Profile

Minna Lanz

Professor
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
| Sub unit: Automation Technology and Mechanical Engineering | Lab or field: Mechanical Engineering
Minna Lanz

About me

I lead the production systems and technologies research group. My research interests are in manufacturing ICT and digitalisation, industrial robotics and human-robot collaboration, Re- and de-manufacturing in the framework of circular economy and life-long learning in technology rich environments. 

Responsibilities

I am is responsible of production automation and engineering education, and minor in Industrial Robotics at Tampere University. I co-lead the Robotics major. I am is responsible of a transfer education module (from BSc to MSc in digital manufacturing and data analytics) in Seinäjoki, which is targeted for employees of local companies. I and my team run different education related services for companies and society in regular basis. 

I together with my team supervise 30-40 MSc theses to industry. 

I usually give 30-40 presentations annually for international audience around the Europe.

Fields of expertise

Core competences in the field of production engineering and production development

- Team building and competence enhancement

- Analytical skills

- Project Sales and Management

- Negotiation for win-win

- R&D (Horizon 1-3)

- Additional language: Fluent in Engineering to Common sense

- Public presentation and teaching