ISEAM has granted 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Kari Komonen
International Society of Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM) has granted 2015 ISEAM Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Kari Komonen in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Engineering Asset Management in September.
The award was made at the WCEAM 2015 Congress Gala Dinner at the Tampere Hall in Finland by ISEAM Chair, Professor Joe Mathew from Australia. As a result of his award, Kari Komonen has also been granted an Honorary Fellowship to the Society. The previous award was conferred upon Professor Andrew Jardine from Canada.
In his speech Kari Komonen expressed gratitude to his colleagues in VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) for fruitful co-operation in the area of physical asset management.
Dr. Kari Komonen has a long experience as a researcher and lecturer in the area of physical asset management and maintenance management (e.g. as a chief research scientist in VTT and adjunct professor in Vaasa University). He has been active in creating and participating in international academic and professional networks, in international and domestic standardization, contributing to asset management publications. He has also visited as a lecturer a great number of European countries. He has been a member of the Board of Finnish Maintenance Society (Promaint) for ten years and still continues.
The International Society of Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM) is a large and prominent global academic society in the area of engineering asset management. It is a multidisciplinary professional learned society dedicated to the development and recognition of Asset Management as an integrated and important body of knowledge. The Society provides thought-leadership and influence on a global basis to coordinate the discipline’s advance with academics, practitioners, and policy makers in the emerging trans-discipline of Engineering Asset Management. ISEAM organizes annually WCEAM Congress (World Congress on Engineering Asset Management).
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