My name is Sampsa Laakso. I am a researcher at Aalto University School of Engineering; more precisely at Production Technology. I did my DSc. in FEM simulations of metal cutting. I study material modeling and especially material parameters acquisition to be incorporated to FEM analysis. I also did pedagogics degree in Aalto. My duties involves teaching, research and interaction with society, also as everyone in Aalto, I have option to do artistic projects. My professional goals are set based on academic career, but as the field of production technology is practical, industrial career is also viable option after finishing dissertation.
I was born in Rovaniemi Lappland, and came to Otaniemi to study mechanical engineering in 2004. I majored production technology and minored in mechanics of materials and product design. I graduated in 2009 and started my post graduate studies in 2010.