Emil Kurvinen

D.Sc. (Tech.)
Professor, Machine Design
Mechanical engineering

Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Technology

Emil Kurvinen was born in 1988. He received M. Sc. (Tech.) and D. Sc. (Tech.) degrees in mechanical engineering from Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) in 2012 and 2016, respectively. In 2014-2015 he visited University of Virginia as a Fulbright visiting scholar researching active magnetic bearings. In 2016 to 2017 he served as a engineer, structural dynamics in FS Dynamics Finland Ltd. In 2017-2021 he was as a postdoctoral researcher at LUT. Currently he is Machine Design professor in University of Oulu. He has a solid background in machine design, especially in the design, simulation, analysing of rotating machines. His research interests are rotating machines, especially high-speed machines, digital twins and integrating industrial engineering and management to technology.

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Materials and Mechanical Engineering research unit
Faculty of Technology
University of Oulu
Tel. +358 50 569 5969
P.O. Box 4200, FI-90014, Finland