Eloranta is the professor in charge of the renewal of the Candidate Programme of the School of Science as well as the Degree Programme of Industrial Engineering and Management. The research group lead by him studies global production, sourcing and distribution networks, particularly flexible and efficient structural models and control principles. The research is also tied to service production and service innovations.