Professor Olavi Nevanlinna receives Finnish Academy of Technology Medal of Merit


The medal serves as recognition of Professor Nevanlinna's merits in developing Finnish technological culture.

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On 7 August 2014, the Finnish Academy of Technology awarded Professor Olavi Nevanlinna with a medal of merit for his impressive accomplishments in developing Finnish technological culture as well as for his long-term work on behalf of the Academy.

The medal was designed by Terho Sakki in 1976, and the Academy’s Board of Directors has awarded it to approximately 40 deserving Finnish citizens, including presidents Urho Kekkonen and Martti Ahtisaari.

The Finnish Academy of Technology is an academy of sciences in the technological and industrial sector that was established in 1957. The Academy is comprised of less than 250 full members below the age of 65.