The Jose Vasconcelos World Award of Education 2016 will be awarded to Kalevi Ekman, Professor of Machine Design at Aalto University School of Engineering.
Kalevi Ekman is a member of Helsinki Metropolia UAS' Board of Directors.
This prize recognizes his international and productive humanistic approach to education and his visionary and inspiring ideas on the Design Factory Concept as outstanding educational methodology.
The prize further acknowledges Professor Ekman’s relentless efforts as a mentor and teacher and his passion for fostering learning, multidisciplinarity and cross-cultural cooperation.
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