Ilkka Poutiainen

Ilkka Poutiainen
Head of Laser Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering
LUT School of Energy Systems


 For last 15 years, Ilkka has been working as a laboratoryengineer at the research group of Laser Processing and AdditiveManufacturing at LUT University (LUT Laser&AM), Finland, being apart of the laser research team constructing and conducting various AMand laser experiments. His expertise lies in different laser processes,optics, laser-material interaction, monitoring and measuring systems.Additionally, llkka has 10 years of experience as a research scientistin Laboratory of Steel Structures, where he worked in numerous projectsrelated to strength of welded structures. In his doctoral dissertation,he developed a FEM based fatigue assessing method for fatigue loadedstructures.