Endowed Professorship in Manufacturing Engineering
Machine Technology Center Turku Ltd. hosts an endowed professorship in manufacturing engineering from Lappeenranta University of Technology. The professorship, funded by the City of Turku, was originally established in 2008. After its initial five years run, the professorship was renewed for another five years (2013-2017). The position is held by Professor Antti Salminen.
The professorhip aims to create and promote cooperation between research and industrial sectors, and facilitates bachelor's and master's level studies as well as other kinds of research and development projects.