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Department of Automotive and mechanical Engineering is focused on university level education, and RDI projects and variety of industrial services. Our staff consists of highly qualified experts who able to offer services for different type needs.

Research, Development and Innovation  (RDI)

Our core areas are

  • Urban air quality and vehicle emissions
  • Electric vehicles
  • Concept cars
  • Mobility services and vehicle robotics
  • Prototyping
  • Material technology
  • Intelligent control systems
  • Project life cycle management

We are able to develop and manufacture prototypes, demonstrators and concepts. Also we are able to perform tests and analysis services, consulting in design, improvement and measurement projects and to provide courses and knowledge.

RDI Contacts

Pekka Hautala
Head of Department
tel. +358 500 483 786

Markku Haikonen
Project Manager
tel. +358 50 344 4540

Harri Santamala
Project Manager
tel. +358 40 334 1516

Veikko Koivumaa
Project Manager
tel. +358 40 176 9519

Degree Programmes

Contact information

Sofia Manthos
Programme Coordinator
tel. +358 40 661 2148
sofia.manthos [at] metropolia.fi

Automotive Engineering

Heikki Parviainen
Head of Degree Programme
tel. +358 50 5511528
heikki.parviainen [at] metropolia.fi

Mechanical Engineering

Timo Junell
Head of Degree Programme
tel. +358 50 342 0648
timo.junell [at] metropolia.fi